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Senior Project Manager in Pittsburgh, PA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/13/2019

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Job #:  969464
Apex Systems is recruiting for a Senior Project Manager
Here are the details:
Position: Project Manager
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Rate: Negotiable 
Duration: 3 Month Rolling Contract (Potential to Go Perm)
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:  
Qualified candidate will lead and manage various key programs/projects/initiatives for the business group and ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and within scope.
The Senior Project Manager will:
  • Coordinate technology, business, operation and other internal/external resources from initiation through implementation.
  • Manage project related vendors and contractors to ensure effectiveness and cost efficient utilization.
  • Will lead and manage various key programs/projects/initiatives for the business group and ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and within scope.
  • Work with the business leadership team to identify, prioritize and plan the implementation of key strategic projects critical for the success and growth of the businesses.
  • Actively facilitate senior management discussions on project progress including project timing, budget tracking, and issue resolution and risk mitigation.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Plan, organize, and implement project activities throughout its lifecycle.
  • Provide direction, control and management of projects, including monitoring the critical path, implementation of appropriate corrective actions and proper escalation.
  • Provide overall project communication to stakeholders and management of stakeholder expectations; including, preparation of presentations for the various project and business leads.
  • Facilitate communication between the business lines, operations, and technical areas. Prepare various project artifacts such as project plans, status reports, and business requirements.
  • Manage agendas and meeting recaps/minutes to ensure all project tasks and goals are being accomplished as expected.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key personnel in each functional area.
  • Partner with business team members in the research and resolution of system and process problems.

Must Haves:  
  • Qualifications: 8-12+ years progressive experience in the financial services industry.  
  • Strong program & project planning, organizational and follow up skills.  
  • Strong knowledge of financial services operations, information delivery, change leadership/management, strategic planning, and project management life cycle or system development life cycle.  
  • Demonstrated strong collaborative partnership skills with internal and external teams.  
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain composure.
  •  Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), Problem solving and Analytical skills.  
  • Advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint; Visio.

Nice to Haves:
  • Bachelor's Degree; Masters, PMP or CFA preferred. V
  • Experience with Cyber Security
  • Financial and/or Healthcare background

 
For this opportunity, you will also be eligible for benefits through Apex for the contract period, a W2 hourly rate, weekly pay, and direct deposit!
Apex Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female and minority applicants to apply.
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 844-463-6178-6178.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, 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 844-463-6178-6178.