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Project Manager  

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Project Managers are responsible and completely accountable for shepherding projects through the Project Lifecycle
  • They provide global management for all project related activities and own ultimate accountability for the delivery of a project in accordance with business requirements and established deadlines
  • Provide Project Management for large/medium projects and or programs and maintain high-level Enterprise Project plans
  • Provide expertise, communicate, and implement the Project Life Cycle for: timeline management; issue resolution and escalation; communication and status reporting; knowledge; vendor management; risk management; stakeholder management; resource management; deliverable management; scope management
  • Interface with business owners to understand their needs and secure appropriate project buy-in/sign-off throughout Life Cycle
  • Ensure functional and technical solutions are accepted by sponsors prior to development
  • Ensure that projects are phased into the appropriate development cycle
  • Ensure project managers/business analysts follow PLC as defined by SPO
  • Coordinate 'Swat Team' efforts to fix problem projects and get back on target
  • Maintain historical records for all projects and provide year-end reporting and reasons for success and failure of each project
  • Track progress and participate as necessary in business acceptance testing
  • Drive generation of complete business requirements document
  • Innovation: generate new ideas and/or new ways to implement the ideas
  • Facilitate decision on final go/no-go decision
  • Matrix manage XFT team members
  • Ensure alignment of the projects to the entire portfolio and ensure consistency and coordinated delivery of projects

Required Education:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, or related field
Required Skills:
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills
  • Very in-depth understanding of the PLC
  • Solid business knowledge as it relates to the brokerage industry, financial and capital markets
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills required for interactions across organization
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Proven abilities in change management and leading large groups
  • Experience in presenting to senior management
  • Ability to conduct ROI analysis for potential and existing Projects
  • Contract negotiation and management experience
# of Years Required:
  • 3-5 years Experience with successfully running diverse cross-functional teams
  • Minimum of 3-5 years relevant technology and/or financial services experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years Project Management experience
Preferred Skills: Competent in the technical arena and understanding of system development
  • Proficient MS Project Management and MS Office
  • PMP Preferred
  • Series 7, 63 or 24 is a plus
LocationOmaha, NE
CountryUnited States of America
Employment BusinessKforce Professional Staffing, Inc.
ContactKforce Professional Staffing, Inc.
Posted Date05/24/2011 16:42:06
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