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Description

Job ID: 45227
Principal Project Manager
Our client is looking for a Principal Project Manager to join their team in Renton, WA. 

Principal Project Manager Qualifications
Ten or more years of experience leading large, diverse and often complex projects is required. 
Expertise and experience with Project Management methodology based on project management principles required. 
Experience in incorporating process improvement methodologies into large scale projects; Certifications in process optimization such as Six Sigma, Lean, CQIA or other nationally recognized certifications preferred. 
Experience facilitating complex decisions making among multiple executive stakeholders with different interests and priorities is essential. 
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification strongly preferred. 
Superior judgment, problem solving and cognitive skills. 
Skilled in strategic planning, program management, group motivation, discipline and diplomacy. 
Superb written and oral communication skills on interpersonal and technical levels. 
Experienced in vendor/contract management and negotiations. 
Demonstrated ability to quickly understand and align with an organization, its structure and priorities.
Advanced leadership skills, with the ability to successfully serve as a coach and mentor to colleagues and others. 
Demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritize work, manage time and respond effectively to a rapidly changing environment. 
Exercises sound political and environmental judgment as appropriate to support successful project implementation. 
Demonstrated knowledge and skills in assessing and mitigating risks through risk planning. 
Demonstrated success managing other project managers, project portfolios and/or multiple projects simultaneously. 
Demonstrated experience in business development and/or strategic and tactical planning and execution including marketing, communications and financial planning. 
Demonstrated experience as a speaker in a professional presentation environment, such as conferences and association meetings. 
Experience developing and implementing benchmarks and metrics in support of improved quality and process design. 
Excellent written and oral communication that is excellent in the areas of timeliness, accuracy, professionalism. 
Demonstrated ability to manage projects with multiple project teams, product development lifecycle, or quality lifecycle. 
Demonstrated ability to inform and influence senior leadership, management and individuals in various parts of the organization to work toward successful outcomes. 
Ability to understand business or clinical strategies and plans, and their relationship to organizational strategies. 
Ability to analyze and report on foreseeable future implications of current decisions. 
Ability to utilize special equipment such as telephone and personal computer equipment; software including business applications, electronic medical record, practice management, financial management, project management and reporting. PC peripherals and other office or AV equipment such as digital projectors, fax, scanner, copier and others.

Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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