job summary: Establish and proactively drive delivery of project activities, objectives and schedules to ensure successful completionProvide leadership and guidance to a matrixed Project TeamDefines and establishes project or program governance structures to support successful deliveryStructures projects or programs to minimize costs, ensure optimum output and maintain qualityCreates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning. location: Los Angeles, California job type: Contract salary: $47.61 - 52.61 per hour work hours: 8am to 5pm education: Bachelors responsibilities: Leads and facilitates project meetings, including development and reporting of project plan tasks, schedules, milestones, and other project activitiesAccountable to project stakeholders for schedule, budget, quality and outcome of all project elementsManage several projects of varying size concurrentlyAdheres to client Technology Project Management Guidelines and delivery methodologies. Ensures required project artifacts per the Guidelines are deliveredParticipates in long-range planning and development of application or product roadmaps with Business Unit OwnersActively demonstrates and reinforces client's PRIDE (People, Relationships, Integrity, Dedication and Entrepreneurs) values in day-to-day activitiesComplies fully with all Bank policies and procedures as well as all regulatory requirementsCompletes all required training Skills: Must be business savvy with good diplomacy skills in order to influence and be effective with project teams and senior executivesScheduling and budgeting experienceDemonstrated knowledge of Project Lifecycles and Software Development LifecyclesDemonstrated knowledge of all aspects of technology project methodologies, various project management tools and techniques across all project phasesSolid understanding of project risk, issue identification and mitigation Pro-active in creating awareness and/or escalation of project issues or risks and developing mitigation plansExcellent project management, organizational and analytical skillsKnowledge or experience in the implementation and/or support of infrastructure environments and/or applications within a technology organization a plusstrong leadership and negotiation skillsDemonstrated ability to problem solve and exercise solid judgementExcellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain relationshipsstrong verbal, written and presentation skillsMust be familiar with the project scope and objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the project teamProficiency with Project Portfolio Management solutions and MS ProjectKnowledgeable of Agile toolsBanking or financial industry experience preferredPMP certification a plusAgile SCRUM Master certification a plus2 or more years of banking or financial industry experience preferredAgile Scrum Master Certification preferred Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceMinimum of 3 years project manager experienceMinimum of 2 years of experience managing technical medium-sized projectsMinimum of 2 years of experience in an IT role qualifications: Experience level: ExperiencedMinimum 3 years of experienceEducation: Bachelors skills: Project ManagementINFRASTRUCTURE PM (3 years of experience is required) 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. Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. For certain assignments, Covid-19 vaccination and/or testing may be required by Randstad's client or applicable federal mandate, subject to approved medical or religious accommodations. Carefully review the job posting for details on vaccine/testing requirements or ask your Randstad representative for more information.