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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00237
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Position Type:Contract
The Project Manager will be responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to develop integrated baseline project plans apply estimate models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them.  The individual in this role is expected to recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues. Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions. Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis. Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk. Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them. Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate where required. Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis. Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects.      
  • Bachelor degree in an IT-related discipline and at least five years of experience managing projects
  • Experience developing project plans, successfully managing individual deadlines and goals.
  • Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis.
  • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio.
  • PMP certification and an understanding of unsecure lending is highly desired.