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IT Project Manager

Minnesota - Project Manager

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an equal opportunity employer including disability/veteran.

Job Description

The IT Project Manager works with IT and business leadership to plan and define scope for projects that are typically cross-functional and/or highly complex in nature. We’re searching for a highly qualified project manager to help us maintain our position as an innovative authority. The ideal candidate will have production experience and strong skills in developing and overseeing work plans. The project manager will also prepare and present updates regularly to relevant management channels, ensuring that our goal of innovation is achieved.


·       Proven track record of delivering complex projects on-time, on budget with high quality, exceeding the project sponsors expectations

·       4+ years project management/scrum manager experience

·      Must be able to demonstrate how to use PM tools and know how to organize and drive a project

·       Experience managing/coordinating across multiple, concurrent projects consisting of multiple work streams and cross-enterprise functionality

·       Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities

·       Hungry, ambitious, up and coming

·       Ability to manage and delegate work as part of a team in a matrixed environment

·       A customer focused attitude

Preferred Skills:

·      Prior airline experience

·      4 year Bachelors degree


·       Develop work breakdown structure outlining project activities and their sequencing

·       Develop resource and cost estimates

·       Develop detailed project schedules and project timelines

·       Perform project risk and issue analysis, manage and mitigate ongoing risks and issues

·       Level and track project resources, including labor and project spending, tracking progress against the baseline project schedule

·       Utilize industry standard project management metrics (earned value, cost variance, and schedule variance) to measure project progress

·       Schedule and facilitate project meetings with stakeholders and develop necessary project management documentation

·       Lead Steering Committee Meetings and project/program meetings as needed

·       Mentor and coach the project team to ensure maximum performance, by providing purpose, direction, and motivation

·       Lead projects from inception, requirements definition through deployment, identifying project schedules, dependencies, project scope, budget estimations, and implementation plans, including risk mitigation

·       Coordinate internal and external resources to ensure that projects adhere to scope, schedule, and budget

·       Analyze project status and, when necessary, revise the scope, schedule, or budget to ensure that project requirements can be met

·       Establish and maintain relationships with relevant client stakeholders, providing day-to-day contact on project status and changes

·       Deliver assigned projects on-time, on budget with high quality as expected by the project sponsors and business partners

·       Establish and maintain processes for managing scope during the project lifecycle, setting quality and performance standards, and assessing risks

·       Develop and maintain partnerships with internal customers and third-party SaaS solution providers

·       Assign and monitor resources to ensure project efficiency and maximize deliverables

·       Report project outcomes and/or risks to the appropriate management channels and escalate issues, as necessary, according to project work plan

Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.