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Project Manager - Cobol Mainframe
Ref No.: 20-00049
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
• 5 to 9+ years of relevant PM experience (preferrably holds a PMP/PMI)
• Excellent experience in SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
• MUST have thorough understanding of the complexities of a Cobol mainframe upgrade, the potential roadblocks, and have a high level understanding of the Cobol Mainframe space
• MUST have previous experience managing a Cobol Mainframe software upgrade project
• Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
• Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
• Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
• Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
• Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
• Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management
• Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executive sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers
• Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff
• Experience working both independently and, in a team,-oriented, collaborative environment
• Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
• Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Projects, ServiceNow, SmartSheet and Lucid Chart

Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; CA Clarity PPM
• Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
• Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
• Support diverse and inclusive work environment