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Kforce Project Manager in Kansas City, Missouri

Kforce has a client that is looking for a Project Manager for a contract opportunity with a large organization in the downtown Kansas City, MO area.The Project Manager will be responsible for the following: * Leads project teams in the implementation efforts for projects/programs lead by the PMO team, ensuring that they are accurate, secure, and efficient * Tracks key project milestones, adjusting project plans and/or resources as indicated * Communicates project status to stakeholders on a regular basis * Creates project management documentation (project scope, project plans/schedules, project logs, status reports, issues management, etc.) * Ensures that project implementation (designs, development, testing plans, change orders, etc.) is documented following the Company PMO methodology * Directs and monitors work on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review, and escalating functional, quality, and timeline issues appropriately; Project Manager facilitates issue resolution * Manages the contractual commitments, scopes of work, budgets, and timelines of multiple projects simultaneously * Leads large project teams effectively, promoting and supporting teamwork * Takes the initiative to search for and identify alternative and/or innovative solutions to both business and technical problems * Uses planning skills to manage and complete large, complex projects * Quickly adapts to the demands inherent in managing multiple projects simultaneously * 6 years of IT experience in multiple areas, including 2 years managing projects in multiple technologies and functions * Specific experience with GRC (Governance, Risk and Compliance) Audit/Compliance Implementations * Working knowledge of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques * Working knowledge of standard concepts, best practices and procedures related to business functions/units * Working knowledge of technology applications used in business functions/units 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.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:45.00Maximum Compensation:50.00