Project Manager, Architect



Project Manager, Architect Jersey City, New Jersey

Title:  Project Manager

Job Type:  Permanent

Primary Location:  Jersey City, New Jersey

The Challenge:

Vignetic is looking for a Project Manager who will manage the projects portfolio, including Open Architect Operations, Data Integration Services, and Data Architecture. Provide IT support to the non-financial corporate areas, such as Communications, Development, Growth, Risk, and Real Estate, by acting as a liaison with IT groups for ongoing support or IT-related projects implemented in those groups.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Creating long and short-term plans, including setting targets for milestones and adhering to deadlines that identify resource and budgetary needs.
  • Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project.
  • Communicating with project sponsors and stakeholders to keep the project aligned with their goals.
  • Performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected.
  • Provide feedback, advice, project updates and encouragement to the team members.
  • Manage deadlines and push the team to ensure timeliness.
  • Develop internal communication strategies useful in ensuring communication between various departments and organization.
  • Host project meetings at least once a week with team and managers.
  • Use specific tools and technics (e.g., Smartsheet, Azure DevOps, etc.) to delegate and ensure even distribution of tasks to project team members.
  • Serving as a point of contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain in synergy.
  • Proactive elaboration of materials for sessions with external parties (agency reps, Ops team, etc.).
  • Facilitate the documentation of customer requirements and business process using document analysis, requirements workshops, business process description, and use case scenarios.
  • Ensure project costs are under budget, recognizing warning signs that a project could experience delays or go over budget.
  • Adjusting schedules and targets on the project as needs or financing for the project change.
  • Manage risks and issues faced during the projects.

Essential Skills & Qualifications:

  • Leadership skills: able to direct the operations of a project unit to ensure set goals are achieved.
  • Problem-solving skills: apply project management principles and methodologies in seeking solutions to project problems.
  • Analytical skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business requirements needs and translate them into application and process requirements.
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Decisiveness
  • The ability to delegate effectively
  • Time management skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills to interreact with business executives
  • Education and Training: Bachelor’s degree in project management or a related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in people and resource management (PMP and/or Agile certification desired).
  • Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel



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