Project Manager - Long Term Contract
We are currently representing an excellent long-term contract opportunity for an experienced IT Project Manager with PMP or PMBOK training. This is a high visibility position with one of the best Albany area corporations. This senior Project Manager will lead a large-scale systems implementation of 3rd party software for a well-established Albany company. We're seeking a highly capable individual with strong leadership skills who has successfully lead teams for successful systems implementation projects. Working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment this Project Manager will facilitate and coordinate all project activities from inception through completion of entire systems implementation of complex vendor software. The Project Manager will also be responsible for the coordination of large teams from various technical and business units within the client plus additional team member from the vendor. Will identify appropriate resources and staff projects, organize project teams and ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives, act as primary point of contact between client management and vendor. Will also manage costs, schedules and quality by overseeing project deliverables. Ensures schedule and budget are met. Identifies need for change, determines course of action and revises as appropriate. Identifies and mitigates associated risks. Requirements: A PMP certification or PMBOK training is required for this contract position. Demonstrated track record of successful IT systems implementations. A minimum of 7-10 years IT Project Management experience; previous supervision/direction of IT Project Teams – matrixed or direct Excellent leadership and organizational abilities Strong communication skills and ability work effectively with technical and business staff. Very strong initiative and ability to take ownership of projects.
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