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  Varian Medical Systems – Customer Project Manager - Atlanta, GA - 27 Mar 2017  

Location:    Atlanta, GA
Travel:        40-50%

Job Description
Varian Medical Systems will provide the ProBeamTM Proton Therapy System for the Emory Proton Therapy Center in midtown Atlanta.  For this new Proton Therapy Center, Varian is now looking for a Customer Project Manager to join the team. This individual will be responsible for all project and operational aspects of the proton therapy system during building construction, equipment installation, site commissioning, and system transition to service.  A successful candidate will be a highly professional self-starter with a proven track record in a related field like medical devices, power plant engineering, or semiconductors.
 
•    General Tasks:
o    Communicate with the Varian PT Management team ensuring that assigned programs/projects are managed to successful completion.
o    This position will require an individual that has very strong written and verbal communication skills which is a key requirement for this position. It also requires the ability to motivate teams, and schedule necessary activities in the support of projects or programs as assigned.
o    Overall handling of activities includes proven ability in facilitation, meeting controls, estimating, risk analysis, and effective reporting on project & program activities as part of a cross-functional role.
o    A good understanding of technical design, process, and quality activities in order to be a technical liaison with Marketing, Engineering, Service and Manufacturing groups.
o    Delegate and assign resources required to gather or create documentation to support the project execution.

•    Job Requirements (minimum required skills and knowledge):
o    BS in an Engineering or related discipline
o    7-10 years of experience in the medical device industry.  Direct experience with Proton Therapy equipment preferred.
o    5+ years experience as Project Manager or Program Manager in a high tech industry with demonstrated success managing multi-million dollar budgets and aggressive delivery timelines with strict regulatory & quality requirements.
o    PMP certification preferred
o    Must have a "˜big picture' mentality and appreciation of complex, high tech systems
o    Experience facilitating international teams
o    Experience managing cross functional teams of technicians and engineers
o    Familiarity with regulated industry is required
o    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
o    Must be Fluent in English
o    Must have strong customer service acumen.
o    Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Project, Visio, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Experience with SAP or equivalent

Contact:
Katherine McHenry, PMP
Customer Project Manager / Interim Americas Manager – Site Solutions - PT
Katherine.McHenry@varian.com


  New York Life – Insurance Sales and Financial Advisor - Northern NJ - 21 Mar 2017  

Insurance Sales and Financial Advisor

This is a performance based opportunity with unlimited income potential.

Becoming a New York Life Financial Services Professional is an ideal opportunity for individuals who want to build a financial services business with significant income potential, help others achieve financial security, and maintain a flexible schedule. We offer tremendous guidance, encouragement, and training for those who want to take this path. As a Financial Services Professional it is your responsibility to help individuals plan for their future. Do you have a retirement plan in place? What do you have to do today, to put your children through college? How do you plan on transferring your wealth to heirs?

Responsibilities:
•    Insurance Sales and Financial Advisor
•    A licensed financial services professional is responsible for:
•    Meeting and contacting new potential clients to discuss financial concerns and needs
•    Conducting information gathering meetings with clients
•    Analyzing client needs and presenting potential solutions
•    Providing on-going service to clients
•    Developing and implementing personal business and marketing plans
•    On-going development of professional skills and knowledge

Qualifications
•    Bachelor's Degree preferred
•    Previous sales experience a +
•    Life and health licenses within 30 days of acceptance (_company will pay for costs_)
•    FINRA series 6 or 7 and 63 registrations within 120 days (_company will pay for costs_)
•    Highly self-motivated and self-disciplined with ability to work effectively with little or no supervision
•    Organized, detail-oriented, and excellent time-management skills
•    Strong sales, analytical, decision-making, interpersonal, leadership and communications skills
•    Ability to work in a team-based environment

What you’ll experience here at New York Life:
•    Enjoying a flexible lifestyle
•    Being your own boss, but with many levels of support and expertise behind you
•    Working toward personal and professional growth
•    Pursuing an opportunity for very high income
•    Performing a valuable service to others in your community
•    Opportunity to move into management coaching others to be successful
•    Comprehensive training
•    Benefits: Defined Benefit Pension Plan
•    401(k) Saving Plan
•    Health/Dental/Life/Disability
•    Continuing education reimbursement
•    Reimbursement for industry designations
•    Discounts from major wireless carriers
•    Local discounts (based on location) for gym memberships

Take the first step to your future success and by becoming a part of "the company you keep!"
Apply today!

This position is for the New York Life office located in Northern New Jersey

Contact:
Jason DeMeo ChFC, LUTCF, FLMI
Partner
New Jersey General Office
250 Pehle Ave, Suite 900
Saddle Brook, NJ 07663
Office (201)291-5484

  MediSolutions – Project Assistant - NJ - 21 Mar 2017  

PROJECT ASSISTANT
 
We seek a creative, hard-working, and motivated Project Assistant. This is a project support role with room for growth. A successful candidate will be a self-starter who takes ownership and pride in their work and is willing to take the initiative to learn. A candidate with a strong project background specific to Web or Product Development industry is STRONGLY preferred.

Some responsibilities will include:
• Acting as liaison between project team members, interns, consultants, and architects
• Managing the flow of project documents, drawings, transmittals, and project correspondence
• Managing project meeting minutes and performing basic follow up
• Managing all scheduling/logistics for project/product meetings
• Project archiving (both electronic and hard copies)
• Managing and performing user research, competitive analysis, and other various research projects as needed
• An interest in healthcare or technology is required
• Planning and coordinating project scheduling, budgeting, and administrative tasks.
• Assisting in the development of presentations.

Skills & Experience:
• A minimum of three (3) years' experience in a professional environment (candidates with project, healthcare, or technology experience will receive priority)
• Experience using Microsoft O365 preferred—willingness to learn, even better!
• Must be able to work independently, particularly during deadlines, and be proactive in order to ensure all project deadlines are met
• Strong risk assessment and problem solving skills that lead to initiating and finding solutions without guidance
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong organizational and documentation skills
• Strong scheduling methodologies
• Adaptability, flexibility, and a sense of humor

This is a part-time position. This particular role has tremendous room for growth, should we find the right person with the right skill set and attitude. This role presents many opportunities for hands-on learning.

To be considered for this position, please send cover letter and resume to Lindsay Campbell: lcampbell@getmedi.com
 

To be considered for this position, please send cover letter and resume to Lindsay Campbell: lcampbell@getmedi.com


  ADP – Project Manager III - Florham Park, NJ - 21 Mar 2017  

Project Manager III

ADP is hiring a Senior Project Manager. In this position, you'll lead teams responsible for the successful planning, coordination, and implementation of projects to ensure business goals and objectives are accomplished within designated timeframes and budgets.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Lead all project phases, including initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, control and closure
•    Direct day-to-day activities of projects and staff in matrixed organization
•    Ensure milestones are successfully met through oversight of project vehicles and coordination of resources
•    Work collaboratively with other departments impacting project.
•    Lead communication with stakeholders and team members through completion of the project
•    Direct project timeliness and budgets
•    Assess, manage, resolve and escalate (if necessary) risks and issues
•    Employs highly developed consultative skills
•    Tailor processes to meet the needs of individual projects
•    Make decisions based on information and input in a timely manner
•    Provide analysis of project, including business case, ROI and post-project review
•    Drive innovation, best practices and achievement of strategic objectives
•    Work on projects of high complexity

