ServiceNow Project Manager

ny, NY 10022

Post Date: 07/24/2018 Job ID: 98664 Job Category: Technical Project Manager
Project Manager/Business Analyst
Long term consulting assignment 

Located in Jersey City

Financial Services experience is a plus 

PMP Certification a plus 

 
Must have experience with  ServiceNow Implementations  PURPOSE
Experienced Project Manager and Business Analyst reporting to the Senior Program Manager of a multi-year program that will transform and modernize business operations across client.

Individual will lead requirements gathering and project delivery of key phases of the program from inception through delivery.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
 

Project Management Lifecycle

 

Proficient in all Project Manager skills:
  • Accountable for successful planning, execution, and closure of assigned project(s)
  • Independently able to handle standard PM responsibilities through the project management lifecycle
  • Capable of leading the project through scoping, budgeting, implementation, command and control, escalations, risks and issues management, time management
  • Ability to manage risk with high acumen, developing and managing mitigation strategies
  • 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, industry standard PPM Software etc)

 

 

Business Analysis

 
  • Proficient in the planning, elicitation, analysis, translation, and documentation of business requirements
  • Deep experience developing Business Cases and Business Requirements Documents, defining clear scope, business drivers, functional and non-functional requirements, success and performance criteria, etc
  • Strong understanding of systems architecture and systems engineering concepts in order to build clear specifications for project delivery
  • Ability to conduct cost/benefit analysis of requirements
  • Contains and maintains knowledge of BA supportive software tools and systems (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Visio, Lucidchart, Balsamiq, ARIS, etc)

 

 

Relationship & Communication

 
  • Provides superior client experience and strengthens relationship with business partner
  • Responsible for hosting and facilitating Project Management Governance Forums and Requirements Gathering Meetings
  • Collaborates with colleagues across the organization to get things done
  • Manages project communications including status reports to all stakeholders
  • Provides senior management with timely updates on project items
  • May utilize single vendor / 3rd  party of known capacity and manage the relationship ( Vendor management)

 

Overall
  • An SME who effectively communicates and collaborates with senior management, regional and global business leaders / sponsors / stakeholders
  • Able to manages projects that are multi-year high budget initiatives that involve interaction with and having the ability to face off with consultants and vendors
  • Possesses 7 or more years experience in the project management or equivalent areas
  • Possesses 5 or more years experience in the business analysis area
  • Possesses financial industry experience
  • Possesses Software Development, Systems Deployment, Systems Architecture, and Systems Engineering experience

 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS/ SPECIFICATIONS   Behavioral Competencies (for superior performance) · Breakthrough Thinking
  • Business Acumen
· Customer Insight
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
· Strategic Influencing
  • Teamwork and Cooperation
· Change Leadership · Clear Communications   Education and Certifications
  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent experience
  • PMP/PgMP Desired
  • CCBA/CBAP/PMI-BA Desired
  • Certified SCRUM Master or equivalent Preferred

 

Systems Knowledge
  • Knowledge of relevant technology anticipated for program
    • Salesforce
    • ServiceNow
    • JIRA
    • Proprietary Systems for Client Data, Contact Tracking, Sales Tracking
  • Knowledge of IT Standards, Methodologies, ITIL, and audit requirements

 

Knowledge
  • Project Plan development & management
  • Work breakdown structure
  • Task based plans
  • Assumption & risk based plans
  • Base-lining & scheduling
  • Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Project metrics creation, gathering & reporting
  • Project metrics trend analysis & education
  • Program planning
  • Program governance
  • Risk assessment & quantification methodologies
  • Issues escalation & resolution
  • Facilitation & coordination skills
  • Requirements elicitation and analysis
  • Scope change management
  • Business Case Development
  • Cost/Benefit analysis & alternatives identification
  • Budgeting, project costs management
  • Quality controls
  • Communication management & plans
  • Strong attention to details, customer service, presentation and group facilitation skills.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of constituents.

 
KEY ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS
 

Reports to Senior Program Manager within Global Technology Infrastructure Business Management Office
POSITION REQUIREMENTS/ SPECIFICATIONS (cont’ d)
 

Business Knowledge
  • General knowledge of the financial industry
  • General knowledge of Customer Relationship Management and Customer Service Management
  • Working knowledge of trends in the marketplace/ technology

 

People Management Knowledge
  • Ability to matrix manage resource above and below the organization hierarchy

 

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