Job Description :
Direct End Client: Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: 06 Months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: New York City, NY
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Telephonic/Skype
Cbiz requirement ID: MTA_PM53B_SS

Required Skills:
Proven leader in implementing project management processes (scope management, issue management, risk management, schedule management, budget management and quality management) in an IT department or division.
High level of professional integrity and work ethic with a dedication in providing high quality service.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain strong work relationships with individuals from all levels of the MTA as well as other Division Leads.
Demonstrated ability to identify gaps, conflicts, dependencies, and constraints in scope, requirements, delivery, training, and deployment and work with necessary parties for resolution.
Excellent people management skills; with the ability to select, motivate, and develop personnel and demonstrated ability to manage and coach a staff of ten or more consisting of both technical and analytical staff either as direct reports or in a matrix environment.
Exceptional presentation, facilitation and written communications skills.
Excellence in communications and issue escalation/resolution with executive leadership.
Proven decision-making, critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills.
Advanced organizational skill, with the ability to create, redesign and/or integrate complex organizational systems.
High level of professional integrity and work ethic with a dedication in providing high quality service.
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously with conflicting priorities.
Ability to fit in with the constant shifting needs and demands of the business departments.
PMP / ITTL certification is a plus.

Technical Requirements:
Manage project delivery teams from Initiation phase to Closure phase to ensure consistent, high-quality project management discipline for all technology related initiatives and endeavors.
Develop, supervise and assign resources to manage and control all PMO projects within the assigned program portfolio related to the selection, acquisition, development, and implementation of major information systems.
Track both Program-wide and individual project costs associated with internal IT labor, hardware, software and ongoing maintenance to define the actual cost for projects.
Ensure all PMO managed projects within the assigned program portfolio adhere to the MTA IT • Project Development Lifecycle framework.
Build Project Management expertise and competence to meet evolving demands within the IT department.
Assist with the development and monitoring of the PMO unit’s financial plan and costs.
Identify project dependencies, issues and risks and determine mitigation and action plans.
KPMG penetration test remediation
Browser and operating system testing
Application strategy development

Description:
Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA)

The Enterprise Applications is requesting two project management consultants. The PMs will work on developing schedules and providing coordination for the following projects:
Application rationalization
Windows 2003 migration
Category 2 demands

The consultants will be responsible for adherence to the MTA IT Project Development Lifecycle Framework to successfully lead, plan, direct, coordinate, execute, deliver, and implement projects.

Documents detailing:
Schedule
Budget
Business Process Flows
Requirements
Action Item Logs
Risk Matrices
Status Report

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