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Project Manager, Risk Management Applications
Ref No.: 18-06067
Location: Montvale, New Jersey
 
Risk Management Applications (RMA), a team of approximately 35 employees, supports the US firm with the implementation and management of all aspects of KPMG’s proprietary Risk Management and Independence systems and processes to help the firm comply with risk management policies and regulatory requirements.


Risk Management Applications team works closely with functional risk management, Independence leadership, US leadership, and other operational/functional groups to understand and prioritize business process improvement opportunities to ensure proper controls are in place to mitigate risks that can potentially be managed through applications and systems. We work with KPMG’s Global & US IT teams, as well as outside vendors, to ensure quality implementation of changes, execution of change management strategies (i.e. communications, training and documentation) and closely monitor any development projects or initiatives to ensure proper adoption and usage.


Responsibilities:
  • Direct responsibility for overall management of assigned projects and stakeholder management
  • Build and maintain project execution plan/charter, including approach, scope, tasks, durations, work effort, dependencies, budget, planning assumptions, risk profile, team structuring, staffing, resource allocation, and deliverable definitions
  • Make project-level decisions and manage track team leads and day-to-day team activities
  • Identify and manage project risk factors; manage and resolve project issues
  • Work directly with the PMO lead to adhere and oversee project change control process & escalate unresolved issues
  • Financial oversight and analysis
 
Minimum
  • 6-8 years Project Management experience
  • Strong quantitative and analytical, writing and communication skills a must
  • Ability to work with various levels of management
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team