Project Manager II in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  1006542
Apex Systems is recruiting a Project Manager for one of our client's here in the Pittsburgh area.  This Project Manager will be responsible for the timely completion of converting our client's internal Informatica clients from their legacy Brownfield Environment to their Greenfield environment, and subsequently to Pentaho. This Project Manager will be joining an existing team to add additional capacity. 
Position Overview: 
  • Responsible for assembling the project team and assigning individual responsibilities.
  • Develop detailed project plans and monitors project results for significant deviations.
  • Manage vendor and client relations to ensure that project expectations are developed and met.
  • Ensure adherence to current project management standard processes and ensures compliance to quality assurance policies.
  • Manage Stakeholder relationships by: Ensuring stakeholder expectations are understood and managed accordingly. Manage stakeholder communications & participation. Promote effective individual and team performance. Act as primary point of contact to handle project issues as well as manage changes to project scope Have a strong customer focus. Manage the development and execution of a project by adhering to a defined project management methodology. Ensure the work of the project, including requirements and deliverables, are clearly defined. Control the project, in part, by leveraging formal change management Identifying and mitigating risk. Confirm project success criteria and managing accordingly. Monitor, evaluate, and control project performance. Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion. Plan and schedule project tasks based, in part, on resource availability and other dependencies. Oversee or modify a schedule of tasks with minimal supervision. Conduct routine project status calls and reporting of project status. Provide leadership to the group by seeking and participating in personal and team development opportunities including improving personal, technical and consulting skills, plus suggesting areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions; fostering & supporting constructive change.
  • Knowledge and skills: Able to plan and manage the delivery of IT infrastructure based systems that support clients' business objectives closely with IT functional areas, external and/or internal customers, and vendors in defining project priorities, scope, approach, resource requirements, timing, and funding in this matrix organization. Experience required in collaborating with and leading cross-functional teams. Strong ability to identify risks and issues and present options for mitigation based, in part, on what best services the customer. Use developed verbal/written communications skills, interpersonal skills and organizational skills. Experienced virtual project management for a global organization. Rely on knowledge of IT infrastructure technologies and how they integrate. Possess an introductory understanding of application programming, database, system design, internet, extranet, intranet & client/server architectures. Rely on knowledge of IT infrastructure technologies and how they integrate. Possess an introductory understanding of application programming, database, system design, internet, extranet, intranet & client/server architectures Exhibit solid knowledge of MS-Office, scheduling & time tracking tools. Successfully manage work with minimal guidance and supervision. Build consensus, influence others and negotiate compromise. Be a true 'team player' that enjoys challenges and is highly motivated, self-directed and results oriented.

Additional Overview:
  • 1 Year Contract Position 
  • 7-10 years relevant experience needed 
  • Financial experience a plus
  • Degree required/type: Bachelors
  • Top 3 skills on a resume: Communication, Planning, Risk Management

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