IT Project Manager-Consulting - Financial Services
eSense Incorporated - Annandale, VA

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Posting Title: IT Project Manager-Consulting/Financial Services

Functional Discipline: Project Management
Job Type: Contract-to-hire/Fulltime-Regular
Job Category: Professional Services
Travel %: 50 -75%
Country: US
State/Province: Virginia
Office Location: Annandale
Job Description: "This is a great opportunity for a Project Manager to have a real impact on our business by working with a variety of software products (including fraud detection, collections, origination, etc.) and with a variety of clients across several industries (including banking, retail, etc.)". --Hiring Manager

The Delivery Management Practice is responsible for:

  • leading and managing all project delivery for Professional Services projects in the Americas
  • providing sales support when needed to the sales team
  • providing estimates for project management activities on a given project
  • working with Staffing Manager and Practice Leaders to staff team members onto and off of a project
  • maintaining and/or improving project margins and customer satisfaction targets for Professional Services

The Project Manager needs to lead all aspects of the program to include:

  • client meetings
  • regular program status reporting
  • managing the program budget, schedule, risks, issues, and resources
  • escalation when needed

The Project Manager must be able to:

  • Develop, estimate and plan large, complex IT projects, with resource estimates, time schedules, and budget.
  • Ensure achievement of all project goals and objectives
  • Govern project delivery methodology and utilize project management best practices
  • Ensure realistic project plans, resource plans, training plans, and scope documents for each enhancement implementation and application support.
  • Manage change during the program lifecycle.
  • Manage and negotiate across functional system teams supporting all aspects of program delivery.
  • Work in a team environment.
  • Lead a remote team with team members located throughout the US.

Experience/Qualifications: The Project Manager must have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for effective communication with clients, internal teams, and management team;
  • Experience with Full Systems Life cycle development; from analysis, design and requirements, through development, testing, deployment, and user acceptance, and client signoff.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodology, techniques, and skills required to effectively manage scope, schedule, budget, communication, resources, and risk.
  • Excellent organizational skills to work both efficiently and effectively.
  • Good consultative skills and an open mind to help develop business solutions for clients.
  • Good expectation management skills and conflict resolution skills.
  • Ability to manage a group of people to achieve maximum performance.
  • Ability to manage a remote team of multiple sub-contractors.
  • Ability to manage and complete multiple tasks and projects within deadlines and constraints.
  • Knowledge/experience with Rational Unified Process and Scrum are a plus, but not required

About this company
eSense® Incorporated is a consulting and service firm specializing in Information Technology and Busines Process Reengineering. We...