Project Manager

Advantage Tech is looking for a Project Manager for our Kansas City Client.  This candidate will be responsible for managing one or more projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time and cost, to deliver specified requirements and meet sponsor, management and stakeholder satisfaction. 

-Manage and deliver the required products for each project, phase, or stage of a project based on that project's work plan. Obtains signoff from project sponsor on deliverables and project completion. 

-Ensure quality is achieved as planned. Enable quality assurance and quality control as appropriate. 

-Deliver and ensure adherence to time, budget and deliverables and project milestones within agreed tolerances; manage tradeoffs between scope, schedule, quality & cost; and monitor and control the progress of the project at an operational level. 

-Obtain, direct, motivate and manage people; and manage the work and resources involved. 

-Establish and update project plans and project schedules with forecasts and actuals and manage deviations from plan. 

-Report to respective stakeholders through various methods including team meetings, status reports; steering committee or oversight meetings; etc. 

-Liaise with project sponsors, customers, vendors or partners and facilitate communication to all involved as appropriate and manage expectations with all stakeholders. 

-Escalate decisions and unresolved issues to the next level of management. Communicate, facilitate and manage resolution to complex issues and challenging situations and personnel. 

-Conclude the work upon completion or premature cessation; prepare lessons learned and appropriately close all financial budget and project issues. Close all project documentation and archive appropriate records. Ensure proper hand off to maintain ongoing support, as needed. 

-Ensure the visibility of the business case or project scope. Ensure all project requirements and objectives are properly documented and communicated throughout the project team. 

-Verify the Key Success Indicators as the basis for managing the project. 

-Ensure EPMO methodology, standards, process and procedures are followed on all projects. Communicates and trains team members on processes where needed such as change control, procurement, etc. Document, obtain approval and enforce project change management with all stakeholders. Make recommendations to improve methodologies, processes and templates. 

-Obtain and manage project budget and approve of all project expenditures. Tracks expected versus actual expenditures and provides budget reports to Manager of EPMO and Senior or Executive Management when required. 

-Facilitate project risk reviews and proper mitigation. 

-Review contracts, statements of work and ensure proper sign offs and involvement of key associates. 

-Interviews and approves of project contract resources, when needed; and internal potential new hires as requested by Resource Managers. 

-Other duties as assigned.


Advantage Tech is proud to be recognized as Kansas City Business Journal’s #1 locally owned IT staffing firm. We are passionate about delivering world-class service and value to our clients.  Advantage Tech’s customized recruiting model enables us to place consultants locally and nationally. Our clients want the best candidate at the most reasonable rate within a set timeframe; that’s precisely what we provide them.  We go even further.   Our consultant retention program gives our clients the added comfort our people will perform well and finish the project.

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