Job Description :
Title: Project Manager (Application Support Outsourcing Team)
Location: Allentown, PA
Contract: 3-6 months

Position Description:
We are currently seeking an experienced project manager to facilitate the successful definition and delivery of above initiatives as defined in scope section of this document. Experience with Utility Industry is preferred.

Principal Accountabilities:

Proven ability to see the big picture and to help customers build out strategy prior to identifying objectives.
Manage small, multiple and/or complex projects which support multiple business areas and geographies.
Accountable for leading project teams from option generation through execution to meet stated business and project objectives.
Accountable and responsible for establishment and measurement of key project objectives.
Overall accountability for clarifying, developing, evaluating and documenting individual project plans.
Responsible for project team cohesiveness in an environment where team members are in multiple locations and of diverse cultural backgrounds.
Responsible for balancing business desires/requirements with IT possibilities and cost constraints.
Demonstrated track record with all aspects of project management including extensive stakeholder management with senior level customers; and the ability to plan and execute large implementations or complex projects.
Experience as an enthusiastic, motivating leader that understands how to identify weaknesses and leverage strengths within the team. A critical component of this position is the ability to influence without authority.
Ability to plan and estimate technology-related projects.
Ability to manage conflict within the team as well as with stakeholder groups.
The ability to communicate effectively with senior level managers, as well as the technical team.
Ability to work in a startup type environment where processes/procedures are yet to be fully developed.
Ability to work with IT PMO and align with their procedures/processes as they are being formulated.



MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS
BS degree in business, computer science or related field or equivalent technical training and experience.
Approximately 12+ years industry related experience, of which ideally 6+ years are in project management involving complex technology and business processes.
Candidates must have a background in Project Management of large, complex customer facing projects and a history of successful resolution of project management issues within a complex organization.
PMP Certification is highly desired.

Possess competency in the following soft skills:
Building Client and Customer Relationships
Verbal and Written Communication Abilities
Information Seeking
Conceptual Thinking
Initiative
Professional Confidence
Impact and Influence
Willing to Take Ownership
Achievement Driven
Holding People Accountable
Leading Teams
Teamwork and Cooperation
Sharing Expertise
Change Management

Possess the following hard skills:
PMP Certification or Project Management Certification highly desired
Agile certification/experience highly desired
Ability to demonstrate knowledge of Industry IT Project Execution Methodologies
Avid user of MSProject or equivalent for detailed project scheduling
Avid user of MS-Office technologies
Project experience base which includes one of the following:
Project Management of Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures
Project Management of SAP Deployments (or Enterprise Equivalent) both ERP and HR areas
Project Management of Infrastructure systems and services