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Project Manager-Senior
Ref No.: 18-08119
Location: Irving, Texas
Global Financial Firm located in Iriving, TX has an immediate contract opportunity for an experienced Project Manager



Senior Project Manager:
• Responsible for delivery of strategic, cross-functional, high visibility projects within time, cost, scope and quality defined boundaries, in accordance with the company's life cycle methodologies and disciplines.
• Manage complex interaction of multiple technical and business stakeholders that span multiple businesses, functions and geographies within the company.
• Leads cross functional project teams to deliver solutions addressing customer requirements; defines milestones, resources & schedules. Creates project schedule, expense plan, communication plan, tracking & reporting variables.
• Leads in implementing/applying standard processes for scope/change management, risk management, issue management, quality assurance, estimate variances and project communications.
• Facilitates, coordinates, and arbitrates cross-functional macro level topics, often including key business stakeholders and senior management.
• Communicates to all stakeholders on a timely basis, often including Senior or Executive Level Management.
• Employs program management processes, methodology and standards for project execution and delivery.
• Supports project negotiations by providing subject matter expertise around retail banking and project lifecycle methodologies.
• Negotiates for appropriately skilled human resources for the project team.
• Builds and maintains high performance teams through own actions and direction provided to others.
• Ensures project closes effectively through production turnover, documentation of learning and provision of feedback on project resource performance.
• Manages all projects, tracks time allocations and resource usage using the North America IT Planview application.
• Performs all of the above independently and with limited supervision.
Requires:
• Minimum of 6-8 years managing software development projects in a matrix environment, preferably within Retail Banking or comparable large company/consulting organization.
• Proficient with Agile development methodologies.
• Strong leadership, interpersonal, influence, negotiation, organization & communication skills.
• Ability to influence senior business and technology leaders.
• Ability to coordinate and manage across various business segments and technology disciplines.
• Previous experience managing projects with Planview or related Project Management software.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, Masters, a plus.
• Project Management certification (eg: Master Certificate or PMP) preferred.