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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

In need of a Program Manager or a Project Manager with experience implementing Planview Pro and who has worked effectively with a change manager. They will be responsible for building a plan, executing on the implementation, and making recommendations on where they can go with governance, processes, procedures, etc.


·       Ability to pass a full criminal background check including fingerprints.

·       Experience implementing Planview Pro

·       Five (5) years of Project Management experience

o  At Least two of those years need to be in a Senior Project Manager role

·       Two (2) engagements lasting more than six (6) months each in a Project Management role

·       Two (2) years of experience leading a cross-functional and cross-departmental project team.

·       Two (2) years of experience directly interacting with Project Sponsors, Stakeholders, Subject Matter Experts and Development Team Members.

·       One (1) year of experience using remote team collaboration tools such as: Microsoft Teams, Skype, SharePoint, etc.



·       Project Manager of enterprise level COTS or custom application development projects.

·       Direct Project Management working with teams comprised of Quality Analysts, Architects on an application modernization effort.

·       Project experience with systems that leverage data from multiple sources across an organization

·       Experience working in a Project Management Office

·       Ability to management multiple projects concurrently

·       Experience with different project methodologies (Waterfall, Agile)

·       Ability to define program/project scope, goals, and deliverables in collaboration with project sponsors and stakeholders

·       Ability to estimate program/project resource requirements and participants needed to achieve goals including changes during where necessary

·       Ability to identify and manage program/project dependencies and critical path

·       Ability to establish program/project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools and tracking such milestones and deliverables

·       Ability to manage changes in program/project scope, identify potential crises or issues, and devise contingency plans as appropriate

·       Ability to communicate program/project plans, expectations, updates, progress, issues, and successes in a timely & clear fashion when necessary


·       Provide leadership for a program or multiple projects

·       Provide strategic vision and thinking with focus on outcomes and deliverables

·       Create clear and attainable project/program objectives

·       Create clear and attainable project/program requirements

·       Create and communicate project related artifacts (Statements of Work, Scope Statements, Project Schedules and Status reports.

·       Manage program/project constraints of cost, time and scope

·       Form close links with team members and stakeholders

·       Provide knowledge transfer to State of Minnesota Production support staff and teams

·       Perform other related duties as assigned

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.