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Project Manager

Company: Kforce
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: September 15, 2019

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client in search of a Project Manager in Jersey City, NJ.


The Global Technology Portfolio Management Office is responsible for oversight and governance of the most critical investments (the -portfolio-) within Company Global Technology which includes defining Firmwide Standards and Best Practices, monitoring adoption and adherence to control standards whilst improving predictability of program delivery of the portfolio through proactive identification and timely reporting of thematic risks, issues and delivery roadblocks.

The Global Technology Execution and Delivery Program is accountable for implementing a comprehensive change framework that will guide GT towards achieving its strategic goals whilst providing delivery transparency against the multi-year roadmap and predictability.

As an experienced Project Management Office Analyst, you'll be responsible for playing a proactive role in the definition, execution and development of PMO standards and controls - to ensure we are delivering on time, actively managing our risk and aligning to the organization's delivery methodologies and new operating model.


  • Planning management - Assist in maintaining the central program plan and roadmap - analyzing, tracking and reporting variance against the baselined plan/schedule; Develop and produce a proactive reporting framework to track plans across key milestone levels and support early sight of delivery issues/risks
  • Dependency management - Maintain and monitor list of key program-level dependencies and proactively track through to completion; Provide appropriate dependency reporting to the appropriate governing body
  • Change control - Ensure that the current delivery position can be reconciled against the program baseline for scope, benefits and schedule; Support and develop the ongoing Change control standards (including process and tools), define a change calendar (with administration of change forums)


    • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
    • 5+years of experience within complex programs in global financial institutions
    • Exceptional experience and proven track record in stakeholder management, partnership (enabling a 'one team' culture and positive working environment) and complex program governance across multiple locations
    • Proven strategic capabilities and demonstrable critical thinking across business/technology vision, solutions, strategy, roadmaps and portfolio delivery
    • Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to quickly broker solutions and resolve conflict situations
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels, including ability to communicate effectively with Senior Managing Directs to CEO-3 level
    • Ability to work collaboratively in teams and develop meaningful relationships to achieve common goals
    • Experience working in a global virtual team environment
    • Strong work ethic, self-starter who is creative with a 'can-do' attitude
    • Risk and Issue Management
    • Experience with Waterfall and Agile project management methodologies
    • Work Breakdown and Critical Path method
    • Stakeholder Management
    • Executive Communications
    • High-level proficiency in MS-Office products (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio)

      Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce, Jersey City , Project Manager, Executive , Jersey City, New Jersey

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