System One Services Project Manager IV in Jacksonville, Florida
Project Manager IVJacksonville, FL
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Category:Accounting & Finance
Compensation Range:50.00 - 59.00 Per Hour
System One is looking for aSr. Project Managerfor a large Financial Customer in Jacksonville, FL
3 month contract to hire opportunity
General Duties and Responsibilities:
Plans and coordinates all aspects of technical projects from initiation through delivery.
Manages project initiation activities that include identifying contractual obligations, client needs and goals, existing situation, necessary contacts, and access to existing information as needed.
Ensures requirements for internal technology projects align to operational standards. Develops alternate requirements or document exceptions as appropriate.
Develops, defines and executes project plans, project scope, activities, schedules, budgets and deliverables.
Identifies needed resources for projects; defines and assigns major project roles.
Coordinates activities and tasks among project team members, other internal departments and client or vendor/subcontractor organizations as needed to meet project goals and ensure project completion is on schedule, within budget constraints, and of the appropriate quality standards for the project scope.
Assigns and monitors work of project team, providing technical and analytical support and direction. Interfaces with external clients or field-based employees on technical matters as needed.
Manages project risks, issues/problems, and activity progress to ensure project goals (e.g., deadline, scope and quality) are achieved. Assists with problem resolution or risk mitigation as needed.
Skills and Abilities
Extensive knowledge of project management standards, processes, procedures and guidelinesKnowledge of the industry project management best practices (i.e., Project Management Body of Knowledge-PMBOK)Significant experience in Scrum Management and Agile ProcessIdeal candidate will have advanced skills with SharePoint, TFS, Microsoft Project and Microsoft ExcelKnowledge of various types of IT project methodologies and life cycles (e.g., conversions, incremental, rapid delivery, classic or traditional waterfall phases of analysis, design, development, testing, implementation) and the correct project applicationKnowledge of standards relevant to the software industry (e.g., ISO, CMM, Six Sigma)Knowledge of financial services industryKnowledge of company's products and servicesAdvanced skill in the use of project management software to manage projects (e.g., MS Project and auxiliary tools, such as earned value database, audit tools, project repository, including risk, issues and action items database, SLIM Estimate, Metrics and Control, Plan View, Platinum Process Continuum)Demonstrated skill in managing project budgets and timelinesSkill in the use of negotiation techniques to reach agreement when there are widely-differing viewpointsExcellent analysis, problem-solving, team, conflict management and time management skillsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAbility to interact effectively with executive level clientsAbility to set clear expectations, manage team performance and build high morale among team membersAbility to maintain confidentiality and carry out assignments that are sensitive in nature
Education RequiredA Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business Administration or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. A strong technical background is required to manage technical projects and handle competing interests. Must be in active pursuit of Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or have the equivalent level of education and experience for the job level.
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