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Technical Project Manager in Hoboken, NJ at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/30/2019

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Job Description

Title: Project Manager
Duration: 1 year contract with a probable extension
Location: Hoboken, NJ

JOB DESCRIPTION:

* * * * * Special Preference: Consultant with the 'Right-to-Hire” * * * *
Operating within the IT organization, the technical project manager will be a hands-on contributor as well as a leader of other resources successfully delivering the project(s) through the System Development Life Cycle in adherence to Project Management Framework principles. A self-starter, with a strong understanding of application development and agile development methodologies, who will be responsible for working with IT and business professionals to identify project requirements, build out the work plans, commission the development, and execute deliverables that drive continued project momentum, and ultimately satisfactory completion of multiple initiatives.

Must have a very strong understanding of development activities, IT Project Management, and delivery of business objectives following the SLDC.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and facilitate meetings with project stakeholders from all levels.
  • Manage vendors and team members in a matrix organization
  • Manage the entire Project Management Life Cycle for new projects as well as transition to the Project Manager from existing projects that are currently in flight.
  • Experience managing Waterfall (PMI standard) projects and Agile projects working with multiple SCRUM teams.
  • Scope Management, Dependency Management, Risk Management, Issue Management, Stakeholder Management, Cost/Financial Management a MUST!
  • Managing expectations and conflicts/obstacles and unexpected difficulties.
  • Preparing project status reporting (Monthly RAG Reports, Bi-Weekly Stakeholder Reports, etc.); conducting project team meetings, project status meetings, and stakeholder meetings as required; managing/interfacing with all IT/Business functions required for execution.
  • Manage multiple projects in an environment that is early in its project management processes
  • Identify, track and resolve project risks/issues using best practice problem-solving techniques
  • Develop and manage project schedules using MS Project
  • Experienced in managing cross-functional project teams and high-visibility projects

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • 10-15 years' experience working in a Project Management Office
  • 5-8 years' experience setting up Project Management Best Practices & Guidelines
  • 8-10 years' experience working as a lead PM delivering projects
  • 5-8 years managing Agile/SCRUM projects and multiple SCRUM teams
  • Strong understanding of application development / operating as a developer
  • Strong understanding of the Project Delivery Framework and SDLC
  • Strong understanding of Waterfall and Agile Project Management Methodology
  • Mapping capabilities to requirements to ensure that business needs are met
  • Leading the translation of business/ user requirements into development activities, test conditions, and expected results.
  • Creating technical implementation roadmaps
  • Ensuring compliance with standardized system development lifecycle
  • Applying standard software development life cycle methodologies
  • Structuring projects and releases
  • Prioritizing activities; Planning delivery
  • Ensuring timely completion of milestones
  • Providing status updates to the business stakeholders
  • Maintaining proper documentation and Bottom line budget-focus
  • Prefer someone with PMP or Certified Scrum Master


  • Strong meeting facilitation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills




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