Senior Project Manager

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    21 days ago

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    12 months

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Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Senior Project Manager for an opportunity with a client located in Charlotte, NC.


  • Leads and manages project lifecycle phases for multiple complex projects initiatives which could share the same delivery timelines
  • Establishes clarity on the project scope and develops project plans based on the work breakdown structure derived from the project requirements for all project assignments (includes, but is not limited to new client conversions, existing client projects, custom development projects, new product development launch projects, and internal initiatives)
  • Delivers effective, accurate, and consistent communication to project teams, management, external clients, and vendors; leads project teams of 20 to 40 people
  • Facilitates and leads project resources through the work breakdown process to define tasks, durations, effort, and dependencies to establish a solid implementation schedule
  • Drives the project team (including client and their vendors) to deliver based on the established schedule and ensure quality standards for the project are met
  • Work with team to create project charter including: definition of project scope and deliverables; identification of project goals and milestones; development of project plans and budgets
  • Work with technology leaders to identify project resources and develop schedules
  • Assemble project team members; assign individual responsibilities; lead team meetings
  • Oversee completion of project tasks, manage conflicts within group and escalate risks/issues as needed
  • Coordinate the work of technical professionals and other staff across other functions and disciplines
  • Apply generally accepted project management methodology and enforce project standards
  • Maintain project documentation; ensure project documents are complete, current and appropriately stored
  • Prepare and disseminate project reports and communications; communicate with EIS team, project sponsors, functional area managers and/or consultants regarding status of specific tasks
  • Monitor and report on project budget
  • Lead post-mortem project reviews
  • Adhere to Agile principles and philosophies (Scrum or Kanban, as applicable) in fulfillment of the role
  • Collaborate within the direct team in accordance with Team Agreement, Definition of Ready, and Definition of Done.
  • Work as a cross-functional team member in an Agile setting to help complete and deliver the team commitments
  • Collaborate across teams and across business areas in the spirit of an Agile mindset
  • Fulfill the role in the spirit of the Agile Manifesto, with emphasis on delivery of incremental value with frequent iterations and feedback loops
  • Responsible for reporting risks that are identified to the appropriate team and/or management
  • Responsible for managing, monitoring and reporting risks within the scope of your work area, to include, but not limited to Information Security risks


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science plus eight to ten years project management experience, or equivalent training and/or experience
  • 2-5 years of project and/or technical delivery in the financial services industry
  • Working knowledge of agile and waterfall SDLC's
  • Working knowledge of an enterprise project management tool, such as Planview PPM Pro or Clarity
  • Working knowledge of ITIL framework
  • Working knowledge of an ALM tool, such as Microsoft ADO
  • Strong knowledge of financial services industry and technology
  • Expertise in standard software packages, such as Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project
  • Can demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Can demonstrate excellent negotiation and interpersonal skills
  • Can demonstrate excellent change management leadership skills
  • Can demonstrate expertise in presentations and executive communications utilizing PowerPoint
  • Detail-oriented with strong problem solving skills and the ability to identify, analyze, and resolve problems, driving solutions to completion
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously, while meeting demanding deadlines
  • Understanding of and support for generally accepted project management standards and methodology
  • Ability to lead individuals of all levels and varying technical skills
  • Ability to adapt to change and balance competing demands with a positive attitude
  • PMI Certification preferred
  • 3-4 years in credit/debit/prepaid card experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of the FDR, STAR, FIS or other payment industry processing systems preferred

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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