Role details

Darwin Project Manager

Manhattan   •  Temporary

Bullet points

  • Opportunity to be part of a large Transformation initiative
  • Very reputable firm in Financial Services

About Our Client

Our client is a leading Financial Services firm in New York City

Job Description

  • Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project
  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures
  • Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly)
  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures
  • Ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date
  • Prepare financial reports and supporting documentation for funders as outlined in funding agreements
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Establish a communication schedule to update stakeholders, including appropriate staff in the organization, on the progress of the project
  • Write reports on the project for management and for funders
  • Communicate with funders as outlined in funding agreements

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 5-7 years' experience in IT Project Management execution (experience in all/most knowledge areas: scope, time, cost, quality, HR, communications, risk, procurement, and integration management)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint), Microsoft Project, Simple Accounting, Knowledge of SharePoint
  • Experience in data center migrations and decommission activities with preference given to migration to cloud and MS Azure (Cloud Tech. Foundation - Intermediate PM)
  • Knowledge of Network technologies relating to WAN, LAN, VoIP and/or Video (Network Transformation - Intermediate PM)
  • Outcome/deliverable-focused orientation with a bias for action; disciplined scope, time, and cost management
  • Ability to train/mentor/coach non-project managers in the area of project management and governance
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in team environments; considering multiple points of view and managing conflicts
  • Process Improvement Methodology certification considered an asset
  • Vendor Management experience considered an asset

What's on Offer


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