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IT Project Manager at BCforward

IT Project Manager

BCforward Newark, NJ Contractor
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IT Project ManagerPosition Title : IT Project Manager Expected Contract length : 12 Months initially with possible extensionsLocation : Newark, NJ Job Description:Job ResponsibilitiesRemote until Covid later must be onsite Newark, NJ
  • Works closely with the project sponsor to understand the project's overall business proposition and scope, goals/objectives, stakeholders, planned benefits and constraints
  • Develops a project management plan that will be agreed upon by the project sponsor and act a guide through the life of the project including cost management, schedule management, risk/issues management, stakeholder/communication/org change management, quality management, scope management, project organization.
  • Develops project estimates and refines throughout the life of the project working with the Controller using standard and industry leading methods.
  • Develops a clear, feasible, project plan working with the Scheduler and project team along with gaining commitment of resources and plan buy in from all impacted stakeholders.
  • Supports with the Project Sponsor on all business case develop/funding request and approval steps with funding bodies and financial departments.
  • Establishes proper governance and sets clear expectation on responsibilities
  • Leads the project team through all stages of execution of the project plan and directs all project activities to ensure progress to schedule, budget and planned business case benefits
  • Facilitates stakeholder and governance communication.
  • Works with the Controller and Scheduler through the life of the project to gain insight on the project health and potential risks and project decisions that need to be made to ensure successful delivery of the project.
  • Evaluate and proactively manages individual project risks and contingency every week at minimum
  • Lead and control the development of specification, quality, configuration, and quantity of deliverables of the project.
  • Complete all control gates designated by the IT EPMO.
  • Comply with all IT EPMO standard processes and methods.
  • Keep a project artifact repository in the designated location throughout the life of the project for audit by the IT EPMO
  • Provide all standard project health status reporting per standard cadence set by the IT EPMO and any project governing body designated for the project.
  • Continually evaluate progress and predict and mitigate problems with quality, cost, schedule and risk
Required Skills:
  • 2-5 years of Project Management or related technical field required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Management, Business Administration, or another related field required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from Project Management Institute preferred
  • Demonstrate understanding of formal Project Management processes, strategies and methods working with a centralized IT Project Management Office required
  • Experience mentoring, coaching and developing rising talent preferred.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and experience establishing guidelines in these areas for others required.
  • Strong sense of personal accountability regarding decision-making and supervising department teams required.
  • Experience working in a high-level collaborative environment and promoting a teamwork mentality required.
  • Managerial experience applying analytical thinking and problem-solving skills required.
  • Ability to predict challenges and seek to proactively head-off obstacles required.
  • Understanding of the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework required
  • Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., agile/scrum) required.
  • Ability to delegate effectively required.
About BCforward:BCforward began as an IT business solution and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solution's organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over the years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs. www.BCforward.com

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 129455 when responding to this ad.


 

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Contractor

Location

Newark, NJ

Job Type

Information Technology

Experience

Not Specified

Date Posted

04/7/2021
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