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Project Manager (73727)

Job description

Our client is seeking a Project Manager for a 6-month contract to begin in August.   As a Project Manager, you’ll lead teams of stakeholders and business partners to ensure projects of all sizes are completed in line with the team’s budget and timeline. You’ll use your expertise in project management methodology to make recommendations for continuous improvements on all project plans.

Key Skills for Project Manager:

  • PMP Certification
  • Five (5) to seven plus (7+) years of experience in IT project management with both waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Experience working on a mix of both applications and infrastructure related projects
  • Extensive experience handling scheduling, financial planning & reporting, and documentation of artifacts.
  • Previous banking experience

Nice to have:

  • Agile SM certified
  • Experience with Information Security Project Management, and HP Planview.
  • JIRA experience
  • Experience with Information and Corporate Security
  • Experience with Information Security Project Management, and HP Planview.

Soft Skills:

  • Presentation skills
  • Written & Verbal communication
  • Not afraid to speak up and make suggestions

As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Project and Scope Management: You will create detailed project plans, in collaboration with stakeholders, and determine organizational and financial feasibility. You will integrate project plans at the project/program level, creating estimating models as required, refine plan and manage performance against it. You will follow the established governance guidance for all communications, financial and change management, and use established project status reporting tools. You bring extensive practical experience and knowledge with techniques for planning, organizing, and monitoring multiple IT projects simultaneously.
  • Communications Management: You will coach and mentor project resources (internal/external) and work to proactively identify and resolve issues/conflicts. You will also act as a focal point of contact for the project, and through collaboration and persuasion, direct stakeholders towards a common goal. You will also create high-quality professional written communications and presentations, to the team, stakeholders and to executive leadership on a regular basis.
  • Financial Management: You will identify and manage overall project costs and budgets, including monitoring resource requirements for people, hardware, software, and change requests, the creation of project forecasts, reporting monthly actuals and variances, within the financial risk appetite of the project. You will be using the financial tools to meet monthly financial reporting requirements.
  • Experienced Scrum Master: You are an experienced Agile practitioner, with an understanding of Agile methodologies and execution best practices. You execute sprints on time, facilitate key ceremonies, such as daily scrums, sprint planning and retrospectives. You can use Agile methodologies to manage the complex problems delivery teams face. You create an environment where the team freely escalates challenges; facilitates change through positive reinforcement of successes. You can lead, plan, execute and evaluate project activities to ensure the completion of initiatives. Experience with Jira is a plus.

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Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.