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IT Project Manager

Location: New York, New York, United States

Company: Oliver Wyman

Job ID R_061617-en

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 60 cities across 29 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Our 5000+ professionals help clients optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman’s thought leadership is evident in our agenda-setting books, white papers, research reports, and articles in the business press.  Our clients are the CEOs and executive teams of the top Global 1000 companies.

Visit our website for more details about Oliver Wyman: www.oliverwyman.com

Job Overview:

Oliver Wyman is looking for a passionate and experienced IT Project Manager to join our project management team. As a core member of the projectmanagementteam,you will beresponsible for leadingtheoveralldirection,coordination,implementation,execution,control and completionof keyprojectsensuringconsistencywithcompanystrategy, commitments and goals. The Project Manager plans, organizes, monitors and oversees one or more projects to meet defined business requirements or needs. This position requires working closely with other teams and stakeholders and guides efforts toward achieving intended sponsor and business results.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Determines project goals and priorities with project sponsor(s) and other key stakeholders.
  • Leads creation of a project charter, including the definition of completion and success criteria.
  • Engages project sponsor, stakeholders and team with effective communication and project leadership
  • Develops effective project plans with defined objectives, deliverables  and communication plans
  • Recognizes and understands  competing business requirements and makes recommendations
  • Establishes and communicates clear priorities among project activities, tasks and resources.
  • Identifies drives and executes projects aligned with departmental or organizational strategy
  • Prevents, identifies, and mitigates risks and barriers to project success
  • Manages project resources and budget to ensure objectives are met
  • Assists the IT Project Management Office with the overall portfolio  reporting through IT standard portfolio system and overall project status

Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study.
  • Certified in Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of IT project management experience.
  • IT management consulting experience desirable
  • Candidates must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Skills and Attributes:

  • Team and results oriented
  • Ability to plan and facilitate effective meetings.
  • Technical and digital savvy and hands on experience with information technology implementation
  • Exceptional interpersonal relations, working with senior management, peers, and staff.
  • Strong leadership
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written, oral communications, and organizational skills
  • Ability to translate business needs into requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and multitask

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