Project Manager

  • location: Glen Mills, PA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $65 - $85 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
As an integral part of ensuring projects are delivered on time, on budget, to scope and desired quality, the Project Manager reports directly to a Portfolio Manager or a PMO Senior Project Manager and works on projects originating from Business Solutions groups, CTO (Infrastructure and Technology and GISO (Global Information Security).

The incumbent is responsible for the end-to-end project delivery effort including: oversight of project status; managing project team resources; ensuring project milestones are met; project status reporting; and monitoring to keep projects on schedule and to budget within identified standards. Responsible for risk identification, resolution and escalating as required through proper channels to ensure consistent and efficient delivery.

 
location: Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
job type: Contract
salary: $65 - 85 per hour
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Manage overall planning, execution and delivery of projects
  • Track project status, manage and escalate project issues and risks as appropriate
  • Ensure project milestones are met and determine mitigation if risk of not meeting milestones exist
  • Provide project status reporting to leadership
  • Responsible for project specific budget monitoring and activities
  • Escalate project issues and risks as appropriate to senior management
  • Build and lead effective project teams
  • Provide performance feedback and capability development of project team members
  • Develop and execute resource management plans
  • Document and file project level lessons learned
  • Participate in PMO center of excellence programs (eg: coaching/mentoring etc.)
  • Deliver timely project health and performance dashboards
  • Establish and facilitate regular project team meetings
  • Create, maintain and communicate as appropriate project risk and issue logs
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 7 - 10 years of experience
  • PMP or Prince2 certification
 
skills:
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Management knowledge and skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Ensures the primary goals of IT governance: for investments to generate business value are promoted, understood and managed and met. In-depth knowledge of portfolio, businesses, functions and all relevant stakeholders to successfully drive decisions and recommendation regarding the IT portfolio
  • Understands major IT systems and the level of support provided for key business processes; Understands IT fundamentals including management concepts, IT methods and tools, architecture, business IT strategy, technology strategy, organization structures, people and skills, sourcing strategies, finance and supporting systems
  • Demonstrates basic understanding of IT strategy, how the strategy is being implemented within the company and ability to ask appropriate questions. Demonstrates general understanding of client facing and enabling area technologies
  • Demonstrates an understanding of overall project goals and how results/deliverables of the work stream will impact the organization
  • Proven track record in applied Project Management
  • Experience working on complex application and infrastructure technology projects
  • Experience with Agile project management methodologies and terminology
  • Six Sigma is preferred
  • Technology and potentially other industry experience (e.g.: tech/manufacturing/financial etc.)
  • Ability to work comfortably with senior executives
  • Program management experience

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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