Sr. Project Manager

10 years of project management experience PMP Certification
Contract W2, 12 months
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Coordinate, plan, develop and implement moderate to complex projects and recommend appropriate strategies, actions, and/or alternatives for business decisions relative to the projects under area of responsibility. 

Delegate to others the authority to lead specific functions of the project on a daily basis while maintaining full execution accountability. 

Manage matrix team(s) and/or cross functional team(s), being responsible for the day-to-day execution, management, and reporting of the project, including managing resources, costs, scope and meeting deadlines according to plan. 

Role Characteristics Include: 

• Handles complex long-term focused projects involving multiple disciplines or business units

• Works independently and with management on high visible, divisional/cross-divisional complex projects

• Sought as a key resource for resolution of unique or complex business problems

• Drives continuous improvement and efficiencies beyond own scope of responsibility

•Individual typically has at least 8+ years’ of related experience

Responsibilities: 

• Accountable to business sponsor(s) and management to drive delivery of quality solutions tied to  clearly understood business problem(s) and benefit(s)

• Deliver project/program/portfolio objectives on-time, with quality, within scope and budget

• Develop, manage, monitor and report on all project/program tasks, activities, expectations, controls and deliverables; and/or provide management and oversight for a business or IT portfolio

• Understand, apply, promote and contribute to Agile and Waterfall delivery methodologies, standards and tools

• Demonstrate proven capability to be disciplined and flexible at the same time

• Provide input into and/or influence business strategies and direction that determine and shape projects

• Supply accurate project estimates and tightly manage project budget, approved funding, forecasts and actuals

• Secure and maintain project resources and actively manage resource plan; direct other project managers

• Remain focused on big picture and prioritize competing responsibilities

• Quickly learn, apply, promote and contribute to client's delivery methodologies, standards and tools

• Provide solutions and continuous improvement opportunities to efficiently solve problems and provide critical thinking skills

• Gain recognition as a trusted advisor / leader with customers and stakeholders at all levels of the organization across business and IT

• Listen and effectively communicate with clarity, precision and transparency

• Naturally lead and command authority; influence and inspire across a matrixed organization (i.e. without control or positional authority)

• Hold self and project team accountable for outcome

• Remove barriers to enable project team to complete objectives no matter how difficult; drive and influence decisions

• Proactively coach and mentor team members within your organization and across the enterprise

• Effectively negotiate priorities and solutions

• Manage vendor relationships

• Drive lessons learned and knowledge retention for future use

Basic Job Qualifications:

 

• 5-8+ years’ of project management experience

• 1-2+ years’ of program management experience

• Significant technical or insurance/retirement services background

• Experience with managing vendor delivery and relationships

• Authorized to work in the United States

 

Preferred Job Qualifications:

• 10 years of project management experience

• PMP Certification

• Insurance industry experience, especially product knowledge, preferred

• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

• Comfortable working in ambiguity, capable of establishing and growing functions and teams from the ground up

• An action-oriented, driven, entrepreneurial mindset

 

Posted By

Kevin Albano

1 Hartfield Blvd, Suite 304 East Windsor, CT, 06088

Dice Id : 10125560
Position Id : 495347
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