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APEX SYSTEMS INC Project Manager - 1103849 in WEST DES MOINES, Iowa

DescriptionApex Systems is looking for a Project Manager for an immediate opening in the Des Moines IA area.Responsibilities:Accountable for direct and independent management of primarily high risk/strategic projects (occasionally moderate risk) and/or participates as a member of larger effort(s) to independently manage sub-program component(s) of high complexity under the purview of a program/project leader.Successfully informs and influences sponsors and key stakeholders to promote success of project prioritization, senior and executive leadership through times of ambiguity, and obstacle management. Seeks counsel of peers, stakeholders, and/or program/project leads in times of strategically complex or critical ambiguity and adapts planning, communications, and engagements accordingly.Incorporates multi-business and enterprise support operations organizational/ systems knowledge and navigation to anticipate change impacts.Ensures full understanding of project impacts then translates that into comprehensive engagement strategies.Performs all usual duties of a Project Manager in accordance with policy, methodology and artifact creation.This includes needs identification; resource requirements; project dependencies, planning and progression; financials management; status reporting; prolific and effective communications; ongoing risk assessment and adaptation; and appropriate escalation strategies and implementation.Incorporates regular and appropriate consultation with executive leadership, sponsors, business and other stakeholders to validate project trajectory and project performance feedback.Ensures that Risk Controls are met.Provides performance feedback to managers of project team members.Regularly coaches other project managers or project coordinators, including matrix management.May at times be assigned as a program leaderRequirements:7+ years of previous project management experienceAny previous banking industry experience is strongly preferredPrevious experience around risk related activities in a project management capacityEEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law.iVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran and Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.