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Sr. Project Manager in Woodbridge Township, NJ at AccruePartners

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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 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

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • 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:

  • Iselin, NJ

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Create appropriate project documentation, balances stakeholder needs, and effectively negotiate tradeoffs between scope, schedule, and budget
  • Balance needs of multiple stakeholders; gain buy-in from groups who may be resistant to change
  • Create, manage, and understand impacts to project scope, constraints, and schedule
  • Manage projects according to work plan; perform critical path analysis
  • Develop and routinely reassess project budgets to account for variances and ensures accuracy
  • Create budget reports to compare actual with forecasted costs
  • Create performance and status reports for relevant stakeholders
  • Develop and manage project risk and issue management plans
  • Analyze risks by probability and severity to assess their impact on project delivery
  • Implements procedures to mitigate risk threats
  • Utilize available tools for identifying and tracking issues such as the Delivery Risk Assessment, risk workshops, and Clarity
  • Develop project organization chart and governance structures; define roles and responsibilities of team members
  • Define processes and standards around governance, communication, and quality; develop deliverable acceptance plans and criteria
  • Identify and develop strategy for changes in scope, schedule and cost
  • Develop strategic rationale for change including costs, benefits, tradeoffs, etc.
  • Create transition plan, identify lessons learned, and apply the lessons learned to future projects
  • Identify and manage project and program interdependencies

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • 10+ years of functional experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and written skills
  • Self-directed, self-starter, and motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong financial management acumen
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to work well on cross functional project teams including IT and business subject matter experts
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and other Microsoft tools
  • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment
  • Waterfall project management knowledge
  • CA Clarity PPM
  • Jira