Project Manager # JN -032018-38273


Post Date: 03/12/2018 Job ID: JN -032018-38273
Top Skills
  • Project Leadership 3-5
  • Waterfall (3+) & Agile Experience min 1 year would be a nice to have
  • Comfortable presenting to an executive audience 3-5
  • CA PPM (Clarity) Experience min 1 year
  • Strong Financial Acumen 3-5
  • Superior communication skills
  • Ability to manage up or down 3+
  • Experience managing project budgets (>$2.5MM) 3+
  • Ability to manage a large diverse team (including virtual and global teams) 3+
  • Past Financial Services Experience helpful
  • Experience as a Project Lead or Program Manager is helpful
  • Release Management Experience is helpful

Additional Skills:
  • 5 + years of experience

Typical day
  • Numerous meetings (5-6 hours per day) that are frequently facilitated via Skype with participants widely dispersed.
  • Status report and project maintenance on average take another 1 hour
  • Stakeholder managements and communications round out the day through email and phone calls.

  • Responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsor s needs and deliver on desired outcomes.

Education/ Experience:
  • High School Degree and Bachelors degree in an IT-related discipline or equivalent work experience required. PMP certification preferred. 3 to 6 years experience managing projects

Skills and Competencies.
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills. Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals. Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics. Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis. Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio. Highly organized with good time management skills. Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills. Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them. Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues. Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions. Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis. Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk. Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them. Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required. Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis. Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects

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