Sr. Project Manager

Posted on June 10, 2019


Madison, WI

Position Details


Job Summary

Beacon Technologies is looking for a Sr. Project Manager to work for a client located in Madison, WI.

Responsibilities are below:

  • Oversee the overall coordination of projects to successfully implement the company's and business unit strategic goals and initiatives and has a high degree of internal and external coordination working directly with vendors, other state departments, all levels of staff and senior management.
  • Management of project timeliness, quality of effort, monitoring scope, budget, resource assignment, and escalation of issues.
  • Manages and leads project teams.
  • Facilitates project meetings, elicits requirements and group collaboration, sets agendas, and provides project status reports as outlined within the communication plan. Responsible for developing/coordinating the project plan, monitoring vendor delivery efforts, timelines, and milestone completion efforts.
  • Ensures continuous communication throughout the project with stakeholders.
  • Manages all aspects of the project within the defined budget.
  • Liaises with and updates progress to the portfolio owner (deputy director of OEI).
  • Works closely with the sponsor and business representatives to ensure that the project meets the identified business requirements.
  • Defines and manages user acceptances testing (UAT).
  • Identifies user training needs and works with transition manager to coordinate user training.
  • Integrates the transition management plan into the implementation work plan.
  • Reports on transition management activities, deliverables, and status. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is required.
  • Typically has 8 or more years managing projects.
  • Experience with projects in multiple technologies and functions.
  • Ability and willingness to understand and execute the department’s project management methodology.
  • Ability to create a shared understanding in a team environment (8 years)
  • Ability to work in changing environment (5 years)
  • Able to create integrated solutions (8 years)
  • Demonstrated ability to negotiate expectations and delivery times for work efforts and requests. (5 years)
  • Enterprise project management (8 years)
  • Excellent organizational skills with a focus on accuracy, detail, and follow-through; punctual and m (8 years)
  • Project plan development (5 years)
  • Resource planning and management (5 years)
  • Strong verbal communications skills with ability to clearly present information and ideas to groups
  • Demonstrated competence in promoting understanding and cooperation within and between organizations.
  • Extensive experience working with consultants and service providers.

Apply now if this sounds like the job for you!