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Project Analyst / Project Manager
at Headfarmer
Scottsdale, AZ

Project Analyst / Project Manager
at Headfarmer
Scottsdale, AZ

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Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Plans, directs, and manages implementation of small to medium projects defined by business stakeholders, by coordinating activities across all necessary functional areas
  2. Becomes a subject matter expert that does not simply push a project through the project management lifecycle but also ensures that business value is delivered
  3. Ensures business objectives are defined and project documentation is adequate, prepares project schedules, coordinates and manages resources, scope, and timelines
  4. Analyzes risks, drives decisions to prevent project delays, proactively follows up on team action items, and keeps projects on time, on budget, and on track to deliver expected business objectives
  5. Understands stakeholder needs and concerns, both at the C-level and business unit level, and stays in regular communication with stakeholders to make sure their needs and concerns are addressed
  6. Establishes strong relationships with customers, business partners, and other stakeholders by demonstrating area expertise and enterprise business acumen

Required Skills & Experience

  • Both business and technical proficiency is a requirement for this role, with at least 8 years of experience in project management, business analysis, and software programming preferred
  • Ability to speak eloquently to business users about technical topics; to speak eloquently to technical people about business related topics; to work smoothly with people from multiple professional disciplines; and to offer presentations of the highest professional quality
  • Ability to operate with uncertainty and incomplete information while still moving with confidence and enthusiasm
  • Expert proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio.  Knowledge of raw data analysis, database design, software development and programming, and SQL experience
  • A varied industry background preferred

Educational Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree in Business, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field or a combination of education and experience

Company Description

Headfarmer is a boutique recruiting firm specializing in the permanent and contract placement of the upper echelon of talent in the greater Phoenix area. We offer a unique process of "headfarming" which provides a level of professional support to both candidates and clients that exceeds recruiting industry standards.

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