Project Manager

in Denver, CO

Project Manager Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    7151726

  • Req #

    22097

  • Job Location

    Denver, CO 80202, US

  • Job Category

    Information Technology

  • Job Type

    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking multiple Project Managers to join our client's team in a 100% remote role.


This Project Manager will have the responsibility to deliver a large, complex project of strategic importance, using a specific project delivery framework. The main focus of this role will be to lead & support the IT Project teams who deliver discrete IT Solutions to internal customers.


Core responsibilities:

  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of project sponsors and key stakeholders.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset focused on delivering Business Value.
  • Polished Executive Communication skills, comfortable collaborating with Sr IT Leaders and Business Executives to define, plan and deliver complex projects.
  • Strategic thought leader, ready to help Project Sponsors make nuanced tradeoff decisions.
  • Collaborative Leader, who models empowerment and personal ownership to project team, to help the project team achieve more than they could individually.
  • Thrives in a high-trust environment, in which teammates have a high degree of empowerment and responsibility. PM's primary responsibility is to provide leadership and deliver business value. PM has process-oriented, tactical responsibilities, which are necessary but secondary in importance.
  • Responsible for leading Project Team, including mentoring/coaching/recognizing excellence/addressing conflict needed to manage a geographically diverse IT project team. PMs succeed through influence, not authority. is functionally organized. PMs succeed by building professional relationships that are built upon trust and respect. Project Leadership Teams are highly empowered to exercise their professional judgment and are collectively responsible to deliver their specific project solution.
  • Manages end-to-end delivery of 3-5 large-scale, complex projects
  • Leads IT Project team, composed primarily of dedicated IT professionals
  • Collaborates with senior stakeholders within IT and Business to clearly articulate scope boundaries and quantify the business value to be delivered
  • Represents the project in various governance and inter-departmental forums
  • Manages all aspects of the project lifecycle and oversees project delivery within SDLC framework
  • Manages project scope, schedule, and budget, to ensure IT commitments are met within the established time, cost, and quality parameters.
  • Publishes the project charter and staffing plan. Creates and maintains the project schedule. Processes project change requests as needed. Develops and implements a project communication plan. Regularly reports project status.
  • Single accountable party to manage and report upon project budget. Validates financial forecasts from lane leads. Tracks actual spend, accruals, and forecast spend. Publishes monthly budget forecasts. Manages variance between planned and actual spend. Manages budget contingency. Approves project labor. In partnership with lane leads, maintains project staffing plan.
  • Proactively manages project risks, issues. Identifies and resolves blockers raised by the project team. Appropriately escalates project issues to Project Sponsor, PMO Leadership, and ultimately to IT Sr Leadership as needed, to keep projects on track.

Education:

  • 5+ years of experience as IT Project Manager required (10+ years preferred)
  • Bachelor’s Degree required (Master's Degree preferred)
  • Experience using Microsoft suite of tools including MS Project
  • Experience using PPM (Project and Portfolio Management) platform
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation, or equivalent Project Management certification (Certified Scrum Master, SAFe, Agile Certified Practitioner, etc)

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


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Additional Information

Who We Are

ABOUT US
Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

WHAT WE DO
We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

HOW WE DO IT
Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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