IMMEDIATE HIRE Our client is a financial firm based in Jersey City, looking for an Agile Project Manager to lead development projects independently with minimal assistance. Projects must meet identified business needs, acquiring the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, and dependencies. This role is a contract and is estimating to go until December with the possibility of extension (and maybe FTE conversion down the road). No 3rd parties please. Responsibilities Reports to IT organization but works directly with the Business leadership to ensure smooth communication and prioritization of work Creates a plan to transform business processes and technology through direct interactions with key business stakeholders. Takes responsibility for management of the project. Identifies and manages dependencies, risks, and issues. Communicates with all stakeholders of the project based on their needs. Skills and Knowledge 5-7 years of proven experience serving as Project Manager for a Software Development Team working on large business initiatives with multiple Demonstrated experience successfully managing and delivering projects to desired business value and the ability to lead members of a diverse group software development teams towards a common goal Strong experience working directly with the business and planning execution of complex business programs with multiple interrelated dependencies Possesses strong organizational skills, follow through, and attention to detail Strong verbal and written communications skills Experience with process and business data flow Expert planning skills Exhibits a firm grasp of basic technical concepts Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to use influence to keep teams focused and resolve conflicts Familiarity with basic development technologies and skills Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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