Manage multiple projects with internal and external dependencies, complex scopes, and a high level of risk requiring mitigation plans.
Provide direction to matrixed project teams consisting of employees, on-site consultants, and offshore resources, and ensure the team supports departmental goals and objectives.
Ensure effective delivery by coordinating and managing project meetings, creating estimates, gathering and documenting requirements, leading scheduling/planning efforts, identifying and communicating risks, and managing project finances within the PDLC framework. Review and clarify project requirements, provide estimates and task breakdowns, and participate in the creation and delivery of accurate and achievable project plans and budgets.
Participate in group portfolio planning and prioritization efforts and accurately capture and communicate project priorities.
Partner with other teams within InfoSec, IT and the business to develop and maintain relationships by engaging stakeholders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives.
Provide well-crafted stakeholder and governance communications on time with accuracy and completeness.
Solid and demonstrated understanding of the Project Lifecycle and its inherent responsibilities such as estimation, funding, development, QA, budgetresponsibilities, risk mitigation and project metrics. Proven ability and reputation to lead a project team from concept to completion.
Proven experience in leading and managing multiple projects with multiple internal and external dependencies, complex or multiple scopes, a higher level of risk requiring mitigation plans
Proven experience in leading project estimation and planning exercises.
Ability to present project status to various levels of personnel.
Keeps management well informed of activities and raises concerns as appropriate
Uses judgment to assess when to bring issues and suggestions for improvement to management’s attention
Relies on management for key decision making
BA or BS or equivalent, Masters preferred. PMP Certification required.
Experience managing project budgets of up to $2M
Solid understanding of and demonstratedexperiencein using appropriate tools:
Agile Project Management tools such as Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent
Microsoft Project Online, Visio, and all Office Tools
6+ years progressive & extensive project management work experience in Financial Services industry. Progressive experience in technology disciplines that may include iterative development, testing, release, maintenance experience, infrastructure solution delivery or service management.