Project Manager
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Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-07091
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Large Company has a Contract Opportunity in Jersey City, NJ

• DURATION: 1 year with possible extension but this is ONLY contract role
• INTERVIEW PROCESS: conduct phone interview first, then onsite interview for the right person

Looking for a senior PM with 10 years of exp. Looking for someone who can handle and intense client base, and someone who can hold "water cooler” discussions.

Will be building relationships.

Needs to understand infrastructure; primary need is infrastructure, and the secondary need is an App De environment; someone who comes from a hardware infrastructure background won't understand that.

App Dev PM w/ Infrastructure is preferred.

Will be working w/ Directors and Executive Directors.

Agile, not necessarily Waterfall.

Disaster recovery is a nice to have, but not a requirement.

The primary role will be related to a Data Center Strategy effort. The preference is a candidate with Infrastructure application experience that is versed in Waterfall and Agile Frameworks.

• Define and review project scope successfully plan and track execution while maintaining profitable engagement stakeholders
• Work closely with all project stakeholder groups to coordinate the project milestones
• Define and lead financial management for the project
• Track project actuals against defined milestones and revisit the overall plan as and when necessary
• Understand and translate cross-team dependencies into actionable plans Identify and secure resources required to execute the plan and monitor resource utilization by continuously analyzing staffing requirements and resource allocations
• Ensure delivered products meet defined business requirements and are of high quality
• Proactively identify and manage risks.
• Plan for an effective risk mitigation Lead and define the change management process for projects
• Track projects against approved budgets and report on forecasts and variances
• Support the iterative business planning process
• Provide periodic progress report on project status and create a dashboard for sponsors
• Ensure senior management remains abreast of status and hold them accountable for facilitating mitigation of risks and resolution of escalated issues Inspire and lead through effective team management
• Resolve issues in a timely manner
• Work with multiple stakeholders to meet the desired objectives
• Build a communications strategy and execution plan for the project
• Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.