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Infrastructure Project Manager

BGI has the following 6+ month contract opportunity with our direct client located in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Job ID/Number:
Posted Date:
Job Location:
New York, NY
Position Type:
Information Technology
The Project Manager is a member of the IT PMO and will Project Manage information technology projects across our client. This role will focus on technology solution delivery projects. Examples include network infrastructure implementations/upgrades, enterprise systems build-out/integration, Data Center Services, Information Security solutions. The Project Manager will serve as an influential leader by demonstrating PM professionalism, passion, providing communication/motivation and creating teamwork and collaboration. The Project Manager will also work closely with the technical managers in different functional areas to document, communicate and manage the resolution of project-related technical issues.
Essential Job Functions:
  • Manage all aspects of technology project management and project lifecycles by effectively initiating, planning, executing and controlling multiple high profile, high priority projects at the same time.
  • Preparation/coordination for project phase gates. For example, business cases to support our client requests for funding
  • Create and maintain project schedules. Identify and monitor overall project timeline, project milestones, tasks, budget, resources, task dependencies, and critical paths.
  • Collaborate with different IT departments to ensure proper resource alignment and successful project delivery.
  • Manage issues and risk prevention/mitigation by anticipating and identifying risks and issues that may impact timeline, deliverables and service quality. Develop, communicate and implement mitigation plan and corrective action(s).
  • Conduct regular team status meetings and stakeholder meetings. Communicate with different levels of the IT staff and leadership teams by providing program/project status and executive reports.
Job Related Experience:
  • 7+ years experience in overall project management and/or program management
  • 5+ years of project management experience, with Infrastructure experience preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proficient with Project Management tools (ex. Workfront/@task)
Required Skills/Knowledge:
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Ability to adopt project management best practices and help improve the processes.
  • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas.
  • Ability to step into projects already in progress.
  • Ability to define and manage business and technical requirements.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills. Operates independently with minimal guidance by management; adapts well to change.
  • Problem-solving skills with the ability to perform root cause analysis.
  • Extensive experience in meeting planning, facilitation and documentation. Ability to communicate with and present to senior management/executives.
  • Ability to have a big-picture orientation, as well as to see the details.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with PM tools such as @Task or Workfront a plus.
  • Project management experience in Cloud migration.
  • Consulting experience.
  • Agile certification.
*** Ability to work onsite 5 days per week. The candidate will often have to spend time at our Brooklyn location.
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