F0111215: Senior Project Manager


St. Louis, MO

The role:

As an FTE of Ferguson, this role requires an experienced applications development and integration Project Manager. This is a great opportunity for a skilled resource to apply expertise in a global environment, while enjoying the benefits and autonomy that a consulting career with Ferguson provides.

The responsibilities:

  • Facilitate project initiation, scoping, and planning.
  • Assist in developing the business case for projects.
  • Provide project management for assigned projects.
  • Build and maintain project execution plan/charter, including approach, scope, tasks, duration, work effort, dependencies, budget, planning. assumptions, risk profile, team structuring, staffing, resource allocation, and deliverable definitions.
  • Adhere to the project’s communication plan and ensure compliance with all reporting requirements including communication of project status to all project stakeholders including steering committees and executives.
  • Measure project progress against agreed upon objectives and success criteria.
  • Perform financial oversight and analysis.
  • Ensure adherence to established project management standards and tools.

  • Anticipate and resolve issues and risks.
  • Escalate unresolved issues to the appropriate steering committee leadership.

The qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • 10 or more years of IT or business experience.
  • 5 or more years of experience managing a variety of full lifecycle application development/integration projects including ERP, Software as a Service, Web, and Information Security projects.
  • Experience in managing medium to large sized projects across multiple disciplines and/or teams.
  • Knowledge or understanding of software development lifecycle principles and methodologies.
  • Ability to build networks and relationships at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Superior negotiation skills.
  • Strong team orientation, collaboration skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • Expertise in defining and improving processes.
  • Proven leadership and influence skills including the ability to influence when there is no direct reporting relationship.

Desired education/experience:

  • Project Management Certification
  • Experience leading large applications development/integration projects or programs across multiple countries/functions.

The benefits:

We hire IT professionals who like to work with smart people and can hold their own in a demanding environment. Our employees build a career at Ferguson. Here IT isn’t a support function for our business – it IS our business. We strive to develop a professional relationship with each employee – and that is what you are, our direct employee. Our pay and benefit levels recognize the advanced skills of our talented staff members. In addition, we are unique in our market in the emphasis that we place on continuing education, including an annual training allowance that is an integral part of our compensation package. This kind of investment in our employees’ professional development is an important contributor to making Ferguson a desirable place to build an IT career. As a W-2 employee, your first assignment will be just that – the first of many. Our goal is to establish a long-term employee relationship with you.

The compensation:

Highly competitive base salary.

Paid overtime

$.60/$1 401K match

160 hours of Paid Time Off (PTO) Benefits

Bonus System

Health, vision, dental, and life insurance

Short-term and long-term disability

Training allowance for Leading Industry Professional Training with SLU/Wash U.

How to Apply:

If you are looking for a change and/or are interested in building or continuing your career as an IT professional and have the ability to thrive in challenging, fast-paced environments, we want to hear from you.

Please send your resume to Nick Emas at nemas@fergcons.com.

Please review our website fergusonconsultinginc.com and find out more about who we are and what we can do for you.


Nicholas Emas
Ferguson Consulting
1350 Timberlake Manor Parkway, Suite 450
Chesterfield,MO 63017
(636) 728-4407
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