Randstad Sr. IT Project Manager in Windsor, Connecticut

Sr. IT Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Windsor, CT

  • date posted:Monday, December 3, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:659043

job description

Sr. IT Project Manager

job summary:

  • Manages multiple projects with multiple dependencies and integration points; projects have higher level of scope complexity.

  • Performs cost/benefit analysis of actions and initiatives; determines project costs and controls/ensures delivery on time and within budgetary guidelines

location: Windsor, Connecticut

job type: Contract

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

  • Develops, clarifies, and manages scope of project; achieves planned outcomes and targeted return on invested resources

  • Assembles project team, identifies needed resources, assigns responsibilities, and develops timeframes to facilitate successful completion of project activities and deliverables

  • Mentors and coaches project management staff

  • Advises on solutions to deal with project issues and risks; provides peer review to project deliverables

  • Works to develop in-depth knowledge of project management components, including Project

qualifications:

  • 4-6 years of professional Project Management experience (actual END to END PM experience)

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze and communicate the "big picture" to others; manages multiple changing priorities

  • Requires strong knowledge and use of industry accepted project management disciplines

  • Requires excellent analytical ability, strong facilitative, consultative and communication skills; demonstrates mature and effective judgment that considers the big picture and team success

  • Project Management experience running large size projects with enterprise impact

skills:

  • Strong experience managing budgets in excess of $1M. Must be able to track actuals vs forecasted, resource forecasting, planning, financial management

  • Experience utilizing a PPM tool (preferably Clarity) and managing projects using Agile methodology

  • Proficiency with MS Project, MS Word, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint

  • Knowledgeable about Management Software (such as MS Project 2000)

  • Strong communication and relationship building skills; comfortable and effective managing matrix teams

  • Experience in the Financial Services industry. Retirement business including business readiness planning experience a plus.

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