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Kforce Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Kforce has a client in Boston, MA that is seeking a Project Manager.Responsibilities: * Accountable for executing and leading project plans ensuring completion of deliverables within the defined deadlines, scope, and budget * Assist in the definition of the project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility * Develop detailed project plans and deliverables which align with stakeholder expectations and standards * Coordinates internal resources and/or third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of deliverables * Manage changes to the overall project scope, schedule, and costs using the appropriate verification processes * Employ effective project and change management methodologies to assess and minimize any project risk, escalates issues and barriers as necessary to management * Measure project performance using appropriate tools/techniques, tracks completion of action items, and develops baseline metrics of success * Showcase high-performing practices that can serve as a template for other areas * Create and maintain detailed project records and structures project organization to ensure achievement of objectives * Ensure the allocation and availability of all necessary resources * Support managers in cross-functional strategic program management activities * Ensure control of projects/work streams: dealing with conflicting priorities, issues, risks, dependencies, and change * Balance the demands of concurrent projects while maintaining a high level of diplomacy * Champion project management best practices and process improvements * Apply exceptional leadership skills in managing expectations, mitigating risk and removing roadblocks * Direct and provide guidance and ongoing support to team members throughout all critical project phases including regular feedback and coaching; delegate specific objectives to team members * Bachelor's degree in technology, finance, business or equivalent; MBA a plus * Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred * 7 years of hands-on experience in a project management role * 3 years of experience in a Project Management role * Strong business background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in finance, accounting, and human resources * In-depth understanding of project management methodologies, principles, and practices * Strong business acumen with excellent client-facing and communication skills, both written and oral * Strong impact and influence skills without authority * Ability to formulate stakeholder assessment, engagement and obtain buy-in strategies and execution * Knowledge and experience preparing and presenting presentations to senior audiences * Extensive experience with change management and communication, including stakeholder identification, message development, and execution * Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with all levels of cross functional teams * Strong working knowledge of Google Suite * Experience managing large projects with multi stakeholder groups * Experience with HR Business Processes preferred * Accounting/Chart of Accounts preferred 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