Job #: 1698

Title: Project Manager


  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

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

    The IT Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring that the project produces the required deliverables, to the required standard of quality and within the specified constraints of time and cost. The Project Manager is normally responsible for medium to high complexity and or medium to high risk projects. This will include managing the governance, scope, costing, scheduling, communications, planning & tracking, terms & conditions and risk management of the project.

    Expectation – Be able to manage a small to medium size of project (up to 10 people) by him/her, be able to communicate and negotiate with business users, and be responsible from the beginning to the end of the project owned by this person.
    Be responsible for the owned project.
    Defines the project requirements and manages the agreement process of the project requirements and objectives with the Project Governance Board or appointed project assurance role
    Manages the delivery of the project and production of the required products / deliverables to ensure acceptance, closedown and handover to service.
    Manages issues and/or risks of project, and be responsible to address the resolution of that issue and/or risks.
    Reports to the relevant stakeholders through regular Status Reports.
    Manages business and project risks and produces an effective plan and risk assessment so that impact to timeframe and project costs are understood and mitigated.
    Establishes and maintains the Change Control (CC) for their project against agreed plans.
    Is accountable for tracking the project costs and supporting any payment milestones.
    Manages the relationship and communications with key stakeholders
    Manage activities of project resources and develops a team of personnel resources.  Defines the roles and responsibilities of the project team, forecasts and establishes the project team and ensures that the team understands the task that is to be undertaken.
    Ensures technologies meet architecture standards.
    Ensure smooth transition of projects deliverables to Operations teams.
    Complies with and enforces standard policies and procedures and works across practices to share lessons learned and best practices.
    Works across practice to share lessons learned and best practices with team.
    Be responsible for the owned project.

    Typically 6 + years IT project management experience
    PMP certification / ITIL certification (preferred)
    Detailed understanding of project management methodologies
    Well versed in Infrastructure type technologies (desktop, server, storage, security, network, applications, virtual environments, etc.)
    Ability to communicate at senior levels and good commercial and influencing skills
    Planning, financial and budgetary control skills
    Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Project, SharePoint and related “Project Management tools”
    Language: English is mandatory, Japanese is a huge plus**