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Project Manager

  • Location: Mahwah, NJ
  • Job Type: Right to Hire
  • Ref No: 22-06250
  • Date: September 29, 2022
  • Pay: $65.0 - $68.0 per Hour USD
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Job Description - Project Manager

Project Manager



Contract to hire

90% remote - 1x per month onsite in Mahwah, NJ



The Project Manager (PM) successfully delivers on the strategic project investments of the organization by collaborating with key stakeholders, management and the project team to thoroughly define and analyzing the business problems and opportunities presented by each project and ensure the solutions will meet the defined business case presented in the project charter. The PM will carefully plan and document the scope, schedule and budget required to deliver the project and will monitor the project to ensure these items remain on track from inception to completion of the project, monitoring for any project risks, developing mitigation plans and raising projects and risks to the EPMO. This role also involves ensuring all testing, training and communications required to deliver the project are developed and executed to ensure product quality and successful adoption of all processes and technologies delivered by the project. This role will be expected to manage multiple projects simultaneously and will need to work with stakeholders and management to bring clarity to vague business requirements and resolve conflicting requirements and requests at times with minimal direction from management. 



Role:

  • Follow the direction of the EPMO in executing the approved project management process and document completion as determined during the initial project sizing and initiation process.
  • Maintain full accountability for the project scope, schedule and budget, taking ownership of all needed tasks.
  • Initiate the project by completing the project charter, understanding the problems and opportunities which are to be addressed by the project and ensuring that the solution approach will meet the needs for which the project has been requested.
  • Developing of metrics to gauge throughout the project that the business case is being met and develop plans to ensure the project delivers the items for which it was intended at project completion.
  • Identify all project stakeholders, understand their project role and facilitate discussions to gather their business requirements and solicit business feedback and decisions, when required.
  • Control the requirements management process by creating common understanding of requirements, communicating critical dates for delivering requirements, understanding critical needs vs. nice to haves and maintaining a single, organized repository of requirements.
  • Plan the project work in advance using a project plan which is updated with the team at status meetings. Develop strategic plans for requirements, testing, training and rollout and ensure common understanding of these plans with the customer, project team and sponsor.
  • Monitor and track the work of the project against the established plan, creating mitigation plans for project risks and reviewing these with the EPMO immediately.
  • Develop and deliver project status presentations and reports to the EPMO and project sponsor.
  • Complete all documentation required for the project, including but not limited to development of project charters, business requirements, wireframes, project plans, budgets, stakeholder lists, risk registers, status meetings, issue logs, plans for training, testing and rollout, communications to end users, executive presentations, release management and deployment plans.
  • Scheduling of meetings as necessary to communicate with the project team, sponsor or business users to complete all required project work by documenting meeting agendas in invites, documenting and sending meeting minutes and updating the project management documents to reflect the outcomes and decisions from the meetings.
  • Expediting the closure of open tasks and issues with appropriate level of urgency and methodical use of escalation to management.

Qualifications:

  • 3-4 years of professional project management experience delivering large projects which included infrastructure and software components.
  • 1-3 years of experience authoring technical business documents such as user manuals, business requirements documents and PowerPoint slides.
  • Experience managing vendor deliverables under time and materials and fixed scope contract and understanding of the inherent risks associated with these agreement types.
  • Experience using Microsoft Teams and Microsoft SharePoint document repositories.
  • Familiarity with Mortgage software, tools and processes preferred
  • Detail-oriented. Able to understand complex information and extract up or down as may be required to communicate to a technical associate or executive with appropriate level of granularity.
  • Flexibility in project management approach. Able to follow the direction of the EPMO when explicit direction is provided.
  • Capable of self-managing workload with little to no supervision.
  • Technology interest ad ability to quickly learn and adapt to new technologies and tech tools.
  • Experience navigating Microsoft SharePoint and Teams document repositories and collaboration tools.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to develop relationships with and influence stakeholders.
  • Clear and understandable speaking and writing capabilities.
  • Effective problem solving through understanding of complex issues and ability to develop creative workarounds.
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Visio required
  • Bachelor's, Master's degree, or MBA in Business or Technology
  • Formal project management training preferred



About Infinity Consulting Solutions

At Infinity Consulting Solutions our mission is to cultivate successful long term relationships with candidates and clients matching the right candidate with the right client. We believe technology cannot replace the real personal relationships we cultivate. We reject the notion that technology alone is the answer to staffing which is why we our successful partnerships rely on collaboration NOT automation. ICS has been providing flexible staffing solutions for over 20 years in Information Technology, Compliance, Accounting / Finance and Corporate Support. Our staffing solutions include Contract, Temp to Perm and Permanent Placement.

ICS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.




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