Project Manager 7351365

Florida, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Cl

Post Date: 10/26/2017 Job ID: 11044 Industry: IT Pay Rate: $62.00

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Conducts preliminary investigation for all project requests, including reviewing requirements and specifications and testing, support and training plans to ensure they are aligned with organizational priorities, business plans and objectives.
Provides a proactive interface between project stakeholders and senior management team to ensure complete and accurate definitions of business requirements and delivery of business applications.
Applies application development and project life cycle standards during project planning and execution.
Refines and implements project management methodologies, tools and practices to provide continuous process improvement.
Selects and manages project teams, including planning, assigning, scheduling, monitoring and reviewing project activities and evaluating individual performance upon project completion.
Participates in root cause analysis in order to recommend appropriate actions to improve productivity and efficiency.
Develops, prepares, presents and maintains project plans, including staffing requirements, cost estimates, detailed budgets and work breakdown structures and schedules.
Performs project risk assessments, including identifying key risk factors, providing effective mitigation strategies and assigning contingency action plans to both schedules and budgets
Manages projects, including applying established methodologies, using change control templates and processes; managing time and recording activities using defined scheduling tools; monitoring budgets; coordinating resource acquisition and utilization; serving as a liaison with internal customers and external suppliers; and communicating regularly with project stakeholders.
Oversees project activities for assigned functional area(s) to ensure that goals and objectives are achieved within required time frames and within budget.
Delivers systems on appropriate platforms in compliance with established technology standards, including monitoring testing, executing quality assurance checks and ensuring information technology acceptance criteria is met prior to implementation.
Performs project evaluations and participates in post-project quality monitoring
Supports assigned functional areas in the selection, approval, initiation and planning of new projects; including developing service level agreements for new systems.
Participates in business modeling sessions, including documenting, facilitating and/or serving as a subject matter expert.
Participates in vendor evaluation and selection, complying with purchasing policies and using established procurement procedures.
Assists with adding and retaining project services customers.
Knowledge of:
Functional, operational and technical requirements of all systems used by assigned functional areas.
Application development and project life cycle methodologies and standards.
Project selection and approvals; budgeting and business case preparation and analysis; and project initiation and planning, including work breakdown structures and forecasting.
Concepts of risk management, issue tracking, change management and requirements gathering.
Information technology support and technical documentation.
Principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations.
Business planning and analysis.
Project budget interfaces with other accounting systems.
Skill in:
Conducting investigations for proposed projects.
Applying application development and project life cycle methodologies and standards.
Refining and implementing project management methodologies, tools and practices
Selecting and managing project teams.
Conducting research and developing and documenting business cases.
Performing root cause analysis.
Identifying, defining and documenting complex business and technical requirements.
Developing, preparing, presenting and maintaining project plans.
Performing project risk assessments.
Managing projects, using established project management methodologies.
Reviewing, analyzing and evaluating financial data and preparing budgets and financial forecasts.
Designing and developing management reports.
Performing project evaluations.
Developing service level agreements for new systems.
Developing business modeling presentations.
Negotiating with customers and vendors.
Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications.
Ability to:
Select and lead complementary high performance project teams, including planning, assigning, monitoring, reviewing and evaluating project activities.
Facilitate information gathering sessions ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are included in the project specifications.
Incorporate needs, wants and goals from different business unit perspectives into project specifications.
Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation.
Solve complex problems and model the business and financial impact of proposed scenarios.
Resolve complex analytical challenges, independently analyze information; and make recommendations based on analysis
Use collaborative skills in using a team approach to accomplishing work.
Prioritize and manage multiple in a fast-paced work, dynamically changing environment.
Read, analyze, interpret and apply information from common industry journals, financial reports, and legal documents.
Interpret and apply policies and identify and recommend changes.
Lead others in providing a high level of customer service
Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization, including negotiating resources.
Incite enthusiasm and influence, motivate and persuade other to achieve desired outcomes without organizational authority.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels
Education: Bachelor' s degree completed in related field

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