#118586

Project Manager of Technology

Location:
East Windsor, NJ
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
$45/hour
posted by:
Rae Jones
Date:
05/29/2017

Job Description:

Responsibilities: 
• Establishes and manages to critical dates required for on time implementation of the Software Asset Management program. 
• Evaluate the impact of changes to the overall project plan 
• Day to day deployment task management of cross functional teams ensuring successful completion of deployments within scope and schedule. 
• Proactively reviews and validates deployment project plans identifying risks, issues and gaps that could impact project timelines and goals; develops corresponding mitigation plans in collaboration with their management and cross functional teams 
• Plans the agenda for and facilitates project team meetings 
• Prioritizes and drives cross-functional activities as related to the projects he/she is managing 
• Implements quality assurance practices to ensure quality handoffs between cross functional groups 
• Manages communications and summary reports for various audiences based on deployment project plans and status; provides accurate project status information in the form of formal briefings, program/project coordination meetings, and written/graphic reports 
• Escalates issues requiring action or decisions to program manager, as necessary 
• Coordinates with other work streams, projects, and initiatives which may impact successful completion of project. 
• Acts as a single point of contact for project status. Maintains communication with stakeholders. 
• Addresses problems through risk management and contingency planning and presents solutions and/or options to executive management. Ensures effective implementation of solutions/changes. 
• Regular, consistent and punctual attendance. 
• Track communication plan and training program. 
• Other duties and responsibilities as assigned. 
Qualifications: 
• Strong skills in project management, process mapping and business requirements gathering. 
• Highly proficient in listening skills and questioning skills for clarification and understanding. 
• Strong analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to extensively analyze business processes and workflows. 
• Knowledge of the Software Asset Management process. 
• Knowledge of Ariba P2P system.

Client Description:

Leading Educational Publisher