Overview

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Kforce has a client in search of a Project Manager in Cerritos, California (CA).

Responsibilities:
* Deliver premier customer service, developing trusted business relationships and a high-quality reputation with end users
* Serve as Voice of the Customer (VOC) for the assigned Business Unit (BU) to IT Management
* Manage project scope, schedule and risk leveraging strong monitor and control methodology through project close
* Work with business leadership and users to understand and develop defined business processes to translated into value added IT projects
* Facilitate with IT Applications and Operations teams to establish project scope, cost and schedule requirements
* Own and manage the BU IT Projects Portfolio
* Monitor and Control the project scope, schedule and cost through, initiation, planning, execution and closing phases
* Report to the Business Unit and Senior IT Management on project portfolio progress
* Facilitate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) for projects as assigned
* Acquire Customer Satisfaction Surveys and Manage On Time Delivery metrics

REQUIREMENTS:
* Bachelor’s degree required in either Business, Operations, Accounting, Information Technology or Engineering
* Additional background/experience in Business Process, Business Analysis, Operations or Accounting is desired
* Experience successfully managing project scope, schedule and risk
* Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is a plus
* Background and/or experience working in IT Application Development, Support, Business Intelligence, Projects or Operations is a plus
* Must possess exceptional customer service and follow up skills and be self-motivated
* Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Proven ability to interface successfully with multiple customers and at all levels within the organization
* Must have strong organizational and planning skills; Knowledge and experience of project scheduling is a plus
* In depth understanding of business analysis techniques, with strong analytical thinking ability
* Strong time management skills and ability to manage and prioritize multiple issues with limited supervision
* Experience working in an engineering field or in a manufacturing setting is a plus
* Strong Excel skills and comfortable using intermediate formula calculations
* Ability to occasionally travel overnight (10% to 20% possible)

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.


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