Our client, a leading investment with over $10 billion in managed assets, seeks an IT Project Manager to join their team. This position manages multiple ongoing critical and strategic corporate projects and initiatives. Projects are generally technology-focused and range from commercial software to custom-developed solutions. The project manager will work closely with cross-functional teams of stakeholders and subject matter to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines, and schedules are on track. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
Evaluates complex situations using multiple sources of information filters; validate and interpret dynamic material
Defines project scope, deliverables, roles, and responsibilities, based on best practices and industry standards and in collaboration with stakeholders and business partners.
Defines, acquires, and allocates budget, staff, and other resources necessary to accomplish the determined goals and/or objectives and monitors performance across resource channels concerning the plan
Coordinates with and motivates cross-discipline team members and vendors to ensure all parties are on track with project development initiatives' requirements, deadlines, and schedules.
Assigns and monitors the work of technical personnel, ensuring that project steps align with business objectives, on-time and within budget.
Establishes, plans, and executes major milestone reviews and decision gates to complete the project life cycle. Ensures all the required products are produced and reviewed, including the technical leadership of requirements management, design, implementation, system integration, verification, test, quality assurance, delivery, operations, and sustainment of the technical solution
Supports and manages the product evaluation and selection processes while maintaining a balance between procurement cost/benefit today and future implications and limitations
Possesses high-level understanding in the areas of web application programming, content management systems, API, database, and system design
3+ years of project management experience and a demonstrated understanding of project management processes, artifacts, and tools
Strong software skills, particularly with Excel and Visio
Full understanding of software development lifecycle best practices
Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, relationship-building skills and ability to achieve results without direct reporting relationships
An ability to respond quickly and demonstrate excellent judgment, analytical thinking, and problem-solving skills in doing so
Demonstrated ability in people management, strategic planning, risk management, change management, and project management
Experience in business process mapping or operational redesign/improvement
Self-motivated individual that possesses excellent time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail
Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to present a polished, professional, and diplomatic image to all stakeholders
Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high quality work.
Knowledge and experience with financial, accounting, and legal processes highly preferred