Elign Consulting

PM/SM - Finance

Project Manager in Minneapolis, MN

Posted 2020-01-15

Job Description:

PM/SM—Complex, Technical, Projects for Financial Services Systems

Knowledge, Skill & Competency Requirements:
Proven ability to deliver complex, technical projects in a highly integrated environment.
Experience with Project Management methodologies (SDLC, Waterfall, Iterative, Agile Scrum)
Financial Services Industry experience.
Excellent organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to lead, communicate and influence.
Demonstrated ability to drive results, solve problems and adapt to change.
Skilled in the use of Microsoft Project.

Essential Functions:
Deliver projects that meet business requirements on time and within budget.
Manage projects from initiation through delivery and closure.
Create and maintain project plan; identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones tasks; collect and report on progress to plan against individual project tasks as well as against the overall project.
Work with functional managers to ensure complete and appropriate resourcing; perform project plan analysis to identify critical path and resource issues.
Assign and manage work of project team members; provide support and direction.
Enable close cooperation across all roles and functions, address resource issues.
Create and execute a communication plan that includes both internal and external project communication.
Regularly meet with project sponsor and stakeholders to build relationship and manage expectations.
Manage the project budget, provide change control and ensure business readiness.
Manage issues and risks from identification to resolution.
Manage project documentation including project deliverable documents (scope, requirements/user stories, test plan and results) status reports, risks, issues, decisions, and action items.
Ensure compliance with company project management policies and standards.
Education & Experience:

Must have at least five years’ experience delivering complex technical projects.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) desired.
Hands-on Scrum Master experience desired.
PMP certification or other formal project management training desired.

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