RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking a Project Manager in Louisville, KY.Overview:The Senior IT Project Manager oversees various agile programs and/or projects of a highly complex nature. The candidate works on problems of diverse scope and moderate complexity. The Senior IT Project Manager is an energetic and inspirational leader with a passion for mentoring and influential leadership. They may lead a team of 2-6 Agile Project Managers who plan and deliver work within the program's scope. They oversee the interdependencies and integration of interrelated projects, set strategies, manage budgets and contractual commitments, and lead small program execution to deliver longer term business value.The person in this role will help to lead transformation within the group from a project to a product program structure and in some cases mature agile ways of working into the SAFe framework while driving Agile best practices to ensure that we deliver the highest value. The Senior IT Project Manager will manage risks and issues unique to technology projects. They will advise executives to develop functional strategies (often segment specific) on matters of significance. The PM exercises independent judgment and decision making on complex issues regarding job duties and related tasks, and works under minimal supervision, uses independent judgment requiring analysis of variable factors and determining the best course of action.The successful candidate must be a self-starting team leader, who can work independently to guide the team with little guidance once a direction is chosen and is capable of building positive/trusting relationships with leaders and the teams they work with.REQUIREMENTS: Requires a Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of program leadership experience or equivalent experience 2+ years of experience being a leader within a SAFe methodology framework also with familiarity of traditional project and program management methodologies Excellent communication skills and the ability to give frank and empathetic feedback and coaching Experience with managing agile programs at the solution level Outstanding leadership and organizational skills Excellent verbal and written communication skills Excellent problem-solving abilityPreferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Business Administration SAFe Agilist (SA) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC) certification Six Sigma and/or Project Management Institute certification 3+ years of experience being a people leader Experience in the health solutions industryKforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.