Kforce Project Manager in Houston, Texas

Kforce has a client seeking a Project Manager in Houston, Texas (TX).Responsibilities:

  • Assist and advise leaders, managers, and teams to the best use of project management disciplines and approaches in a fast-paced, high tech environment

  • Maintain processes to ensure projects, documentation, reports and plans are relevant, accurate and complete

  • Track and report on project portfolio performance, providing a real-time, comprehensive and prioritized view of all projects

  • Identify resources needed and work with all teams to assign individual responsibilities

  • Route work to all responsible people in the different stages of development

  • Manages the day-to-day operational aspects of all projects

  • Leads project scoping

  • Facilitates team meetings to review work

  • Prepares weekly status reports

  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion

  • Monitors scope creep and re-scopes projects if necessary

  • Minimum of two years of experience in the retail energy markets

  • Agile and/or Scrum environment experience preferred

  • Development lifecycle experience

  • Understanding of the principles and frameworks of successful project management

  • Proven experience in providing service to internal stakeholders to achieve successful project outcomes

  • Understanding of project delivery and acceptance processes within a fast-paced business environment

  • Demonstrate a strong capability for problem-solving, decision-making, sound judgment, and assertiveness

  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, Project and PowerPoint)

Key Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and self-sufficient

  • Effective communicator at all levels

  • Strong organizational, time management and analytical skills

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced oriented environment

  • Diligent with attention to detail

  • Assertive, adaptable and creative

  • A -can do- attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when 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:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00