Project Manager - Scheduler
UpStream Global Services - Franklin Lakes, NJ

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Project Manager - Scheduler

We have an immediate opportunity for a Project Manager with one of our F500 clients in the Franklin Lakes, NJ area.

This position is responsible for working with project managers on a major initiative to create work plans, track progress on work schedules, track budget progress and burn rates, keep plans up to date and publish results, create and present management reports on project outcomes and status.

This position will also be responsible for maintaining active project plans in MS Project Server and will be responsible for helping associates to learn and adopt these technologies - This position provides both verbal and written communications regarding project status, risks and issues. - Creates work plans that adhere to EPMO established standards - Maintains work plans, enters status and burn rates into the MS Project software - Assists the Program Manager/Core Team Lead and EPMO with resource management and forecasting resource requirements and consumption - Creates management reports and presentations to Program and EPMO leadership up to date on schedule, budget, and deliverable status - Collects, organizes, and escalates project issues and risks - Aids the EPMO and Director with creation of mitigation plans - Responsible for creating and organizing project work papers for validation and compliance traceability (when required) - Facilitates meetings with Program leadership team on project status and discuss project issues. - Facilitates meetings with project managers to collect status and discuss project issues.

- Advanced MS Project skills, experience with Project Server, MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) - Excellent communication skills - PMP Certification preferred - Minimum of 10 years of project management and/or project scheduling - Must have had primary responsibility for a multi-project program plan (from a scheduling perspective, not as the PM) within the last five years - Experience working in a large organization.

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