Desktop Engineer PM - Software Upgrade - $70+/hr
Botsford Associates LLC - New York, NY

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Major Investment Bank is seeking a highly skilled Project Manager for a Desktop Upgrade project They will upgrade the desktop software suite for all users globally The program will include an upgrade of all desktop operating systems to Windows 7 and an upgrade of productivity and collaboration tools including Office 2010 Exchange 2010 SharePoint 2010 and Instant Messaging PM will have global responsibility for planning execution and reporting on each work stream including financial management PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES Project Planning Execution Drive the Execution of Business Aligned and Group level initiatives Manages the definition of highlevel scope Recommends best solutions based on understanding of business issues Manages client expectations Develops integrated baseline project plans applying estimated models documents estimating assumptions refines plans and manages performance against them Provides task based schedule and cost forecasts and assists in assessing risk based provisions Identifies resources and skills required Captures and tracks metrics and performs limited analysis Applies program decision framework (who does what how to communicate) Managed project scope by assessing requirements changes determining and conveying impact on budget time and risk Determines quality standards and oversees the execution production of project deliverables and management of documents Identifies and manages project costs and budgets Anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them closely Raises and tracks issues conflicts removes barriers obstacles resolves minor project issues and escalates to immediate manager where required Identifies and escalates potential conflicts between longterm architecture direction and project constraints Seeks clarity in business requirements or escalates as appropriate Develops business cases to understand merit of projects Promotes innovative or improved methods to get the work done and implements best practices Manages project closure activities Relationship Communication Provides superior client experience and strengthens relationship with business partner Collaborates with colleagues across the organization to get things done Manages project communications including status reports to all stakeholders Provides senior management with timely updates on project issues May utilize single vendor 3rd party of known capacity and manage the relationship (Vendor management) Unable to sponsor at this time US citizen Greencard Holders EADs encouraged to apply Apply to email imusicantebotsforditcom mailtoimusicantebotsforditcom Desktop, Upgrade, Windows 7