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
•    Bachelor's degree in Business Administration
•    At least five years of project management experience
•    Experience in Lean Six Sigma processes and Kaizen/Workshop facilitation
•    Experience managing medium to large cross-functional and/or multi-year projects
•    Experience with project management tools and structured methodologies

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Preference will be given to candidates who have the following:
•    PMP or equivalent professional project management certification
•    Advanced knowledge of functional area and related company products
•    Ability to effectively communicate with multiple functions/organizations to identify and negotiate required resources
•    Excellent negotiation, communication, presentation and facilitation skills
•    Ability to manage across formal organizational lines
•    Strong team leadership and ability to delegate responsibility to all levels of the project team and hold team accountable for deliverables
•    Expertise with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project and Visio
•    Commitment to being accountable for results
•    Ability to interface with and present to all levels of the organization
•    Proven track record of building relationships both internally and externally
•    Strong focus on client service
•    Ability to think independently and make decisions
•    Strong interpersonal skills
•    Collaborative approach to work

To Apply: https://jobs.adp.com/job/7237011/project-manager-iii-florham-park-nj/


  Alpha Consulting Corp – Program Manager / Clinical Development - Jersey City, NJ - 21 Mar 2017  

PROGRAM MANAGER/ CLINICAL DEVELOPMENT
JOB LOCATION: JERSEY CITY, NJ

Project Description: 
The Senior Manager, Clinical Development may have global or regional responsibilities and is expected to fulfill the Clinical Scientist (CS) role within the Gastroenterology Therapeutic Area. The CS is responsible and accountable for the scientific/clinical implementation of the Clinical Development Plan at the Clinical Trial Team level. The CS supports the Clinical Program Lead (CPL) and Clinical Science Lead (CSL) in the development of the Clinical Development Plan and associated clinical trial content (e.g., protocols, IBs/IDFUs, CRFs, CSRs, regulatory submissions and publications) by contributing to scientific/clinical information aligned with the strategy.

•    The CS is the key Clinical Development contact for the Clinical Trial Team and is responsible for:
o    Representing Clinical Development as a core team member on the Clinical Trial Team.
o    Providing a clinical review of study-specific documentation and training materials.
o    Performing clinical data reviews.
o    Assessing reported protocol deviations.
o    Ensuring resolution of identified issues during clinical data and protocol deviation reviews cross-functionally and with Investigational sites in collaboration with the Clinical Trial Team.
•    The CS may present the clinical development aspects of a project and clinical trial results at internal meetings.
•    The employee must conduct their work activities in compliance with all relevant laws, regulations, and regulatory guidelines as well as all Client policies and procedures.

Required Skills:
•    Relevant science degree (e.g., MD, PharmD, PhD); Scientific knowledge and experience in the relevant Therapeutic Area preferred.
•    At least 6 years of overall work experience.
•    At least 4 years of clinical/research experience in the pharmaceutical/device industry.
•    Ability to travel up to at least 10% of time, including international travel.

Teamwork:
•    Understands cross-functional roles & responsibilities to effectively & efficiently accomplish team goals.
•    Takes initiative to contribute clinically relevant scientific ideas and knowledge to team globally.
•    Participates in team activities.
•    Actively listens.
•    Understands and leverages cross-functional roles and responsibilities.
•    Ability to adapt to change in project and team strategy.

Influential Communication:
•    Uses facts and data to validate own position.
•    Influences through reason.
•    Actively seeks to understand other perspectives.
•    Articulates business impact.
•    Matches communication to audience.
•    Ability to build consensus.
•    Communicates effectively with internal/external stakeholders.
•    Encourages ideas from others.
•    Ability to explain complex issues.
•    Actively influences others without a direct reporting relationship.

Strategic Thinking:
•    Ability to make connections between organization, team, product, ideas, etc.
•    Ability to understand implications of strategic decisions.
•    Seeks more knowledge of industry, competitors.
•    Welcomes change.
•    Encourages innovation and efficiency.

Execution and Accountability:
•    Identifies and resolves complex problems.
•    Delegates to team and keeps them focused, as applicable.
•    Identifies and implements best practices.
•    Identifies and drives priorities.
•    Takes charge of removing obstacles to project as appropriate with the team.
•    Ability to work on and communicate solutions, even in the case of unpopular business needs.
•    Meets corporate timelines.

Global Mind Set:
•    Demonstrates basic understanding of global pharmaceutical/ device product development environment.
•    Builds relationships with global colleagues.
•    Demonstrates understanding and respect for cultural differences and needs.
•    Inclusive in interaction with others.
•    Embraces diversity of thoughts, ideas, and approaches

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

REQUIREMENT #17-00408
W2 ONLY

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Annie: annie@alphaconsulting.com 

  Robert Half Staffing Careers – Project Manager - Wayne, NJ - 20 Mar 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Wayne, NJ
Duration:      Fulltime
 
Core Responsibilities:

Accountable for overseeing the deliverables of our customers' systems manufacturing projects/orders through the project lifecycle. This includes but is not limited to: qualifying requirements/specifications, engineering design, assembly & implementation, product testing and deployment.
From an operations point of view this requires planning and optimization of scheduling, managing and budgeting the material resources to ensure that quality products and solutions are delivered timely based upon our customers' specifications.
Manage internal project tasks such as organizing project files, delegating tasks to team members, following up on task completion, maintaining and updating project status schedules and material and schedule planning.
Prepare project status reports and presentations to keep management, customers and internal stakeholders (management, engineering, sales and production) informed of the project status and issues.
Attend cross-departmental meetings and update project schedule.
Provide risk assessment of schedule and delivery of products.
Coordinate the ordering of project materials.
Assist the Customer Service team with follow up of project upgrades.
Build and manage internal and external client relationships.

Job Requirements
3 + years' experience manufacturing environment A MUST / 2 + years' experience in project management (or order management) required.
Bachelors of Science or Bachelors of Arts degree is required;
Engineering background is helpful - SW or HW (electrical or mechanical).
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel; MS-Project experience preferred.
Possess ability to adjust quickly to changing priorities, manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines, and succeed in fast paced environment.
Proven experience managing several major projects involving diverse operations and technology groups.
Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and follow up skills.
Need to be an independent thinker and problem solver plus work well in a team environment.
Excellent communication and organizational skills; Must have exceptional interpersonal skills to interact with all levels within the organization.
 
Contact:
https://roberthalf.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/RobertHalfStaffingCareers
Ph: 201-843-7776

  Kaztronix, LLC – Project Manager - West Nyack, NY - 20 Mar 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      West Nyack, NY
Duration:      Consultant
 
