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Senior Project Manager - CBS Media
Ref No.: 17-04096
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date / End Date: 04/03/2017 to 10/02/2017
Skills/Experience Required:
  • At least 10 years of demonstrated experience managing a portfolio of complex initiatives that spans multiple lines of business.
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with Steering committees, VPs, Directors, project sponsors and strategic partners.
  • Proven success in an Executive leadership role, managing large projects approximately ($1-2 million), with a fortune 500 consulting company.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports business & IT strategic objectives.
  • 10+ years of strong Project Delivery experience with strong knowledge in ERP Enterprise solutions (preferred), technologies and process integration.
  • 5+ years of experience in a Major Consulting firm is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading/driving project teams; 10+ on/off shore resources.
  • Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones.
  • Performance Reviews and Staff Development; monitor the performance of staff
  • Proven full Project Lifecycle ownership and solid previous experience in developing and deploying templates for medium to large size implementations to ensure predictability and consistency across the Portfolio.
  • Established practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expend and mature these capabilities for the organization.
  • Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall.
  • Established track record in defining success criteria, metrics, test and deployment management methodologies.
  • Possess strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across, and down multiple business and technology organizations.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence.
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish creditability, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
  • Strong functional and technical knowledge.
  • Managed process improvement initiatives assessing current and future state solutions contributing to improving the success of the Project Portfolio.
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data, and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results.
  • Acted as an internal quality control check for all projects; stage gating and specifically test and deployment management activities across the Portfolio driving consistency.
  • Tools: Wide Orbit, MS Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; CA Clarity PPM.

Educational Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Systems or related IT field required and equivalent work experience.
  • PMI Certified or Consulting background preferred