Lower Manhatten (NOHO)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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).
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
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
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
The position offers competitive rate.
Job Id: 33634