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Project Manager (Information Technology)

Requisition #: 11057
# of openings: 1
Fund: 1199SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds
Department: Project Solutions
Position Status: Permanent
Employment Type: Full time
Category: Non-Bargaining
Location: New York, NY
Work Hours: M - F, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Description

Responsibilities

  • Oversee operational and tactical aspects of multiple or large scale projects at the 1199SEIU Benefit and Pension Funds;  provide leadership and guidance to the project management team throughout various phases of the project life cycle
  • Coordinate all activities required to complete project goals established by the sponsor; manage projects through completion to ensure business requirements are met and delivered on time within budget
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, coordinate project resources, track milestones and deliverables, provide scope management and change control, evaluate risk and manage issues, develop test plans and oversee user acceptance and vendor management
  • Interview and gather requirements set by the business sponsor and Subject Matter Experts (SME’s); ensure requirements are clear, concise and properly address business needs
  • Meet with project stakeholders and provide status updates of key projects including root cause analysis on missed deadlines, potential issues and risks, and communicate mitigation plans
  • Assist in the development of the Project  Management Office (PMO); provide input to the governance process, critical project management processes and their associated tools and procedures
  • Assist in developing best practices and tools for project execution and management at the Funds
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned by management

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Business Management, Computer Science, or equivalent years of experience required; plus
  • Minimum four (4) years Project Management experience in an Information Technology environment required
  • Experience with the following business domains a plus: healthcare insurance processing; finance; pension management; benefits administration
  • Project Management (PMP) Certification highly preferred
  • Excellent knowledge of the project life cycle, requirements gathering, drafting Request for Proposals (RFPs) for third party software, project management methodology, standards and procedures required
  • Experience with project management tools and software (MS Project, Visio and PowerPoint), client-server architecture, database concepts, and software testing methodology
  • Good leadership skills with proven abilities to plan, estimate, and track projects; demonstrated ability to work independently and drive project plans to meet delivery milestones with high quality standards
  • Solid analytic and problem solving abilities with exceptional organizational skills, driven by customer focused and goal oriented principles
  • Ability to build strong relationships with users, departments, IT, vendors, management, and executives; proven ability to build consensus and work effectively within cross-departmental teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; must provide clear and consistent directions and communicate well with people at all levels
  • Must meet performance standards including attendance and punctuality


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