IT Project Manager in Jacksonville, Florida at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 10/31/2019

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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We offer a competitive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of all of our contractor and consulting employees and their family members. Here is a listing of what our company offers: 401(k) Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance Program, Medical and Prescription Drug, Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance.

THE TEAM YOU WILL BE JOINING:

  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology

WHAT THEY OFFER YOU:

  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Jacksonville, FL

WHY THIS ROLE IS IMPORTANT:

  • Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of projects.
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in projects.
  • Demonstrates innovation when evaluating the business implications of technology solutions.
  • Serves as primary contact and technical advisor to clients.
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of projects and communicates changes to project team members to ensure proper executions and escalations.
  • Tracks and reports project hours and expenses, as well as drafts and manages budgets.
  • Relies on extensive understanding of project management concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Manages and obtains overall project approvals
  • Delegates, tracks and ensures completion of project tasks
  • Coordinates all resources and stakeholders to ensure completion of projects
  • Directs the overall strategic direction of projects
  • Organizes and optimizes resources
  • Assesses risk and determines appropriate actions to mitigate them
  • Monitors project progress and determines actions needed to ensure completion
  • Understands the business needs, processes, nomenclature and concepts to develop clear and thorough project plans.
  • Reviews deliverables.

THE BACKGROUND THAT FITS:

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent experience as defined below.
  • Bachelor’s degree holders must possess a minimum of 6+ years of experience as a Business Analyst or Project Manager with at least 3 years as a Project Manager. Non degree holders must possess a minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience.
  • Proven track record overseeing all aspects of large-scale projects including planning, requirements gathering, resource allocation and budget.
  • Proven experience leading cross-functional teams across many areas and business units.
  • Project Management certification preferred.
  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred.
  • Superior leadership abilities including ability to share knowledge, resolve conflict and create consensus.
  • Strong ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize.
  • Excellent strategic project planning skills
  • Logical, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must display the highest level of critical thinking in order to weigh alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with the business strategy.
  • Knowledge of the Information Technology field and computer systems.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions.
  • Must display initiative, ability to work independently and be able to use extensive independent judgment.
  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team as well as manage individual tasks.
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.

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