Applications Project Manager

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/24/2016

Modis Fort Wayne, IN

Company
Modis
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23181353.21601006
AJE Ref #
576181631
Location
Fort Wayne, IN
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

JOB DESCRIPTION

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span Join one of our top financial clients on a long term Application Project Manager job in Fort Wayne, IN. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a fortune 500 company that specializes in life insurance, annuities, retirement plan services, and group protection, while supporting, preserving, and enhancing our customer's lifestyles and providing better retirement outcomes.   br   br This contract position is going to be responsible for leading the Project Management efforts that will result in the successful implementation of large and complex projects in the Enterprise Business Systems area, which covers B2B, Straight Thru Processing, Contact Center Desktop, HR, Law & Compliance, Procurement and Administrative Services applications.  The individual performing this role will lead the project team through planning and execution, and will monitor and control the project through the project lifecycle. This person will be expected to rely on extensive PM experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and may also direct the work of other Project Managers assigned to the project/program. br   br This Project Manager will be responsible for: br   br •Manage and deliver large to complex cross-functional projects and/or programs conforming to Lincoln Financial project management standards and processes, including change control and project management methodology br •Plan, execute and control projects through the project development lifecycle br •Proactively monitor and control all project aspects and provide corrective actions to appropriate stakeholders br •Identifies and negotiates schedules, milestones, and resources required to meet project objectives br •Documents and completes all project management deliverables required by the project br •Resolves issues, proactively evaluates project activities, builds contingency plans, executes corrective actions when necessary and implements risk response plans to manage risk br •Manage program/project scope, schedule and cost, following an established change management process br •Ensure project deliverables meet the business needs and align/support operational plans/objectives and are delivered accordingly to meet or exceed stakeholder expectations regarding quality, cost, time and scope. br •Assist with project procurement activities – requests for information, requests for proposal, contract negotiation br •Perform integration management services for program issues/risks/deliverable br   br   br Qualifications for this Project Manager: br   br •7-10+ years of experience in IT Project Management that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position br •4+ years of experience managing application development projects. br •Strong general business acumen preferably in the Financial Services space br •Broad experiences in project and program types such as business transformation/reengineering, custom development, conversions, packaged solution implementations, infrastructure, IT transformations, etc. br •Demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and/or exceeding performance expectations br •Possesses a bias for action and avoids workplace distractions   br •Drives performance targets to completion br •Proven people, communication, and organization skills. br •Demonstrates expert knowledge of project management methodology, tools, techniques and practices and their practical applications toward completing work br •Experience managing geographically dispersed teams in a matrix organization