Job Description:
 Organized, Motivated, Self-Starter and Team-Player
• Familiarity with Wireless Cellsite implementation project management of new builds & upgrades
• Manage scope, schedule and cost
 • Assigns roles and responsibilities for project teams
 • Identify and assemble resources from all disciplines (Real Estate/Site Acquisition, Engineering, RF, Operations, System Performance, other departments) as required. Organized, personable, self-starter, willingness to learn with ability to manage project implementation schedule in a volume/matrix environment.
 • Use SalesForce & Siterra databases to create/manage comprehensive project schedules along with other necessary documentation
• Capable of project managing high volume of projects vs. individual highly technical single projects
• Control and track project progress; communicate & mitigate negative impacts to schedule • Ensure project execution complies with the approved standards, procedures, and methodology.
• Monitor timelines and milestones for changes and corresponding project impacts; manage project delivery to strategic dates as outlined by Program Office
• Tracks project issues, develops action plans and follow-up until issue resolution
• Familiarity with Alcatel/Nokia, 2G and 3G switching is beneficial
• Must be comfortable working in a highly focused, team-centric environment, with strong communication skills both oral and written, keeping team aware of critical project information/status updates to team members, corporate, regional and local markets.
 • Must have strong organizational and planning ability, capable of prioritizing work tasks, project deliverables and any resulting escalations with the appropriate level of attention
• Strong computer skills using MSOffice suite
 • Must have strong project management background and the ability to lead a team in a variety of projects when necessary
• Strong technical aptitude
• Familiar with cellsite life cycle and functional groups involved
• Demonstrated management, team building and planning skills
 • Ability to think creatively, work under pressure and demonstrate strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail and effective communication
• Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments.
 • Solve practical problems and carry out responsibilities with minimal supervision
• Clearly and concisely present information in one-on-one and small group situations
• Excellent interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills
 • Strong customer and results orientation
• Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse corporate cultures

5-10 years in wireless telecommunications, preferably GSM working knowledge of the PMI project management principles. A college degree in technical field preferred

Contact:
Darren Smith
Kaztronix, LLC
8260 Greensboro Drive McLean, VA 22102
(646) 687-6989
 Email:  dsmith@kaztronix.com

  Alpha Consulting Corp. – Portfolio / Program Manager - Lawrence Township, NJ - 20 Mar 2017  

PORTFOLIO / PROGRAM MANAGER
JOB LOCATION: LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP


Project Description:
Client is seeking a PM experienced in working with senior management/stakeholders and helping to provide concise status visibility on large Program efforts. Individual should also have extensive experience with PPM, SharePoint and Microsoft Excel. Looking for a driven individual with strong communication skills and ability to efficiently manage aggressive timelines with competing priorities and challenging stakeholders.

•    Manages the implementation and consistent delivery of projects to agreed upon timelines, budgets and expectations of quality.
•    Works with clients, developers and vendors to determine requirements.
•    Creates and manages project budget vs. actual expenditures (capital and expense).
•    Creates and manages work breakdown structure (WBS) and scheduled project plan.
•    Manages and supervises project team resources.
•    Develops critical path analysis for project implementation.
•    Responsible for business change management (incl. business process redesign, training, SOPs).
•    Manage project scope and timeline through formal change management processes.
•    Manages project issues and risks through std issue/risk process.
•    Communication to stakeholders.
•    Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties.
•    Ensures compliance with required controls.
•    Manage projects with dollar values in excess of $500,000.

Required Skills:
•    Bachelor's degree/Technical degree or equivalent requirement.
•    Master's degree a plus.
•    PMP, or equivalent certification, required.
•    Proven experience with business capability projects; strong process engineering skills.

This 6+month position starts ASAP.

REQUIREMENT # 17-00383   
W2 ONLY

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget: bridget@alphaconsulting.com

  Critical Path, Inc. – Manager Security & IT Compliance - Raritan, NJ - 20 Mar 2017  

Manager Security & IT Compliance OC3792

Reporting to Ortho’s CISO, the Security & IT Compliance Manager position is responsible for defining, managing and monitoring IT control objectives and compliance efforts across IT General Controls, SOX and SAP security. Candidates for this position should have depth of experience with IT General Computer/Application Controls and oversight of SAP ECC 6.0 security role management and design. Candidate’s compliance experience should include a solid background in Sarbanes-Oxley, auditing principles and auditing standards as well as a sound understanding of IT platforms, identity and access management. Capabilities critical to the success of this position includes the Candidate’s ability to develop and expand Ortho’s overall compliance program in terms of capability, efficiency and organizational development. A key focus for the candidate will be the development of necessary compliance and security processes and policies with a focus on compliance, automation and efficiency.

The Responsibilities:
As Ortho Clinical Diagnostic’s Security and IT Compliance Manager, responsibilities will extend beyond Sarbanes-Oxley controls to broader IT General Controls and Application Security. 

A successful candidate will:
•    Serve as a primary focal point for managing internal and external audit requests, control testing and evaluation processes
•    Be responsible for working with internal and external auditors to review controls and their effectiveness
•    Monitor and report on Ortho’s compliance with SOX and IT General Controls
•    Work with IT and the Business to continually improve Ortho’s risk posture and ensure an effective and reliable control foundation and supporting processes
•    Partner with IT, IT service providers and the Business to drive compliance awareness
•    Provide direct management of Ortho Clinical’s SAP Security team and application controls including critical access monitoring, user access reviews and SOD conflicts/resolution.
•    Partner with Ortho Clinical’s Quality Organization on FDA security compliance requirements and audits
•    Assist with driving Single-Sign-On (SSO) and privileged access management initiatives
•    Gather relevant information, identify key issues and relationships, and relate / compare data from different sources to identify and develop potential solutions to new or existing application authorizations.
•    Partner with customers to capture and analyze business needs and information requirements, define optimum system requirements to meet business needs and prioritize and manage new requirements
•    Partners with business process and Basis team members to help them translate and shape their needs into new actionable IT requirements to meet business needs and prioritize and manage new requirements
•    Follow applicable security and change management processes
•    Performs other duties as assigned by management

The Individual:
•    Should have eight (8) years of experience with IT Security, compliance or IT audit responsibilities
•    Solid understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley, Financial Controls, SAP ECC6 and Application Security
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills
•    One or more certifications related to security governance, compliance, audit e.g. CISA, CISSP, CGEIT, CRISC
•    Prior experience in SAP Security for at least two of the following ECC, BW, CRM, PI, GRC, Solution Manager, MII and Portal.

 Educational Requirements:
•    Bachelor’s degree in technical discipline or equivalent professional experience

Contact:
Karen Baldwin
President
Critical Path, Inc.
704-765-2650 Office
412-401-8787 Mobile
kbaldwin@criticalpathinc.net

  Critical Path, Inc. – Director Market Insights & Business Intelligence - Raritan, NJ - 20 Mar 2017  

Director Market Insights & Business Intelligence

This individual will have responsibility for Market Insights & Business Intelligence working across three business fields. This role will require expertise that spans both primary and secondary market research, market analytics and competitive intelligence and requires collaboration with global stakeholders across a variety of business disciplines such as product management, regional marketing, R&D, and business development. This person must be able to analyze both quantitative data and qualitative information and synthesize it into well supported recommendations that are relevant, timely and actionable to make strategic portfolio- decisions.

