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Project Manager in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/22/2018

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Job #:  814199

Apex Systems, the nation's 2nd largest IT Staffing Firm, is looking for a very Analytical Project Manager for their largest Banking Client in Downtown Pittsburgh, PA. If you think you would be a good fit for this position, please email the most updated version of your resume to Santo DeFrancesco at sadefrancesco@apexsystems.com as well as a good phone number and time for him to reach out. I look forward to working with you!


 

Project Manager

Downtown Pittsburgh, PA

 

Looking for a PM with superior Analytical skills, we need someone with a blend of PM and BA tendencies. There is a strong emphasis on requirements gathering, building project plans and building project scope. 

 

Job Description:

  • The job holder oversees medium to large system development projects from inception to implementation.
  • S/he is responsible for assembling the project team and assigning individual responsibilities.
  • S/he develops detailed project plans and monitors project results for significant deviations.
  • S/he manages vendor and client relations to ensure that project expectations are developed and met.
  • S/he ensures 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

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.