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Kelly Services Project Manager in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Our client, largest health benefit plan company in Tennessee, is currently seeking a Project Manager for a one year temporary contract with the opportunity for an extension. The position is located in Chattanooga, TN

By working for our client, you will be exposed to a not-for-profit organization, locally governed health benefit plan company that employs approximately 5,000 people. You will work in a fast-paced corporate environment and be an integral part to the team.

In addition to working with the world’s most recognized and trusted name in staffing, Kelly employees can expect:

- Competitive pay

- Paid holidays

- Year-end bonus program

- Recognition and incentive programs

- Access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center

The hours and pay for this position are as follows:

  • Monday to Friday 8:00am-5:00pm

  • Pay rate is up to $46.89 per hour W2

Your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

  • Responsible for successful development and implementation of projects that support enterprise strategic objectives

  • Set deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project or program. Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of project

  • Defines, monitors, executes, and controls assigned projects through the project development life cycle

  • Manages scope for 1 - 2 assigned projects including the execution of successful change management processes

  • Performs all or part of project coordination services as determined by project staffing and project size

  • Documents and completes all project management deliverables required by the project

  • Conforms to and advocates project management standards processes and procedures in accordance with the project life cycle methodology on assigned projects

  • Facilitates the procurement of needed Hardware, Software and Human resources for the project

  • Manages project cost as determined by project charter and/or development methodology

  • Works with project owners, stakeholders and QA personnel to manage project quality

  • Facilitates project communications at all levels for all project logistics

  • Coordinates, manages and facilitates the staffing of resources for the project including contracted resources

  • Tracks, reports and resolves issues, proactively evaluates project activities, builds contingency plans, executes corrective action when necessary and implements risk response plans to manage risk

  • Supports the growth, development and goals of the ISPO through various leadership and continuous improvement initiatives

  • Work with assigned program or project manager as needed to complete project deliverables

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent work experience of 3-5 years in a project management. Must have demonstrated skills in relationship building, negotiation, conflict resolution, executing plans, and project management of complex projects. Must have exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills. Must be comfortable with professionally challenging key stakeholders at all levels of the organization. Must be creative and assertive with the ability to mentor and coach others. Looking for a track record of completing projects on time and on budget while working independently or in a team. Expert knowledge of project management methodology and its practical application towards completing work and PMP certified or working towards Project Management Professional (PMP) designation

**Important information : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. If you have questions about the position, you may contact the recruiter recruiting for this position ( tanr937@kellyservices.com )

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Kelly Services is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.