PNC is hiring a

Project Manager 2

Project Manager 2 (Contract)

  • Contract
  • Leadership
  • Waterfall
  • Project development knowledge
  • agile
  • IT software development projects experience

Summary:

  • Responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsor’s needs and deliver on desired outcomes.

Education/ Experience:

  • High School Degree and Bachelors degree in an IT-related discipline or equivalent work experience required.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • 3 to 6 years experience managing projects

Skills and Competencies.

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals.
  • Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics.
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis.
  • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio.
  • Highly organized with good time management skills.
  • Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them.
  • Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues.
  • Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions.
  • Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis.
  • Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk.
  • Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them.
  • Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required.
  • Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis.
  • Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects

Schedule-

  • Estimated duration: 12/31/2021
  • Days: M-F
  • Hours: 8
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Flexible hours:
  • OT: Possible on release weekends
  • Weekends/Travel: minimal travel may be required. On average, less than 1-week total per quarter.

Extension/Conversion:

Contract with the right to hire if the need becomes available. Manager will look at contractor only.

Location/Remote Work: Remote

Workspace: Remote

Business need for this role:

  • The PM will likely work across multiple efforts due to increased demand within Retail.

Top must-have skills / Candidate Requirements:

  • Project development knowledge
  • Experience with management of project financials…budgets vs. actuals, capital vs operating, burn rates, etc. is required
  • Experience with management of IT software development projects is required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft projects or workbench is nice to have
  • Someone who is assertive
  • Leadership experience required
  • Needs to have both Agile experience along with Waterfall is required

Nice to have

  • Experience with vendor relations
  • Banking background
  • Data Management project type experience
  • Clarizen
  • Strong organizational and communication background
  • Ability to work with challenging stakeholders
  • Years of overall experience required:
  • 3-6 years

What will separate an average candidate vs a great candidate on a resume?

  • Professionalism
  • Ability to walk through a project methodology process
  • Strong leadership experience

How will performance be measured:

  • Project deliverables
  • Clarity maintenance
  • Feedback