Project Manager

Location: Egg Harbor Township, NJ       
Pay Rate: $600 per day       
Job Length: 9 months       

 NOTE: Prior experience leading a PMO organization and establishing (PMO) processes and procedures is required.

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize project according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team member and third-party contractor or consultant in order to deliver project according to plan. The Project Manager will also design the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
Essential Functions:
- Direct and manage project development from beginning to end
- Define project scope, goals, and deliverable that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
- Develop full-scale project plans and associate communication documents
- Effectively communicate project expectation to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clean fashion
- Manage team(s) toward on-time, under-budget project delivery
- Proactively identify, assess, manage, and resolve issues and mitigate risks
- Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
- Draft and submit budget proposals. And recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary
- Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
- Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
- Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
- Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools
- Track project milestones and deliverables
- Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations
- Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
- Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
- Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements
- Effective collaboration with cross-functional resources yet can operate with the appropriate level of independence
- Create and maintain a detailed project plans, issues log, risk register, status reports, and other required documentation
- Strong sense of accountability and ownership; understand your role and accept individual responsibility for seeing a task through to its completion (end-to-end), understand when and how to escalate, take appropriate risk (avoid unnecessary risk) and understand impact of decisions
- Provide Mentoring for more Junior Team Members
- Perform Program and Project Management at Best Practice Level during all phases of lifecycle
Required Qualifications:
- 7+ years of progressive project/program management and/or Chief of Staff experience
- Experience leading a PMO organization
- Responsible for establishing (PMO) processes and procedures
- Experience managing programs/project within large, complex environments
- Experience creating and maintaining project plans, issue logs, risk register, and status reports
- Strong technical aptitude, organization, analytical, and project management skills
- Experience work with Executive level management
- Excellent written and oral communications skills that are audience appropriate with appropriate style and delivery to influence audience
Desired Qualifications:
- PMI and/or ITIL certification
- Financial services, Healthcare, and/or Retail industry experience
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