Project Manager - Leader
Principal Financial Group - Des Moines, IA

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Team Leader opportunity in Corporate Project Management!

You will be responsible for directing and leading a team to execute on strategy and produce desired results through project management. Assist with portfolio and resource management.
Serve as mentor to Project Managers, Project Analysts and Resource Managers.
Proven leadership and mentorship experience required.

A high level of proven skills, understanding and application of project scope, cost, and time management as well as other project management disciplines such as quality and risk control, communication, and HR management and integration.

Qualifications: This level of knowledge and proficiency is generally acquired through a combination of a college degree or equivalent, plus a minimum of 6-8 years of project related or leadership experience in business and technology projects with at least 4 of the 6-8 years with direct responsibility for project management/leadership.

Must possess excellent leadership, communication, planning, decision making, and negotiation skills. Must be able to work with people at all levels, including outside consultants and vendors, and be able to influence others without formal authority. Must be able to build and maintain relationships and facilitate collaboration and communication.

Must be results oriented and able to adapt and deal with ambiguous situations and manage expectations. Must be able to execute effectively in matrix management environment. Must have an understanding of the general capabilities of information technology and applications to identify opportunities for process improvement.

Project Management Professional (PMP) designation preferred. Must have advanced knowledge of PC and project planning oriented software. Must have broad understanding of products and services affecting the project(s). Must have strong understanding of negotiation and procurement processes for purchase of professional services and/or products. May be on-call for job responsibilities. Minimal travel may be required, including overnight stays.

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Visa Sponsorship: This position is not eligible for sponsorship for work authorization by The Principal. Therefore, if you will require sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, we cannot consider your application at this time.

Background Check Requirements: Employment at Principal is contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

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