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Human Resources/Payroll Project Manager

BGI has the following 12 month, contract based position with our direct client in Manhattan. Position can be partially remote, but must be willing and available to come onsite. Local candidates only
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Job Location:
New York, NY
Position Type:
Information Technology
Seeking PM to work on HR/Payroll Projects
The Project manager is accountable for the success of all projects under their supervision. Project manager plans, executes, and delivers all projects on time, on budget, and within scope in accordance with business priorities. Throughout the lifecycle of each project, the manager tracks project status and manages project teams to mitigate issues and risks.
The candidate must have experience working on projects that are sponsored by Information Technology.
Key Responsibilities
· Identifying business requirements and drafting business cases, charters, and other project documentation
· Managing data gathering and analytics tasks
· Developing metrics to measure performance and capturing baselines to measure against for continuous improvement
· Developing visual data representations including process flows, graphs, presentations, reports, dashboards and other decision support tools
· Developing supporting documentation, metrics, etc to identify areas for improvement initiatives as well as measuring initiative success.
· Define and create project plans for project, portfolio, and product prioritization and implementation
· Evaluate trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
· Partner with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria
· Build, lead, and coach multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
· Facilitate all operational checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects
· Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered
· Ensure all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company
· Continually update relevant business stakeholder of project status
· Ensure all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in business case
· Excellent project management, organization, and team collaboration skills
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent facilitation, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills
· Ability to anticipate risks and devise solutions in the moment
· Comfort with ambiguity, frequent change, or unpredictability
· Strong team leadership skills
· Strong knowledge of business objectives
Technical Skills
· Understanding of software development lifecycles (i.e. Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Iterative)
· Proficient with the Project and Portfolio Management Tools (Visio, MS Project, Tempus, Workfront, etc.)
· PMP certification or equivalent
· In depth understanding of project management concepts
· Product Management experience, a plus
· Successful experience starting and scaling DevOps the Enterprise, a plus
Education Requirements
· Bachelor’s degree
· Graduate course work in related technical, PM or technical domain; a master's degree is preferred
· Training in, and demonstrated understanding of, an organization's budgeting and portfolio prioritization process
· Training in, and demonstrated understanding of the project domain (Infrastructure/Application Development, etc.) sufficient to review activities and tasks with domain experts and verify estimated levels of effort
Number of Years Experience:
· 5-12 Years
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