Project Manager

  • location: Jersey City, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $57 - $67 per hour

job description

Project Manager

job summary:
Description:

  • Prime Brokerage Margin and Risk Technology team is seeking an experienced Project Manager responsible for executing one or more projects.
Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage the project plan, drive project completion, facilitating issues, maintaining control over scope and ensuring that project artifacts are maintained
  • Manage project backlog using JIRA sprints and epics and client's internal project management tools
  • Co-ordinate project work prioritization with users and the development team
  • Co-ordinate project releases with Application Support and Release Management teams
  • Prepare materials to present to stakeholders or technology, both visually and in textual form
  • Manage project risk. Proactively identify and engage key project stakeholders/partners to avoid unanticipated issues and gaps during project execution.
  • Pro-active status reporting and key issues. Weekly and monthly reporting on project details and status to various stakeholders, partners, PMO, tech execs, etc.
  • Monthly resource allocation process to forecast resource needs for upcoming month. Collaborates and communicates with other project managers and dev leads, and managers to coordinate resources among multiple workstreams, cross-project initiatives and activities.
  • Successfully all relevant project phases to design, build, test, and implement deliverables required to achieve project objectives and benefit targets.
  • Assist in the development of project budgets and monthly budgetary tracking in compliance with thefinancial practices.
  • Effectively directs internal and external resources to achieve business solutions within project guidelines.
Essential skills

  • 7+ years of experience in financial services
  • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle and Agile methodology
  • The ability to effectively communicate with both the business and technology.
  • The ability to communicate within a multi-disciplined team, across multiple locations and time zones, and to interact with demanding business users.
  • A flexible, hardworking and "can do" attitude; comfortable working in a fast paced environment with frequent release cycles and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Excellent technical skills; SQL, MS Excel, Jira, MS Project, SharePoint, Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Word.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written are required.
  • Ability to handle pressure/conflict
Desirable skills

  • Exposure to financial products
  • Change management functions within client
 
location: Jersey City, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $57 - 67 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Manage the project plan, drive project completion, facilitating issues, maintaining control over scope and ensuring that project artifacts are maintained
  • Manage project backlog using JIRA sprints and epics and client's internal project management tools
  • Co-ordinate project work prioritization with users and the development team
  • Co-ordinate project releases with Application Support and Release Management teams
  • Prepare materials to present to stakeholders or technology, both visually and in textual form
  • Manage project risk. Proactively identify and engage key project stakeholders/partners to avoid unanticipated issues and gaps during project execution.
  • Pro-active status reporting and key issues. Weekly and monthly reporting on project details and status to various stakeholders, partners, PMO, tech execs, etc.
  • Monthly resource allocation process to forecast resource needs for upcoming month. Collaborates and communicates with other project managers and dev leads, and managers to coordinate resources among multiple workstreams, cross-project initiatives and activities.
  • Successfully all relevant project phases to design, build, test, and implement deliverables required to achieve project objectives and benefit targets.
  • Assist in the development of project budgets and monthly budgetary tracking in compliance with thefinancial practices.
  • Effectively directs internal and external resources to achieve business solutions within project guidelines.
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • Project Manager

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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