Project Manager

Union, NJ 07083

Employment Type: Contract Area of Specialty: Project Manager Job Number: 7131

Client is  looking for this resource to be located in the San Francisco Bay Area if possible, but willing to consider individuals from the Jersey area 

Manage project-level planning to track milestones and deliverables impacting multiple projects and brick and mortar locations over various time zones, releases, tracks and dependencies (coordinate with business leads, multiple IT teams, external resources and testing teams)
Maintain the overall project schedule and milestone tracking tools to track progress against the baseline work plan
Ensure the timely creation of required materials; including project charters, business requirements, functional design documents, technical specifications, project and resource plans, project updates, etc.
Assist in managing all project resources (internal/external), including budgets
Support project controls, change control activities, and communications
Support project status report generation (accomplishments, in progress, risks, issues and metrics) 
Manage project level risk and issue management process and escalation

5+ years of experience as an IT Project Manager, managing hardware implementations at multiple concurrent projects and locations
Ability to effectively communicate (verbal & written) with cross-functional business and technical teams at all levels of the organization
Experience working with multiple project managers and cross-functional teams
Team player with strong collaboration, organization and facilitation skills
Understanding of retail store technical environments
Advanced proficiency with project management tools
Experience in various project methodologies (Agile, Iterative, Waterfall) 
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products – Excel, Power Point, Project, Word, Visio

Ken Peters

Ken Peters co-founded The Connors Group in June, 2001 and has been responsible for building the foundation of this premier IT staffing organization that serves clients in the areas of executive search, staff placements and consulting services. Ken has over 23 years experience in information technology and IT recruiting.

Ken’s IT background gives him a unique prospective to what an employer is looking for in an IT professional, as well as what’s important to a prospective candidate.

Handling the operations side of The Connors Group, Ken is always looking to leverage technology to create a world class infrastructure. Implementing this technology gives Connors a competitive edge, and adds tremendous value to our clients, and candidates.

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