Project Manager / Program Manager / Scrum Master

Project Manager

Consulting

Silver Search Inc

Project Manager New York, NY

We are currently seeking a long-term consulting candidate with a possibility to go full-time with client after 12 months in NYC. the client is looking for the following to be considered:

  • Lead and facilitate meetings with project stakeholders from all levels
  • Manage vendors and team members in a matrix organization
  • Work closely with the technology and other departments (Marketing, HR, Finance, Knowledge Management, etc.) at the firm.
  • Manage the entire Project Management Life Cycle for new projects as well as transition to the Project Manager from existing projects that are currently in flight.
  • Scope Management, Dependency Management, Risk Management, Issue Management, Stakeholder Management, Cost/Financial Management
  • Identify, track and resolve project risks/issues using best practice problem-solving techniques
  • Develop and manage project schedules using MS Project and the firm’s Project Portfolio Management Tool (WorkFront).
  • Manage high-visibility projects that have firm wide impact
  • Manage and communicate with project team members that are cross-functional and located globally

Desired Characteristic:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experienced in managing cross-functional project teams and high-visibility projects
  • Strong meeting facilitation skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented; Ability to multitask
  • Excellent problem solving skills and risk mitigation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Visio)
  • Strong understanding of Waterfall and/or Agile Project Management Methodology
  • Prefers someone with PMP or ACP through PMI (Project Management Institute)
  • Bachelor in Computer Science, MIS, or related field
  • Minimum 5-8 years project management experience in a corporate environment

Someone with understanding of working with multiple technology areas.

If you meet the above qualifications, please send updated resume ASAP.

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