This position will ultimately be responsible to evolve the organization to use key insights and data to drive internal decision making and strategic planning efforts that will transform the Ortho Clinical Diagnostics into a business that truly differentiates and competes on market-driven analytics.
Bachelor's degree required, MBA a plus. Minimum of 10 years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related area during which both professional and management capability have been clearly demonstrated.   Expertise in IVD or related Capital-based medical device fields a plus.  Solid understanding of key industry Business Intelligence trends. Experience in managing large, global and complex market studies and teams. Proven ability to complete projects and achieve results in an ambiguous work environment. Have strong leadership skills within the project team and in the business community. Must have the ability to establish and articulate a vision, set goals, develops and executes strategies, and track and measure results. Proven ability to build and motivate a team to achieve well communicated expectations, as well as strong negotiating and consensus building abilities. Have skills to work effectively across internal functional areas in ambiguous situations. Extensive experience in data and financial analytics, competitor profiling and insight generation, inclusive of agency/partner management. This position requires 15% domestic and 10% international.
•    Be able to gather facts, synthesize facts into insights then translate insights into strategic implications for Ortho
•    Think critically, assemble a sequence of assumptions based on logic, create and articulate working assumptions and appropriately develop a position
•    Hands on experience in market modeling, analytics and competitive analysis
•    Excellent listing skills to understand stakeholders needs & viewpoints and effectively communicate outcomes and recommendations with neutral objectivity
•    Familiar with product development, strategic planning, marketing, business development and sales management in order to work effectively on different functional projects and working teams.
•    Be an accomplished leader, able to inspire confidence in subordinates and guiding them to grow and develop

Contact
Karen Baldwin
President
Critical Path, Inc.
704-765-2650 Office
412-401-8787 Mobile
kbaldwin@criticalpathinc.net

  Advanced Technology Solutions, Inc. – Project Manager - Hoboken, NJ - 06 Mar 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Hoboken, NJ
Duration:      Consultant

Description:

Manage all aspects of various projects including; assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project(s). Must be familiar with the project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. Communicates with project leaders and/or sponsors and function and functional area Managers regarding status of specific projects.

- Experience working with standard project management methodology - Working in a matrixed, geographically distributed and virtual environment - Experience in RFP process and/or service provider selection will he helpful - Understanding of Costs and Benefits tracking - Experience working with large offshore services providers e.g. Cognizant, Infosys, HCL, etc. - Experience with technology and / or business process outsourcing - Any experience with publishing and/or education industry is an added advantage - Any experience with digital content management is an added advantag

Project Management Certification e.g. PMI or PRINCE2 is a MUST
- Ability to prioritize and self manage
- Strong facilitation skills
- Communicates effectively (written and verbal) with peers, project team, sponsors, steering groups and all levels of management

Create and maintain end to end Project plan
- Create and maintain Stakeholder management plan
- Create and maintain Communication Plan
- Managing risks and issues as they arise through formal RAID processes
- Organize project meetings, vendor selection visits and associated artifacts
- Assist with the RFP process, vendor submissions, scheduling, etc.
- Ensuring timely and accurate status reporting is completed
- Managing stakeholder communications
 
 Contact:

Autumn Ortenzi
Advanced Technology Solutions, Inc.
251 Monmouth Rd., Suite 1A, Oakhurst, NJ 07755
P: 732.918.4664 x118
F: 732.918.4666
LinkedIN:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/autumnortenzi
Visit us at www.atsolutions.com


Temp Staffing Partners – Project Manager - Piscataway, NJ - 06 Mar 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Piscataway, NJ
Duration:      Consultant
 
Insights Consultant Operations
•   Research and analyze trends of all community members and unique visitors
•   Manage metrics dashboard daily to report on Call in Rate, Shopper Traffic, Click Thru Rate and Overall orders
•   Assist in the development of, maintain and manage social support platform roadmap for community based on insights.
•   Leverage current insights, industry best practices and generally accepted strategic/tactical work in social support to achieve best in class community platform performance, competitive advantage, high value proposition and sustainable growth.
•   Evolve product platform capabilities with existing and new social support products and channels by managing design, integration work, partnering with community manager, various internal and external stakeholder groups, and alliances.
•   Oversee UX creative design, optimization experiments, implementation, and testing on infrastructure/architecture projects in an externally hosted environment by executing excellence in project management and team collaboration.
•   Own and improve key community and social platform metrics to deliver year-over-year growth and financial impact.
•   Measure, analyze and report on content trends, support issues and account sensitive issues that require immediate attention.
•   Manage and communicate content trends to all stakeholders to ensure visibility and consistency across channels using Excel and PowerPoint
•   Work with community manager to continually assess and monitor content health via analytics platform such as Site Catalyst, Google Analytics, Platform metrics and other measurement tools
Minimum Qualifications
•   Bachelor’s degree
•   5+ years of experience working with digital operations and social platforms using several analytics tools to provide insights fueling future project decisions
•   Expert in Excel spreadsheets including creation of pivot tables and other features used to measure and analyze data
•   Strong understanding analytics platforms such as Site Catalyst and Google analytics
•   Strong knowledge of PowerPoint

Desired Skills
•   Strong background Internet technologies
•   Experience with analytics platforms and excel
•   Candidate must be self sufficient and posses the skills to multitask and work in a fast paced environment
•   Ability to partner with teammates and other stakeholders to create good working environment
•   Experience with digital personalization
 

Contact:
Adam Westfield
 Temp Staffing Partners
awestfield@tempstaffingpartners.com
Direct:   858-299-0187


        ASM  –   Project Manager/Commercial Project Manager - Newark, NJ - 02 Mar 2017  

JDD-NJ, Project Manager/Commercial Project Manager

The Commercial Project Manager will oversee and support the implementation of commercial related project management activities for the Marketing Center. The primary responsibility will be to support all functions of the Marketing Center in managing timeline/milestones for pre-launch & launch activities by facilitating meetings and arranging schedules with appropriate vendors. Additional future responsibilities will be working cross-functionally with teams to update the schedules, helping to manage pre-launch programs, working as a subject matter expert for commercial related scheduling. Additional activities will include and are not limited to budgeting and liaising with colleagues and staff , SOPs, answering various ad-hoc requests and helping to create and foster a Project Management culture.

The Commercial Project Manager will work directly with Marketing Center's Senior Management and other functional team members to help assist in formulating the commercial pre-launch & launch strategy, establish objectives, and monitor team progress, manage risk and to work towards achieving consensus among team members on key issues.

Core activities involve:
•    Oversight of MS Projects master schedule for all Marketing Center activities
•    Monitoring of pre-launch & launch programs and keeping track of milestones that HQ is tracking
•    Understanding and involvement with computers and data structures, may provide some basic IT administration & support of systems that enable the Commercial/Marketing functions' capabilities
•    Understanding of Finance and budgets

The ideal candidate must be time sensitive with meetings and deliverables. The candidate should have: •    Strong knowledge of computers and be comfortable with MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio and intermediate to advanced features and functions.
•     Finance knowledge of budgets, spreadsheets, balance sheets, etc.
•    Knowledge of Marketing & Sales, Commercial Operations, Pricing & Market Access required
•    Standard to advance Project Management skills
•    Pluses: Advanced degree, PMP certification, college level business classes, adaptable to evolving work environment.

Since the position is in a small and growing company, the candidate may need to be flexible with working conditions and expectations thereof. Bachelor's degree is required with some IT knowledge/education ( IT minor or additional coursework, etc).

Backgrounds suitable for this position could include:
1.    A candidate with 5 years or more of commercial (sales & marketing) development planning looking to expand into Project Management more formally
2.    A commercial business analyst with more than 5 years of experience looking to move into Project Management and who has sufficient knowledge of MS Project

Responsibilities:
MS Project:
•    Must be above average in MS Project to build/maintain schedules for full commercial development programs (pre-launch to post-launch)
•    Must be able to run tracking meetings for various commercial launch activities
•    Should be able to create a MS Project launch template for additional future launches

System/database maintenance: 
•    MS Project timelines, portfolio quality standards, reporting standards and schedules
•    Maintain a database/portal for all of Commercial's vendor bidding/contracting and selection documents that will ensure completeness for yearly business audits
•    Maintain database/portal for all commercial related documents for historical records
•    Adherence to internal reporting needs and to corporate requests for information
•    Oversee commercial launch development programs and provide Project Management support that is consistent with industry practices, processes and procedures
•    Provide a point of contact for vendor issues and work closely with Legal to resolve issues
•    Vendor budget reviews to ensure functions are tracking properly
•    Process maps for Commercial launch processes
•    Create, update company policies and SOPs and provide training to staff to ensure compliance
•    May help to mentor one or more junior staff in the future
•    May provide process roll out and training as activities evolve

Please Contact:
Janice Walsh
ASM
janicerecruiterasm@gmail.com
(412) 726-6945

       Panasonic  –   Product Development Project Leader - Newark, NJ - 02 Mar 2017  

Product Development Project Leader(Job Number: 1603105)
Description
 
Panasonic Eco Solutions North America (PESNA), has an immediate opening for a Product Development Project Leader.
  
