Project Manager

New York, NY 10017 | Contract

Job ID: 4719 Industry: IT Salary Level: 70.00 - 100.00

We have a long term consulting opportunity available for a mid-levelProject Manager with Bank Systems Project experience.


You will organize, lead, manage, monitor and report on key complex multi-disciplinary projects (IT and non IT) working on-site at a high profile financial institution in Manhattan.

This is an immediate hire for a 8-12 month contract with the strong possibility of extension and/or permanent hire based on your performance.

In summary, you will lead the planning and implementation of projects:

  • Holding meetings with the project stakeholders
  • Develop project plans, identifying dependencies and owners
  • Manage scope, deliverables, milestones, timelines, risks, issues and actions
  • Monitoring the progress projects and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the projects
  • Tracking and manage project risks and issues
  • Hold regular stakeholder and working group project status meetings
  • Reporting status to management
  • Overseeing the change management process
  • Providing support to the project teams
  • Must be an experienced hands-on Project Management professional with PMP certification strongly preferred
  • Prior experience working with a Project Management Office (PMO) with the ability to provide Project Management thought leadership
  • Experience with managing large scale business system implementations (Subject Matter Expert in system implementations) and cross functional teams
  • Experience successfully negotiating and mediating conflicts and issues, including competing priorities among stakeholders and co-sponsors
  • 5+ years of work experience with a financial institution
  • Background in change management and requirements definition
  • Ability to setup and manage projects using MS Project and other tools
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required, and the ability to present status reports, issues logs, audit findings to very senior executives
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