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Project Manager - Workday

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one year + extensions

Project Manager

  • Remote
  • Full Time
  • Mid Level

We are looking for a REMOTE Project Manager to support our client based in Des Moines, Iowa


This is a fully remote position. 

Who we are

Founded in 2009 and headquartered in beautiful Miami, FL, TECKpert is a tech consulting and staff augmentation firm. At TECKpert, we offer a contingent workforce built for any size digital transformation project. Experts in design, development, IT, analytics and marketing, provide innovative digital solutions to achieve success in our new economy. Our leaders identify the technical talent best suited to bolster our client’s capabilities, across all industries, including, healthcare, government, finance, legal, real estate, and startups.

The project

TECKpert seeks to hire a Project Manager to support our client, a government agency based in Des Moines, IA. 

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Experience managing Workday or another ERP Implementation
  • Manage the relation with all internal stakeholders.
  • Effectively manage project resources
  • Ensure the delivery of all project tasks in partnership with technical and functional partners
  • Ensure delivery of all project related documentation according to the project
  • Demonstrate a fundamental understanding of job structures and roles
  • Develop and manage a work plan for a project team.
  • Manage records on project scheduling activities (e.g., timelines, critical path).
  • Manage the process by which projects get organized and produced.
  • Identify, track, and manage issues related to the project
  • Accurately identifies and anticipates key elements/resources necessary to accomplish the project, such as equipment, software, services, staff, operational procedures, training, communication and change strategy, and documentation. 
  • Establishes priorities and deadlines
  • Provides project costs and time estimates. Monitors progress. 
  • Identifies risks and develops risk mitigation plans
  • Manages projects by identifying necessary metrics, managing and delivering to established parameters, and communicating progress of metrics throughout the life of the project
  • Facilitates and conducts regular project meetings with appropriate resources.
  • Requires sound investigative, diagnostic, and questioning techniques
  • Evaluates the project after completion and shares pertinent information (e.g., identifying opportunities missed, contributions made by team members)
  • Follows established project management procedures and guidelines and requires the
  • use of judgment skills to resolve issues that are outside of standard operating procedures
  • Delivers on- time and on-budget projects using disciplined methodologies.
  • Responds to delivery schedules with appropriate level of urgency and perspicacity.
  • Optimizes use of time and resources to achieve desired results.
  • Identifies documents and manages out-of-scope activities as appropriate
  • Provides logistical and team communication
  • Maintains an open, transparent, and supportive communication and partnership environment within all work streams and stakeholders
  • Oversees the collection and dissemination of information from various sources, both internal (e.g., information identified by the project team) and external (e.g., stakeholders, customers) that can get used for benchmarking, decision making, or just for informational purposes
  • Prepares regular status and communications to senior stakeholders on project
  • status
  • Uses project meetings to ensure that all significant aspects of the project are covered/communicated and to provide creative solutions to problems that might arise (e.g., timing issues in completing the project on time)
  • Makes suggestions for increasing process effectiveness and improving image/quality of project
  • Documents project and shares knowledge within company

This opportunity is for a full-time, one year contract position with possible extensions with pay commensurate with experience up to $55/hour or $114,400 per year. Medical, dental, vision and life insurance available after 30 days of hire. 

Qualifications you need

A successful Project Manager possesses or provides the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or relevant
  • work experience with a minimum of five years experience successfully managing projects
  • Demonstrated experience managing enterprise wide projects – REQUIRED 5
  • YEARS 
  • Demonstrated experience managing IT related projects - REQUIRED 5 YEARS
  • Demonstrated experience managing ERP projects, i.e. SAP, Peoplesoft, Oracle - REQUIRED 5 YEARS
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle - REQUIRED 5 YEARS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - REQUIRED 5 YEARS
  • Demonstrated knowledge with project management tools such as MS Project or Google Smartsheets REQUIRED 5 YEARS
  • Demonstrated experience managing Workday implementation projects - DESIRED 5 YEARS
  • Demonstrated experience managing financial systems projects – DESIRED 5 YEARS 
  • Familiarity with problem structuring and resource allocation
  • Complete and thorough knowledge of project management techniques, concepts, and tools
  • Proficient in tools used in support of office and project management (e.g., MS Office, Outlook, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel)
  • Courses and certification in project management is a plus
  • Work planning and reporting

Working with us

Working with TECKpert means more options. As new opportunities arise, you tell us what you think is a good fit for you. What industries interest you most? Do you prefer an on-location, 9-5? Or would you want a flexible schedule and remote work? We proudly offer a wide variety of roles. Many of our TECKperts enjoy coworking and skills training coupled with the stability of full-time employment. We believe TECKpert gives today's digital professionals an agile path to start and advance their career. All of our opportunities require at least 20 hours per week and can be one to twelve months in length. Choose the opportunity that matches your interest and desired cadence. 

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