Managing complex Investment Projects which includes end user, mainframe and distributed technologies. This is a senior role involved in the different stages of the success of a project including: the funding, planning, scheduling, implementation and tracking process. This Project Management role is focused primarily managing large projects based on multiple technologies. The project manager will also be required to manage complex engineering projects based on evolving technologies. The project manager will coordinate and monitor the scheduling, pricing, and technical performance of engineering projects. Ensure adherence to master plans and schedules, develop solutions to project problems. Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Act as advisor to project manager team regarding projects, tasks, and operations
•Responsible for running complex projects.
•Ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget, on spec.
•Manage project financials to include developing forecasting, understanding P&L, depreciation, etc.
•Keep all projects on track. Escalates decisions to executive sponsors as necessary.
•Organizing the design and development of the Project
•Ensure risk management strategies are followed and reviewed within guidelines
•Plan and set project goals and milestones based on approved SOW, IDD, etc.
•Responsible for development of requirements documentation
•Identify and secure resources including project team, vendors and consultants
•Detect and solve project issues effectively
•Supervise the project management team
•He/she must make sure proper project management standards and rigor is applied
•Acts as the communications conduit to executive sponsor; conducts regularly scheduled briefings/status updates.
•Serve as single point of contact for project level issues / questions / escalations
•Prepares and/or provides project reporting, metrics, scorecards, etc.
•Leads technical projects from initiation through implementation
•Assist with the development of less experienced team members.
Proficient in the following:
•Project Task Estimation
•Compliance to Risk Management and Cyber Policies
•Management and escalation of underlying project Risks/Issue/Change
•Adherence to Standard Project Lifecycle
•Budget / Financial Management including Business Case completionEvaluation of impact to Total Cost of Ownership for multiple simultaneous, complex projects
•Substantial IT Project Management experience, or relevant business or team leadership.
•5-10 years experience with projects in multiple technologies, functions (e.g. transaction management, risk management etc.)
•Strong knowledge of
all industry standard project management tools for financial and project reporting (ie., Clarity, Beeline, etc)
•Formal project management training and discipline knowledge required
•Experience managing geographically distributed and culturally diverse work-groups.
•Knowledge of Permit to Build and Permit to Operate.
•Familiarity with high dollar projects with a large amount of complexity and customer interface.
•Proven experience delivering projects on time and within budget.
•Ability to present metrics to key stakeholders.
•Experience in working with Outside Service Providers/Vendors/Customers
•Excellent oral and written communication skills. across functions and teams, up and down the chain of command.
•Listening and gathering customer/user inputs. Simplifying complex topics for non-technical audiences and preparing quick pointed summaries for executives and stakeholders.
•Ability to motivate Project team
•Strong analytic skills
•Strong leadership skills
•Strong negotiation skills
•Strong knowledge of IT Environment
•Bachelor's degree in technology related area preferred
•10+ years of related technology experience
s working with multiple technologies and complex, large scale, cross-functional project management, preferably in the financial services industry.
•PMP, MSP, SixSigma, or other formal project management discipline preferred