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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-24582
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Title: Project Manager
Duration: 04 Months with possible extension
Location: Minneapolis, MN


Update/Feedback from Supplier Call 0n 09/12:
  • Minimum 3 years of PM experience
  • Ameriprise experience preferred, not required.
  • Financial services industry experience preferred, not required.
  • Legal language experience or legal background is preferred
  • Process documentation experience is preferred
  • Ability to work across multiple teams/organizations, drive consensus, keep project on task and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with the ability to learn quickly and work independently with little oversight
  • Interview Process - first round in-person interview (30 min) with hiring manager. Second round interview with Program Leader.

Details: Our client, a national financial leader, is looking for a Project Manager to manage an annual legal language review process and other projects. In this role, you will ensure that all tasks are completed on time and decisions are documented and develop documentation for team processes.

MUST HAVE SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience as a Project Manager
  • Experience leading multiple complex projects from design to delivery
  • Experience defining, estimating and scheduling project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope through a clearly defined project plan

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE:
  • Legal language experience or legal background
  • Financial services industry experience
  • Process documentation experience
  • Ability to work across multiple teams/organizations, drive consensus, keep project on task and meet deadlines
  • Flexible with the ability to adjust quickly to changing situations and drive results through ambiguous environments or unexpected obstacles
  • Self-starter with the ability to learn quickly and work independently with little oversight
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Ability to quickly sift through concepts and drill down into actionable steps
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to make objective decisions
  • Ability to satisfy requirements from multiple customers/stakeholders
  • Ability to balance approach to political, economic, social, technological, and administrative factors

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Drive the implementation of project deliverables defined in a project charter while ensuring the budget, scope, schedule, risk and quality meet specific success criteria
  • Ensure key stakeholders are informed and engaged.
  • Ensure company and industry standard project management methodologies and tools are utilized.
  • Develop documentation for team processes.
  • Ensure that project deliverables are strategically aligned with business objectives and defined for the team.
  • Define, estimate and schedule project tasks and interdependencies to achieve the scope.
  • Identify project resource requirements and working with Steering Committee/Project Sponsor/Project Management Office/Project Management Competency Center.
  • Hold resources accountable for delivering on the project plan, including providing coaching and mentoring of resources.
  • Adhere to the approved project methodology for project management and maintains project artifacts and records.
  • Identify and track key measures of success for the project.
  • Analyze project performance, create cost benefit analysis and identify optimal solutions that minimize the negative impact and tradeoffs.
  • Implement corrective actions to ensure project success and facilitates project change requests.
  • Provide internal and external stakeholder communications and progress reports that effectively outline the project status, risks, issues and action plans to ensure project success.
  • Escalate to the Steering Committee/Project Sponsor risks and issues with potential significant impact.
  • Work effectively with business partners, vendors, technology, and project management staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables.
  • Transition project into daily business operations at the end of the project.

Regards,

Gaurav Vatsa
13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120, Herndon, VA 20171
Direct: 703-889-6667 | Fax: 703-889-6500
GauravV@LanceSoft.com | www.LanceSoft.com
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