Project Manager

Job Ref: JO000094880
Sector: IT
Job Type: Temporary
Date Added: 15 November 2019
  • Fort Worth TX, US Fort Worth Tarrant County USA 76155
  • $33 - $42 per HOUR
  • Javier Camorlinga
  • (949) 598-3200

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Corestaff Services is seeking a Project Manager for a financial services company in Forth Worth, TX. The Project Manager will be planning, organizing, leading and controlling technology-based projects that are moderately complex and/or medium to large in scope, budget and/or revenue. This is a contract role with the opportunity of permanent hire.

What You Can Look Forward to

  • Leads and manages the project lifecycle to deliver multiple projects initiatives. Determines the project scope and develops project plans for Catalog, Configurable and Custom projects. Builds and manages the project plan to implement internal initiatives, major and minor system enhancements, industry & regulatory requirements, existing client project, new client conversions, and de-conversions.
  • Delivers effective, accurate, and consistent communication to project teams, management, external clients and vendors.
  • Leads project resources through the work break down process.
  • Establish tasks that need to be performed across the organization.
  • Understand interdependencies and lead time to put together a comprehensive schedule.
  • Delivers effective, accurate, and consistent communication to project teams, management, external clients and vendors.
  • Collaborates with team to development of project plans and budgets.
  • Partners with technology leaders to identify project resources and develop schedules.
  • Assembles project team members; assigns individual responsibilities; leads team meetings.
  • Oversees completion of project tasks, manages conflicts within group and escalates risks/issues as needed.
  • Coordinates technical professionals and other staff across other functions and disciplines.
  • Applies generally accepted project management methodology and enforces project standards.
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures.
  • Maintains project documentation; ensures project documents are complete, current and appropriately stored.
  • Prepares and disseminates project reports and communications; communicates with technology team, project sponsors, functional area managers and/or consultants regarding status of specific tasks.
  • Reacts to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  • Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the appropriate team and/or management. Additionally, responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security risks.

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field plus four to five years project management experience, or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • Experience with an ALM tool, such as Microsoft Azure, JIRA or VersionOne.
  • Experience with an Enterprise Project Management tool, such as Planview PPM Pro, Clarity, etc.
  • Working knowledge of standard software packages, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project.
  • Working knowledge of agile and waterfall SDLC’s.
  • Basic knowledge of financial services industry and technology.
  • Understanding of Debit, Credit, Payment and other financial industry products.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem solving skills and the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems, driving solutions to completion.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, while meeting demanding deadlines.
  • Understanding of and support for generally accepted project management standards and methodology.
  • Ability to work with individuals of all levels and varying technical skills.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands with a positive attitude.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Ability to recognize, anticipate and solve problems.
  • Strong risk management skills.
  • Strong facilitation and team building skills.
  • Ability to deliver a high degree of customer satisfaction at all times.
  • Must be results focused.
14/12/2019 12:00:00
USD 33.00 33.00