Sr Project Manager in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 4/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Job Type:
    Computer Industry
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Position: Sr Project Manager (Forestry Industry)
Type: Contingent
Duration: 3+ Month (likely to extend long term) 
Location: Seattle, WA
Travel:  Up to10% 

One of our clients lines of business is going through a transformational program called Connected Forest.  There is a ton of work that will come out of this program and will likely need resources beyond this initial PM role.  This is a very visible project that has many touch points throughout the company, as it involves enhancing their supply chain.  It entails 4 sub projects covering: planting, forecasting, harvesting, and logistics of delivering logs to a their mills--covering the full lifecycle of a tree. Prior Forestry experience is NOT required. Soft skills is huge part of this role and will be asked to demonstrate upon consideration.


  • Handling ambiguity
  • Drive/managing things on their own - driving to deadlines
  • Teamwork/working well with others
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Staying calm under pressure
  • Ability to demonstrate Full Life Cycle PM experience on large projects.


  • Managed and delivered large/ complex IT projects preferred
  • Experience with PDLC preferred
  • Experienced with gate/phase process(aka stage/gate, more so Waterfall) preferred
  • Thoughtful and process oriented (new program, so a lot of new process. Need help building out new/ enhancing existing and then own them going forward, i.e. communication plan, statusing, tracking , reporting)
  • Very well organized, consistent and detail oriented
  • Willing to manage many of the Programs administrative duties
  • Build/ maintain office 365 group (site, SharePoint, status forms, etc.)
  • Schedule/ run meetings and produce and distribute meeting minutes
  • Ensure projects are keeping up with duties set forth by the Program (financials, statusing)
  • Ability to serve analyst functions surrounding process, requirements gathering, etc. 
  • Good/ engaging communication skills, both verbal and written (has ability to interact with our leader partners)
  • Location between Columbia Falls, MT and Seattle. Either way, some light travel will be involved

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.