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Bilingual Project Manager in Bethesda, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

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Job #:  970155
Apex Systems is in immediate need of a biligual Project Manager to join one of our hospitality clients in Bethesda, MD.
If the below sounds like it would be a good fit for you, please apply through sending your resume to amcilvain@apexsystems.com, and a recruiter will be in touch.
Job: Project Manager
Years of Experience: 5+ years
Location: Montgomery County, Maryland
Duration: 6 months C2H with plans to go perm at the client site
JOB SUMMARY:
You will deliver projects on time, within budget, while meeting the client’s expectations.  Plans, directs and coordinates activities pertaining to technology and business unit projects, on an enterprise level or for a major systems implementation program with multiple releases and work streams. Verifies project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives. No direct reports but you will be responsible for managing the team that develops and carries out internal information technology projects. Shares responsibility for planning, directing, and coordinating activities pertaining to technology projects for a given business unit.
Required:
  • 7+ years’ experience in information technology project management across diverse application areas and technologies.
  • Must be able to speak Chinese fluently (any dialect)
  • 4+ years’ experience in leading project teams and implementing enterprise application packages in distributed environments
  • Undergraduate degree, equivalent experience, or certification
  • Experience and/or certification with different methodologies and frameworks - SDLC, RUP, Scrum, ITIL
  • Experience with custom off-the-shelf applications and software development 
  • Experience in Mainframe as well as working in a Java environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally as well as in writing
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees, and elicit work output in a team environment.
  • Demonstrated record of managing internal and external projects from inception to successful implementation.

Preferred:
  • Master's degree
  • Project Management Certification.
  • Hospitality/E-commerce experience
  • Experience managing development projects with Java, DataPower, Web Services and Mobile Applications.
  • Ability to align change management strategies with project.
  • Skilled in conceptualizing creative solutions, documenting them, and presenting/selling them to senior management.
  • Extremely high level of analytical ability to resolve complex and difficult issues.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Project Leadership:
  • Directs the work of project team, including other project managers on a project-by-project basis.
  • Manages project and serves as a lead in a cross disciplinary team.
  • Identifies and deploys resources required for projects.
  • Functions as escalation to project teams to resolve issues

Managing Projects and Policies:
  • Performs Information Technology (IT) project planning, including identifying and developing goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identifications of risks, contingency plans, allocation of available resources, and deliverables to meet business need.
  • Serves as liaison with business unit, Plan and Run teams.
  • Develops high-level business requirements including cost estimate for a project to determine whether the project is justified.
  • Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to monitor project(s) so that they progress on schedule and within budget.
  • Establishes standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules and plans as required.
  • Informs the appropriate team members of project status and related issues.
  • Interfaces with vendor(s) for programs under direct control.
  • Manages project risks. 
  • Develops and tracks business case, including total process cost. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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