Our client, one of the world's leading professional services organizations, is seeking a Senior Project Manager.
Location: Secaucus, NJ
Position Type: Contract
-The Infrastructure Security Senior Project Manager role successfully and efficiently drives and manages strategic and tactical Security projects.
The role focuses on 5 security technology disciplines:
-Endpoint Security; Data Security; Vulnerability Management; Network Security; Cloud Security.
-Strong ability to communicate fluently in English and adapt communications to various audiences, including Executives, Sponsors, Management, overall organization and project teams includes verbal, written and presentation skills
-Breakdown barriers of delivery with well thought out challenges and escalations if needed
-Adherence and compliance to all required project management deliverables and requirements
-Deep understanding of project lifecycles, including waterfall and iterative methodologies such as Agile
-Experience developing project estimates based on identifying deliverables
-Skilled in MS Project, including use of Resource, Assignment and Task Detail views
-Ability to gain stakeholder buy-in and manage their expectations
-Ability to collaborate across functional teams, cultures and geographies; build trust virtually
-Strong working knowledge or experience with Infrastructure Security
-Experience of managing IT projects with personal accountability for delivering to time and cost for large, complex projects typically up to $5m in value and 12 to 18 months in duration
-Mastery of project management methodology, tools and templates (includes project planning, schedule development, scope management and cost management)
-Track record of customer focus, based on openness, trust, and delivering on promises
-Extensive experience of delivery that includes the use of supplier and off-shore resources
-Experience in managing to contract; ensuring clients and suppliers alike perform in accordance with original agreement
-Experience across packaged and bespoke systems and infrastructure, ideally on an international basis
-Management skills to manage one or more large, complex projects simultaneously
-IT background with experience across the systems development life cycle with experience in all project phases plan, initiate, elaborate, design, build, test, implement.
-Knowledge and use of industry-standard project methods, tools and techniques e.g. RAIDS, budget, communication
-Strong team working skills across matrixed client, supplier and geographically dispersed virtual teams
-Strong interpersonal skills (includes negotiation)
-Leader in the use of IT methodologies, processes and standards for project management
-10+ years of experience in program/project management
-Work experience in a professional services and/or global IT consulting industries preferred
-Program management certification is preferred (PgMP or MSP)
-A degree in Computer Science or a related discipline; or equivalent work experience