Sr. Project Manager

Agile, Consulting, Customer Service, Development, Iterative, Manager, Management, PMP, Project, Project Management, Project Manager, Scrum, SDLC
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, C2H Corp-To-Corp, C2H Independent, C2H W2
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Functional Skills & Competency:

• Strong PM skills to direct the entire project process life cycle of initiation, planning, execution, monitoring / controlling and close of an entire project

• Ability to contribute and champion usage of structured project management methodology (to include Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Iterative, etc.)

• Knowledge of application and / or infrastructure development life cycle (SDLC) and other technical management concept, processes, and methodologies

• Lead team members in achieving desired deliverable creation outcomes

• Analyze, manage, and report project performance – financial reporting, resource allocation, task delegation and stakeholder management

• Ability to provide financial forecast and on-going reconciliation of resources and other project related expenditures

• Demonstrate financial awareness to control costs and think in terms of profit, loss, and added value.

• Develops and executes an overall project schedule, including tasks, duration, dependencies, and resource assignments

• Controls and tracks changes to scope, time, cost, quality, issues, and risk

• Possess IT and formal program/project management knowledge as well as ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines based on logical work breakdown structures aligned to critical path

• Manage project dependencies, milestones, and critical path

• Help Stakeholders, IT Portfolio Teams, Business Partners and Business Users understand their roles and responsibilities within the project

• Leads completion of project objective, such as procurement, quality planning, service level agreements, and customer training

• Requests the needed resources for a project and gets them oriented to work on the project

• Ensures product deliverables’ quality, such as functional specifications, logical and physical data design, solution design and detailed design, test plans, and completed solution

• Obtains appropriate stage-gate approvals from business and IT sponsor

• Ensures team understands the business benefits of the project and connects the project to the broader organizational goals

• Evaluates risks, assess possible outcomes and solves problems

• Manages vendor relationships according to contract terms and conditions and works with vendors as needed

• Resolves issues in a timely manner. When appropriate, escalate problems and issues to stakeholders and sponsor

• Monitors individual performance, maintains team morale and provides feedback to resource managers

Qualifications & Experience

• Key industry certifications such as CAPM, PMP, PgM, etc., preferred

• Previous airline, travel, and / or transportation industry experience preferred

• Strong track record managing and executing IT projects and formal project management knowledge

• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work in a team environment

• Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients

• Effective communication with cross functional project team, gaining trust and building consensus

• Experience with stakeholder management, working with stakeholders to confirm understanding before drawing conclusions

• Exceptional planning, organizational and leadership skills and ability to direct the work of others

• Ability to direct the work of others, build and maintain cohesive motivated matrix teams across a large enterprise

• Strong business judgment, consulting and customer service skills

• Prior experience with EPM tools such as HP PPM, Clarity, etc

• Ability to work in a highly matrixed, high paced environment 

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Dice Id : 10115246
Position Id : 921
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