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Senior Technology Project Manager - 4953

Senior Technology Project Manager 

Our direct client is looking to hire an experienced Project Manager who has managed a variety of IT and application development focused projects. This position drives the initiation, planning, design, testing, and delivery stages of technology projects in a matrix environment to achieve measurable business objectives. 

 

Key Accountabilities

People/Team

  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal and customer service skills to drive collaborative project deliveries and promote the value of project management across the organization
  • Manages vendor relationships throughout the duration of related projects and collaborates with vendor implementation resources to ensure alignment of expectations and deliverables
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to create project artifacts that align within the appropriate stage of project execution (i.e. scope, schedule, budget, test plan, communication plan, education plan, activation plan, & change control)
  • Drives critical, time-sensitive discussions related to risks, issues, dependencies, and decision points with stakeholders and collaborates with the team to develop corresponding action plans
  • Actively contributes to the evolution of the IT PMO (Project Management Office) by recommending new efficiency-based processes, educating stakeholders on the value of project management, providing feedback during team discussions, and owning development and implementation of approved changes

Project Management, Financial Strength & Risk Management

  • Leverages PMBOK and Agile project management frameworks to define project governance, manage risks, and drive the delivery of projects within scope, schedule, and cost constraints
  • Consistently provides effective status reporting that contains the appropriate level of actionable detail for Executive, Sponsor-level, and project team recipients
  • Creates and maintains accurate project estimates, budgets, and actively manages cost forecasts throughout the project
  • Executes proper change control processes to provide transparency and effectively manage scope, schedule, and cost
  • Proficiently leverages Project Management tools such as MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, PPM and budgeting software to ensure high-quality project deliveries
  • Adheres to all policies and procedures, including but not limited to change management, incident reporting, time accounting, expense reporting, purchase requisition processes, and compliance requirements

                                                             

Technology

  • Ability to understand technical constraints, dependencies, and frameworks to ensure the delivery of a high-quality solution
  • Partner with technical leads and vendors to ensure the translation of requirements into comprehensive technical solutions
  • Demonstrate technical acumen to ensure project team executes high-quality design, testing, and cutover activities
     

 

Required

Bachelor’s degree (preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related field)

10+ years of professional experience formally leading projects within a matrixed or co-sourced environment

Ability to tactfully drive indirect reports and pivot while maintaining order in a fast-paced business environment

Experience providing a service to internal stakeholders to achieve successful outcomes

Demonstrated capability for problem solving, decision making, sound judgment, assertiveness

Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as strong presentation skills and the ability to conduct presentations to large groups

Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills

Experienced user of MS Project and MS Office toolset (Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint)

Valid driver’s license

 

 

Preferred

Project Management Professional (PMP), Six Sigma, SLDC, or Agile certification

Master’s degree (in aforementioned fields)

Experience in Energy & Utilities or services industry

Experience with SAP implementations or optimizations

Experience with PPM tools (e.g. Planview, ServiceNow, etc.)

Experience in a consultative role with an implementation service organization or start-up

 

This position is being offered on a contract to hire basis. The position will start as a contract for approximately 6 months then convert to full-time. This position will be hybrid. The incumbent will be expected to be on-site in Poughkeepsie, NY 2-3x per week. Immediate interview and hire – send resume today for immediate consideration!
 Job ID: 4953

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