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Project Coordinator
Ref No.: 18-01454
Location: NYC, New York
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 10/13/2017
Title: Project Manager
Location: NYC
Duration: 6+ Month Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Rate: DOE

Responsibilities:
  • Will be a key member of the team and will handle projects from inception through to delivery.
  • Will be pro-active and drive projects forward in a positive way.
  • Be comfortable dealing with ambiguity and able to adapt to change.
  • Will have a strong knowledge of Agile and an understanding of Jira.
  • Will work with a passionate and dedicated teams on a day to day basis of tasks that include: gathering business requirements, development with on and offshore teams, sprint planning, creation of process proposals including project plans and timelines, backlog management with Product Owner, running daily meetings with delivery teams, informing management at all levels.
  • Identify areas of opportunity for implementing new processes to maximize efficiency and get stakeholder buy-in.
  • Build new procedures to standardize process across the organization.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of systems capabilities; including new technology; act as a technical resource, set priorities to satisfy business commitments and SLA's.
  • Develop project risk management plans; documentation of management systems and tools, ensuring complete and accurate records of processes and systems.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher
  • 4-5 years of working experience as Project Manager
  • Experience of running delivery of Agile projects. An understanding of best practice Agile Project Management approaches and how to apply them, but don't necessarily have a certificate
  • Ability to quickly understand and master integrated business applications
  • Proven leader, strategic thinking and organizational planning skills
  • Highly process-oriented with skill in defining operational processes, project management, and prioritization
  • MS-Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); MS-Access and/or MS-Project