IT Project Manager

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IT Project Manager
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Looking for an IT Project Manager for a long term consulting assignment for an international bank in NYC.
He/she is responsible for monitoring and reporting projects status, ensuring projects support business objectives, project goals and expectations are clearly defined, and project tasks are identified, scheduled, and completed.

  • Perform the end to end project management activities for projects/ initiatives assigned, including project planning, execution, monitoring, and closing, to effectively and efficiently manage Branch’s projects, including but not limited to system implementation projects.
  • Work with initiative/ project sponsor to develop comprehensive project plan that define project scope, project stakeholders, roles and responsibilities, timelines, etc.
  • Create detailed execution plan to further breakdown key project activities into manageable, individualized tasks /process steps to help track overall progress.
  • Closely monitor and track project progression and deliver project status periodically for all project stakeholders, including Branch senior management.
  • Actively follow up with task/ activity owners to ensure the overall activities are completed within the timelines, escalate items as necessary if at risk of overdue
  • Act as the bridge among Branch project stakeholders and implementation vendors if applicable.
  • Manage change requests including changes of initiative/ project scope, timelines, etc.
  • Archive projects related documentation for regulatory examination and internal audit review purpose.
  • Analyze Branch’s business processes and systems and provide recommendations for better integration between business and technology.
  • Act as vendor manager for vendors assigned, performing vendor management activities as per Branch policy and procedures if applicable.
  • Act as risk managers with the responsibility for identifying, acting on and escalating risks and are held strictly accountable for the failure to discharge their risk management duties.
  • Be responsible for demonstrating risk awareness by following all policies, procedures, and internal control in their daily routine.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Statistics, Computer Science or a directly related filed.
1-3 years of project management experience, preferably in IT area.

Skills and Knowledge:
  • Highly organized and able to operate in team environments, especially in cross-functional teams. 
  • Familiarity with information security, risk management and IT compliance requirements.
  • Experience in banking system enhancements, conversions, and production problem resolution.
  • Deep understanding and hands-on experience in project management.
  • Excellent organizational, planning, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral.

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