Job Description :
Summary: Responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders’/sponsors’ needs and deliver on desired outcomes.

Education/ Experience: Bachelor degree in an IT-related discipline - preferred. PMP certification - preferred. 5+ years experience managing projects.

Skills and Competencies: Advanced verbal and written communication skills. Must have a strong command of the English language - written and oral. Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals. Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics. Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions, and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis. Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project, and/or Visio. Highly organized, with good time management skills. Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills. Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans, and manage performance against them. Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues. Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions. Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis. Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time, and risk. Manage client expectations, anticipate operational and tactical risks, and track them. Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues, and escalate to immediate manager where required. Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis. Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools, and findings for future projects.

Candidate should be a Senior PM who has successfully worked on Technology Services projects. Familiarity with mortgage systems is a plus. Candidate must be an independent worker, that can absorb information quickly and ask intelligent questions. The project is working on a Mortgage platform involving regulatory changes.

Additional notes from our call with the manager:
Looking for a Sr. PM who has successfully worked in technical services before; familiarity with bank/finance industry, mortgage/lending/home equity is a plus
Candidate will be working on Mortgage platform project, home equity, HELOC – regulatory changes within the Black Knight system
PMP preferred, but not a deal-breaker
Need very good communication skills, can work well with others, including business stakeholders (e.g. getting consensus from the whole team)