Job Description

Ref No.:19-00385
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Duration- up to 36 months
Interview type- In-person

Mandatory Skills:
Candidates must meet all the requirements below to be considered for the Senior Project Manager position
a) Minimum of five (5) years' experience as a Project Manager.
b) Project Management Professional (PMP) Credentialed.
c) Experience with Legacy System Replacement projects.
d) Demonstrated understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), proficiency in analyzing business and functional requirements, writing and executing project plans.
e) Ability to define project scope and technical specifications, set clear goals and expectations, prioritize activities, facilitate the collection of technical, operational or business requirements, set milestones and follow through to successful completion.
f) Able to multi-task, be pro-active in project planning and requirements gathering, set and maintain multiple priorities.
g) Excellent interpersonal skills including negotiation, problem resolution and customer service.
h) Outstanding written and verbal communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with people regardless of their technical skill set.
i) Experience with change control and release management.
j) Expertise with Microsoft Word, Project, Excel, Visio & PowerPoint.
k) Experience presenting projects to upper management and the ability to present complex ideas clearly and persuasively.

Preferred Experience:
a) Planview Project Portfolio Management
b) Pension Administration Systems.
c) MS SQL, DB2 LUW, Access
d) Workflow Design.
e) IBM VSE/COBOL/JCL/CICS.
f) JAVA and or .net

Responsibilities:
a) Lead the planning and implementation of medium to large projects from end to end.
b) Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
c) Define project tasks and resource requirements (specify goals, schedule tasks, identify risks, plan contingencies).
d) Provide direction and support to project team.
e) Work to understand scope of new projects and identify preliminary impacts for estimation.
f) Translate business needs into actionable documentation/specifications, including use case scenarios, models and conceptual design diagrams to support iterative development.
g) Communicate clear information to ensure project teams understand project plans and requirements.
h) Conduct internal project status meetings cross-functional, integrated teams.
i) Prepare project status, meeting notes, and resource reports; keeps management and others informed of project status.
j) Generates innovative ideas to resolve problems.
k) Achieving all defined target goals and milestone dates for the project in order to ensure its overall success.

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