Senior Project Manager 8/16/2016

The Right Source Corporation Roslyn, NY

Company
The Right Source Corporation
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28776451
AJE Ref #
575898231
Location
Roslyn, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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_JOB DESCRIPTION: _

The Senior Project Manager will be required to provide assistance to the sales team as part of the pre-sales engagement process. This may include participation with running demos, writing SOWs and providing technical guidance for opportunities requiring an RFP response. This may include specific language to describe a complex back-end or 3rd party integration effort. This will also include working with company development for project estimates and developing an accurate technical description of the specific feature being developed for that client.

_RESPONSIBILITIES: _

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Lead project teams and manage activities associated with projects that are typically cross-department or organizational entity-wide in scope. Projects range from simple to technical in nature and typically run one to six months.Projects must be delivered on time, within budget, and with a high degree of customer satisfaction.
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Effectively manage change control for all projects, while managing to a fixed schedule.
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Work closely with the department heads, finance group and the Executive team to establish the scope and goals of the project and provide leadership for the definition and delivery of project initiatives.
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Develop key project documentation to thoroughly understand what staff member(s) and or consultant(s) are needed to complete projects - e.g., statements-of-work, change orders, project plans, issues list, risk management lists, status reports, meeting agendas, post-mortem reports, etc.
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Work with the cross functional teams to identify, articulate, and manage project risks and issues.
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Be part of a team that redesigns workflow to drive efficiencies
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Help lead and drive process improvement
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Actively participate in pre-contract sales activities for project sizing and other discovery activities, demos, and other pre-sales activities.Will include on site meetings with the prospect.
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Manage and create executive overview meetings for large clients
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Supervision of other client team members, particularly for larger, more complex projects.
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Participate in creating client facing documentation to expedite the overall discovery process.
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Provide ongoing improvements to the project turnover process at both ends of the life cycle process.
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Proactively manage and direct on-site IT staff including consultants and external vendors
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Effectively communicate and advise the management team of project status which includes inter project dependencies, external project dependencies and timelines for completion.
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Develop and manage project plans working with team members to understand problems, focus on bringing issues to resolution, and escalate as necessary to meet timelines.
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Must be metric driven and have experience tracking and reporting upon metrics and deliverables
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Must have experience with resource management tools and build all resource needs within master project outline.
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Experience implementing a project control office preferred

* Ability to travel from 10-50% of the time as business requirements dictate

_REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: _

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Experience with project estimating, scheduling/planning and tracking methods.
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Experience in working in a PMO team, developing and enhancing client facing project management processes.
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8 or more years' experience in Project Management.
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Experience performing risk and issue management including strategies related to identifying, tracking and mitigating risks.
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Hands on experience using PM Tools to manage project execution (MS Project).
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Excellent communication and organization skills.
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Excellent computer aptitude and skill.
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Excellent facilitator and team leadership skills.
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Facilitation and meeting planning skills.
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Ability to manage multiple projects, successfully manage change and client expectations.
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Self-motivated and proactive.
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Positive and professional attitude.

_TRAINING/EDUCATION:_
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BS/BA in Business or IT/Computer Science
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Project Management (PMI) certification highly preferred.