Institutional Shareholder Services, Inc.

  • Project Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Job ID
    2019-2358
    Category
    Project Management
  • Overview

    We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Project Manager with multiple work/product streams. This position is based in our San Diego, CA office. The successful candidate will implement project management processes and methodologies across various cross functional teams to ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget, adhere to high quality standards, and meets customer expectations.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the mechanics of the project approval process, to include implementation of best practices, training, communication to senior leadership, and project portfolio tracking.
    • Manage software development projects using standardized life-cycle methodology as well as Agile project management techniques
    • Define project tasks and resource requirements
    • Assemble and coordinate a cross functional project team that spans across multiple time zones
    • Create and maintain a project plan using Microsoft Project that communicates project tasks, milestone dates, statuses and resource allocation
    • Identify risks and manage mitigation plans
    • Implement and manage all project changes using the change management process
    • Communicate to senior management staff and key project stakeholders the dates, issues, risks and status of projects
    • Identify and implement best practices to ensure the success of projects

    Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Project Management, Management Information Systems, or related field
    • 5 – 7 years’ experience in project management
    • Expertise in project management techniques and tools, to include Agile project management, risk management and change management
    • Proficient in MS Project, MS Visio and various MS Office applications
    • Knowledge of JIRA and ServiceNow a plus but not required
    • Strong work ethic, results-oriented, self-initiator
    • Critical thinking, decision-making and problem solving skills
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment to meet organizational success
    • Ability to interact positively and effectively with employees at all levels within the organization
    • Effective communicator through all mediums

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