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Project Manager - Senior
Ref No.: 18-05678
Location: Marlboro, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Project Manager - Senior
Onsite in Marlboro, MA
12+ Month Contract

-Required experience managing vendor QA resources with SLA's and KPI metrics.

-Required experience managing projects with vendor managed services transitioning.

• Accountable for delivering new capabilities that drive business results on one or more medium to large sized, moderately to highly complex IT projects and/or programs from initialization through project close.
• Leads projects through the defined solution delivery process (SDP).
• Effectively partners and influences in order to deliver scalable, optimized solutions.
• Leads project and/or program activities and reports on status to ensure that assigned projects are completed on time, within approved budget, and provides desired business value.
• Assigns priorities for and coordinates the activities of project staff.
• Defines project quality and success criteria.
• Supervises multiple, concurrent tasks and properly assesses priorities of assigned activities.
• Responsible for the project and/or program plan, work breakdown structure, and identified critical path.
• Responsible for timely and effective project communications including stakeholder and sponsor interactions, meeting management, and reporting.
• Complies with Sarbanes Oxley and PCI.
• Manages project change control process with business sponsor ensuring any requested changes to scope are reviewed to assess impact on schedule, cost and resources.
• Creates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.
• Plans and schedules project and/or program deliverables, goals, and milestones.
• Directs and oversees project and/or program team.
• Performs peer document assessments.
• Furthers the adoption of project management standards and contributes to the CLIENT PM community of practice.
• Accountable for job performance and project delivery of all direct reports, if applicable.
• Coaches, mentors and develops direct reports, if applicable.
• Performs other duties as assigned.
• Recommends solution approach to projects and/or programs during initialization.
• Makes decisions and recommendations on policy changes, resource requirements, project schedules, solution options, and project budgets.
• Makes decisions on escalated issues.
• May be assigned to lead a group of PM I level associates (3+) and/or third parties
• May be accountable for providing line management to a group of PM's (3+) who will manage other projects.
• Operates in a matrixed environment. Assigns and monitors tasks for project resources.
• Accountable for project financials, including baselines, forecasting, reporting, and reconciliation
• Bachelor's degree in Technology, Business Administration, engineering, Information Technology, or liberal arts.
• Evidence of continuous learning (e.g. relevant certifications )
• 7-10+ years of related work experience