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Senior Project Manager

Company: ZENDA, LLC
Location: New York
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Job Description:

Zenda's DESIGN TEAM is setting the standard in Employee Experience
Twenty years ago, the principals at Zenda led graphic and industrial designers into the new world of user interface design. Today we are leading designers from UI/UX into the next frontier!
The leadership team at Zenda believes that there are many skilled designers in the workforce whose talents are underutilized and who are under-challenged in the pursuit of the usability of ecommerce websites and the 'design' of yet another variation on UI/UX design patterns and standards. Skilled designers are a powerful force - when given the right opportunity. Zenda's clients are allowing our designers to define, explore and solve some of their most interesting operational challenges. This is new territory for design!
Zenda designers are effecting change throughout the internal operations of Fortune 500 companies. Zenda designers drive innovation by modeling the event of work - relationships among business processes, technology, data and the human worker. Following 25 years running the first and longest operating UX design firm, the founders of Electronic Ink have started a consulting firm driving the next wave of design- Employee Experience within the business enterprise. This is a unique opportunity to become part of Zenda's core team.
Project Manager- Senior level - Immediate Opening
Full-time Position Zenda's designers are consulting partners to the business and technology leaders of our client organizations. We are looking for a strong project manager with excellent communication and consulting skills to be a member of the consulting team working with our design professional and directly with our clients in coordinating the overall project ensuring successful execution. This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to see inside the most sensitive operational areas of the world's largest companies. This role will report to the Chief Operating Officer.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
--- Ability to quickly learn and understand client business
--- Responsibilities include:--- Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects--- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget--- Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility--- Ensure resource availability and allocation--- Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress--- Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques--- Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques--- Report and escalate to management as needed--- Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders --- Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project--- Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels--- Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals--- Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis--- Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
--- Client work is primarily in NYC and North Jersey, with travel as needed by project engagement.
REQUIRED SKILLS --- Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills --- Excellent time management skills including the ability to work simultaneously across several projects --- Ability to follow established design and consulting team procedures, and assist with the development of new procedures --- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills --- Excellent written and verbal communication skills --- Effectively build professional relationships with colleagues and clients --- Informally mentor less experienced consultants, contributing to the ongoing growth of the team --- Contribute creative ideas to further the project work and direction of client projects --- Contribute to and help foster a climate where alternative ideas and approaches are encouraged --- Demonstrate flexibility in response to changing work / project requirements and situations
EXPERIENCE: --- Minimum 5 years of experience proven working experience in project management
COMPENSATION: --- Salary commensurate with experience $120,000+ per annum --- Health, vision and dental benefits package
EDUCATION: --- Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience --- Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus

Keywords: ZENDA, LLC, New York , Senior Project Manager, Executive , New York, New York

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