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IT Project Manager

Company: The Judge Group
Location: Hoboken
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Location: Hoboken, NJ Description: Our client is currently seeking a IT Project Manager Job Title: IT Project ManagerJob Type: Contract (potential to get convert)--Location: Hoboken, NJ / Edina, MN--Duration: 12 Months--What can you expect?--We are seeking a technical project manager to be a hands-on contributor as well as a leader of other resources successfully delivering future state platforms through coordination and interfacing with Senior IT Leaders in adherence to Project Management Framework principles A self-starter that will be responsible for working with IT Leadership and wider IT and business professionals to identify project requirements, build out the work plans, commission the workload, and execute deliverables that drive continued project momentum, and satisfactory completion of software development initiatives. The successful candidate will also help to promote and grow Agile and DevOps practices within the IT and business teams.--What---s in it for you?----- Work for a global company with excellent benefits and a dynamic culture----- Excellent growth/advancement opportunity----- Work collaboratively with successful colleagues who truly care about the work and each other while maintaining work life balance----- Flexible schedule within a remote friendly environment----- Autonomy to make decisions as it relates to the delivery approach We will count on you to:----- Manage the entire Project Management Life Cycle, delivery schedule/calendar and communication to Senior IT Leadership on status of the project(s)/work streams that are currently in flight.----- Lead and facilitate meetings with project stakeholders from all levels, including business relationship meetings and technical team meetings to determine progress, and facilitate resolution to questions or challenges.----- Set up product iterations/sprints and manage delivery using Azure DevOps----- Drive adoption of, practice, and conduct Agile practices/ceremonies (online backlog grooming, sprints/iterations, demos, team norms, Requirements Definition-of-Done, daily team communication, physical visualization of the team---s work, retrospectives, etc.)----- Own project/program delivery schedule calendar and its visibility across globally distributed teams --- Manage vendors and team members in a matrix organization.----- Determine and define clear, actionable deliverables for the project independently or in collaboration with IT Business Analysts and business customer colleagues.----- Determine clear roles and responsibilities for staff members required for specific projects or initiatives.----- Execute Scope Management, Dependency Management, Risk Management, Issue Management, Stakeholder Management, Cost/Financial Management a MUST!----- Accurately report monthly Cost/Financial project performance information and explain variances.----- Manage expectations and conflicts/obstacles and unexpected difficulties.-------Prepare project status reporting (Monthly RAG Reports, Weekly Stakeholder Reports, etc.); conduct project team meetings, project status meetings, and stakeholder meetings as required; manage/interface with all IT/Business functions required for execution.----- Manage multiple projects in an environment that is early in its project management process maturity.----- Identify, track and resolve project risks/issues using best practice problem-solving techniques.----- Develop and manage project schedules using modern toolset (MS Project, Azure DevOps, and Microsoft Teams).----- Create and present technical implementation road maps--What you need to have:----- 8-10 years--- experience utilizing Project Management Best Practices & Guidelines----- 5-7 years--- experience working as a lead PM delivering technical software development projects----- Strong experience in project management methodologies including Waterfall (PMI standard) and Agile (SAFe).----- Preferred candidates will have PMI certification(s) (PMP, PMI-ACP, Scrum Master, etc.)----- Strong familiarity with key software delivery components/disciplines (development, business analysis, QA testing, database management, application, engineering, equipment provisioning, etc.)----- Recent experience with DevOps and Cloud delivery/deployment methods and toolsets (Continuous integration, continuous delivery, Microsoft Azure and AWS repositories and pipelines)----- Demonstrated experience scheduling and leading formal Agile ceremonies such as Demos, Backlog Grooming, and Retrospective sessions----- Experience managing and/or participating in on-premises-to-cloud system migration initiatives----- Experience operating as an efficient, synchronized team with QA Testing and Business Analysis leads----- Experience with latest Microsoft software delivery and collaboration stack (Visual Studio / Azure DevOps, SharePoint, Teams, Office 365, etc.)----- Strong understanding of, with ability to create and own, project/program financials and periodic statements --- High performance in core leadership and collaboration skills including----- Excellent oral/written communication and strong meeting facilitation----- Strong analytical skills and detail-oriented focus----- Professionally assertive and collegial----- Ability to multitask----- Excellent problem-solving----- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)--What makes you stand out:----- Experience in Insurance / Reinsurance----- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills----- Must be able to communicate extremely effectively with all parties including business professionals and technical professionals----- Must be able to be understood by all parties----- Must not have any translation restrictions or hindrances while working with multiple professionals

Contact: rsharma03@judge.com This job and many more are available through The Judge Group. Find us on the web at www.judge.com

Keywords: The Judge Group, Hoboken , IT Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Hoboken, New Jersey

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