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Senior Project Manager

  • Location: Denver
  • $ Salary: US$65 - US$70.00 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Haley Butler
  • Expiry Date: 23 February 2024
  • Job Ref: JN -012024-483242

Sr Project Manager


The Project Manager acts as a business and technical initiative leader. In this role, you will partner with the business and technical drivers and product owners/managers to deliver required capabilities, including management of schedule, scope, IT and business resources, financials, benefit tracking, and issue/risk identification and mitigation to ensure successful completion of initiatives. In addition, you will provide direct management of schedule, project planning, issues/risks, budget, and resources, managing initiatives of $1M+ or larger. With the Owner and Driver, you will define initiative/product delivery governance, product, and team structure. This role tracks initiatives and product capability, and delivery against major milestones, business outcomes, and quarterly key metrics.

In this role, you will:

  • Direct large-scale, complex projects at a strategic business level, involving multiple internal and external stakeholders, to ensure initiatives are aligned with Novolex strategic goals
  • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts
  • Validate financial forecasts and provide on-going reconciliation of resources and other related project expenditures/related initiatives
  • Partner with business/technical sponsors and product owners to define success metrics and criteria
  • Manage cross-functional teams and implementing methodologies within an IT organization
  • Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
  • Define and track project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall and integrated delivery plan
  • Determine key business issues, monitoring product roadmaps, developing effective action plans, and implementing delivery of business value
  • Plans and implements multiple and extremely complex products, initiatives, and programs spanning business and technical product areas
  • Evaluates trade-offs between initiative size, complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
  • Facilitate all operational readiness (business, technical, and operational) activities throughout the lifecycle of projects, including change management activities to support readiness
  • Develop cross product interdependency grid to ensure all impacted products are aligned to deliver the overall capabilities required by tracking and monitoring dependencies


Your Knowledge and Experience

  • Requires at least 5 years of prior relevant experience delivering IT initiatives and programs.
  • Requires Agile, Waterfall, and hybrid SDLC delivery experience
  • Experience with large-scale, enterprise-wide projects with increasing scope and schedule complexity and budget accountability
  • Demonstrated leadership on large-scale enterprise-wide projects with over $5M budgets
  • Executive level communications and ability to synthesize information required
  • Experience in Smartsheet, Microsoft Project, or similar project management tools. We currently use Smartsheet
  • Must have both business and technology project/program management experience