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IT PM

Location: 
Boston
Date Posted: 
11/17/2020
Employment Type: 
Direct Hire
Job ID: 
10962
Description: 

Job Title: IT Project Manager

Location: Boston, MA

Duration: DIRECT PLACEMENT

  • Job Skills and Experience
    • PMI Certification required; Agile Scrum Master Certification required; Six Sigma certification a plus; ADKAR change management certification (or equivalent) a plus
    • 7+ Years in IT Project Planning and management experience with a high degree of executive stakeholder management. 
    • Strong and proven experience in working with executive stakeholders, including building executive level content and presentations.  Builds strong partnerships to achieve swift adoption of change. 
    • Financial Services industry preferred.
    • Experience leading workstreams of business and technology project work within a broader program or aligned with one business or stakeholder group
    • Experience taking projects from idea generation to implementation and transition to production support coordinating with others to manage all aspects of solution delivery including; requirements gathering, scope definition, resource planning, budget management, status reporting, risk management, change management, training, and change control.
    •  Experience in managing projects in both waterfall and Agile methodology and skilled in managing in an iterative environment
    • Experience in business process automation and digitization is strongly preferred, including an aptitude for business process and change management
    • Must possess a can-do attitude and willingness to do what it takes to deliver projects on time and within budget. Persistent follow up to make sure project diligence is achieved.
    • High attention to detail with excellent facilitation, verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills; the ability to communicate effectively at all levels and to all functional groups; the ability to translate technical requirements and issues into appropriate context.
    • Demonstrated experience managing vendors, excellent analytical skills, flexibility, ability to plan and organize, responsiveness, creativity.
    • Knowledge of Six Sigma DMAIC methodology preferred
    •  Knowledge and experience in high performance technical environments. Demonstrated ability to perform in demanding multi-tasking environment.
    • Ability to manage independently in a dynamic environment with rapid development cycles, multifunctional teams and tight project timeframes

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with the business functional areas, technical teams and vendors in defining systems/project priorities, scope, approach, resource requirements and timing deliverables
    • Consult with management and review project proposals to determine goals, time frames, budgetary requirements, process and procedures for accomplishing the project, staffing requirements, and allocation of resources.
    • Effectively drive the requirements definition process, working closely with the business owner(s) and/or a business analyst and IT resources such as architects, developers, analysts and systems team members.
    • Develop and manage project plans specifying goals, strategy, dependencies, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources.
    • Drive standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.
    • Highly skilled in change and stakeholder management; demonstrated ability to build strong partnerships and influence senior leadership
    • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.
    • Assign tasks, responsibilities, and drive accountability to project team members.
    • Provide leadership and direction to the project teams.
    • Facilitate projects by defining agendas and running meetings.
    • Coordinate vendor activities by monitoring and tracking vendor deliverables and commitments where relevant.
    • Manage scope and the change request process, coordinating decision process of scope and budgetary impact of changes from original specifications.
    • Coordinate testing and Quality Assurance processes and ensure traceability to original requirements.
    • Track project and technical documentation.

    Education
    BS/BA or equivalent