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Project Manager II
Ref No.: 18-05380
Location: Wilmington, Delaware
Job Title: Project Manager II
Duration: 06+ Months Contract (Possible Extensions)
Location: Wilmington, DE (19890)

Note: W2 Candidates Only

Description/Comment:
  • Application Development is KEY
  • Financial Services, or someone who has worked in wealth management, or banking PMP would be great managing medium level projects
  • Must be on-site In Wilmington, DE- not negotiable- would prefer someone local to the work location
  • This is an initial contract with extension possible extension until year end or longer.
Skills Required:
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) Certified, Business Requirements Analysis
Job Description:
  • Basic Function In addition to duties of Project Manager I, responsible for assembling project team,
  • assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedule
  • to ensure timely completion of project. May communicate with a Senior Project Manager, Functional Area
  • Manager, or Program Manager regarding status of specific projects.
Essential Position Responsibilities:
  • The ability to apply, independently, these skills are required for this job description.
  • Establish project deliverables
  • Develop Project Plan Forecast, and Schedule Record detailed customer project requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups) and the project charter.
  • Includes the Work Breakdown, Project Organization chart, Communication plan, Risk plan, Quality plan, Cost/budget and Resource plans.
  • Conduct kick-off meeting Conduct a kick-off meeting with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of the project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus.
  • Communicate project plan
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the Project Plan, in order to align the stakeholders and team members.
  • Execute project plan
  • Execute the tasks as defined in the project plan in order to achieve the project goals.
  • Includes executing all parts of the project plan and managing the budget/forecast.
  • Monitor and control project work including change controls
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques in order to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Implement approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events in order to minimize the impact of the risks on the project.
Nature and Scope:
  • Under general supervision of either a Portfolio Manager or a Program Manager, leads and directs multiple projects or one larger project.
  • Supervisory Responsibility
  • No Direct Reports.
  • Leadership
  • Supports team building Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members.
  • Demonstrates high ethics and values Inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs.
  • Recognizes contributions
  • Praises people for a job well done.
  • Embraces diversity
  • Open to diverse points of view, treats people with respect.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience: 3 to 5 years project management with 7-10 years relative experience
  • Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent
Technical Skills:
  • Technical Experience using spreadsheets, word processing and project management software Interpersonal Writes clearly
  • Communicates information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Possesses good listening skills
  • Listens intently to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interrupting them.
  • Speaks clearly
  • Communicates information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Establishes and maintains interpersonal relationships
  • Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others.
General Guidelines:
  • Team Size Range: 6 to 10 FTE or 10 to 30 active project participants
  • Duration of Project: 1 to 11 Months
  • Speed of Development: Moderately Aggressive Timeline
  • Level of Risk: Medium
  • Span of Impact: Departmental or Enterprise
  • Number of Interfaces: Many
  • Number of Functional Areas: 1-5
  • Number of Sub-Projects: Many
  • Level of Innovation: Primarily Existing / Minor Modification
  • Project Scope Definition: Moderately - Well Defined