Project Manager

Pittsburgh, PA 15262

Posted: 10/03/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: PM Job Number: 19471

Contract opening with our financial client in downtown Pittsburgh for a Project Manager with at least 5 years of project management experience.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager will include:

  • Coordinate technology, business, operation and other internal/external resources from initiation through implementation;
  • Manage project. related vendors and contractors to ensure effective and cost-efficient utilization;
  • Work with the business leadership team to identify, prioritize and plan the implementation of key strategic projects critical for the success and growth of the businesses;
  • Actively facilitate senior management discussions on project progress including project timing, budget tracking, issue resolution and risk mitigation.
  • Plan, organize, and implement project activities throughout its lifecycle;
  • Provide direction, control and management of projects, including monitoring the critical path, implementation of appropriate corrective actions and proper escalation;
  • Provide overall project communication to stakeholders and management of stakeholder expectations; including, preparation of presentations for the various project and business leads;
  • Facilitate communication between the business lines, operations, technical areas;
  • Prepare various project artifacts such as project plans, status reports, and business requirements;
  • Manage agendas and meeting recaps/minutes to ensure all project tasks and goals are being accomplished as expected;
  • Partner with business team members in the research and resolution of system and process problems.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree required; PMP certification preferred.
  • 5+ years project management experience
  • Documentation management experience
  • Technology and/or finance related background would be a plus
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Project, Visio, PowerPoint).
  • Strong program and project planning, organizational and follow up skills
  • Demonstrated strong collaborative partnership skills with internal and external teams;
  • Ability to multi-task and maintain composure;
  • Excellent client-facing, communication and presentation skills

Project Manager - 19471

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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