Job Description :
Project Manager Location Clinton, NJ JD: Build and lead integrated teams from various internal and external organizations across multiple sites Work closely with delivery owners and technology domain managers to refine and execute program delivery strategy Challenge project team leaders to innovate, collaborate and move together as a single program team Proactively set performance expectations and help project managers manage expectations of delivery and requirements yielding consistent results. Define and update performance and reporting management plan , collect and reviews status, create program status reports and explains variances Support and coach project managers within the program. Provide leadership in the face of uncertainty, change and aggressive deadlines Support development and management of integrated project plans and drive program critical path Identify program impediments and address with appropriate urgency and escalation Manage program risks and mitigation or contingency plans Review program budget and schedule variance and scope change requests and drive the resolution process Required Skills & Experience: 8+ years of experience with managing large, complex , multi-year IT programs Bachelor's degree in a related field Proven leadership, negotiation and relationship management skills Expert executive communication skills Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills to coordinate efforts between internal and external project teams in a geographically distributed environment Expert problem solving skills, both independently and through facilitation of teams Experience managing large scale strategic efforts with large scale program controls, performance and financial reporting Experience in establishing and enforcing effective PMO and program management practices Desired Qualifications: High Tech, Life Insurance or Financial Services industry experience