Project Manager III (Corporate Services)

Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts Salary: competitive
Sector: Banking & Finance , Project management Type: Contract

Our client in Cambridge, MA is seeking a Project Manager to work with their Corporate Services Department to assist in covering during a medical leave.

Program/Project Manager for Business Services

  • Actively develop, support and manage projects / activities (Project Portfolio Management) as they relate to Corporate Services operations / processes:
  • Program/Project manage cross functional CS projects to ensure on time and on budget delivery of all objectives
  • Meeting management: setting up meetings, maintaining minutes, action and decision log
  • Driving meeting actions to resolution
  • Maintaining detailed project work plans
  • Managing the risk register and ensure data from work stream leads/pms is detailed and accurate
  • Identifying issues and lead effective resolution to the issues
  • Ensure Strong Change Management and Communications within projects
  • Maintain the project budget throughout the project, ensure capital and operational expenditures are appropriated accurately
  • Effective stakeholder management
  • Assisting in the portfolio management of CS
  • Coordinating activities with CS leaders to ensure that all portfolio projects are following CS standards and structure
  • Coordinating with CS leaders to ensure projects and milestones are logged within the CS portfolio database
  • Managing the CS portfolio database
  • Monitoring the critical path milestones and managing the milestone change control process
  • Assist in managing a portfolio of CI initiatives across CS
  • Consolidating data and prepare documentation / presentations for weekly team meetings and weekly reporting
  • Preparing reports and track progress

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree (or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience)
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience in managing projects for Finance related fields; Biopharma experience is a plus
  • MS Project or similar project management tool management experience a must
  • MS 365, SharePoint, Team Site Management
  • Strong Excel and reporting skills
  • Results-oriented, analytic thinker with demonstrated learning agility
  • Strong business acumen - Can understand the business implications of various approaches
  • Results oriented - Drives to practical solutions, processes and systems vs. theoretically ideal solutions; makes timely decisions and translates strategy into action.
  • Ensures impact is quantified, communicated, tracked and realized
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Strong consultative and interpersonal skills including strong negotiation skills, facilitation skills and ability to drive for clarity and results when faced with significant ambiguity

Sthree US is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.