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Randstad Project Manager in Columbia, South Carolina

Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Columbia, SC

  • salary:$40 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Public Administration

  • reference:823233

job description

Project Manager

job summary:

In December 2020, our client received new demand requests for Project Managers to support key initiatives starting in Q1 2021. The initiatives include Program Implementation, a Privacy Operationalization SOW, and COVID-19 Testing Process Implementations. These new inititatives are all fully funded and approved and are necessary to help ensure our client remains in compliance.

In addition to the above, there are three other initiatives already approved in the client's Annual Plan that are understaffed and will require Project Manager oversight and Scrum Master facilitation starting in Q1 2021. These initiatives are Asset Management, CESR, and IT Optimization for IT Teams.

location: Columbia, South Carolina

job type: Contract

salary: $40 - 55 per hour

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


  • Develops and maintains an expert level of understanding of Scrum and Agile Project Management practices

  • Ensures Agile principles and Scrum events are followed; facilitates all events such as Sprint Planning, Retrospective, Daily Scrum, Review and Refinement for the Scrum Team.

  • Protects the team from interferences and helps provide leadership external to the team to protect the team's interests and priorities.

  • Works closely with Product Owners to establish acceptance criteria for all user stories, story and epic roadmaps, and release plans; understanding the nature of the work and providing constructive feedback to the Scrum Team.

  • Monitors key metrics for the team and leads, drives, influences, and molds the team thru feedback into a high performing team that is perceived as a responsive unit producing high quality output.

  • Leads the project coordination for initiatives and business operations across DoIT; this includes the creation, analysis, and management of business requirements and their supporting processes by ensuring requirements are fully developed, documented, and measurable by the project or business sponsor.

  • Reports to management on status of projects.

  • Consults with project team members, stakeholders, and sponsors and provides solutions for routine problems.

  • Leads multiple Scrum Teams that are complex in nature.

  • Identifies current processes and procedures which are candidates for improvement and leads the creation of future configurations which lead to gains in efficiency and cost savings.

  • Oversees and directs work of others.

  • Provides estimates on the amount of analysis and development effort need based on requirements.


  • Experience level: Manager

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Scrum Master (2 years of experience is preferred)

  • Project Management (3 years of experience is preferred)

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