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Program/Project Management Specialist
Ref No.: 18-06705
Location: Irving, Texas
Project Manager – Practitioner
- Knowledge/Experience:
• 5+ years' experience in project management during which a structured approach (methodology) was applied to project planning, estimating, monitoring and reporting through the full project lifecycle, from initiation through closure.
• Management of multiple technology projects simultaneously with a proven track record of delivery and implementing change
• 6-8 years of overall experience in IT services - infrastructure / data center strongly preferred
• 1-2 years Program Management experience desired, but not required
• Experience in managing large globally distributed project teams who are not reporting directly and are associated with the PM for the purpose of the project only.
• Experience with enterprise program and project management tools preferred.
• Experience and ease in interfacing with Senior Management.
• Proven project financial and risk management experience
• Understanding of Application development beneficial, but not essential
• Experience working remotely or for a remote manager
• Experience working in a medium to large-scale corporation
• Experience in Financial Services industry preferred.
- Skills:
• Strong leadership skills
• Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong planning skills
• Project financial management skills
• Strong influencing, facilitation and partnering skills.
• Strong communications, both verbal and written
• Presentation skills
• Negotiation and conflict management skills
• Skilled with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and project
• Language skills in addition to English are an advantage.
• Ability to manage virtual teams