Project Manager

Location
North Carolina, USA
Contract
Permanent

Objectives:

To manage and lead project teams primarily in the development of financial systems and to ensure software development process is followed (evaluate, specify, estimate, develop, test and deploy) within budget and timescale.

Requirements of the role

  • 3+ years of proven ability to deliver large, complex projects on time & on budget
  • Business experience gained within the finance industry – asset finance or motor finance
  • Proven ability to manage a project team
  • Experience in multiple Project Management methodologies
  •  Abilityto understand technical systems documentation and interact with technical developers, business analyst and QA’s
  • Experience of and involvement in the software development lifecycle/system implementation
  • Technical background preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite, including Project, Visio and SharePoint.
  • PMP Certification or advanced training in structured project management methodology is highly desirable
  • Strong management skills and practical management experience
    • Ability to take ownership and be responsible for actions
    • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
    • Attention to detail, with ability to produce clear, concise documentation
    • Ability to work as part of high performance diverse team
    • Strong self-starter and able to work on own initiative
    • Excellent time management skills, with ability to work to tight deadlines, whilst multi-tasking and fast paced​
  • Strong client skills as this is a client facing role
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must
    • Professional image
    • Well-developed analytical capabilities
  • Ability to wear many hats as this role require the individual to participate in all aspects of the projects including documentation and testing
  • Ability to travel up to 40-60% travel to Client site and/or other North American offices

Description of the role

  • To manage and lead project teams primarily in the development of financial systems
  • To ensure software development process is followed (evaluate, specify, estimate, develop, test and deploy) within budget and timescale.
  • To be the client relationship manager (setting expectations, harvesting new work, customer satisfaction and providing value add services)
  • To have the ability to lead/participate in projects to analyze client requirements in order to design and implement efficient and effective systems
  • To ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Project Management: controlling and monitoring timelines, resource allocation, budgets, project costs and quality of deliverables
  • Project Initiation: project commencement tasks including participating in contract reviews, commercial arrangements, kick off meetings, etc.
  • Client Management: maintaining the relationship with the client, ensuring that project activities occur, change management, risk & issue management, dispute resolution and status reporting
  • Project Budget Management: project budget preparation, estimate deliverables, budgetary control and accountability
  • Facilitating and managing client workshops
  • Reviewing functional requirement specifications
  • Training, transfer of knowledge and expertise

Benefits

  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability (LTD) insurance
  • Extended Health Benefit for Employees and Dependents
  • Dental Benefits for Employees and Dependents
  • Health Care Spending Account (Single and Family option)
  • Group Retirement Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Corporate gym membership fee options
  • Additional holiday entitlement increases with length of service
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Professional Association subscriptions fee assistance
  • Social Committee – events throughout the year
  • Support with professional training and development

This job description represents the usual duties and requirements of the position. However, the job holder may be required to carry out other duties in line with their capability, training and level of authority. The company reserves the right to change the job without prior notice. The job description does not form part of the Contract of Employment.

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If you have any problems please call 01908 576699 or email recruit@whiteclarkegroup.com

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