The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver projects that span across one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to stage gate quality and SDLC control guidelines throughout the full systems development lifecycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery, The Senior Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestonesFull project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneouslyManage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectivesReport on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activitiesWork creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation, and excellenceParticipate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organizationPrepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the projectProcure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframesManage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetingsMonitor staff performance and complete performance reviewsProvide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadershipUnderstand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needsDemonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practicesManage project scope and changesParticipate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders