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Contract Project Manager

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Skills:
Project Manager

Location:
Charlotte, NC

Vaco has a client in the financial services industry with a need for a Mobile Applications Project Manager on a contract basis.

Delivers mobile application development projects on time, within budget, while meeting organizational expectations. Plans, directs and coordinates activities pertaining to mobile technology business unit projects, on an enterprise level or for a major systems implementation program with multiple releases and work streams. Verifies project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives. Responsible for managing the mobile application development team that develops and carries out internal information technology projects. Shares responsibility for planning, directing, and coordinating activities pertaining to mobile technology projects for a given business unit.


Education and Experience

Required:


7+ years' experience in information technology project management across diverse application areas and technologies.

5+ years of prior experience in project management of application development and deployment of mobile applications to Mobile platforms (phone and tablet)

Demonstrated in-depth understanding of mobile industry trends, development products and environments as well as best practices for mobile application design and development

Strong SDLC/Agile development methodology understanding

Undergraduate degree in related field



Preferred:


Project Management Certification.

Demonstrated record of managing internal and external projects from inception to successful implementation.

Solid understanding of current technologies with the ability to develop and deliver projects using leading edge technologies.

Ability to align change management strategies with project.

Skilled in conceptualizing creative solutions, documenting them, and presenting/selling them to senior management.

Highly developed oral and written communication skills.

Extremely high level of analytical ability to resolve complex and difficult issues.

Very high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees, and elicit work output in a team environment.



CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Project Leadership


Directs the work of project team, including other project managers.

Identifies and deploys resources required for projects.

Functions as escalation to project teams to resolve issues.



Managing Projects and Policies


Performs Information Technology (IT) project planning, including identifying and developing goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identifications of risks, contingency plans, allocation of available resources, and deliverables to meet business need.

Serves as liaison with business unit.

Develops high-level business requirements including cost estimate for a project to determine whether the project is justified.

Identifies and schedules project deliverables, milestones, and required tasks.

Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to monitor project(s) so that they progress on schedule and within budget.

Establishes standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.

Reviews status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules and plans as required.

Informs the appropriate team members of project status and related issues.

Interfaces with vendor(s) for programs under direct control.

Manages project risks.

Develops and tracks business case, including total process cost.

Vaco - Charlotte
Vaco - Charlotte
Phone: (704) 887-9788
Web: http://www.vaco.com


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