Project Manager - job id 33634


Your Way To Work™

Project Manager

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Lower Manhatten (NOHO)



How to Apply

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Jessica Ohmer


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(646) 876-9549


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(212) 616-4800 ext-570




A Contract position at Premier New York Education Institution.

Pay Options: w2 or IC - Self Incorporated.

Contact Assigned To Be. call (212)616-4800 / (212)616-4800 or email sans-all@sans.com with the Job Code AT33634

Location: Lower East Side, Manhattan.

Skills required for the position: PROJECT MANAGER, VISIO, Project Management, MS PROJECT.

Optional (not required):TEMPUS, WORKFRONT, TOGAF

Detailed Info: Long Term Contract. Project manager is accountable for the success of all projects under their supervision. Project manager plans, executes, and delivers all projects on time, on budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Throughout the lifecycle of each project, the manager tracks project status and manages project teams to mitigate issues and risks.


The PM will work on one or more Portfolio of Projects that are sponsored by the company's IT or the Line of Business directly. These projects can include integration of vendor products, implementing new products, applications development, business process improvement, or assessment projects (e.g. feasibility of pursuing an initiative).


Key Responsibilities

Define and create project plans for project, portfolio, and product prioritization and implementation

Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value

Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria

Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project life cycles

Coordinate activities and follow up on tasks assigned to multiple groups, e.g. Data Warehouse, Applications Development, Security, etc.

Manage integration of third party vendor tools with internal systems

Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects

Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered

Ensure all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company

Continually update relevant business stakeholder of project status

Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in business case


Development/Computing Environment: Technical Skills

Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)

Proficient with the Project and Portfolio Management Tools (Visio, MS Project, Tempus, Workfront, etc.)

PMP certification or equivalent

In depth understanding of project management concepts

Knowledge and practical use of TOGAF, a plus

Product Management experience, a plus


Skills

Excellent project management, organization, and team collaboration skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills

Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment

Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability

Strong team leadership skills

Strong knowledge of business objectives


Education Requirements

Bachelor's degree

Graduate course work in related technical, PM or technical domain; a master's degree is preferred

Training in, and demonstrated understanding of, an organization's budgeting and portfolio prioritization process

Training in, and demonstrated understanding of the project domain (Infrastructure/Application Development, etc.) sufficient to review activities and tasks with domain experts and verify estimated levels of effort


Number of Years Experience

5-12 Years

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The position offers competitive rate.


Job Id: 33634