Position Senior Project Manager
Location New Jersey - North
Starts 5/28/18 - 12/27/18
Duration 40 hours a week, if possible 7 AM start due to UK hours
Status Freelance (at least 6 months, could be up to 12 months)
Rate DOE
Our client, a leader in the publishing industry, needs a Senior Project Manager to assist their team onsite at their office in Hudson County for a 7 month freelance need.

The Senior Project Manager can work from home eventually, but needs to be onsite at first.

Required: At least 5 years of project management experience.

Desired: Experience in project management across large scale global transformation programs.

Helpful: Experience in managing multiple complex, global projects simultaneously and PMP certification (they're more concerned about experience over certification). The team is using MS Project now.

The Senior Project Manager will manage all aspects of various projects including assembling the project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project(s).

Experience dealing with senior stakeholders will prove helpful along with significant expertise in project management methods and tools.

Senior Project Manager Job Details:
• Manage project initiation and planning
• Document, and manage project scope
• Define and prioritize project tasks
• Establish project goals, requirements, and desired results
• Create, manage, and update project schedules and timeline
• Define, manage, and update resources
• Review requirements and specifications for work
• Participate in identifying and recruiting project personnel
• Identify and assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project team personnel
• Manage project execution and issues
• Establish schedules and project parameters; develop procedures to accomplish project goals Identify and manage project risk
• Coordinate the work across multiple projects with other project staff from various functional departments
• Gather and review status reports prepared by project personnel and modify as necessary
• Track the execution process to ensure that project team adheres to reporting requirements
• Facilitate team meetings to discuss and review the work
• Act as focal point for project problem resolution and escalation
• Establish conditions for project closure and manage closure
• Manage project quality delivery to meet that in the agreed plan
• Ensure that the team follows all formal and informal best practices in project management and other initiatives
• Prepare project reports for management, clients or others
• Deliver presentations as required
• Establish and maintain customer relationships appropriately
• Negotiate with clients to reach optimal delivery resolution
• Manage customer expectations in delivery

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: NJ18@jobalert.creativecircle.com