What You’ll Get to Do:
 
Evaluate and assess competitive products and new trends; identify gaps and opportunities.
Develop project definitions, product design requirements agreements, business plans/business cases, project plans and budgets.
Coordinate/delegate technical and administrative responsibilities, identifying critical action items and driving the team to achieve project milestones.
Provide marketing with content to create external message and product positioning including product sheets, presentations, product demos, white papers, sales support tools.
Establish and maintain strong relationships with in-house Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance, Purchasing, Business Development, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs as well as with outside consultants, testing facilities and vendors
Communicate with management on project status, through presentations and verbal and written reports and schedules; prepare and deliver presentations for Go/No-Go project gate reviews.
Maintain or enhance status in fields of expertise through:
Continuing education
Symposia
Professional associations
Visits to the field  #LI-MJ1
Qualifications
 
What You’ll Bring:
 
Education & Experience:
Min. five years of experience in leading the development of new products. Strong background in HVAC or building materials industry preferred.
Min. BA/BS degree in engineering or science (MS preferred)
PDMA certified New Product Development Professional (NPDP), PMI certified Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred. Experience with Stage-Gate or Gated Product development process highly preferred.  Experience in leading projects on critical timelines and experience with current innovation techniques preferred.

Competencies:
A full understanding of the requirements of new product development from concept to launch; familiar with working within a formal product development process (e.g. Stage-Gate, Phase-Gate, etc.)
Effective project management skills (i.e. project scheduling, resource allocations, risk management, etc…); demonstrated ability to lead/manage/work effectively on cross-functional teams.
Extremely detail oriented, organized, and able to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
Proven problem solving skills
Self-motivated, conscientious and solid work ethic
Strong, disciplined, decisive, business oriented, leader
Innovative; customer focused
Proactive; action and results oriented; operates with a sense of urgency
Positive attitude; embraces new learning and self-improvement.
Sound business acumen.
Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, PPT, Project)
Familiar with basic statistical techniques.
Comfortable with change, and ability to lead change.

Communications:
Strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and presentation skills; ability to promote team interaction and team motivation.
Proven ability to communicate with different functions of the organization, different levels of staff, colleagues in overseas and external partners

Other Requirements:
At least 6 months of training will be coordinated by the New Jersey Office with visits to the San Diego office, along with the US sales channels with our sales team and Indoor Air Quality Team.
Travel to San Diego and New Jersey (if remote) required throughout the year for all major meetings and events.
Some additional domestic travel may be required in total to meetings, trade shows, events and customer locations (total travel expectancy 20% if in New Jersey and 30% if working remote.
Fluency in Spanish preferred but not required.  Willingness to attend/learn current building techniques and best practices in the fields of : ventilation, solar, HVAC and Green Building.

To Sum It Up:
 
Consistent with the Panasonic Eco Solution’s new product development process and in support of the new product strategy, this position will lead and manage cross functional teams in the conception, development, and commercialization of new products to achieve product quality, time-to-market, and profitability objectives.

What We Offer:
 Family like environment with an entrepreneurial spirit
Collaborative culture that thrives on innovation and new ideas
Rewards and recognition for great achievements
Growth opportunities for career development
Flexible work arrangements to help balance life and work
Competitive benefits and compensation package

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy.  All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.
 
Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Newark
Organization: PESNA Panasonic Eco Solutions Company of North America
http://panasonic.taleo.net/careersection/external/jobdetail.ftl?job=1603105


       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP  –   PROJECT MANAGER FOR IT APPLICATIONS - REDWOOD CITY, CA - 02 Mar 2017  

PROJECT MANAGER FOR IT APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES
JOB LOCATION: REDWOOD CITY, CA

Project Description: 
As a Project Manager, you will work with onshore and offshore Development and Test teams to deliver features for our applications and services. Additionally, you will be coordinating and sometimes driving off-site Client teams who have deliverables into the system.

•    Plan, lead and manage engineering development programs.
•    Work with the cross-functional team in planning and managing resources to ensure on time product delivery.
•    Identify and communicate project scope and ensure program milestones and objectives are met.
•    Keep management informed of key issues and changes which may impact the release.
•    Analyze problems and drive solutions involving multiple elements of program planning.
•    Create documents and coordinate reviews with internal security, privacy and compliance teams for the assessments necessary for product launch.
•    Fulfill the role of ScrumMaster and be the leader of the Agile/Scrum process

Required Skills: 
•    Proven track record in developing and shipping software (10 + years).
•    Program management experience in at least one complete product release cycle.Demonstrated ability to work with dev, test, and cross-group partners.
•    Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•    Excellent knowledge of product lifecycle for software products.
•    Ability to provide leadership in a team environment to meet goals and deadlines.
•    Ability to work on complex issues which require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
•    An ideal candidate will have previous experience as a developer.
•    BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering and/or equivalent industry experience is preferred

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Briana: briana@alphaconsulting.com

REQUIREMENT #17-00266
W2 ONLY
WE WILL TRANSFER H1-B VISAS

   ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
“Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to) P.O. Box 6969, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
Tel.:  (732) 257-3003        Fax:  (732) 613-9087      Contact:  Briana Peters - briana@alphaconsulting.com

       ALPHA CONSULTING CORP  –  TRAINING PROJECT MANAGER - LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ - 02 Mar 2017  

LEARNING MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST / PROJECT MANAGER
JOB LOCATION: LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ

Project Description: 
The contract Training Project Manager provides oversight of concepts, design, and development of learning solutions (e-learning, instructor-led training, virtual instructor-led training, micro-learning, and distance learning solutions) that target learning objectives and improve performance.

This role will support business unit leadership to identify, prioritize, and execute Sales Force training and skill development. The training project manager will work with business partners to increase operational excellence.
On-site daily in Princeton, NJ - 40 hours per week, 4-month contract with an option to extend through December.
•    Manage vendors to create product training and assessments.
•    Proactively anticipate needs and scope solutions.
•    Utilize established standards, metrics, and best practices and identify efficiencies.
•    Identify, communicate, and manage risks.
•    Ensure that data in relevant applications is populated and maintained.
•    Assume responsibility and accountability for on-time, on-budget delivery of client project portfolios.
•    Create project schedules, communication plans, meeting schedules, PowerPoint presentations, and agendas.
•    Assume responsibility to the sponsor/client for the quality of the finished product

Required Skills: 
•    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education, Science, or a related field.
•    Experience with product launches (strongly preferred).
•    Experience in a training department, field sales training experience preferred.
•    Minimum 3 years (preferred): o Project management experience.
•    Delivery and execution of Virtual Instructor-Led projects experience.
•    Pharmaceuticals or Biotech Product launch experience.

