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Agile Technical Project Manager

  • Location: Jacksonville, FL, 32258
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 24 days ago

Terrific 6+ month contract opening in Jacksonville, FL for an Agile IT Project Manager.  Will think digitally and differently to resolve problems/challenges in unconventional ways with a forward compatible mindset of being curious, bold, adaptable and determined, while constantly striving to deliver remarkable experiences for clients.  Will use communication and diplomacy skills to guide, influence and convince others in other areas.  Will coordinate and manage projects across various business segments and technology disciplines. 

Responsibilities: 
•    Develops detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports. 
•    Provides expertise in area and an advanced level of understanding of the principles of IT project leadership. 
•    Possesses a comprehensive understanding of how own area and others (i.e., architecture or infrastructure) collectively integrate to contribute towards achieving business objectives. 
•    Directly impacts the business by influencing strategic functional decisions through advice, counsel or provided services. 
•    Employ program management processes, methodology and standards for project execution and delivery. 
•    Communicate to all stakeholders on a timely basis, often including Senior or Executive Level Management. 
•    Interfaces with senior project staff and client senior management teams regarding status of projects. 
•    Provides in-depth and sophisticated analysis with interpretive thinking to define problems and develop innovative solutions. 
•    Persuades and influences others through and comprehensive communication and diplomacy skills. 
•    Supports project negotiations by providing subject matter expertise around retail banking and project lifecycle methodologies. 
•    Builds and maintains high performance agile scrum teams through own actions and direction provided to others. 
•    Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding the company, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Qualifications: 
•    7+ years of experience in a related technology project management role (program manager, project manager, or scrum master).
•    Scrum Master or PMP certification required.
•    Must have Financial Services industry or comparable large company/consulting organization experience. 
•    Experience managing Cloud based digital banking platform initiatives e.g., Salesforce CRM 
•    Previous track record that demonstrates the successful implementation of large scale, cross functional, strategic initiatives. 
•    Ability to coordinate and manage across various business segments and technology disciplines. 
•    Must have strong leadership, interpersonal, influence, negotiation, organization & communication skills. 
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint.
•    Excellent written and oral communications skills with the ability to effectively communicate status, risks and issues to all levels of Management and project stakeholders. 
•    Prefer experience with JIRA.
•    Prefer Bachelor’s/University degree; Master’s degree also preferred.