Job Description

Senior Project Manager


Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Business Services



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The Senior Project Manager role is responsible for the leadership and delivery of projects that represent cross-organizational initiatives. This position manages projects within the organization’s project delivery lifecycle and utilizes company/industry-standard project management methodologies and tools. The Senior Project Manager is accountable for the overall delivery of project scope, value within budget and timeline. This includes the management of budget, forecast, communications, risk assessment, contingency planning and change controls and escalation of critical issues to the project sponsor(s) and organizational leaders as required. This is a remote position (US). #LI-Remote

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  • Defines the overall objectives and key deliverables for the project; identifies and tracks key measures of success. Ensures the development of a comprehensive project plan that incorporates deliverables, accountabilities, and timelines. Provides regular status reporting on plan progress as defined by the enterprise project management office (EPMO) standards.
  • Ensures project alignment/adherence to Be The Match project delivery framework/methodology.
  • Provides visibility and recommendations to organizational and project sponsors regarding risk mitigation or value opportunity.
  • Provides leadership to project resources in a manner that ensures timely delivery on commitments/tasks in support of broader project deliverables. Aligns cross-organizational resources to ensure successful delivery of the project. Identifies project resource requirements and works with plan sponsors to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments.
  • Works effectively with business sponsors, subject matter experts, vendors, and other key stakeholders to develop the project objectives and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by affected constituencies. Provides proactive project communication to project sponsor and key stakeholders. Works to identify cross-organizational interdependencies and manages risks to ensure appropriate integration to project plan.
  • Effectively manages change within a project. Pays close attention to financial deliverables, scope execution timelines and manages risk to ensure that project objectives are being reached. Leads key stakeholders and sponsors through changes or key decisions regarding project deliverables.
  • Coaches and mentors less experienced team members. Acts as a resource for questions related to project management processes and procedures.
  • Participates in process improvement initiatives related to the EPMO.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge of:

  • Demonstrated extensive experience with project management principles, project management and software development methods and tools.
  • Business architecture principles and concepts is highly desired.
  • Experienced with industry-standard project management methodologies and tools.
  • Demonstrated capability in standard office and project management applications – i.e., Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project.
  • Demonstrated experience in building trusted working relationships; exceptional communication skills that include ability to effectively articulate information to others at multiple levels of the organization.
  • Experience in developing risk mitigation plans in association with assigned projects.

Ability to:

  • Work in a complex, high speed environment with the ability to remain focused on organizational goals under conditions of uncertainty and change.
  • Courageously influence and lead change.
  • Demonstrate advanced written and oral communication and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrate proven use diplomacy in working relationships to address conflict and arbitrate solutions successfully.
  • Demonstrate high degree of business acumen and ability to lead through influence at all levels.
  • Must exemplify our Be The Match Standards.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business, math, and computer science. However, upon evaluation, equivalent related experience and/or education may be substituted for the degree.
  • Five or more years of experience in project management.
  • Four or more years of project management experience in multiple software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies and project management including Waterfall, Scrum/Agile and hybrid.
  • Four or more years of experience leading operational and technology initiatives with demonstrated success in cross functional initiatives and implementation of large-scale projects.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Additional qualifications that may make a person even more effective in the role, but are not required for consideration)

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.