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Senior Project Manager job in New York, NY

Location: New York
Posted on: February 11, 2024

Job Description:

Senior Project Manager job in New York, NY
 
The Senior Project Manager will define the scope and manage all areas of project work while supporting business and program management staff. Typical scope of the projects involve more than five technology teams which are cross functional and distributed geographically. Successful completion of these projects is critical to the company meeting its objectives. The Senior Project Manager works with internal and external parties to organize the various components needed to initiate, run and complete software development and implementation projects.
 
 
Seasoned and versatile candidate is required who has extensive experience in Agile project managment. Display strong experience in overcoming organizational challenges of transitioning to Agile methodology from traditional project management and development. Demonstrate strong team player and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships across organizational levels and effectively deal with a team comprised of both local team members and distributed team members.
 
 
Primary Job Duties
• Administer Agile / Scrum process and assist staff on same
• Ensure effective implementation of agile process
• Coordinate with various departments to ensure delivery of projects on time
• Manage all project and handle single an multiple projects
• Assist Program Manager and developers in managing and developing Agile process
• Interpret organizational and business goals, policies and practices; develop and implement project scope, goals, objectives, policies and priorities; Facilitate and manage the integration and coordination of systems, processes, staff and resources; Provide direction, leadership and act as an information and support source for project team members.
• Manage one or more projects of larger size and complexity; Oversee project activities in compliance with program priorities and the utilization of resources in order to carry out the goals and objectives.
• Monitor project status to ensure progress toward completion; modifies project plan as necessary in response to unforeseen or unexpected development and informs management; Coordinates changes with team members;
• Proactively identify and manage project risks and issues and take steps to mitigate or avoid.
• Recommend solutions to any issues that change the scope of the project or negatively impact its delivery or cost. (I.e., proactively manage project scope and change process.)
• Actively participate in all phases of the project or specific phases of larger projects.
• Effectively manage project team conflicts and stakeholder relationships.
• Consult with appropriate staff to resolve issues; Identify and minimize risks; develop contingency plans and identify opportunities to ensure projects are completed successfully.
• Ensure compliance with all applicable standards and policies.
• Represent project team in meetings and work sessions regarding project status including facilitating and working effectively to develop consensus within divergent groups or divergent viewpoints; provide status and progress reports; assist in clarifying expected outcomes and managing expectations.
 
Qualifications / Requirements
• BS/BA required. .
• Minimum of 5 years of Project Management/Planning experience. (7-10 preferred)
• PMP certification desired.
(Manager can select additional qualifications/requirements as desired):
• 5 + years of technical project management experience
• Agile / Scrum / Extreme Programming experience is a must
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle(s)
• Above average organization, interpersonal, & communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to multi-task
• Action-oriented
• Experience interacting with internal & external stakeholders
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work as a team member
• Experience building successful client relationships or internal team relationships
• Ability to design programs and tasks
• Ability to proactively identify and recommend program improvements
• Outstanding attention to detail combined with the ability to see the big picture.
• Experience managing geographically diverse teams.
 
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