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Senior Project Manager

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Posted: 06/03/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Account & Project Management Job Number: 617379 Country: United States Is job remote?: Yes

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Senior Project Manager

Our client, a global investment management firm, is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join their team. This is a 40hour/week, 9 month contract role. You will sit 100% remote.

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Project Manager Responsibilities:
  • Oversees end-to-end program management activities for large-scale, high-value, and complex programs that span multiple business units, with oversight for the full program life cycle.
  • Accountable for a program, consisting of a portfolio of various related projects.
  • Manages the progress and contributions of workstream leads or subordinate project managers to ensure all activities deliver expected value within committed time frames and budget.
  • Manages contingencies between multiple projects and monitors interdependencies and synergies where required.
  • Proactively recommends approaches to mitigate contingencies and dependencies within and across programs.
  • Builds and synthesizes highly detailed project plans, budgeting and forecasting models, or resource plans requiring significant stakeholder management skills and interpretation of diverse and varied information.
  • Monitors market changes and stakeholder needs; recommends plan adjustments to meet changing needs that optimize costs, benefits, and speed of delivery.
  • Develops statements of work, stakeholder management plans, guiding principles, project goals, risks, resource allocation, and roles and responsibilities for assigned projects. The high-profile nature of assigned projects often requires planning on an enterprise-wide, global scale.
  • Secures, leads, motivates, and inspires the internal and external resources required to effectively deliver the program.
  • Establishes the program’s governance (e.g., sponsors, approvers, stakeholders).
  • Participates in the evaluation, selection, and management of external resources or vendors. May require interaction with regulators.
  • Provides transparency in project progress and effectively anticipates and mitigates major risks across the project life cycle.
  • Proactively crafts feasible solutions to combat risks and issues. Exercises sound judgment, balancing risks and making prompt decisions in ambiguous or difficult situations.
  • Manages communication with business unit leaders at a detailed functional level and discusses/resolves issues.
  • Works with all required functions and groups to effectively plan and execute the program.
  • Coordinates resources across organizational boundaries.
  • Strategizes and develops tools and training methods to enable successful project management throughout the enterprise.
  • Trains and coaches project teams in execution methodologies and promotes adoption of best practices.
  • Ensures program delivery is in conformance with company methodologies and standards; develops standards in collaboration with management. Considered an expert in this space.
  • Measures and monitors program costs and benefits, including actual results and forecasts with comparisons to original or baseline plan and updates plans with accurate, up-to-date information in a timely manner.
  • Follows financial standards and processes (e.g., monthly external revenue accruals, procurement, and external payments).
  • Reports financial information and status to the required executive level.
  • Ensures program solution(s) meets quality and reliability requirements and that the launch approach meets or exceeds adoption targets.
  • Monitors program results for significant deviations, evaluates options, and takes corrective actions.

Project Manager Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • 10+ years of total relevant work
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