Project Manager - Executive

Minneapolis, MN


Hybrid, Onsite



| 67014| May 29, 2024

Horizontal Talent is working with a collaborative company in Minneapolis to recruit a contract Project Manager for their team. This Executive PM role offers an attractive pay rate for dedication.

The Executive Project Manager will actively drive the implementation of project deliverables defined in a project charter while ensuring the budget, scope, schedule, risk, and quality meet specific success criteria. This is a very business-facing role, and you will be expected to ensure key stakeholders are informed and engaged.

To give you an idea of how this Project Management role will look and feel, here are some areas you can expect to work in:

  • Ensuring the project deliverables are strategically aligned with business objectives and defined for the team
  • Defining, estimating, and scheduling project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope through a clearly defined project plan/work breakdown structure
  • Identifying project resource requirements and working with the Steering Committee/Project Sponsor/Project Management Office/Project Management Competency Center to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments
  • Holding resources accountable for delivering on the project plan, including providing coaching and mentoring of resources - Adhering to the approved project methodology for project management and maintaining project artifacts and records
  • Identifying and tracking key measures of success for the project - Analyzing project performance, creating cost-benefit analysis, and identifying optimal solutions that minimize the negative impact and trade-offs

To apply for this Executive Project Manager position, your soft skills, expertise, and experience should include:

  • Experience leading multiple complex projects from design to delivery
  • Good understanding of project management methodology, tools, and techniques, including Capability Maturity Model integrated CMMi methods
  • Good decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • The ability to adapt to changing situations and drive results through ambiguous environments or unexpected obstacles

In return for your passion, collaborative approach, and commitment, you'll receive a generous pay rate, joining a friendly and inclusive culture.

We'd love you to apply for this contract Project Manager job in Minneapolis, and we're waiting to hear from you. Please reach out to Horizontal Talent today.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact us.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.