Senior Project Manager

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Sara El-Shami

Job Description:

Aquent is looking for a Senior Project Manager for our Fortune 500 Financial client. This role is full time, for 8+ months with possible potential to convert to a permanent employee and offers full benefits - medical, dental, 401K and more. The ideal candidate will sit near Richmond, McLean, Wilmington,VA. This person must exhibit a proven track record of project management, bringing the ability to quickly put structure in place to manage the work. Also must demonstrate outstanding communication and partnership skills which are essential for interacting and communicating with key stakeholders across all levels to manage, inform, and influence outcomes.

Work on medium to large-scale complex, cross-departmental projects that have a direct impact on the company
Drive cross-functional projects based on defined priorities; ensure scope of deliverables, timelines and budget are met; identify risks and issues and mitigate and / or escalate as needed; manage complex up and downstream project impacts
Plan, design, manage and execute project plans to ensure delivery
Leverage problem solving skills to ensure project plans deliver on intent and maintain key project documentation
Conduct regular meetings with project team, and document progress and report to stakeholders on project status
Partner with project customers to provide strategic and tactical thought partnership to effectively drive project delivery
Forge relationships with key stakeholders to ensure delivery of commitments
Identify ways to improve and streamline business process

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree, Military experience, or at least 3 years of Project Management experience
At least 1 year working in a digital product space
At least 1 year working with Confluence, Jira, and G-Suite (Sheets, Slides, Docs)

Preferred Qualifications:
At least 5 years of Project Management experience
2+ years of experience in financial services and consumer credit card industry
PMP, Lean, Agile or Six Sigma certification

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR


Freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Paid Sick Leave for all US and Canada talent
- Access to Fidelity 401(k) with company match
- Access to FSA Program (pre-tax payment toward bus or train passes, etc.)
- Direct deposit for your paycheck
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)Not the job for you? Tell your friends and reap the Rewardshttps://aquent.com/rewards/