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Sr. Project Manager

Sr. Project Manager : 18-03118
Ref No.: 18-03118

Location: San Francisco,, California
Akraya is looking for a
Sr. Project Manager for one of our clients. If the job description below is a fit, please apply directly or call
Subhajit Das at ************.
If this position is not quite what you’re looking for, visit ********** and submit a copy of your resume. Our recruiters will get to work finding you a job that is a better match at one of our many clients.

Primary Skills: Project Manager, PMP, Stakeholders, GDPR, General Data Protection Regulation

Duration: 6 Months CTH
Contract Type: W2 Only

Position: Senior Project Manager

Department: Information Technology Services, Technology Services

Job Responsibilities:
Collaborate with technical area managers in the supervision of project and program personnel, which
includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes
recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak performance.
Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality
standards.
Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline.
Facilitate project and program change order process, assessing impact to baseline, in order to
accommodate potential changes, while staying ‘On Track’.
Ensure smooth transition of completed projects and programs into operations, including coordinating
with the ITS Help Desk, Service Area owner and any Third Party Support.
Work with the Service Manager to ensure project and program deliverables and documents are
uploaded and archived and the Configuration Management Database (CMDB) is updated.
Recognized as a thought leader in the area of project and program management while continuously
improving the PM methodology, tools and templates to better serve our client.
Continuous professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods
and best practices.
Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques.
Supervise and mentor other temporary or contract staff resources.

Core Requirements:
University degree or college diploma in the field of business management, information systems, and/or project management. Experience can substitute for field of study.
Minimum seven years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects from planning to execution and close with a focus on application projects.
Experience managing enterprise wide, complex projects and programs; ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and project tasks and oversee large programs.
Demonstrated project and program management skills and experience with various project management methodologies and tools.
Experience negotiating vendor contracts.
Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals, and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary.
Experience successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule, within budget close.
Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance.
Experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management.
Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers.
Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff.
Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Projects, ServiceNow, Basecamp, Smartsheet
Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
Supportive of a diverse and inclusive work environment.
Desired:
PMl’s Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Experience leading GDPR, IT Governance or Compliance projects.
Experience with stakeholder management.
Please apply directly with your update resume or call Subhajit at
************

About Akraya
Akraya, Inc. is an award-winning staffing firm that works with many of the leading, technology-based companies around the world. We have been ranked as one of the Best Staffing Firms to Temp for by Staffing Industry Analysts on multiple occasions and are a preferred staffing vendor within numerous staffing programs. Please visit ********** to search through all of our current openings or to submit your resume to our recruiting team.

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