Project Manager, Assistant Vice President

  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jul 08, 2017

Job Description

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Job Description

This is an AVP Project Manager position within the Global Procurement Services (GPS) Program Management Office (PMO). Typical project work involves cross-organizational initiatives, risk & regulatory related programs, and new technology integration.
Job Objective:
Oversee the management, organization and effective delivery of projects identified to fall within the GPS PMO portfolio.
Contribute to the building of the organization's program management culture.
Work as a member of a diverse team of program managers, project managers, project administrators and business analysts overseeing the execution of enterprise-wide programs.

Job Requirements:
Drive project planning & maintain the project plan.
Manage project scope, schedule, cost, resources, risk, dependencies, quality, procurement & communications.
Maintain project deliverables across the project lifecycle.
Coordinate project administration, such as time tracking, meeting minutes, and key initiative reporting.
Identify and understand relationships between problems, issues & risks, and provide analysis when escalating.
Skill Requirements:
An understanding of standards-based program management practices, with demonstrable skills in project management tools and methodologies.
Strong project planning skills and efficiency in project management.
Capability to initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close on cross-organizational GPS projects.
Ability to manage challenging stakeholders diplomatically.
Ability to influence global cross functional teams whose priorities may not always align to the assigned project.
Exceptional communication skills and relationship management capabilities.
Procurement and business knowledge are desired.


Job Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Business Management or equivalent.
Project Management Certification (e.g. CAPM/PMP/PMI-ACP) is desired.
A minimum of 6 - 8 years of relevant experience in program and project management, including at least 2 years of experience in a financial organization.
Experience in managing large cross-organizational projects.
Global experience is a plus.

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