Job Details
Job Id:
Senior Project Manager Lead
Job Type:
Contract to Hire
Nashville TN 
A local client is seeking a Senior Project Manager Lead for a 6 month contract-to-hire position.

This individual will be responsible for setting the strategy, planning, managing, tracking and reporting of all IT projects. In addition, this individual will be responsible for the definition of standard delivery methodology, processes, policies and documentation. The Senior Project Manager Lead needs to understand alignment of project work with enterprise-wide strategies and partner with other management to proactively monitor and manage project status, schedule, budget, scope, quality, issues, risks and dependencies for assigned work streams. They will also assist with maturing project governance expertise, process and procedures when and where needed. This will include an approximate $1 - $3 million budgetary responsibility.

• Lead, direct, and be accountable for the overall governance of projects to meet technology and business requirements
• Design and maintain project documentation and contribute to the continued enhancement of the project management body of knowledge, policies and procedures to ensure ongoing adherences to the project management standards and continued use of best practices
• Participate in planning sessions and other related meetings and sessions with information technology constituents, internal business users and external partners
• Mentor and assist Project team members as necessary to ensure successful management of company initiatives regardless of direct organizational reporting lines
• Define, implement, and maintain standard project management and software development strategies, procedures, processes, and methodologies
• Ensure that IT has an effective resource management and capacity planning capability to meet demand
• Lead the communications teams, ensuring that effective and high quality communications are occurring within the organization and outwards to the business
• Support the management team in driving a culture of continuous improvement
• Foster collaboration, strategic alignment and integrated planning and execution across different functions
• Effectively communicate and maintain relationships with team participants and business stakeholders
• Assist in the annual budgeting process, aligning company and IT goals with financial objectives
• Validate business requirements to determine and agree upon, achievable project objectives that align to business goals, strategies and objectives
• Define requirements, resources and schedules for project/program implementations, including project deliverables, goals and milestones
• Understand the alignment of project work with corporate strategies and be able to manage project changes to facilitate risk management, issue resolution, planning and re-planning of projects as they relate to strategies, and recommend timing of project production deployments
• Assist in the development of RFPs and other contractual documents as required
• Conduct project meetings and be responsible for project tracking and analysis
• Provide leadership and direction to project teams to proactively manage risks, coordinate and quickly resolve issues, and deliver projects on time, within budget and at required level of quality

Required skills:
• Minimum of 5+ years of related work experience
• Team leadership, business acumen and ability to develop and nurture strong relationship management skills within IT and the business
• Large project leadership experience
• Proven ability to work in a self-directed environment
• Experience working with and managing a globally dispersed team
• Proven commitment to the Project Management profession
• Working knowledge for systems integration and vendor management

Preferred skills:
• Certifications with PMI, Agile or Scrum alliance

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Information Technology or a related field

Other Requirements:
Drug screen and background check (criminal, sexual offender, education and employment verification)

Alltech, Inc. is a leading provider of IT staffing services in Nashville and the surrounding areas. We do contract (Salaried, W-2, 1099 or Corp-to-Corp), contract-to-hire and direct placements within the Information Technology field. Alltech, Inc. offers a full line of company-paid benefits to our Salaried and W-2 employees. 1099 subcontractors have a full line of benefits available to them through our partnership with Benefit Consultants, Inc.

If you are considering relocation, the Nashville area is nationally respected as a great place to live, work and play. Nashville is proud to be the home of the Tennessee Titans, Nashville Predators and Nashville Sounds. Some of Nashville's living advantages include:

-- low cost of living (including NO state income tax)
-- international airport
-- unique, affordable residential areas
-- abundant parks, waterways and recreational areas
-- lively cultural base
-- diverse economic base
-- seasonal climate

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Relocation assistance is not available for this position.
No third party recruiters/agencies.