Randstad Senior Project Manager in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Senior Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Marlborough, MA

  • date posted:Monday, April 16, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Information Technology

  • reference:614597

job description

Description: - Accountable for delivering new capabilities that drive business results on one or more medium to large sized, moderately to highly complex IT projects and/or programs from initialization through project close.

  • Leads projects through the defined solution delivery process (SDP).

  • Effectively partners and influences in order to deliver scalable, optimized solutions.

  • Leads project and/or program activities and reports on status to ensure that assigned projects are completed on time, within approved budget, and provides desired business value.

  • Assigns priorities for and coordinates the activities of project staff.

  • Defines project quality and success criteria.

  • Supervises multiple, concurrent tasks and properly assesses priorities of assigned activities.

  • Responsible for the project and/or program plan, work breakdown structure, and identified critical path.

  • Responsible for timely and effective project communications including stakeholder and sponsor interactions, meeting management, and reporting.

  • Complies with Sarbanes Oxley and PCI.

  • Manages project change control process with business sponsor ensuring any requested changes to scope are reviewed to assess impact on schedule, cost and resources.

  • Creates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning.

  • Plans and schedules project and/or program deliverables, goals, and milestones.

  • Directs and oversees project and/or program team.

  • Performs peer document assessments.

  • Furthers the adoption of project management standards and contributes to the TJX PM community of practice.

  • Accountable for job performance and project delivery of all direct reports, if applicable.

  • Coaches, mentors and develops direct reports, if applicable.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Recommends solution approach to projects and/or programs during initialization.

  • Makes decisions and recommendations on policy changes, resource requirements, project schedules, solution options, and project budgets.

  • Makes decisions on escalated issues.

  • May be assigned to lead a group of PM I level associates (3+) and/or third parties

  • May be accountable for providing line management to a group of PM's (3+) who will manage other projects.

  • Operates in a matrixed environment. Assigns and monitors tasks for project resources.

  • Accountable for project financials, including baselines, forecasting, reporting, and reconciliation

  • Bachelor's degree in Technology, Business Administration, engineering, Information Technology, or liberal arts.

  • Evidence of continuous learning (e.g. relevant certifications )

  • 7-10+ years of related work experience