Senior Project Manager Summary:
Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Project Manager for an opportunity with a client in Charlotte, NC.
The PM will manage end to end delivery of a mid-size project that reaches across multiple functional groups. Project has major influence on the quality and functionality of employee annual enrollment functions and requires cross-vendor coordination, communication, influence and negotiation. The change manager is a key project contributor owning key deliverables, facilitating meetings and updating project documentation throughout the DAIC life cycle. The change manager is responsible for analyzing information, driving process/project documentation through the review cycles while incorporating stakeholder feedback, developing and operationalizing project routines and providing overall change support that is required for a successful implementation.
Responsible for planning, organizing, monitoring and controlling HR projects using appropriate tools and techniques to ensure efficient and effective project completion.
Responsible for coordinating completion of project deliverables, identifying risks and issues, developing mitigation plans and solutions, as well as supporting the implementation of changes and solutions for corporate change initiatives that impact multiple functions and processes
Analyzes present-state, developing alternative future-state approaches and facilitating implementation
Drive change management deliverables and project documentation (issue/risk logs, status reports, requirements documentation, design documentation, test plans, test scripts, etc.)
Maintain MS project and excel based project plans
Develop and maintain timeline documents / diagrams
Will work closely with and assist the Project Lead, key stakeholders and business SMEs, as well as technology and vendor resources.
Coordinates and facilitates/participates in weekly workgroup meetings, as well as ad hoc project meetings; document and distribute agendas and minutes.
Remains actively involved in the execution of project activities and assist with other project and program routines as determined throughout the project lifecycle.
Creates and manage the overall project plan in order to keep team informed regarding potential challenges with critical path deliverables.
Assists with the development and revision of project documents, status updates, communications, testing and implementation efforts.
Effectively communicates with managers, peers and business partners on deliverables, timelines and support needed.
Partner with the business to develop and transition plans, including ongoing success measures, to sustain the change.
Partners with Service Delivery teams to develop and transition plans, including ongoing success measures, to sustain the change.
Tracks and manages Team Action Records (TARs), risks, issues and key decisions.
Ensure adherence to all internal change and project management processes / deliverables and maintain status in the enterprise change source system (PPR Tool).
5 or more years of project management support experience.
Experience working on large scale, complex testing efforts, implementations with multiple deployments, and data conversions required.
Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
Strong written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to facilitate meetings, capture key outcomes / actions and own project / process documentation
Exceptional analytical skills with ability to comprehend, document, evaluate and improve complex business processes.
Self-motivation, self-direction, organizational skills and the ability to manage priorities without sacrificing quality or timelines.
Ability to manage a project or phases of a project in a fast-paced, matrixed environment with strong attention to detail and accuracy.
Relationship Management - Ability to build relationships and interact with Technology, Change Management, Business and external (3rd party) partners
Deep knowledge of the project delivery lifecycle
Effectively deals with ambiguity and adapts to changing circumstances
Ability to work with diverse team members in virtual environment
Ability to work with and across multiple levels of the organization, prioritize work and meet deadlines.
Proficiencies in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio) required.
Human Resources product and process knowledge and experience
Project management certification (e.g. PMI, Six Sigma) or equivalent experience
Prior project/change experience
Experience in implementing HR systems and processes (health and Insurance, payroll, talent management, learning systems etc.)
International transition project experience
About Signature Consultants, LLC
Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit
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