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NERA Senior Project Manager

Location: White Plains, New York, United States

Secondary Locations: Washington,District of Columbia,United States;

Company: Oliver Wyman

Job ID R_082014-en

Our Firm

NERA Economic Consulting is a global economic consulting firm that applies economic, finance, and quantitative principles to solve complex business and legal challenges.   NERA is one of the world’s largest economic consultancies, with offices across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

Position Overview

NERA is searching for a Senior Project Manager to engage in current and future projects across the organization to promote efficiency and expediency in execution through best practices.  The Senior Project Manager role will manage strategic and complex projects across the organization.  These projects are typically large scale, high risk and span teams and partners/vendors.

Responsibilities

  • Proficiently manage the complexities associated with large, enterprise-wide strategic initiatives, and communicate effectively with executive-level staff
  • Ensures creation of project artifacts including project plan, charter, budget, stakeholder plan and issue management
  • Develop change management plan and integrate with existing technology change management
  • Establish communication plans and collaborate on execution
  • Coordinate cross-functional relationship-building and integration to support program/project success
  • Set and continually manage expectations with team members and stakeholders
  • Assess risk when business and technology decisions are made, demonstrate consideration for the firm’s reputation and ability to meet client commitments while adhering to policy and business practices
  • Coach, mentor and manage project team members and vendors to take positive action and accountability for assigned work
  • Concurrently manage multiple projects that are at various stages in the project life cycle
  • Ability to challenge senior stakeholders on critical success factors
  • Assess, recommend, and promote approaches for applying project management methodologies and technologies to project of various scales and focus areas

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years project management with experience in managing complex initiatives
  • PMP Certification
  • Familiarity with ERP systems and system integrations
  • Strong influence and collaboration skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Successful candidate will be self-driven, highly motivated, and comfortable interacting at various levels in and outside the organization
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational
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