Project Manager I

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #68076 |
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Our client, a financial technology company, is looking for a Project Manager I to join their team for a short term contract with possibility to extend!

Our client, a financial technology company, is looking for a Project Manager I to join their team for a short term contract with possibility to extend!

Project Manager I Responsibilities:

  • Using agile methodology values, principles, and practices to plan, manage, and deliver solutions where possible
  • Determining and managing tasks, issues, risks, and action items and escalating to management for resolution
  • Scheduling and facilitating meetings and decision-making processes, inclusive of escalating blockers timely for management view
  • Monitoring progress and performance on deliverables and helping teams to make improvements
  • Planning and organizing team wide efforts where needed
  • Ensuring the proper use of collaborative processes and removing impediments for the team
  • Tracking project processes, deliverables, and milestone reporting via scorecard
  • Preparing and presenting status reports to stakeholders
  • Preparing executive level reporting on set cadences
Project Manager I Qualifications:
  • Experience in financial services industry
  • Certified scrum master preferred but not required
  • 3+ years of experience as a project manager and presentation designer or in similar roles
  • Working knowledge of agile methodology, techniques, and frameworks, such as Scrum or Kanban, to deliver solutions
  • Excellent people and project management skills
  • Strong communication and presentation design skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to assist in organizing team documents and labeling

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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