Project Manager ( ERP) - SJC4 Solutions (New York)

Employment Type

: Full-Time

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Job Title: Project Manager ( ERP)

Job number:09132019

Job Type: Contract to Hire W-2

Duration: 12 months

Job Location; New York, NY

A media giant is seeking a Sr. Project Manager who has managed ERP implementation projects. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for leading teams to deliver projects with the News division. The Sr Project Manager must have led 2-3 large ($10Mil+) ERP implementation projects with a fortune 500 company. The Senior Project manager will manage resources, schedules, financials, and adhere to stage gate quality and SDLC control guideline throughout the full systems deployment life cycle. This includes managing issues, risks, and project change requests - to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage large-scale broadcast projects, from initial concept to completion.
  • Develop documentation, as needed requirement, financial, workflow, and design.
  • Be Proactive, forward thinking and analytical.
  • Work with our finance team and be able to produce Capital Project Requests, monthly financial expenditure, quarterly projection and resource utilization reports.
  • Present detailed weekly updates/progress reports to key stakeholders.
  • Liaise with Steering committees, VPs, Directors, Project sponsors, Solution Delivery Executive ( SDE), Application and Technical Archtiects and strategic partners.
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and meet project milestones.
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery to include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major and several initiatives simultaneously.
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of CBS strategic objectives.
  • Manage and lead project teams consists of on-shore and offshore, internal and external resources.
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and development management activities.
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment, demonstrating team work, innovation and excellence.
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business sponsors, key stake holders, SDE and project teams to establish creditability, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Provide feedback on the use of SDLC template for medium to large size implementations to ensure predictability and consistency across the portfolio.
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capacities for the organization.
  • Prepare estimates and detail project plans for all phases of the project.
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframe.
  • Communication roles and responsibilities of the project team, per the Enterprise Program delivery guideline.
  • Manage the day-today project activities and resources, and chairs the project management team meetings
  • Monitor resource performances and provide reviews
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks communicating across leadership.
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations, and business needs.
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solution will address client goals, while maintaining alignment with industry best practices.
  • Manage project scope and changes through the change management process.
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selection and proposals for evaluation appropriate key stakeholder (s).
  • Manage process improvement initiatives assessing current and future state solutions contributing to improving the success of the Project portfolio.
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project; apply through stage gating throughout all phases of a project to drive consistency.
  • Develop the Quality Management Plan with assistance from Team Leads.
  • Manage on-going Quality Control and participate in quality issue resolution.
  • Adopt to procurement policies and procedures established by the procurement authority.
  • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration, or Litigation as needed.
  • Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract.
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services.
  • Monitor the progress of RFP, RFQ, IFB or RFI, as needed.

SKILLS/EXPERIENCES:

  • 8+ Years of Project Management in a Media Production or a Broadcast environment.
  • Exceptional understanding of Broadcast and Production equipment & workflow.
  • Avid & AP (ENPS) experiences - preferred
  • Telestream, MassTech, Amazon Cloud experiences preferred.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work with conflicting priorities.
  • Networking (Avaya, Cisco) and Server Virtualization (VMWare) experiences preferred.
  • Exceptional writing, organizational, time-management and planning skills.
  • Ability to Communicate and present to Steering Committees, VPs, Directors, Project Sponsors and Strategic partners.
  • Proven success in an Executive leadership role, managing large projects ($10Mil+), with a fortune 500 company.
  • Ability to lead/drive project team.
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills include the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations.
  • Excellent leadership communication (written, verbal, and presentation) and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-motivate, decisive, with ability to adapt to change and competing demands.
  • Strong functional and technical knowledge.
  • Must be proficient with MS Project, MS Visio, MS Office Suite, CA Clarity PPM

EDUCATION:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or business specific field.
  • PMI Certified preferred.

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Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

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