Randstad Project Manager in New York, New York

Project Manager

job details:

  • location:New York, NY

  • salary:$50 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, March 9, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:606945

job description

Job Description:

Expert-level Project Management activities required.

This includes, but is not limited to, expert level experience in the following areas:

  • WBS/MS Project Server knowledge (creation/modification/ownership on daily basis)

  • EPLC project management methodology (highly coveted)

  • Resource Management using both MS Project server, Sharepoint, and other tools

  • Financial Management (forecasting, budget v actual variance analysis, monthly financial reporting creation, etc.)

  • Status and Project Progress Reports (creation/modification/ownership on daily/weekly/monthly/ad hoc basis) - MS Word/PowerPoint/Project/Excel/Outlook functionality

  • Meeting coordination and facilitation using WebEx Functionality

The skillset necessary for this position also requires the following:

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Professional demeanor and appearance; Highly organized

  • Ability to learn, multi-task, and adapt quickly in a fast paced and demanding environment with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work more than 40 hours per week (including evenings and weekends) when the project dictates

  • Ability to meet deadlines on short notice and with minimal turnaround time

  • Ability to escalate issues for resolution in a concise manner - Comfortable working with ambiguity at times.

Primary responsibilities include preparing project plans, monitor and track progress, prepare status reports, resolve issues, coordinate tasks and activities directed toward completing the project goals on schedule. 8-10+ years experience required.