Job Description :

Position Title: Sr. Project Manager (Middleware)

Location: New Orleans, Louisiana (Remote)

Employment Type: C2C

Duration: 12 months+


1. This position is going to be 20 hours per week to start with and will turn into a 40 hours per week after a couple of months depending on candidate's performance.
2. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager with strong Middleware experience (say a Middleware Project Manager).

Day to Day Job Duties:
Leadership Provide strong, proactive and assertive leadership skills that engage multidiscipline work teams to respond to business needs for assigned projects
Makes decisions at the project team level and properly escalate those decisions that cannot be resolved on a timely basis Lead project team members such as executives, line of business subject matter experts, controllers and schedulers through the lifecycle of a project
Manage project teams that typically includes multiple vendors with onshore and offshore resources
Project Planning
Create project management plans, set expectations, execute governance reviews and ensure the project plans are driven by organizational procedures Integrates all elements of the plan so that interrelationships are known, accounted for and taken advantage of
Work with respective groups to secure and manage resource availability across the project team, including business resources Scope Management
Coordinates with cross-functional project stakeholders to develop project scope, objectives, goals, and deliverables Ensures that requirements are gathered, documented, reviewed and approved per organizational/PMO standards
Ensures projects are delivered on-time, on budget, and remain in scope.
Monitors and tracks project dependencies Schedule Development and Management Work with assigned scheduler to create a work breakdown structure that defines all activities required for the project deliverables
Manage project budget, maintain financial plan, track actuals vs. plan, provide monthly forecasts, report monthly accruals
Issue and Risk Management
Identify record and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for project control improvement.
Ensures stakeholders are key contributors to the Issues and Risk Management process
Stakeholder Engagement Interfaces with team members and stakeholders to anticipate and manage changes to the project, such as but not limited to, technical requirements, business requirements and schedule
Build strong relationships with project stakeholders by demonstrating understanding of both business and IT components make the project successful Communications Management
Establish and provide high-quality, informative written and verbal project communications, including weekly status, dashboards and project updates
Able to negotiate different viewpoints between stakeholders and suppliers, working toward solutions that are in the best interest of Quality Management
Actively monitor, track and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of established milestones and overall quality of project activities and deliverables
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum 5 years in Business Consulting
Minimum 5 years in Project Management
Minimum 5 years of Budget Development and Cost Management

Client : NTT Data


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