Job #: 2610

Title: Project Manager

Region:

  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 3 weeks ago

    Experience
    • Applied experience with managing large scale, complex IT projects
    • Demonstrated, applied experience establishing and delivering complex projects
    • Experience and familiarity with Insurance and Financial Services business systems is mandatory
    • Experience and familiarity with Annuities applications is strongly preferred
    • Experience in project management, SDLC, ITIL and application or infrastructure solution development and deployment
    • Experience managing projects with variable staffing including onsite/offshore execution model

    Skills:
    • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Sound business and technical acumen
    • Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management and SDLC methodologies and tools
    • Knowledge of organizational change management concepts and business process improvement methods
    • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and stakeholders, mobilize and motivate teams, set direction and approach, resolve conflict, and deliver tough messages with grace
    • Execute with limited information and ambiguity
    • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, MS Project, and PowerPoint
    • 5-9 years of relevant experience.

    Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or a closely related discipline required; Masters Degree preferred
    • Program/Project Management Professional (PMI PMP) or equivalent certification preferred
    • Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) or Certified Scrum Master (CSM) preferred

    ​​​For this position, the person will be working with strong personalities. If a tough decision is needed, the PM must bring the right people together, be clear on the needed outcomes, and have the soft skills and EQ to lead the team.​

     

     

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