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IT Project Manager - Long Term Contract - REMOTE

We seek an experienced IT Project Manager for a multi-year contract, which can be done remotely, to project manage Technical Integration and Data workstreams for a key technology Transformation program, a multi-year initiative to establish new processes for our client's assessment of sales and project opportunities, based on a new technology platform; the new platform is heavily integrated with other up/downstream global applications.  

We seek a Project Manager who's had experience with global applications implementations, involving systems integration and data migration.  

Any experience with the following is a plus:
– Service Now
– SalesForce
– Other Sales/CRM applications
– Professional Services/Consulting businesses

Location – anywhere in US

Need flex in working hours – could be early morning meetings with Europe, and some later-evening meetings with Asia-Pac, from time to time.  

Standard PM capabilities are key:
– Project Managers are expected to ensure that their projects deliver on the required outputs detailed in their Project Charters, within the specified time and financial constraints.
-There is a strong focus on financial management, coordination of delivery team resources, and closely monitoring and maintaining detailed project plans.
– It is expected that status reporting, issue and risk management is undertaken on a timely basis and adheres the reporting cycles within their individual portfolio’s and executive reporting mandated by the GPMO PMO team
– Project Managers will be expected to follow the in-house project lifecycle from inception to completion using standard project lifecycle practices and artifacts. 
– Agile and Waterfall SDLC experience are both needed

 Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Coordinate and facilitate amongst project resources to ensure project execution
  • Ensure project is delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Develop project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Develop detailed project plan to track progress
  • Manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs and follow a formal CR process
  • Report and escalate issues / risks to management as needed
  • Manage the day to day relationship with the client and stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in project management disciplines, with experience planning and executing projects and programs. Strong experience managing both IT and Business projects preferred.
  • Strong project management skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and third-party contractors
  • Requires excellent communication skills, analytical ability, strong judgment skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with project team members, project sponsors, functional leads, and senior management in a matrixed environment
  • Self-motivated, enthusiastic and passionate
  • Drive and demonstrated success working independently in a virtual environment
  • Capable of strategic thinking and of moving strategic plans into action
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously

Education:

Bachelors degree from an accredited university

Certification:

PMP and Scrum certified or comprehensive experience

   

Job ID: 4969

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