Project Program Manager
Creates & executes project plans and revises when appropriate to meet changing needs/requirements. Identifies resources needed and assigns responsibilities. Manages day to day operations of the project.
Primary daily Responsibilities:
- Develop a deep understanding of the trust & estate practice and tools to support specific aspects of the business.
- Partner with various business groups, functional teams and technology teams to deliver optimal solutions
- Drive execution of multiple projects within a defined scope of work
- Develop and Lead test planning & test execution activities
- Provide end user production support and defect/issue resolution for supported applications
- Create user training and other resource materials and distribute communications as part of the change management process
location: Wilmington, Delaware
job type: Contract
work hours: 9 to 5
education: Bachelor's degree
experience: 1 Years
Enhancement projects moving from one system to another (software development projects)
Working with stakeholders (some will be senior), managing many projects simultaneously
This is a big role, not a small one. Junior PMs will not fill the space, minimum 5 years, PMP methodology, reporting, collecting requirements, business requirements, identifying stakeholders correctly, planning for projects, monitoring and controlling projects, planning risks, preparing for risks.
They use Agile Methodology, JIRA is important.
No preference on background (financial services not necessary - methodologies are more important)
The role is open due to more demand, and tight deadlines, they have a lot of projects within trust and estates.
They are not looking for a Scrum Master if the person is familiar with Agile.
You have to understand what a story is, you have to understand how to open an item, what UAT is, how to deal with testers, automated testing experience is a plus, and an understanding of what project management is (PMP is a plus).
Someone willing to do the work to understand the business, having the desire to learn
#1 - Project management Experience
#2 - Self-starter (taking documents, confirming understanding, and moving forward with minimal training)
#3 - Someone who is not afraid to ask questions - (not saying you understand something when you don't)
skills: Project Management
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.