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Sr. IT Project Manager - Long-term Contract

Global IT Project Manager

Our direct client in Northern NJ, a global professional services firm, seeks a Sr. Project Manager to work closely with the Portfolio Manager of a large portfolio of globally-deployed applications that are key to the client's business.  

This position is 95% remote, but we would prefer a candidate who can drive to the Northern NJ location once or twice a month for team meetings, in 2022.  

As a Project Manager, you’ll be expected to support several projects,  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.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ experience in project management disciplines, with experience planning and executing projects and programs
  • Strong experience in managing IT projects and in OT deployment management required.
  • Additional ability to manage business initiatives preferred. 
  • Proven ability to communicate and "sell" projects and initiatives to senior stakeholders and partners and get their buy-in
  • 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 
  • Flexibility to travel as required to regional locations 
  • 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; development of an integrated plan and a standardized approach for all projects

Years of experience Minimum of 8-10 yrs experience

Certification PMP and Scrum certified or comprehensive equivalent experience

 Job ID: 4863

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