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Senior Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-01113
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Harvard Partners has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager with Financial Services/Asset Management Application experience, to work for a large financial services provider, regionally Headquartered in NYC.  Qualified individuals can work from either the Boston or NYC office location. This is a 12 to 18-month contract and will have full responsibility for projects (sometimes part of larger programs) critical to business operations. 

Ideal Candidates will be an expert in creating project management artifacts (project charter, project plan, timelines, requirements documents, project and resource planning, deployment plans, support plans, conversion plans), and driving challenging tasks forward with highly sophisticated project teams.  This person will be identifying and communicating project status and risk, managing internal, external, vendor, and contractor resources, and be an excellent communicator.  All projects have Executive reporting requirements.
If you have the following experience, you are right for this job:
  • 7+ years hands-on experience as an Project Manager, managing requirements throughout the SDLC, ideally within a Financial Services/Asset Management organization
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Experience in managing on-site, off-site, employee, and contractor project teams
  • Experience working with various project and portfolio management tools and methodologies
  • Excellent project management, organization, and team collaboration skills
  • Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment
  • Ability to multitask and perform in a high-paced/high-pressure environment
  • Ability to work independently or within a group to solve complex problems
  • Strong team player with service-oriented attitude and customer focus