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Project Manager (Solutions Manager)
Ref No.: 18-00042
Location: Yonkers, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 03/26/2018
Our client an enterprise services consulting organization, that offers primarily SharePoint and the Microsoft stack of application and business platforms, is currently looking for a Project Manager (Solutions Manager) for their Yonkers, NY office.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage client relations representing the Company in the highest and most professional manner.
  • Create project plans and manage resources from initiation through implementation.
  • Manage the financial aspect of a project with regards to reporting actual spend to forecasting the cost of the project through its various lifecycles.
  • Maintain release cycle and roadmap for application upgrades including resource utilization.
  • Manage project team and infrastructure resources to update project plans and drive critical path for all projects and service agreements.
  • Drive and deliver initiatives to improve the team's delivery processes and methods.
  • Manage issues / risks on projects with timely issue escalations and suggestions for issues resolution.
  • Provide periodic status reports to managing partner, stakeholders, and CTO.
  • Work closely with Development Team, Solutions Architect and Business Analyst to develop project deliverables.
  • Manage issues / risks on projects with timely issue escalations and suggestions for issues resolution.
  • Understand the end to end project plan for each project along with the dependencies and the critical path items.
  • Manage and execute acceptance testing - both UAT, with the client performing execution, and quality assurance testing prior to UAT start.
  • Monitor business process designs and configurations.
  • Communicate effectively with managers, technical, and non-technical personnel at all levels.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without sponsorship
  • Minimum 2 years of experience offering SharePoint solutions to end-users, technical knowledge a plus
  • Minimum 3 years of experience leading projects as a Project Manager
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with the Microsoft .NET platform
  • Clear and professional command of the English language, both spoken and written
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project for scheduling and resource allocation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Visio
  • Working knowledge of Business Analysis Standards
  • Understanding of PMI and Agile project management processes
  • Knowledge of Nintex
  • Business Process Management (BPM) Analysis and Documentation experience a plus
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, while meeting deadlines

Education:
  • Computer Science, Business or related Degree.
  • Project Management Certification, or related job experience.
If you or someone you know has the experience described above, please contact:

Andrea Diaz
adiaz@knappconsultants.com


*Knapp Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Current Unemployment Status. EEO is the Law

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