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IT Project Manager

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Grow your career as an IT Project Manager with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week. Will manage application development projects.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Oversee all technology components of diverse, moderately complex IT projects, including project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality and cost.
  • Support planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
  • Lead the identification and drive resolution of issues, including those outside established programs of work.
  • Direct the communication of status, issue, and risk disposition to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis.
  • Direct the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.
  • Escalate program risks to the Program Director, or Program Sponsor, when appropriate.
  • Develop detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
  • Apply in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas to resolve issues that have impact beyond own area.
  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of how areas of IT project leadership collectively integrate to contribute to achieving business goals.
  • Persuade and influence others through communication and diplomacy skills.
  • Assess creation and signoff of program plan and charter, benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
  • Oversee program plans meet business needs as described in the program initiation documents.
  • Ensure all stakeholders are identified and included in scope definition activities and understand the program schedule and key milestones.
  • Work with Program Sponsor to ensure business case cost benefit analysis is in line with business objectives.
  • Ensure all areas of the program are appropriately staffed.
  • Monitor program commitment from those assigning resources.
 
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • 5+ years of program or project management experience, working within a technology delivery function with experience in organizing, analyzing and visualizing enterprise data to enable data-driven decision making and actions.
  • 3 + years financial services experience in Credit/Market Risk or Global Markets is required.
  • Business analysis/project management experience required. Previously a Business Analyst and moved into PM.
  • Strong at writing, driving, executing and delivering project plans.
  • Strong skills in business analysis, program management/planning, presentations and communication.
  • Highly proficient skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel (including Pivot tables), and MS project.
  • Need to have some knowledge with writing SQL queries (but not extensive).
 
About our client
 
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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