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Digital and Data Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-01418
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey
Start Date / End Date: 04/02/2018 to 10/07/2018
Required Function 1:
The Digital and Data Project Manager manages medium to large projects and/or segments of larger, more complex projects in the digital and data program through the project development life cycle. Projects may cross divisions and impact various lines of business. The Project Manager will work closely with sponsors and Systems counterparts to define the project scope, develop the project plan, and manage the project budget. S/he is responsible for the execution of project tasks, mitigation of project risks, resolution of issues and management of resources to successfully meet project goals and deliverables. S/he will lead a team of subject matter experts, analysts and other participants to ensure successful project execution in accordance with best practices and standards. The Project Manager provides project updates and communicates effectively to project sponsors and stakeholders. S/he provides coaching and performance feedback for project team members.
Required Function 2:
• Lead the project team and various business units in defining scope, planning, budgeting and control all project tasks, resources and deliverables.• Apply strong project management standards and best practices to ensure successful execution of projects on scope, on schedule and on budget• Ensure that all project members adhere to strong project execution methodology standards and best practices throughout the project lifecycle• Ensure that all participants understand the objectives of the project and work together toward a common goal.• Demonstrate independent thinking and creative solutioning to overcome obstacles and issues during project execution• Review business cases, business requirements, functional specifications, and implementation plans.• Effectively communicate project expectations to project members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.• Lead project team towards predetermined goals by tracking and resolving business issues thought the life of the project.• Identify and manage business and analyst resources to successfully execute the project plan.• Ensure thorough testing of all system changes, including user acceptance testing, regression testing, client testing and parallel/pilot testing as required.• Prepare and present Change Oversight materials• Liaison with the project team, management. Systems and users to keep them informed of the project progress. Create project dashboards and reports.• Assist Program Manager in providing project and portfolio status reporting and analysis to senior leadership