Project Manager - Baltimore
Veritas Partners has an immediate need for a mid-to-senior level Project Manager to join our team and engage on critical projects that are currently underway and help influence our future growth! This is an exciting opportunity to join a premier Financial Services firm with a reputation recognized throughout the Mid-Atlantic region (and growing!)
The successful candidate will be tasked with bringing mature project management discipline and focus to our environment, while also supporting a culture of agility, entrepreneurship, and innovation. In addition to directly managing projects, this individual will assist in broader project portfolio management activities. This will include implementing new tools and capabilities for project portfolio status reporting, project dashboards, project registration, and requirements definition.
·Execute day to day project management activities on key initiatives.
·Establish project governance according to project methodologies.
·Manage project dimensions of resources, budgets, timelines, scope, and quality.
·Build and maintain detailed project plans according to standards.
·Clear obstacles, bird-dog tasks and team member accountability, and escalate issues, as required.
·Manage issues lists and impediments.
·Oversee schedules, milestones, and deliverables.
·Establish stand-up and meeting cadences.
·Drive broad stakeholder engagement and communications.
·Assist with oversight of 3rd party suppliers that are engaged on projects.
·Consult with other team members regarding project management standards and activities.
·3+ years’ experience as a project manager, supporting both application development, infrastructure, and/or security initiatives.
·Must have a thorough understanding of and experience implementing project management methodologies, including iterative development, Agile/Scrum, and structured approaches.
·Must have a strong knowledge of various project, workspace, and collaboration tools, such as MS Project, Jira, Redmine, Confluence, GitHub, Version One, Yodiz, SmartSheet, Teams, etc.
·Must have strong skills with MS Project.
·Experience establishing, documenting, and maintaining process information.
·Experience in financial services and regulated environments is preferred.
·Gain a good understanding of the organization’s business goals and objectives.
·Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to create and deliver technical presentations to technical and non-technical staff, and communicating with executive and operational management.
·One or more of the following certifications are preferred:
· Project Management Professional (PMP)
· Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP)
· Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)
· Prince2 Foundational/Practitioner
·Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field required.
Master’s degree preferred.