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Client Engagement Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00364
Location: Parsippany, New Jersey
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 09/10/2018

The Client Engagement Project Manager plays a meaningful role in the delivery of our client's product to our global rapidly growing client base. You will be responsible for structuring a project from the beginning, with full responsibility for the day to day commercials, the client relationship and delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Working and coordinating with the US based Product Development Centre.
  • Demonstrable ability to foster positive relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Able to prioritize, often according to conflicting requirements and timescales, ensuring agreed milestones are achieved.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with Senior Business Leaders and developers acquiring a high degree of trust and understanding from both.
  • Co-ordination across all teams involved in the product life cycle including analysis and definition of the solution, development, QA and implementation.
  • Maintaining high level progress status and reporting to clients and our line management.
  • Participating in the evolution of the company's delivery and development methodology, putting in place the processes needed as the company grows.
  • Clearly defining, articulating and adapting project strategy to changes in scope.
  • Effectively handling changes through shifting business priorities, controlling project scope, resources and timing as needed.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A mature, keen, driven and commercially astute individual with extensive experience in managing large scale projects in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience and understanding of Project lifecycle e.g.: scope management, change control and process management.
  • Deep experience running and managing High Ticket Value and Fixed Priced projects.
  • Full P&L and commercial responsibility.
  • Project Management experience in Banking Payments is desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent understanding of development and delivery lifecycle gained through experience in a commercial organization managing delivery to external clients.
  • Strong methodical approach, with excellent attention to detail and the ability to respond to change and challenges as led by the client.
  • Experience developing strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders and working with remotely based development teams.
  • Experience and / or understanding of product delivery and implications for the project delivery life cycle.
  • Excellent written and oral skills.
  • Travel Required: Parsippany, NJ based with 30% travel (mainly US).