Manager/Senior Manager-Program Management

US-NY-New York | US-FL-Sunrise
3 weeks ago(12/26/2017 9:01 AM)
ID
2017-1295
# of Openings
1
Category
Project Advisory

Overview

Focal Point Data Risk is a new type of risk management firm, one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.

 

 The Project Manager is responsible for managing complex projects.  Our clients engage us for guidance, expertise, and assistance at different juncture of a project.  The project manager is expected to navigate the client environment and be able to identify, plan, and coordinate projects and manage changes and risks. 

Responsibilities

  • Develops and owns the overall integrated project plan and milestones
  • Plans, tracks, and reports on project outputs and outcomes
  • Manages information and logistics
  • Oversees and conducts financial planning and budget tracking
  • Tracks risks and issues and risk mitigation plans, facilitates resolution of issues
  • Cross-project interdependency management; manages multiple work streams and brings them together
  • Sets quality control standards for program documentation
  • Sets and tracks change control procedures
  • Reports on project activities, problems, and requirements to executive management as a strategic tool in keeping implementers and decision-makers moving toward consistent, focused goals and objectives. Coordinates track level status reporting and summarizes overall program status for steering committee
  • Coordinates project teams and their interdependencies. Manages and utilizes resources across project teams and resolves any issues among the project teams
  • Works in parallel with the communications and training teams
  • Up to 80% travel is possible

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Five or more years of experience managing large multiple year projects preferably implanting Business Transformation automation projects
  • Solid ERP Project Management experience with SAP and other tools
  • Strong practical experience in project management gained through managing large and complex projects. Ability to drive work to completion. Strong planning skills. Desire. Strong under pressure
  • Strong knowledge of both functional and technical issues or willing to train and develop
  • Solid proficiency in program and project management methodologies
  • Strong professional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong planning and organizing skills, ability to see the big picture
  • Ability to work positively with a wide range of project team members and managers
  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • Ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems
  • Must Function well in a team environment and be able to function productively within an ambiguous work environment

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