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Sr. Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-04416
Location: Montvale, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 10/29/2018 to 03/29/2019
Our client, a Global Professional Firm in Montvale NJ is seeking a Project Manager on a long term contracting basis. The candidate will provide Project Management oversight across Tech Services portfolio (misc projects and Facilities infrastructure upgrades).

Responsibilities:
  • Evolve 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
  • Develop and maintain project artifacts (stakeholder analysis and status reporting)
  • Responsible for defining project scope; identify, manage & control changes to scope
  • Control program scope, baseline changes, and net investment during design, development, and production of assigned projects
  • Lead and facilitate status calls with project sponsors to provide updates and review dashboards
Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact with various levels in an organization
  • PMP Certification required