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Kforce Senior Project Leader in Saint Louis, Missouri

Kforce has a client in search of a Senior Project Leader in Saint Louis, MO.Key Tasks:

  • Support the development of complex business cases for senior management while demonstrating thought leadership, innovative tendencies, and an ability to drive for results

  • Lead multiple large and complex scope projects simultaneously, with a high degree of risk, visibility and urgency within a functional area or at times spanning multiple areas, divisions or outside vendors; Scale of projects/programs ranges from $10MM to $100MM

  • Partner with business leaders and teams to structure the questions to address, organize the work, manage resources, oversee and/or conduct analysis, synthesize findings, and develop recommendations

  • Partner with business leaders and teams to scope, define and coordinate initiatives in support of business innovation and strategy; This includes major and detailed project tasks, critical path, contentions and resources to manage the tasks across multiple sub-projects

  • Ensure project schedule, scope and quality objectives are met by monitoring, using metrics and controls to measure progress, taking preventative and corrective action and escalating issues and risks when necessary; Assess trade-offs to scope using cost/benefit analysis and make recommendations to senior leaders

  • Documentation of issues and risks at the platform level, escalating when cannot be timely resolved

  • Communication and alignment across teams (dependencies, best practices, collaboration, FWG documentation, active engagement in workshops, SharePoint, governance/decision-making, etc.)

  • Management of content artifacts (tear sheets, e-mail distribution lists, roadmaps, Gantt charts, other communication mechanisms to bring visibility and transparency into the work)

  • Provide timely communication of relevant data to senior leadership for decision making

  • 5 years of experience leading projects/programs with a high level of complexity/integration that includes other projects and project leaders

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; Must be comfortable leading discussions between business areas and technical experts to determine project needs; Ability to convey technical concepts in an understandable manner appropriate to the audience

  • Strong organization and coordination skills

  • Ability to independently identify, prioritize, monitor, communicate, and/or resolve elements that can impact a project

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours