Senior Project Manager in Boston, MA at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 12/27/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 55828

Our client in Boston, MA is in need of a Sr Project Manager for a 6 month+ contract.

This individual will work with project team to coordinate activities and resources in support of continued development of their OnBase platform supporting our Knowledge Center and Contractor Certification functions. Specifically, the PM will work with the IT team and the business SME’s in continuing development and rollout of our ECM platform. The PM develops and maintains a detailed project schedule which includes administrative tasks; coordinates meetings; maintains calendars; prepares presentations, meeting minutes; ensure project documents are filed appropriately.

The Project Manager must be able to communicate clearly and concisely with diverse audiences, in both oral and written contexts, and should be comfortable giving and receiving feedback.  Must be familiar with project management principles and be able to take initiative. 

Responsibilities:

  • The competencies critical to this position include superb organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and the ability to identify inefficiencies and recommend solutions.
  • Acts as the single go-to person for all activities happening in regard to the  OnBase platform supporting our Knowledge Center and ECM platform projects including coordinating all activities with members of project management teams.
  • Assists with reporting requirements of A&F PMO office and the CIO. Provides regular updates as required.
  • Assists with the organization and review of deliverables related their respective projects as required.
  • Coordinates follow-up and next steps for staff related to the activities of the OnBase ECM projects.
  • Understands the various organizations involved in the project and their interests.
  • Develops and maintains effective relationships with project team members, senior leadership, and stakeholders.
  • Tracks and completes project tasks, follows up on open items, and tracks issues.
  • Ensures that tasks and outputs are timely, of the highest quality, and are tailored to the unique needs of the project’s stakeholders.
  • Responds proactively to requests for information.
  • Develops, documents and maintains records of current project plans, meeting minutes, decisions, project reports, schedules, budgets, cost tracking reports, and other pertinent records.
  • Prepares and designs presentation-ready project reports using graphics and desktop publishing software; integrates word processing and spreadsheet files into reports. Prepares slides, overheads, and handouts for presentations or reports.  Develops templates for reporting and communication.
  • Coordinates conference calls and meetings; records meeting minutes as needed or follows up on and reviews meeting minutes recorded by another team member.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5 years’ experience, or equivalent
  • Ability to assess priorities and operate in a flexible manner in order to meet the dynamic needs of the team
  • Strong analytic, collaboration and communication (oral and written) skills necessary to interact with all levels of management
  • Attention to and precision with detail
  • Ability to work independently and process quickly, independently prioritizing work activities
  • Demonstrated experience in using computer-based tools including electronic mail, word processing, spreadsheet, and database products
  • Knowledge of Project Management tools such as MS Project
  • Prefer individual with energetic, can-do approach to work, who tracks and follows up on tasks independently, who seeks out additional work, who recommends ways to improve upon current activities
  • Prefer individual who has served in this capacity in a systems design and development environment, who responds quickly and with high quality, and has very strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Basic understanding of information technology design and development