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Project Manager III in Short Hills, NJ at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 6/9/2018

Job Snapshot

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.

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Fortune 500 Company
  • World leader in commercial data and insight
  • Constantly expanding the size and improving the quality of their global database; currently exceeding 280 million businesses worldwide
  • Focus on valuable relationships allowing customers to succeed

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Culture: Energetic, forward thinking individuals, passionate about compliance, risk assessment and management
  • Growth: Partake in a learning program with robust curriculum that will enhance the value you bring to your team and the company
  • Opportunity: Extensive international network with offices on five continents
  • Stability: A storied and commanding brand with almost two centuries of experience

WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Short Hills, NJ

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Define scope of work and determine program plan, milestones and the deliverables
  • Validate project estimates and ensure that scope, and time meet project objectives
  • Manage and monitor project risks and issues
  • Implement project policies and procedures
  • Identify dependencies and interdependencies within projects
  • Acting as point of contact of escalation to project teams and stakeholders
  • Proactively manage health status of project to anticipate risks and/or issues and proactively formalize mitigation plans
  • Present project status on a regularly basis to major stakeholders including business leaders
  • Project management responsibility include delivering every project on time within budget and scope
  • Prepare steering committee and executive-level materials and present to executives, vendors, and customers
  • Maintain tracking and issue logging while providing sufficient business and change management process
  • Facilitate business process reviews and providing business process analysis and insight into best practice methodologies and be capable of providing quality end-user consultation and support
  • Provide project management, leadership, needs assessment, integration services and develop a strong working relationship with the client

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent academic qualification in appropriate numerate subject
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience leading program/projects is required, including project planning, project controls/monitoring, budget management, setting and managing customer expectations utilizing waterfall, iterative and Agile practices and methods
  • Experience managing external customers implementations, the successful candidate background should have a concentration in strategic business projects with exposure to IT projects, understanding an Agile environment
  • Experience of leading and managing cross matrix, multi-functional direct and virtual teams with a program budget in excess of $1m
  • Ability to manage cross-functional projects across multiple business units, applying a consultative approach to assist with functional, technical, and operational planning and design for the implementation of new systems and/or product enhancements
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills with all levels of team members, customers and stakeholders
  • Awareness of external factors which may impact the program and general related issues
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, budgets and measures of success without supervision
  • Ability to handle a large number of small and large projects in parallel
  • Ability to work with diverse cultures and language teams and across multiple time zones
  • Knowledge of managing project Financials - Cash versus P&L
  • Proficiency with advanced features of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel required
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Office including PowerPoint and Visio
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Detailed-oriented with a proven history as a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal presentation and written communication skills to confidently interact with and lead meetings at all levels, including executives
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and critical thinking skills to effectively respond to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Strong leadership presence with influential skills when negotiating day to day resolutions/issues and deaccessioning with key senior stakeholders
  • Experience in mentoring less-senior personnel in aspects of the profession such as leadership, methodology, tools, people skills and navigating politics