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Project Manager (5014)

Glen Allen, VA 23060

Posted: 07/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Project Manager Job Number: 5014

Morton has an immediate need for a Project Manager for a customer located in Glen Allen, Virginia.   The Project Manager (PM) will work in a Program Management Team in support of a Financial Services IT Project and will oversee aspects of the project to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget. The PM will have responsibility for project scheduling, on boarding project team members, training team members on project tools, assist with the collection of project status metrics from workstream leads and combine the data into various status reports to support project monitoring. Other duties will include supporting the Project Business Director to arrange and organize meetings, celebrations and maintain organization of project documentation on Confluence space. Candidate should possess excellent communication skills and be well organized. The position requires a bachelor' s degree or equivalent project management experience. 

  • Support Project Director and Lead Project Manager in day to day operations of the project 
  • Train project team members on project collaboration and time tracking tools
  • Proactively work with team members to collect project status updates
  • Create and maintain project team documentation
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short- and long-term goals 
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members 

  • Financial Services experience highly preferred
  • 2-3 years’ experience in project management 
  • Familiarity with JIRA, Tempo and Confluence collaboration and time management tools 
  • Experience working in an Agile project environment 
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
  • Working knowledge of MS Project
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills 
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Information Technology, Business or equivalent experience
  • PMP Certification preferred
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