Project Manager

New York, NY 10022

Posted: 07/19/2018 Job Category: Technical Project Manager Job Number: 98462

Infrastructure Project Manager  

6-8 years experience

Located in Jersey City 

6 month consulting  assignment, with possible extensions

Should have previous experience working at a financial services company 

Program Management
  • Accountable for successful planning, execution, and closure of assigned projects
  • Independently able to handle standard PM responsibilities through the PMLC
  • Capable of leading the project through scoping, budgeting, implementation, command and control, escalations, risks and issues management, time management
  • Manages low-to-medium risk, short-term projects that can be accomplished within 6 months and have flexibility in timelines
  • Manages projects which are global, business aligned or group level initiatives
  • Able to handle projects in two or more of the disciplines (including and not restricted to risk, distributed systems and storage, networks and telecommunications, premises)
  • Appropriately escalates for feedback and resolution delivery on key decisions, financial forecasts and corrective actions when results deviate from plan or process definition.
  • Contains and maintains knowledge of PM supportive software tools and systems (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Visio, MS Project, etc)

 
  • Accountable for successful execution of multiple complex, high risk  and multi-dimensional Infrastructure & Cyber projects across the Global Portfolio
  • Demonstrates a high level understanding of client  products and Services
  • Ability to articulate the business needs/values of the assigned projects effectively
  • Ability to work on Global and local projects across multiple disciplines (including and not restricted to risk, distributed systems and storage, networks, end-user and telecommunications)
  • Ability to manage Global projects involving geographically dispersed teams
  • Ability to manage effectively across and up the organization
  • Ability to make key decisions, financial forecasts and corrective actions when results deviate from plan
  • Ability to conduct process definition and re-engineering when required throughout project duration
  • Ensure project governance is defined and maintained throughout project duration
  • Ability to present to senior business and IT management along with independently being  able to produce presentations and other updates for senior level committees
  • Possesses   8- 10 years of experience in financial industry and in project management or equivalent area

 

Relationship Management & Communication

•   Provides superior client experience and strengthens relationship with business partner

•   Supports senior forums and ensures team management; ability to manage up and down across the team

•   Collaborates with colleagues across the organization to get things done

•   Manages project communications including status reports to all stakeholders

•   Provides Executive & Senior Management with timely updates on project items

•   May utilize single vendor / 3rd party of known capacity and manage the relationship (

    Vendor management)

 

Qualifications/Experience
  • Excellent communication and technical writing skills including the ability to summarize and identify key messages targeted to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to motivate and influence both business and technical communities, as well as consult with and advise clients
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of technology - financial services experience required, investment banking area preferred
  • Creation and maintenance of shared artifact repository (i.e. SharePoint)
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • High level of organization to work on/track multiple initiatives and outstanding tasks
  • Exhibits problem solving skills and shows flexibility in supporting evolution in process, standards, and strategy

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