Project Manager - SAP/PMP

Montvale, New Jersey 07645 | Contract To Hire

Post Date: 03/25/2016 Job ID: 92 Industry: Other Area(s)

Currently looking for an energetic Project Manager - SAP/PMP to join our Project Management Office in support of both business & IT projects and initiatives.  Reporting to the Director, IT Governance & PMO, the ideal candidate will be responsible for managing a set of projects within a specific business or technical domain.

Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring execution of all deliverables across multiple projects
  • Managing internal and external resources and making sure the project team is capable and sized correctly to complete the project(s) at hand
  • Establishing critical path including milestones for each project and ensuring that all project phases adhere to the agreed-upon timeline
  • Assisting project team in troubleshooting and finding solutions to unforeseen issues
  • Partnering with Project Leadership to develop and monitor project budget
  • Communicating with stakeholders, team members and others on project status, including progress, risk and any issues that may have an impact on project delivery
  • Managing customer expectations and proactively closing expectation gaps
  • Taking ownership of, managing and obtaining approvals for all change requests, particularly regarding scope and budget
  • Planning major project phases and establishing project success factors with input from key stakeholders
  • Prioritizing risks and their impacts for mitigation / monitoring
  • Leverage standard tools to manage the project – i.e. charter, project plan, risk log, status report, etc.
  • Communicate and distribute project status reports on a weekly basis

 

Requirements:
  • 5-7 years project management experience in managing both business and technology projects
  • SAP knowledge and experience 
  • Ability to lead large cross-functional teams on medium to large size projects through all phases of the project life cycle
  • Ability to convey complex information in a clear and concise manner to all levels of the organization
  • Proficiency using MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Visio. 
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Familiarity with project management tools and methodologies
  • Bachelor’ s degree or equivalent experience
  • PMP certification a plus

 

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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