Project Manager V : 21-01670 - Remote for entire duration

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Job Description

Primary Skills: Client Migration, Technical Documentation, Managing Projects, Root Cause Analysis, Project Plans.
Duration: 08+ Months (Possible Extension)
Contract: W2 only

Under administrative direction, uses extensive knowledge and skills obtained through education and experience to manage multiple projects simultaneously, both large in size and broad in scope. Influences strategic direction and develops tactical plans with substantial latitude for independent actions or decisions. Provides comprehensive solutions to complex problems or needs. Maintains extensive contact with internal customers and subject matter experts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ensures training plans are aligned with organizational priorities, business plans and objectives.
Provides a proactive interface for project stakeholders and senior management teams to ensure business requirements are completely and accurately defined. Ensures business applications are delivered.
Refines and implements project management methodologies, tools and practices to provide continuous process improvement.
Participates in root cause analysis in order to recommend appropriate actions to improve productivity and efficiency.
Identifies, defines and documents complex business and technical requirements, processes and deliverables.
Develops, prepares, presents and maintains project plans including staffing requirements and work breakdown structures and schedules.
Performs project risk assessments by identifying key risk factors, providing effective mitigation strategies, and assigning contingency action plans to both schedules and budgets.
Applies established project methodologies to manage projects: uses change control templates and processes, manages time and recording activities using defined scheduling tools, monitors budgets
Serves as the liaison between internal customers and external suppliers. Communicates regularly with project stakeholders
Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Required Skills:

Migration is non-negotiable
Must be able to communicate with the technical aspect of the role, and communicate with individuals who are not as well versed in tech lingo
Must have great planning skills/extremely detailed oriented
Adapt to change
12+ years of experience. Client migration project experience. Large scale program and project experience. Business-side project management experience. Principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations. Business planning and analysis. Identifying, defining and documenting complex business and technical requirements. Developing, preparing, presenting and maintaining project plans. Performing project risk assessments. Managing projects, using established project management methodologies. Reviewing, analyzing and evaluating financial data as well as preparing budgets and financial forecasts. Designing and developing management reports. Performing project evaluations. . Application development and project life cycle methodologies and standards. Concepts of risk management, issue tracking, change management and requirements gathering. Information technology support and technical documentation. Delivering presentations to groups. Facilitate information gathering sessions ensuring that all viewpoints, ideas and problems are included in the project specifications. Incorporate needs, wants and goals from different business unit perspectives into project specifications. Attend to detail while maintaining a big picture orientation. Solve complex problems and model the business and financial impact of proposed scenarios. Ensure that all project activities have a focus on quality and adhere to any identified best practices. Perceive information, linkages and trends to apply this knowledge to assignments. Resolve complex analytical challenges, independently analyze information, and make recommendations based on analysis. Use collaborative skills to accomplish work as a team. Partner with other functional areas to accomplish objectives. Establish and maintain effective working relationships at all levels of the organization, including negotiating resources. Incite enthusiasm and influence, motivate and persuade other to achieve desired outcomes without organizational authority. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels.

Preferred Skills:

Treasury Management (cash management, ACH, wires, positive pay, ARP,, etc.), online banking product experience (corporate clients). Change management/change readiness.

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Akraya is an award-winning IT staffing firm and the staffing partner of choice for many leading companies across the US. We offer comprehensive benefits including Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Cafeteria Plan (HSA, FSA, and dependent care), 401(k) (enrollment subject to eligibility), and Sick Pay (varies based on city and state laws).

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