Project Manager

  • location: Lake Mary, FL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $53 - $56 per hour
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Project Manager

job summary:
The purpose of the Project Manager, Advisory job is to ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Project Manager, Advisory will plan, coordinate, and monitor larger scale scope and budget projects with a high degree of complexity and risk. The Project Manager, Advisory will partner with key business stakeholders to ensure a successful start-up and completion of a project. Projects can span multiple business units or functional areas. The Project Manager, Advisory is expected to work under minimal supervision.

 
location: Lake Mary, Florida
job type: Contract
salary: $53 - 56 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery
  • Provide a holistic view of the overall project to the organization and all stakeholders
  • Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to: Defining the overall scope of the project; Creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline/schedule highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; Identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; Putting mechanisms in place to ensure on-going control of the project (E.g., Kick off meeting, overall Project Management Approach, Communication Plan, Risk Management, Issues Management, Change Control, etc.)
  • Monitor the integrity of the program and execute measures to maintain such integrity
  • Define project governance, outlining roles, responsibilities, decision rights and clearly defined escalation path
  • Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes
  • Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout project
  • Proactively communicate the project's progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle. Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions
  • Serve as a liaison with client and 3rd parties, ensuring alignment and understanding of key dependencies
  • Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in business or equivalent work experience
  • 7-10 years of previous project management and/or relevant consulting experience
  • Knowledge of- and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies, as well as, project lifecycles
 
skills:
  • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries desired
  • Experience in driving large scale projects within an organization
  • Experience with matrix management of cross-functional processes and teams
  • Possesses the following key skills/behaviors:

    • Stakeholder Partnership
    • Judgment
    • Team Leadership
    • Accountability & Commitment
    • Learning Agility
    • Business Acumen
    • Problem Solving
    • Process Adherence

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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