Job #: 1643

Title: Project Manager

Region:

  • Other
  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 1 year ago
    • This position has been filled

    Direct responsibility for overall management of assigned projects
    Utilize and ensure adherence to standard project management processes and tools to manage project teams and deliverables across the entire project life cycle
    Ownership for project delivery – owns project deliverables and stakeholder management.
    Build and maintain project execution plan/charter, including approach, scope, schedule ( tasks, duration, work effort and dependencies), budget, planning assumptions, risks, team structuring and resource allocations
    Organizational responsibility for establishing, managing and motivating multi-disciplinary project team(s)
    Make project-level decisions and manage track team leads and day-to-day team activities
    Establish and adhere to the project’s communication plan, and comply with all reporting requirements
    Serve as an advocate of the PM principles and standards established by Portfolio Management
    Identify and manage project risk factors; manage and resolve project issues; maintain record of key decisions.
    Oversee the project change control process
    Produce and disseminate the appropriate project and program reporting
    Measure project progress against agreed objectives and success criteria
    Financial oversight and analysis
    Escalate unresolved issues to the appropriate Performance Manager, Sponsor or stakeholder
    Validate statement of work for acquiring third party project resources, where applicable

    Skills:
    Extensive knowledge with different project management methodologies including PMI, Waterfall and Agile
    Ability to rapidly learn and utilize the KPMG Project Management process
    Excellent communication, analytical and leadership skills
    Strong leadership, judgment, supervisory and organizational skills.
    Ability to work effectively with project team members, project sponsors, functional leads, and senior management
    Familiarity with large scale third party implementation of Enterprise infrastructure projects leveraging technologies such as: Network, Data Center, Identify & Access Management, Enterprise Automation, Cloud, Storage and Backup, Virtualization
    Experience with platforms such as: SAP, Mobility, Unified Communications, Desktop, Server and  VDI
    Experience with Planview or other Enterprise portfolio management tools
    Ability to develop and manage effective business relationships
    Ability to work with business subject matter experts and technology specialists
    Minimum of 10-15  years’ experience in a large organization, planning and executing Third Party Enterprise implementation projects

    Education:
    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university

    Professional Certification (PMP) recommended