Sr. SpecialistProject/Program Manager
Leads andprovides some direction and guidance for a wide array of activities associatedwith project planning and management to ensure that projects are completed ontime, within budget and to client specifications. Manages and oversees the endto end project management activities such as project reporting, projectplanning, issue / risk identification and tracking, scope management,estimation, client management, relationship management and other projectdocumentation preparation for projects of medium to high business complexity(involving multiple systems interfaces that are highly visible to theorganization). Directs and controls all work performed within the framework ofthe Work Structure. Develops detailed project plans and schedulesapplication/infrastructure projects, including goals, risks and resourceallocation. Monitors project results for significant deviations. Manages vendorand client relations to ensure that service expectations are developed and met.Maintains regular contact with clients and coordinates and reports on projectprogress and accomplishments. May provide input for (project) team memberperformance appraisals. Works with all required Information Technologyfunctions and groups to effectively plan and execute the project. Maycoordinate resources across organizational boundaries. Serves as a liaisonbetween clients and internal technical groups to ensure delivery of projects ontime, within budget, and to specification. Manages communication with thebusiness at a detailed functional level and discusses/resolves issues. Managesclient expectations and ensures project delivery in conformance with companysoftware development life cycle methodologies. Contributes to the achievementof area objectives.
Bachelor's degree, preferably in business management or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is beneficial, 8 - 10 years of related project management experience required, experience with technology or financial services industry is a plus.