Sr. Project Manager - New York - 9993BR


Specific responsibilities for position include:
  • Provides independent project management on M&E, small to mid-size projects, or a section of a larger
  • project. Leads teams on the lifecycle of the project from due diligence to completion.
  • Support the Project Manager and IT project in the adherence to MIT Enterprise Project governance processes
  • such as MIT Investment Framework, Estimation, Purchasing, Portfolio & Resource Management, Iterative
  • Development Methodologies, Risk Management, Quality and Process Control, Risk Management, Quality &
  • Process Control, Change Management, Project Completion/Closeout, Status Reports, Presentations, Training
  • Plans and Transition to Operations.
  • Creates and maintains all project-related artifacts as a key responsibility for the IT Portfolio Management
  • process that is referenced for MIT financial management and external audit reviews. Keep all data in project
  • resource, and development tools plus documentation library current such as: Status Reports, Project,
  • Development and Resource plans, Scorecards, Presentation Decks, Communications Grid, and Risk
  • Management Register, Risks, Issues, and Change Management logs.
  • Possesses a solid understanding of the software development lifecycle or infrastructure methodology being
  • used on the project to incorporate the deliverables into the overall project plan and tools.
  • Working with all project participants (including Senior Managers) to utilize the project, resource, and
  • development support tools to ensure they are aligned the software development methodologies and provide
  • required reporting.
  • Attend project meetings to ensure follow up and issues are captured, communicated and addressed.
  • Ensure project team records their time in the Resource Management System and by monitoring data captured
  • address any inconsistencies.
  • Continually identify opportunities to improve operational efficiencies within the PMO as a team member with
  • respect to processes and systems.
  • Will work and make independent decisions on projects or sections of projects they are responsible to deliver
  • in success of the project execution.
Scope/Supervision and Interaction
  • Provide extended support to project team(s) as defined above.
  • Interact with all levels of MIT in the support of the project delivery.
  • Reports directly to MIT PMO Project Manager (Sr PM, AVP and VP levels).
  • Interacts with Business Unit teams that are involved with the project.

Moody's Information Technology

Minimum education required for position includes:
  • At least 7 years of experience.
  • BS/BA degree in technology, or advanced business degree in a related field.
  • Experience in Project Management, preferably in a technology software development or infrastructure field
  • within the financial industry.
  • CAPM Certified or ability to attain CAPM or PMP within 6 months of hire.
  • Excellent use and understanding of MS Office suite including MS Project, Excel, Visio and MS Office Suite for
  • reporting to MIT governance.
  • Prior experience in project, resource and/or development management tools preferred.
Key Competencies:
  • Ability to multi-task and assess priorities in a complex and demanding environment.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of Project Life Cycle responsibilities and Software Development Methodologies (RUP,
  • Agile) or Infrastructure Project methodologies.
  • Positive outlook and a proactive mindset.
  • Ability to quickly capture, learn, and assimilate high level technical and analytical detail to assist project team
  • with project metrics.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, (written and oral), with team members and business users in a professional
  • and courteous manner.
  • Working knowledge of the MS Office Suite including Project, PowerPoint and Visio in order to create project
  • artifacts and presentation material.
  • Technical aptitude to quickly learn how to use project, resource, development and/or QA tools sets.
  • Understanding the paramount importance of following up and following through on project team and data.
  • Basic financial understanding of funding requests for projects (capital vs. expense)
  • Ability to interact with all levels of a project team and handle interpersonal and inter-team conflicts.
  • Ability to thrive in an ad hoc and planned environment, as an individual contributor as well as part of a project
  • team striving to achieve the same goal of delivering technology solutions.
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