Project Manager

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities

You will lead teams to deliver projects that span across one or more business units, manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to stage gate quality and System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) control guidelines. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful project delivery on time, on specification and on budget.

Required qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects
5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
Expert level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership.

Knowledge/skills/abilities:

Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivate al skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business- and technology organizations
Proven ability to work creatively analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork.
Build and maintain relations ips by engaging business leaders to establish! credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
Excellent leadership; communication (written , verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to an apt to change and competing demands
Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results
Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Experience negotiating vendor contracts
Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management
Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers
Team building skills with technical and non-technical staff
Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
Support diverse and inclusive work environment
Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross – functional environment
Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities