Project Manager

Location: Remote - Remote
Category: Project Management
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 16011
Date Added: 11/20/2023

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Our financial services client, the largest credit union in the world, is looking for a Project Manager to support their team. Candidates must reside in EST or CST time zones to be considered.

Desire candidate with strong leadership skills and experience supporting technical teams delivering technical solutions on complex IT projects in a highly matrixed agile organization. Projects may involve formal proof of concept testing, IT security network infrastructure, data and/or database encryption and /or products selection and implementation; IT security risks assessments and remediation activities efforts ; and IT software system product development and integration deliveries.

  • Agile certification.
  • Advanced skill in project management to include establishing and leading project teams; managing timelines/deadlines/resources; ensuring successful project implementation.
  • Experience in IT resource allocation and management.
  • Significant experience of self-activation, working independently.
  • Significant experience working and participating in cross–functional, multi–dimensional teams and projects.
  • Significant experience in managing multiple priorities independently and/or in a team environment to achieve goals.
  • Advanced presentation skills with essential executive presence.
  • Significant experience in leading, guiding and coaching professional staff.
  • Experience in vendor engagement related to project delivery.
  • Advanced skill building effective relationships through rapport, trust, diplomacy, and tact.
  • Advanced research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Advanced skill using innovative thinking to solve problems and facilitate the decision-making process.
  • Advanced organizational, planning and time management skills.
  • Advanced skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions.
  • Advanced skill communicating with all levels within an organization.
  • Advanced skill resolving conflicting requests and meeting changing requirements.
  • Advanced word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software skills.
  • Project Management Professional, Scrum Master, or other project management-related certification.

  • Identify, communicate, and resolve technical, tactical, and operational project issues and risks.
  • Exhibit intellectual agility and interpersonal flexibility to reassess, reflect and shift thinking as projects or strategic direction changes.
  • Facilitate project team and client meetings for the resolution of project related issues.
  • Ensure effective management of projects from inception through implementation.
  • Adhere to project management best practices by following the policies, procedures and methodologies established within the Systems Development Life Cycle.
  • Prepare and deliver status reports regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and issues to management and stakeholders.
  • Oversee project progress to ensure project documentation and schedules follow previously agreed requirements and standards.
  • Communicate project plan, changes, direction, approach, and priorities based on changing business requirements, circumstances, new information and/or budget considerations to stakeholders.
  • Full life–cycle project/workstream management.
  • Facilitate creation/finalization of project plan, scope, schedule, cost, and communications to ensure that vendor meets or exceeds their contractual obligations by delivering quality products/services on time and within cost structure.
  • Manage all financial management aspects of vendor delivery and provide feedback on vendor performance.
  • Ensure successful project implementation.
  • Manage project-level risks, issues, dependencies, and change management.
  • Take a proactive leadership role in the project, partnering with business partners to drive a project to completion.