Dexter Technologies a leading provider of Technology Services, Workforce Solutions and Staffing Services has an opening for the below mentioned position for our direct client.
Position: Senior Delivery Manager
Location: Parsippany, NJ
Duration: 6 Months Contract to Hire
Senior Delivery Manager will be responsible for delivering multiple strategic efforts across various departments. This role will be a part of the Project and Portfolio Management organization and reports to the Director - Project and Portfolio Management.
Key responsibilities include:
Using a hands-on and proactive approach to ensure that value is delivered - with full responsibility for all aspects of a project including managing milestones, identifying and tracking issues and risks, and driving the team to meet project goals.
Creating visibility into the project activities and milestones while balancing the desire to follow an agile and iterative software development process.
Partnering with other digital delivery groups to align ongoing efforts
Contributing to the team by participating in solution definition and removing roadblocks
Attaining full knowledge of the functional area and helps the project teams to focus on achieving desired business outcomes.
Surfacing challenges that require cross-team coordination or leadership intervention prior to them impacting scope, cost or the timeline.
Establishing a good cadence for communicating outside the team including conducting effective meetings for the given audience by managing the agenda, running the meeting and communicating/tracking follow-ups.
Establishing strong relationships with IT and business stakeholders
Helping the team in identifying development opportunities and challenging the team to actively work on improving their performance
Managing budgets, forecasts and vendor teams; Coordinates vendor selection and contracting.
Ensuring alignment of project objectives with the overall IT strategy and roadmap.
Ensures project or framework-specific governance is implemented
80% Project delivery Management
10% Coaching and managing other PLs/PMs
10% Perform other duties as assigned including organizational improvement activities
LEVEL BASED COMPETENCIES
Level Based Competencies are to be designated based on job level and content.
Strong Decision Making, Collaboration, conflict management, facilitation and delegation skills
Excellent experience in dealing with C-level executives
Can coach other project managers and business team members in applying the right methodology
Ability to juggle multiple priorities with competing deadlines
Ability to drive deliverables through completion and hold team members accountable for their work
Ability to identify potential risks and provide proactive mitigations
Advanced knowledge of IT standards, policies and procedures
Advanced knowledge of Traditional and Agile frameworks
Advanced knowledge of Tools for Managing and Reporting team progress
Proficient working with technology platforms
Job / General knowledge/skills
Positive can-do attitude, solutions-oriented and willingness to extend beyond day-to-day project manager responsibilities
Strong ability in Problem Solving, Forward-Thinking, Influencing Stakeholders
Strong Adaptability and Sense of ownership
Strong ability to Build Relationships and Credibility with Management
Strong Ability to Influence and Drive Cross-Functional Decisions and Initiatives
Minimal to no Supervision and Oversight required
Adherence to Performance review and Goal setting process
Strong ability to provide feedback and apply feedback received to improve performance.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or relevant experience
Strong proven experience of managing project teams that developed and delivered web applications / eCommerce type of applications in IT area
Experience managing a Salesforce Implementation or Salesforce Support project
Need at least 8+ years’ experience in Project Management
Excellent communication and proven experience of working with c-level
Strong experience in end-to-end project management including financial management, risks/issues management, vendor management
Must have Waterfall experience.
Exposure to Agile / Scrum and tools like JIRA