24 days old
2017-10-302017-11-27

Project Manager

Philadelphia, PA 19103
  • Job Code
    585039

We are hiring Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA 19103.


JOB PURPOSE: To deliver an effective project management service for a number of business initiatives. Provide PMO support to major business change projects.


PRINCIPAL JOB ELEMENTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


- Manage a portfolio of projects according to the standards and expectations of the PMO.


- Manage assigned resources as appropriate to the implementation of project related activities


- Prepare and maintain all project documentation such as; initiation, delivery plans and budgets.


- Develop and maintain project plans and reporting documentation as necessary to ensure timely communication and successful delivery of assigned projects.


- Ensure projects are planned and executed in-line with the PMO approach:



  • Project team roles and responsibilities Risk and Issue identification and management
  • Deployment planning, management and transition to live operation
  • Training: Business (as needed)
  • Operational support plans


- Ensure deliverables meet required quality standards.


- Ensure adequate levels of documentation are produced as part of the technical solution.


- Develop and maintain a Communications Plan and keep the business communities appraised of project plans and related implications.


- Production of progress and other management reports.


- Ensure business benefits can be realized or that risks inhibiting realization are highlighted.


- To provide PMO support as necessary to business initiatives and change projects.


Project Communication - Communication of project delivery progress, to ensure the business is aware of status and any related issues.


Team management - To co-ordinate and develop team members Core Competencies


Achieving Results - Be aware of key business objectives, and ensure these are applied appropriately to all business activities.


Communication - Effective communication skills suitable for the management of and liaison with departmental staff and senior management, both on a one to one and one to many basis. Demonstrate effective communication, both orally and in writing, with subordinates, colleagues, clients and customers including producing reports, preparing, organizing and delivering presentations using appropriate tools and techniques, and taking a leading role in meetings and discussions.


Planning and Organizing - Effective at determining a course of action by breaking it down into smaller steps and by planning and resourcing each of these, making allowance for potential problems. Must manage the field of responsibility within allocated budgets, and be able to plan and forecast future budgets based on business priorities.


Teamwork - Effective in contributing effectively towards the objectives of a team, and be able to share knowledge, ideas and information. Aware of the needs, objectives and constraints of those in other disciplines and functions. Effective at managing people and can adopt an appropriate style to foster good team working.


Problem Solving and Decision Making - Able to solve problems in a measured and creative way. Capable of independently assessing a wide variety of tasks, and be proactive in relation to identifying and undertaking activities that are to the benefit of the business. Able to balance long and short term objectives, and understand business value. Be responsible for own decisions.


Skills, knowledge, qualifications required for job


- Qualifications - Degree qualified and professional certification (e.g. PMI)


- Experience - At least 5 years project management experience, in a role that requires involvement and understanding of project managing business initiatives including the introduction of new business processes to support these initiatives. Extensive experience in organization wide initiatives and change management.


- Training - Formal training in Project Management disciplines.


- Analytical Thinking - Effective at acquiring an understanding of a problem or situation, and developing an approach to interacting with the situation

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