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Ref No.: 18-00075
Location: Rockleigh, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date / End Date: 03/01/2018 to 03/01/2019
Position Summary: Client is seeking a Senior Implementation Specialist to manage a multitude of large scale integration projects within the IT Operations department. The position will have matrixed responsibility to the IT Program Management Office to ensure compliance with Client's Project & Portfolio Management (PPM) standards and participate in the Application Project Planning where the services of IT Operations are required to coordinate and deliver.

Duties and Responsibilities: • Responsible for project management support for integrated implementations within the IT Operations and Services area. • Provide hands-on project management and actively manage project plans, deliverables, dependencies, outcome and stakeholder communications for assigned projects within the agreed upon timeframe and guidelines. • Create, update and facilitate the execution of project work plans using Planview, including identification of resources needed and assignment of individual responsibilities. • Prepare communication plans and related project status reports to key stakeholders to provide project updates on activities and deliverables, as well as risks and mitigation strategies. • Define and manage overall change control processes and validation aspects of the project to ensure project success. • Establish, manage and motivate teams dedicated to each project to meet expected deliverables and timelines.

Supervisory Responsibilities: • There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this job.

Minimum Qualifications: • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information management, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. • 10+ years of professional IT experience. • 4+ years hands-on experience with IT Service Management methodology. • Experience in IT requirements gathering required. • PMP or ITIL Certification desired.

Requirements and General Skills: • Good public speaking and presentation skills. • Interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Ability to work independently and in a team environment. • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized. • Ability to project professionalism over the phone and in person. • Commitment to "internal client " and customer service principles. • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects. • Spelling, grammar, proofreading and editing skills. • Creative writing ability.
18-00103 Senior Implementation Engineer
• Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. • Must have the legal right to work in U.S.

Technical Skills: • Demonstrated experience in the managing and delivering integrated IT projects. • Thorough knowledge of MS Project (Project Management Software). • Knowledge of Planivew desirable.

Consulting Assignment Duration: 1 year Interview Process: Telephone Interview/In-person Interview/NO SKYPE Location: Washington, DC