Senior Project Manager

Portland, OR 97204 | Work from home flexibility

Employment Type: Contract Category: Project Management Job Number: 13149

Job Description


Meridian Technology Group is seeking a Senior Project Manager.


Our client needs a Senior Project Manager to help get them through the funding process and then execution of AldenOne - this is a record management system which can be used for real-time storage and review in the field.

Required Skills
  • IT project management basics (scope, schedule, budget planning and tracking)
  • Experience with large scale technology implementations, ideally with a utility.
  • Strong PM background minimum 5 years
  • PMP Certification
  • Excellent communication skills
Job Description:

In this role, you will:
  • Interpret internal or external business issues and recommends best practices.
  • Solve complex problems; take a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions.
  • Work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
  • Lead functional teams or projects.
  • Take full responsibility for the definition, approach, facilitation, and satisfactory completion of projects (typically with direct business impact and firm deadlines)
  • Identify, assess and manage risks to the success of the project.
  • Ensure that realistic project plans are created and maintained and ensure regular and accurate communication to stakeholders, consistent with the methods in use (Agile, waterfall, etc.)
  • Ensure quality reviews occur on schedule and according to procedure.
  • Manage the change control procedure and ensure that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets and are signed off.
  • Provide effective leadership to the project team and take appropriate action were team performance deviates from agreed tolerances.
  • Advise on the available standards, procedures, methods, tools, and techniques.
  • Evaluate project and/or program performance and recommend changes where necessary.
  • Contribute to reviews and audits of project and program management to ensure conformance to standards.
  • Promote and ensure use of appropriate techniques, methodologies, and tools.
  • Manage financial planning and budgeting. Develop financial plans and forecasts. Monitor and manage IT expenditure, ensuring that all IT financial targets are met, and examining any areas where budgets and expenditure exceed their agreed tolerances. Analyze actual expenditure, explain variances, and advise on options in use of available budget.
  • Analyzes business processes; identifies alternative solutions, assesses feasibility, and recommends new approaches, typically seeking to exploit technology components.
  • Evaluate the financial, cultural, technological, organizational, and environmental factors which must be addressed in the change program.
  • Establish client requirements for the implementation of significant changes in organizational mission, business functions and process, organizational roles and responsibilities and scope or nature of service delivery.
  • Ensure that program/project leads and/or service owners adhere to the agreed project management approach and timetable and that they provide the appropriate information to agreed targets of timelines and accuracy. Produce reports as appropriate for project governance, including making recommendations for changes to the project.
  • Define solution development projects which support the organization's objectives and plans.
  • Ensure that senior management is both aware of and able to provide the required resources. Facilitate availability and optimum utilization of resources.
  • Monitor and report on the progress of development projects, ensuring that projects are carried out in accordance with agreed standards, methods, and procedures (including secure software development).
  • Work with a small team, you will work through budgets, paperwork, and the team to get this project done.
  • You will run into conflicting priorities and the extended funding process

Location is Portland, OR with Work From Home Flexibility. Consultants should reside in the area.

Any offer of employment will be conditional, based on successfully passing a Criminal Background Check.

Meridian Technology Group is committed to equal employment opportunity (EEO) and non-discrimination for all employees in all job classifications and for prospective employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal or state law. All hiring is contingent on eligibility to work in the United States. We are unable to sponsor applicants for work visas therefore, please do not apply if you are not? eligible to work without sponsorship, as sponsorship is not available at this time. No 3rd party companies/candidates.


Please apply with your resume now or
contact us for more details:
Meridian Technology Group Recruiting Team
(503)697-1600 in Oregon
(800)755-1038 outside Oregon

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