Sr Project Manager - Office 365 Program

  • location: New York, NY
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $55 - $63 per hour
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Sr Project Manager - Office 365 Program

job summary:
Senior Project Manager - Infrastructure Services, PMO

Business Charter:

The Project Manager III (PM3) is expected to manage complex Projects, programs, and/or a portfolio which are broad in scope, interdependent, high risk, high impact, have long term implementation time frames and are cross functional. The PM3 works closely with product owners, architects, engineers, vendors/partners, and line of business stakeholders to deliver technology solutions in support of organization's strategic and tactical initiatives. Primary focus for a PM3 is to manage control scope, timeline, cost, risk, and communications throughout the project lifecycle in accordance to organization's PDLC framework. PM3 also work to constantly adhere, improve and govern PDLC practices within the organization.

location: New York, New York
job type: Contract
salary: $55 - 63 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors

Organizational Responsibilities:

  1. Participates in organizational events such as Quarterly Offsite and Team Meetings
  2. Represent the values of organization and IT as a professional organization and individually demonstrate professionalism and respect to their team and stakeholders
  3. Continuously improve project management methodologies used within IT
  4. Provides expertise and consulting to project managers in the process of project management and in the softer skills of team dynamics, team building and group motivation
Project Work/Other:

  1. Provide direction to project teams and/or direct reports consisting of employees, on-site consultants and offshore resources, and ensure the team supports departmental goals and objectives
  2. Manage organizational team deliverables and project responsibilities
  3. Ensure effective delivery through the use of project meetings, estimation, requirements, scheduling/planning efforts, risks, and project finances within the PDLC framework. Review and clarify project requirements, provide estimates and task breakdowns, and participate in the creation and delivery of accurate and achievable project plans and budgets
  4. Lead group portfolio planning and prioritization efforts and accurately capture and communicate project priorities
  5. Partner with other teams within IT and the business to develop and maintain relationships by engaging stakeholders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  6. Provide well-crafted stakeholder and governance communications on time with accuracy and completeness
  7. Communicate effectively with senior management stakeholders
  8. Ensure adherence and provide governance to PDLC guidelines set forth by the Infrastructure Services PMO Organization
  9. Provide analysis, recommendations and implementation on improvements to existing processes within the Infrastructure Services organization
  10. Mentor and help to develop less experienced Project Managers
Individual / Technical Work Skills:

  • Timely delivery of projects against target completion dates
  • Evidence of effective use of PDLC adherence and governance on assigned Projects
  • Evidence of Process Improvements within the Infrastructure PMO Organization on assigned and unassigned work
  • Effective use of communication and engagement to various audiences measured through customer feedback
  • Quality and effectiveness of the delivery of projects through the use of key performance indicators
  • Ability to effectively communicate the Project goals and objectives in a transparent way to various audiences
  • Excellent and purposefully demonstrated understanding of the Project Lifecycle and the inherent responsibilities as a PM
  • Ability to lead team sessions in scope, estimation, planning, scheduling, etc. lending deep knowledge to discussions because of past practical experience
  • Ability to organize complementary projects into programs and manage accordingly
  • Experience in leading projects which are broad in scope, interdependent, high risk, high impact, long implementation time frames, cross-functional and of significant magnitude. Resources could be onsite or off shore
Advanced/Expert Level Skills:

  • PDLC Knowledge Area and Processes
  • IT Service Management Platforms
  • MS Office Suite
  • Ability to lead and collaboratively work with various stakeholders
  • Creation of Presentations to Senior Management
  • Delivering Presentation to various audiences, including Senior Management
  • Change Management
  • Multi-Stakeholder Management

skills: Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of various Project Management methodologies (i.e., Waterfall, RUP, Scrum, AGILE)
  • Experience working in a PMO organization that has worked towards continuous process and service improvements

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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