Senior Project Manager

Varite Albany, NY
Senior Project ManagerReq I D



Primary Skills


Leads large and complex, high-priority projects which usually impact multiple Lines Of Business (LOB) and/or functional areas and often require considerable resources and high levels of functional integration. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation using the Standard Project Lifecycle, ensuring all Quality Milestones and Tollgate Reviews are effectively performed and approved. Ensures Business Partners fully understand the Standard Project Lifecycle and their required roles in the process. Develops, grows partnerships and foster relationships with senior functional managers and their management teams. Establishes and maintains a trusted advisor relationship. Participates in business unit planning activities, acquires relevant and comprehensive knowledge of subject matter to solve business problems with appropriate solutions, and sets/receives direction to achieve business objectives. Provides tactical leadership of project demand, supporting business leaders and project managers in managing project scope, scope changes, objectives, requirements, deliverables, and value proposition to maximize return on investments, and maintain compliance with relevant standards. 1st shift hours: 8-5



* Education/Certifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience required.

* Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or equivalent preferred.

* Experience: 5+ years of project management experience, including 2+ years of complex project management experience required.

* Works autonomously and demonstrates strong Key leadership competencies; organized, self-disciplined leader with ability to influence broadly, lead updates with senior executives, and direct the work of other project managers/team members towards common outcomes and strategy execution; demonstrates influence & challenge skills. Strategic thinker; demonstrates the ability to anticipate client needs; ability to identify & solve complex problems utilizing strong conflict management skills; takes initiative to plan and execute across multiple levels of the organization; consistently meets project budget, schedule, scope & risk targets; may manage the execution of vendor contracts.

* Proactively manages risks to minimize occurrence of issues; comfortable in an environment of risk and uncertainty; performs impact analysis and prioritization; identifies corrective/ mitigating actions; demonstrated ability to escalate risks/issues timely and motivate others to resolve; provides effective reporting of impact and status; identifies and manages project dependencies.

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