Project Manager

  • location: Washington, DC
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $63 per hour

job description

Project Manager

job summary:
Our Washington DC client is seeking a PMP certified Project Manager with a financial background for a long term, contract opportunity. Candidates should have excellent communication skiills and work collaboratively with others. Experience with project management tools such as MS Project Server are highly desirable.

 
location: Washington, Washington, D.C.
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors to ensure timely and cost-effective execution of project tasks
  • Assist project team members, Subject Matter Experts, and Sponsor with the definition of project scope and objectives by involving relevant stakeholders, identifying requirements and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Work with impacted areas of the company to secure adequate resources, materials and funding
  • Develop detailed project schedule with some assistance from Program Manager and/or Scheduler.
  • Perform continued maintenance, updating and tracking of project schedule activities and progress reporting
  • Identify and manage dependencies between departments, systems, vendors and assets
  • Coordinate Assessment of changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Manage project changes through established Governance Change Control process to ensure appropriate approvals
  • Identify and document project issues and risks and monitor progress of mitigation actions.
  • Successfully establish and maintain effective relationships with internal and external resources and key project stakeholders involved in project tasks and key critical path deliverables
  • Monitor of vendor's delivery timeline and escalate of vendor related issues through the appropriate escalation process
  • Develop and maintain of required project management artifacts in accordance with Project Management standards and applicable regulations
  • Identify efficiencies and recommend of process improvements to reduce costs and add value.
  • strong attention to detail, and coordination
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple IT work-streams, cross-departmental interfaces, complex technologies, multiple geographies, and high-value assets.
  • Excellent communication skills, working collaboratively with others - inclusive of senior executives to discuss major issues and develop options and alternatives that can be leveraged to address key challenges
  • Experience with project management tools such as MS Project Server (EPM)
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Manager
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
 
skills:
  • Project Management
  • PMP
  • MS Project
  • MS Office
  • Planning
  • MS Project Server

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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