Project Manager (PMP)

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

NTT Data Inc Woodcliff Lake, NJ

Company
NTT Data Inc
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
16-05833
AJE Ref #
575906002
Location
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Temporary

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description

NTT DATA, Inc., a top 10 global IT services company, has an immediate need for a Project Manager to support our client in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.

To apply for this position, please follow the link below or send your resume directly to janine.kramer@nttdata.com. 732-362-2580

Responsibilities:

* Build and maintain project plan, including approach, scope, tasks, durations, work effort, dependencies, budget, planning assumptions, risk profile, resource allocation, and deliverable definitions
* Coordinate and facilitate core and extended project track meetings
* Make project-level decisions and manage track team leads and day-to-day team activities
* Responsible for identifying and managing project risk factors, and anticipating and resolving project issues
* Proactively provide project status to project team and stakeholders
* Complying with all reporting requirements
* Utilizing and ensuring project adherence to the client's standard project management processes and tools to manage project teams across the entire project life cycle
* Serving as an advocate of the PM principles and standards established by the PMO
* Manage the project change control process
* Measuring project progress against agreed objectives and success criteria
* Escalating unresolved issues to the appropriate PMO

Requirements:

* Experience working in a Professional Services environment
* *Microsoft Product Implementation experience (such as SharePoint/Exchange) or Office365 cloud experience (self-starter with the ability to work autonomously
* Experience with managing large scale IT projects
* Experience in matrix management environment
* Capable of strategic thinking and of moving strategic plans into action
* Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously
* Minimum of 6 to 8 years experience in project management disciplines, with experience planning and executing IT projects and programs
* Strong project management skills with experience in organizing, prioritizing, planning, and executing projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and third-party contractors
* Requires in-depth experience with formal systems development methodology(ies) and ability to learn, utilize and improve the ITS Global Project Management Life Cycle
* Requires excellent communication skills, analytical ability, strong judgment skills, strong supervisory skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with project team members, project sponsors, functional leads, and senior management
* Requires strong experience using Microsoft Office applications (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and SharePoint.)
* Ability to schedule project meetings and accurately record meeting minutes.
* Ability to develop and manage effective business relationships
* Ability to work with business subject matter experts and technology specialists
* Attention to detail and pride in well-presented and accurate work
* Flexibility to travel as required to regional locations
* Drive and demonstrated success working independently in a virtual environment

Education:
* University degree
* Industry recognized project management qualification, ideally PMP

Contractor Benefits*
Medical
Dental
401(k)
Employee Assistance Program
*benefits are available only to W2 contractors

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.
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