General Knowledge and Skills: 
•    Exhibit strong professional development skills, including leadership, problem solving, and multi-tasking.
•    Manage client-facing projects.
•    Adapt to changing environments and maintain a high level of flexibility.
•    Manage assigned resources and vendor costs for multiple work streams that run concurrently.
•    Demonstrate advanced proficiency in written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
•    Make effective presentations for internal and external clients.
•    Discuss and implement process and methodology development.
•    Use scheduling, productivity, and communication tools including GANNT charts, spreadsheets, and conferencing technologies.
•    Use Microsoft Project, the Microsoft Office suite, and Sharepoint with minimal support.
•    Mercury experience is a plus.
•    Discuss the fundamentals of instructional design (preferred).
•    Discuss, explain, and/or recommend multimedia and web-based training solutions (preferred).
•    Travel to on-site team meetings (as necessary).

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Briana: briana@alphaconsulting.com

REQUIREMENT #17-00245
W2 ONLY
WE WILL TRANSFER H1-B VISAS

ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
“Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to) P.O. Box 6969, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969
Tel.:  (732) 257-3003        Fax:  (732) 613-9087      Contact:  Briana Peters - briana@alphaconsulting.com


       Janssen Research & Development  –    Associate Director, Organizational Change Management - Raritan, NJ - 02 Mar 2017  

Associate Director, Organizational Change Management – R&D AnalyticsMultiple Locations: Raritan, New Jersey; Spring House, Pennsylvania; Titusville, New Jersey; Beerse, Belgium Functions: R&D

Job Description

Requisition ID: 000016V1

Janssen Research & Development, LLC., a member of the J&J Family of Companies, is recruiting for an Associate Director, Organizational Change Management – R&D Analytics to be located in Raritan, NJ, Titusville, NJ, Spring House, PA, or Beerse, Belgium.

The Janssen R&D Project Management Office is expanding its analytics capabilities to better support our growing business needs. The R&D Analytics team within the PMO is responsible for analytics production and partnering with various PMO stakeholders to translate insights to key partners.
The Associate Director, Organizational Change Management – R&D Analytics is a key role to help us transform the culture of PMO to one of analytical thinking and generating insights that impact decision making at all levels. The ideal candidate will:

•             Serve as a proactive internal consultant, helping to foster a culture of data driven decision making across the PMO
•             Develop an organizational change management (OCM) strategy and roadmap to improve adoption of R&D Analytics initiatives
•             Define, manage, govern and develop the consistent adoption of analytics within the Janssen R&D PMO
•             Develop stakeholder engagement efforts to obtain awareness, understanding, buy-in and support for R&D Analytics initiatives
•             Lead creation, design and development of promotional and training materials, including job aids, help guides, portal content, and briefings that support the OCM efforts
•             Provide training, improve communications and mentor the team to increase adoption of analytics initiatives
•             Partner across the organization to measure the output value of analytics initiatives

Qualifications
•             A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required
•             An advanced degree (e.g. MA, MS, MBA, etc.) is preferred
•             A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with significant experience working in organizational change management, communications planning, and/or program management is required
•             Experience with analytics, business intelligence, and/or large-scale technology transformation is preferred 
•             In-depth understanding and familiarity with analytics tools such as Tableau, Cognos, Visio, SharePoint, or similar tools is preferred
•             Previous project management, capacity management and/or portfolio management experience is required
•             Drug development experience is preferred
•             This position is located in Raritan, NJ; Titusville, NJ; Spring House, PA.; or Beerse, Belgium and will require up to 20% domestic and international travel

Primary Location
United States-New Jersey-Raritan
Other Locations
North America-United States-Pennsylvania-Spring House, North America-United States-New Jersey-Titusville, Europe/Middle East/Africa-Belgium-Antwerp-Beerse
Organization
Janssen Research & Development, LLC. (6084)
Job Function
R&D

Link - https://jobs.jnj.com/jobs/000016V1/Associate+Director,+Organizational+
Change+Management+%E2%80%93+R&D+Analytics?lang=en-US

Interested persons call contact:

Rosemary Kluth, PMP
Rangam Consultants Inc., providing services for:
Project Management Organization
R&D Analytics
Janssen Research & Development
920 Rt. 202 Office 2214
Raritan, NJ 08869
Office Phone: 908-927-4814
Cell Phone: 917-261-1925


      CRITICAL PATH, INC  –   Portfolio Manager - Raritan, NJ - 02 Mar 2017  

The Portfolio Manager of the Global Information Services (GIS) team will provide visibility, management and processes which enable the evaluation of strategic risk/return balance and delivery of a robust GIS Portfolio consisting of short, medium and long-term profitable projects.  This individual will be a strategic business partner for the GIS Leadership Team to ensure strategic direction is set, customer and business needs are understood and jointly agreed priorities are reflected in the GIS project portfolio.  This individual will drive the GIS project selection and prioritization processes to balance annual and lifetime funding requirements and resources to drive Revenue and EBITDA growth.  The Portfolio Manager will support all GIS portfolio reviews; driving process standardization, implementation of processes and ongoing support & maintenance; project updates and reporting; collaborate with Finance to ensure project spending processes and visibility, lead the development of the business cases and assist in regular planning cycles.   The Portfolio Manager will drive project management of initiatives and support the overall governance process for project requests and prioritization.  The Portfolio Manager will lead activities related to GIS budgets to ensure all teams follow consistent processes and collaborate with Finance to provide transparency on cost trends and budget status. This person will be the primary liaison between the individual GIS domains and the GIS portfolio management office to foster optimized portfolio decision-making aligned with the Corporate Strategy. 

This position will be located in Raritan, NJ.

The Responsibilities:
•    Lead design, planning, implementation, communication and continuous improvement of monthly GIS portfolio prioritization process aligned with strategic priorities.
•    Leader of in-process and launched product Key Performance Indicator (KPI) goals setting, dashboard reporting & management and monthly business field communication of KPIs and metrics.
•    Support project managers in executing the optimized portfolio strategy of GIS projects to optimize resources and budget and reach targets.
•    Identify and develop new, creative ways to view the end-to-end portfolio that will demonstrate value.  Utilize internal and external (industry-proven) portfolio management resources to improve the Portfolio Review Process.
•    Support Senior Leaders using customer, marketing and R&D analytics to enable optimized decision-making.  Provide post-launch analytics comparing performance to business case estimates and utilize information to improve projects during regular portfolio reviews.
•    Track timeline, project plans, costs and projected savings for GIS.
•    Develops project plans, resource plans, financial plans, etc. and ensure linkage to overall global portfolio to ensure delivery of the individual projects on-time, scope, quality, and budget. 
•    Train project management and GIS organizations on Portfolio Review processes and tools.
•    Travel to other sites to promote collaboration and foster relationships to better decision-making in the portfolio review process.  Collaborate with all stakeholders to derive and communicate actionable insights and influence management actions (globally and regionally).
•    Establishes reliable PM processes and meeting cadence for the Governance
•    Assist in special projects, business field reporting and communication to senior leadership.
•    Identify, improve on tools for better resource planning, portfolio analysis and project management.
•    Portfolio analytics and summary of project achievements and financial savings.
•    Implements and maintains standard project management methodologies & tools. 
•    Perform other work related duties as assigned.
 The Individual:
•    Requires a master's degree ( or BS) in business or finance.  Focus on strategic planning, decision analysis or management consulting preferred.
•    Requires 6 or more years of experience in project management, strategic planning, finance, marketing and/or business development. 
•    Understanding of expected cash flow modeling, economic value measures, and other types of analytical modeling (e.g. NPV, IRR, Monte Carlo simulation, decision tree analysis, multi-attribute analysis, etc.)
•    Waterfall or Agile desired
•    Advanced Microsoft Excel, forecasting, budgeting and decision analysis skills required.
•    Strong experience in Microsoft Project for project planning and execution
•    Strong analytical capabilities, including quantitative and qualitative assessment skills, insight generation and critical thinking skills. 
•    Working Knowledge of Six Sigma, Green Belt Certification preferred, to foster streamlined processes and rapid decision-making.
•    Proven leadership and influencing skills, and ability to work in a highly matrixed organization. 
•    Experience developing, implementing and leading business processes. 
•    In-depth knowledge of enterprise project and resource management planning & tracking systems and information management systems. 
•    Must have significant experience solving business problems and developing and presenting fact-based recommendations.
•    Ability to manage multiple assignments and changing priorities.
•    Ability to interface and build credibility at all levels of the company. 
•    Ability to work effectively with cross-functional teams.
•    Good conflict resolution and problem solving skills.
•    Exceptional oral and written communication and presentation skills.
•    Self-initiator, results driven and action & detail oriented.
•    PMP (Project Management Professional) certification or hands-on project experience is highly preferred.
•    10-15% Domestic and International

