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Kforce Project Manager in Orlando, Florida

Kforce currently has a client looking for a Project Manager in Orlando, Florida (FL).Summary:The Project Manager will be the vital link between the Commercial, Product, and Technology teams by building comprehensive project plans and tracking actuals to plan in order to achieve an on-time, on-budget, on-workscope product delivery. This position is responsible for the planning, execution, visibility, and tracking of software development projects and key hardware (radar sensor) installation projects. The position will be required to work cross-functionally to ensure project success and to monitor every phase of the project, from estimating development time to launching the product. This position will report to the Program Management Office (PMO) Manager.Responsibilities:

  • Seek input from specialists/experts to gather Level of Effort (LOE) estimates, hardware requirements, data source needs, etc. and combine all pieces together

  • Facilitate internal manpower planning, e.g. build schedule for resources and identify constraints (with aggregated plan) before constraints occur

  • Track project progress and create reporting to 'flag' delayed and/or over budget projects

  • Solicit tradeoffs (identified by Development Leads) so informed decisions can be made on contingency and/or 'get back on track' plans

  • Build checklists to support product deployment/implementation (but do not act as the customer interface role)

  • Conduct post audits of revenues, costs, and timelines to facilitate a continuous feedback loop to improve forecasting of future projects

  • Plan, direct, coordinate project activities through the entire project life cycle (from initiation to close)

  • Create and execute on project plans and other required project documentation in a timely manner in order to stated goals

  • Manage task delivery and actively understand potential and actual slippage in timing

  • Highly motivated with demonstrated organizational, analytical/problem-solving, and communication skills

  • Project management experience within a software company

  • Experience working with software development teams and, preferably, experience with hardware installation teams

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Experience and proficiency in project management software (e.g. Microsoft Project), spreadsheets (e.g. Microsoft Excel), and communication software (e.g. Microsoft Word and PowerPoint)

  • Spanish language skills desired, not required

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:Hours