Project Manager

Union, NJ 07083

Employment Type: Contract Area of Specialty: Project Manager Job Number: 7147

Project Manager

Manage project-level planning to track milestones and deliverables impacting multiple projects, 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
Will require 10% travel

5+ years of experience as an IT Project Manager, managing large, complex software implementations and multiple concurrent projects
Ability to effectively communicate (verbal & written) with cross-functional business and technical teams at all levels of the organization
Strong business acumen and experience in managing (and understanding) business aspects of software projects
Experience in SDLC and various software development methodologies (Agile, Iterative, Waterfall) 
Experience with business process, functional design concepts and principles
Experience managing release cycles and programs involving multiple project managers and cross-functional teams
Team player with strong collaboration, organization and facilitation skills
Warehouse management, Distribution, Supply chain, Retail & e-Commerce experience is strongly preferred
Advanced proficiency with project management tools
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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