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TRAININGFOLKS
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Project Manager
in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

TrainingFolks is a global provider of custom learning solutions, consulting and contingent workforce services. Combining award winning adult learning experience, with a proven engagement methodology that includes a talented network of learning professionals, TrainingFolks collaborates with our clients to implement change. Founded in 1997, TrainingFolks’ mission is to build a higher performing workforce. We address our clients’ issues of urgency, capacity and capability.


Description:

Looking for Project Manager with experience in the Financial Services Industry for an approximate 6 month contract.


Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in an IT-related discipline.
  • PMP certification preferred.
  • Looking for a PM with 2-3 yeas of experience.
  • Project management experience in the Financial Services industry is preferable.
  • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio.
  • 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.
  • 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

Contract Details:

Start Date: February 4th, 2013
Contract Length: August 3, 2013
Candidate must be willing to work on-site in Pittsburgh, PA


Overall compensation for this role is positioned as ‘competitive’ and will vary depending on your level of experience, and number of years you have applied your skills.

If you are interested in this role, hit 'apply', or send the following documents and reference (#805-MH1460)

  • A cover letter that includes your full contact information with city of residence and postal/zip code, your area of training interests, and travel considerations
  • Resume (in Word format)
  • 3 professional training references from previous clients or supervisors, within the last two years (in a separate Word document
  • Certifications, if applicable
  • Evidence of work quality (class evaluations or work samples)

We thank all applicants for their interest in exploring opportunities with TrainingFolks, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

To view other opportunities with TrainingFolks, check out http://www.trainingfolks.com/careers/current-opportunities.

About TrainingFolks:

TrainingFolks is a global provider of custom learning solutions, consulting and contingent workforce services. Combining award winning adult learning experience, with a proven engagement methodology that includes a talented network of learning professionals, TrainingFolks collaborates with our clients to implement change. Founded in 1997, TrainingFolks' mission is to build a higher performing workforce. We address our clients' issues of urgency, capacity and capability.

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