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IT Project Manager IV

Parsippany, New Jersey

Job ID: 10659 Category: Technology

Job Description

  • Ensure predictable, consistent and successful project delivery
  • Provide a complete view of the overall project to the organization and all stakeholders
  • Exhibit proactive behavior by engaging in project planning activities, including but not limited to: defining the overall scope of the project; creating and maintaining a consolidated timeline highlighting the major milestones and associated dates for project activities; identifying and communicating project dependencies and impacts; putting mechanisms in place to set expectations and ensure ongoing control of the project (e.g. kick off meeting, overall project management approach, risk management, issues management, change control, etc.)
  • Define project governance outlining roles and responsibilities and decision rights
  • Ensure success criteria defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes
  • Keep all stakeholders (internal & external) engaged in the project, aligned on expected outcomes and informed about what is occurring throughout the project
  • Proactively communicate the project’s progress on an on-going basis, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle
  • Provide leadership and key stakeholders with the information and venues to make effective, timely decisions
  • Oversee the development, maintenance or enhancement of systems and programs to ensure they are according to client specifications
  • Collaborate with other IT managers to plan for needed resources and communicate updates to the centralized resource utilization plan as project conditions change             


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in business or technology
  • Minimum of 5 years project management experience
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in project management processes and methodologies (PMBOK)
  • Strong technical aptitude and computer proficiency, including MS Office Suite and MS Project
  • Able to demonstrate basic understanding of the deployed technologies across the enterprise and of multiple system platforms (Mainframe, Tandem, UNIX, Windows)
  • Experience in driving medium size projects


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification
  • Experience in banking, financial services, and/or software industries
  • Experience managing Credit Card projects in an SDLC Waterfall or Agile environment


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