CONTACT:
KAREN BALDWIN,
CRITICAL PATH, INC.
704-765-2650
KBALDWIN@CRITICALPATHINC.NET


      Internet Creations  –   Project Manager, Salesforce Professional Services - Hamilton Township, NJ - 21 Feb 2017  

Project Manager, Salesforce Professional Services
Internet Creations is actively seeking a Project Manager to join our team in either Hamilton Township, NJ or Dallas, TX. The candidate selected for this role will demonstrate the following traits: foresight, empathy, leadership, and pragmatics.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience managing technical projects (e.g., Salesforce, software development, or SaaS implementations). In addition, the candidate selected for this role will demonstrate past success in leading and influencing diverse talent (internal and external), managing risks and budgets, and monitoring scope creep.

Responsibilities
•    Manage projects of various size and complexity: develop project plan, manage resource scheduling, control scope creep, track risks and opportunities, and manage budget.
•    Monitor all active projects, and where applicable, provide leadership and facilitation to remove hurdles, control risks, and ensure quality deliverables.
•    Ensure all proper documentation is maintained for each project: meeting minutes, requirements documentation, and project status reports.
•    Lead all client meetings and ensure appropriate resources (internal and external) are in attendance.
•    Oversee and participate in quality assurance activities.
•    Help develop, where applicable, training materials.
Requirements
•    3 - 5 years of general work experience, ideally serving in a technical role, business analyst, or project coordinator capacity.
•    At least 1 year of project management experience.
•    Superior communication skills, written and oral.
•    Demonstrable experience in conflict resolution / negotiation.
•    Ability to relate and understand, at a high-level, how customer service, sales, or finance/accounting departments operate.
•    PMP certification is a plus.
•    Previous experience with Salesforce is a plus.

Apply at:  http://ic.force.com/jobapp?id=a0D40000019qH3WEAU

After you apply please email : becky.potts@internetcreations.com


     SGA  –  Project Manager - New York, NY - 19 Feb 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      New York, NY
Duration:      Contract
  
Responsibilities:
•  Will report to a Sr. Program/Project Manager and will be responsible for helping refine end-to-end deliverables & tasks generated during various phases of a project.
•  Partner with Sr. PM and development managers to ensure projects have a time, cost and delivery plan.
•  Deliver high quality software as a result of proactive planning and mitigation of issues.
•  Assist in coordinating business unit subject matter expert meetings in order to solicit and cross-reference business and functional requirements.
•  Assess the impact of changes on existing business and technology processes, as well as other interfacing systems.
•  Day-to-day support of the Work-Stream Leads key run-the-bank responsibilities (e.g., Release Management, Incident Management/troubleshooting).
•  Adhere to toolsets & procedures and embrace them with their project management skills.
•  Management reporting including creation, collation & publishing of regional & functional dashboards.
•  Work with geographically dispersed teams, specially team(s) in India.

Required Skills:
•  Self-motivated, experienced, hands-on Mid-level Technical Project Manager with experience to perform key Project Management functions within Retail Banking in the Wealth Management Technology-Global Banking Technology (GBT) division, and provide support to the project Team.
•  Should be familiar with Agile & Waterfall methodology in Banking/Wealth Management domain.
•  At least 8 years (relevant) IT experience in delivering high quality software in a large complex banking organization or major consulting organization focused on Project Management.
•  Outstanding relationship management, communication, teamwork, and influence skills; ability to operate at senior levels in both written and verbal communications.
•  Strong understanding of Project Management concepts, SDLC methodologies and Operating models (Agile & Waterfall).
•  Worked on projects in Banking or Wealth Management domain (preferably US), preferably in Mortgages, Lending, Sales, Analytics and/or financial accounting environments.
•  Exposure to JIRA or other ALM tools to create a productive, high quality development environment.
•  Managed projects on different technology platforms i.e. Legacy (mainframes) or Open systems (.Net, Java, etc), on different Operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux) and Databases.
•  Expertise in using Microsoft Office Project for creating & maintain project plans & MS Office Tool Suite (including. Outlook, PowerPoint & Excel)8.Excellent presentations skills: ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner; individually or in front of a group
•  Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Skills:
•  Project Management certification (PMP or PRINCE)

Contact:
Benjamin Fuoco- Technical Recruiter
SGA – Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc.
200 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY  10591 
Direct:    (914) 366-5904
Office:    (914) 366-5900 
LinkedIn:  My Home Page
 

    Contech Systems, Inc.  –  Project Manager - Roseland, NJ - 19 Feb 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Roseland, NJ
Duration:      Right to hire

Scope of Work

This hands-on Technical Lead, Systems Development, is responsible for planning, design, development and coordinating the efforts of development activities of eCommerce Systems. This person is responsible for delivering eCommerce Systems which support areas across Group Insurance from the enrollment of individuals through the claims submission process. eCommerce Systems Development Technical Lead plays a crucial role in creating and maintaining the strategic partnership between business needs and technology delivery. The person's role is to plan, design, develop and launch efficient systems and solutions in support of core organizational functions. This individual will apply proven communication, analytical and problem solving skills to help identify, communicate and resolve issues, opportunities or problems in order to maximize the benefit of IT and Business investments. The successful incumbent is highly experienced and has decision-making authority.

