Kforce Project Manager in Jersey City, New Jersey

Kforce has a client that is searching for a Project Manager in Jersey City, NJ.Overview:The Project Management position will assist with the delivery of key software development programs as well as business management activities. The Project Manager will work with key stakeholders to meet the goals of successful project deliverables as well as effective financial management including alignment of finances, deliverables, allocations, governance and controls. The Project Manager will help to drive the disciplines associated with project and financial management. In this role, the ideal candidate will work with the Program managers and the Tech. This person will be the Delivery Manager to facilitate all project management aspects, take initiative with managing projects, running project status meetings, create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, creating required reports, escalating issues, developing and managing project plans, identifying risks and mitigation strategies, any other tasks related to project management. The Project Manager will also assist with financial management activities including resource planning, financial forecasting, annual budget planning.

  • 7 - 10 years of combined experience with Information Technology Project/Program Management and Business Management

  • 5 years of Financial Services industry experience preferred

  • Experience with IT/software development life cycle and software programming languages

  • Strong experience with Agile, Scrum, or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions that meet customer expectations for timeliness and quality

  • Ability to use HP-ALM and generate reports

  • Experience in clarifying objectives, dealing with ambiguity/under-defined problems, advocating for simplification, and influencing team

  • This resource must have a combination of skills including an ability to ask penetrating questions, detect unstated assumptions and resolve conflicts, as well as more general management skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong written and verbal presentation skills to a wide variety of senior managers across the organization

  • Strong influential skills with the ability to ensure processes are followed and stakeholders are engaged in issues that may not be their priority

  • Ability to analyze project dependencies and make early detection of possible issues

  • Clarity PPM experience preferred, but not required

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours