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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-07061
Location: Livingston, New Jersey
A Major Financial Firm located in Livingston, NJ has an immediate contract opportunity for a Project Manager.

7+ years related experience required (financial services and program/project management), with BS/BA degree. Experience in financial services industry preferred; with a strong understanding of the identifying project requirements and processes/procedures.
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Excellent organizational, planning and prioritization skills
- Effective oral and written communications
- Strong influencing and negotiations skills
- Ability to function in a highly matrixed environment including experience working with all levels of personnel
- The ability to effectively manage and navigate through the multi-faceted disciplines throughout the firm
- Orientation to client, workflow, and system - end to end - while thinking of automation, cost reduction, error reduction
- Ability to exercise initiative, problem identification, problem solving, and independent decision making

Additional requirements:
- managed large scale data migrations end to end
- understanding of data architecture and delivery processes
- exeperience with iterative waterfall or "hybrid agile”
- self-starter and seeks out information on their own
- relationship management experience
- comfortable presenting to and meeting with senior leadership
- proficient in MS office 2016 - particularly Excel and MS Project
- clearly communicates business and technology requirements across multiple, various teams

The individual should have an understanding of project methodologies like Waterfall, Waterfall light, Agile (nice to have)
Has managed SDLC projects
Comfortable with ambiguity, and still able to make progress against goals in a rapidly changing environment (or something similar)