Title: Delivery ManagerLocation: Minneapolis, MNDuration: ContractJob Description: Lead the planning, execution, monitoring, and closure of projects to ensure they are completed on time, within budget, and meet quality standards. Build and manage a high-performing delivery team, including project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders. Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to team members to foster their professional growth and development. Serve as the primary point of contact for stakeholders, including clients, senior management, and other internal teams. Communicate project status, risks, and issues effectively and ensure alignment with stakeholder expectations. Identify potential risks and issues early in the project lifecycle and develop mitigation strategies to address them. Proactively manage project risks to minimize their impact on project delivery. Work closely with resource managers to allocate resources effectively to projects based on their skills, availability, and project requirements. Ensure that the right people are assigned to the right projects to optimize project outcomes. Implement processes and procedures to maintain and improve the quality of project deliverables. Conduct regular reviews and inspections to ensure adherence to quality standards and best practices. Drive continuous improvement initiatives to enhance project delivery processes, tools, and methodologies. Identify opportunities for efficiency gains and implement best practices to optimize project performance. Qualifications: Bachelor39;s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Engineering, Business Administration) is required. A Master39;s degree or PMP certification is a plus. Proven experience (X years) in project management, with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget. Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve their goals. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build positive relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Solid understanding of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) and tools (e.g., JIRA, Microsoft Project Experience working in industry/domain is preferred but not required. Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities and requirements.