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Project Manager

Summary:
BGI has the following contract opportunity with our direct client located in NY
 
Job ID/Number:
201904-2091
 
Posted Date:
4/5/2019
 
Job Location:
New York, NY
 
Position Type:
Contractor
 
Division:
Information Technology
 
Description:
Description:
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. The projects can can come from Infrastructure, Enterprise Data Management, Application Development, Service Management or Project Governance. 
 
Key to success is this individuals understanding of how to engage and utilize Business Transformation Change Management (the human side of change) and our Process Improvement teams to help us transform Information Technology projects and the Business teams we work with. 
 
Key Responsibilities 
 
· 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 
 
· Coordinate activities and follow up on tasks assigned to multiple groups, e.g. Data Warehouse, Applications Development, Security, etc. 
 
· Manage integration of third party vendor tools with NYU internal systems 
 
· 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 
 
 
 
 
Skills 
 
· 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 
 
· Knowledge and practical use of TOGAF, a plus 
 
· 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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