Job #: 997

Title: Project Manager – Custom Application Development – Mahwah

Region:

  • Northern New Jersey
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Function:

  • Project Manager
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $75-100
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 4 months ago

    Evolve program and project management capabilities, improve delivery of solutions to business clients, and leverage project management knowledge across the IT organization
    Consult with internal customers on project initiation statements, project definition reports, business cases and benefits realization estimates
    Develop and manage project operating costs, request budget allocation and reallocations, ensure project and program is within budget
    Develop work plans and work programs, including estimates and resource requirements
    Incorporate industry best practices, conduct internal and external benchmarking, and establish standards, key measures, and metrics
    Communicate project status and be the project advocate; take responsibility for risk and issue management
    Establish positive and collaborative relationships with customers and demonstrate a clear understanding of both internal and external customer requirements and measurement criteria
    Integration and alignment with other processes and solutions
    Participate in and facilitate post project/phase reviews to cultivate a learning organization
    Develop and maintain project artifacts (stakeholder analysis and status reporting)
    Responsible for defining project scope; identify, manage & control changes to scope
    Development and execution of behavioral change management plan to ensure user adoption of new systems and processes
    Skills:
    Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university; Masters degree from an accredited college/university is preferred
    Minimum 7 years of progressive IT project management experience
    Strong project management skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing multiple medium-scale projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and consultants
    Ability to manage 1 to 3 medium risk projects concurrently, including multi-phase, multi-track projects with up to 30 project team members
    Project management experience that includes application development, package implementation, infrastructure and IT transformation projects
    Comprehensive knowledge of full lifecycle project management, software development, and infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices
    Experience building collaborative environments, teaming cultures, and customer service mindset among project teams
    Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with various levels in an organization
    PMP Certification
    Audit or financial services functional knowledge, preferred
    Agile methodology experience

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