Qualifications
•  Candidate should have experience working with JAVA, J2EE, Spring, XML, AJAX, WebSphere, Oracle, DB2, WebMethods, DataPower, Apigee and Splunk
•  8+ years of proven technology management experience with focused responsibility for application management and support functions
•  5+ years experience in CORE JAVA (the entire enterprise environment including Spring Frameworks, JMS, RMI, JPS, Hibernate, Enterprise Integration Patterns, etc.)
•  2+ years experience with Service Oriented Architecture/Design, experience implementing Web Services using Spring MVC/ Jax-RS.
•  3+ years experience with relational Database like Oracle
•  2+ years experience writing multi-threaded high performance applications and event-based systems
•  Experience with Continuous development and Continuous integration (DevOps)
•  Experience with Test Driven Development using Junit testing frameworks.
•  Experience in the design of new systems or the redesign of existing systems to meet business requirements, changing needs, or newer technology
•  The ability to create a quick prototype from ideas and mockups from wire frames
•  Ability to work with multiple levels of management across Technology and the supported Business Units
•  Experience with mobile optimization/responsive-adaptive code including HTML5 and CSS3
•  Experience with web accessibility (WCAG 2.0 & 508c) and usability
•  Ability to work with onshore and offshore teams
•  Expertise in SDLC methodologies
•  Excellent written, verbal communication and presentation skills
•  Proven excellence in supporting and managing client facing applications and client experience
•  Self starter with ability to handle multiple and competing priorities
•  IT Project Management  or Project Administration experience and working
 
Contact:
Michael Canavari
Contech Systems, Inc.
1480 U.S. Highway 9 North Suite 206
Woodbridge, NJ 07095
Direct: (732) 362-0304
Main: 732-632-8818
E-Mail: mcanavari@contech-it.com


   Verizon  –  SFDC IT Project Manager - Basking Ridge, NJ - 14 Feb 2017  

SFDC IT Project Manager

Responsibilities
The SMTS position will be part of a team that manages the Verizon SalesForce implementation.  We currently use SalesForce in the B2B and Enterprise space.  We are looking to improve and expand our usage in those channels as well as introduce a new instance for our consumer channels to utilize as well.  This position will work closely with the current SalesForce owner to understand the needs of the field, provide requirements to IT, work with vendors to introduce new functionality, and provide reporting to leadership.

The candidate will work in an agile IT development environment and will the spend much of their time developing and grooming user stories.  They will be responsible for maintaining both the short term and long term roadmap for Salesforce, and coordinate all of the efforts amongst the team for each enterprise release.  This will include working with training and gtm teams to develop proper training and communications for the front line to use.

Qualifications
BS Degree or higher
6 years experience
SalesForce experience preferred
Experience in requirements/user story development
Knowledge of the software development life cycle

Equal Employment Opportunity
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.  Different makes us better.

http://www.verizon.com/about/work/jobs/6335918-it-project-manager

Cynthia O'Dell
SMTS IT Proj Mgt, National Sales Ops
1 Verizon Way, VC62S, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920
Cynthia.O'Dell@VerizonWireless.com
Office: (908) 559-5198 | Mobile: (201) 572-0943


   The College Board  – Junior Program Manager - New York - 08 Feb 2017  

Job Title:                           Junior Program Manager
Company  Name:             The College Board
Location:                           New York, United States

Junior Program Manager / Program Coordinator

Job ID: AL20161912-84614

Description:
The Pre-AP Coordinator is responsible for supporting the day-to-day activities of the emerging Pre-AP Program, especially in the areas of procurement, legal, finance, and meeting logistics . He/she will be responsible for the following key activities: ensuring that a large volume of contracts are executed, requisitioned, invoiced, and paid in a timely and accurate manner according to procurement processes; providing operations support in the areas of meeting scheduling, and monitoring, processing and reporting of financial metrics; interacting with a large volume of high profile external contacts to ensure smooth flow of information distribution.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES
Contracts and Budgets
•    Serve as the primary Pre-AP Program contact and Subject Matter Expert for procurement related activities that include requisition and full-lifecycle processing of ICAs, MSAs, and other non-standard agreements through CB Legal in accordance with CB policy.
•    Develop, oversee, and communicate internal Pre-AP contract policies and procedures to project team members
•    Maintain a library and log of approved contracts and monitor SOW ceilings throughout the year reporting on anomalies, as needed.Proactively monitor project/program budgets and payment actuals. Work with representatives from the Finance Department and Fulfillment to ensure that contracted parties are accurately paid.
•    Assist in a variety of Pre-AP Program management tasks which include collaborating with the Pre-AP Program Manager in producing and analyzing monthly budget activity, managing and submitting monthly reclasses and accruals, assisting in re-forecasting process as necessary, preparing quarterly financial templates for the extraction of project funds.
•    Proactively recommends adjustments in internal and/or external policies and procedures.

Meeting Logistics
•    Develop and manage to the yearly Pre-AP committee travel budget based on project team input on number of meetings and attendees.
•    Manage data collection and payments related to Pre-AP committee homework
•    Plan and prepare for multi-day meetings; overseeing site selection, catering, materials development, etc. to support the Pre-AP Program
•    Ensure smooth flow of information amongst all Pre-AP stakeholders, resolving questions efficiently and accurately
•    Provide overall operations, analytics, and administrative support to the Pre-AP Program, which includes coordinating the distribution of information or materials with external entities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education/ Experience :
•    High school diploma or equivalent, Bachelor's degree preferred and minimum two to threeyears related experience preferably in a program support or customer service capacity.
•    Related Skills & Other Requirements :
•    Strong customer service orientation
•    Excellent interpersonal skills
•    Verbal and written communication skills
•    Organizational/ time management skills
•    Problem resolution skills
•    Prior work with financial payments, invoicing, budgeting
•    Computer literacy with Microsoft Office applications
•    Poise, diplomacy, sense of urgency, attention to detail

BENEFITS
We offer our employees an outstanding benefits package which includes 4 weeks of paid time off, a generous retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development and training.

This position will be subject to a background check.
Requirements:
Years of Relevant Experience 2-3
Desired Travel Less than 25%
Areas of Expertise Operations, Administrative Support
Highest Level of Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Type Full Time
Location New York, NY

APPLY

If you are interested in joining the College Board in this position and you meet our qualifications, we encourage you to apply by visiting our Careers page at www.collegeboard.org/careers. Please search for the job title and submit your resume with a brief, introductory cover letter.

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   The College Board  – Senior Project Manager, AP Innovation - New York - 08 Feb 2017  

Job Title:                       Senior Project Manager, AP Innovation
Company  Name:        The College Board
Location:                      New York, United States
Job ID: HC20172001-52211

Description:
The College Board, the national educational organization, is conducting a search for an Senior Project Manager, AP Innovation. This position is based in New York City.

The Senior Project Manager, AP Innovation will work closely with Advanced Placement (AP) and College Board leadership to fundamentally transform the way in which the AP program supports millions of students and teachers. In collaboration with the Executive Director, AP Innovation, s/he will lead a high-visibility, large-scale, change management project with complex work streams including: digital product design and development, backend infrastructure integration, user needs evaluation, and assessment development. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for end-to-end management of scope, schedule and budget for the overall project. A career defining opportunity, this work requires interpersonal dexterity, proactive leadership, and exceptional communication skills.

Named by Fast Company as one of the most innovative education companies in 2015, The College Board is a mission-focused organization. This job requires a strong focus on improving educational opportunities and outcomes, particularly for disadvantaged students, in the context of a competitive business environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Proactively drive and coordinate a cross-functional team through a multi-year design, development, and evaluation process. Launch a complex change management program at scale, on time and on budget.
•    Build and maintain impeccably detailed core project artifacts (e.g. budget, integrated project plan with dependencies defined).
•    Develop and manage collaborative relationships across the organization to support work.
•    Manage outsourced vendors and processes, ensuring that targets are met and identifying opportunities for growth and improvement.
•    Produce highly effective status reports for all tracks of work and overall project health. Assist with developing presentation materials.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
•    Minimum 7+ years of progressively responsible full-time professional project management work experience or equivalent (e.g. management consulting) required.
•    Experience managing multiple digital projects - ideally, in the education space - with complex, interrelated, work streams.
•    Formal project management credential (e.g. CAPM, PMP, PRINCE2, IPMA certification or a project management certificate from an accredited institution), preferred but not required.

ABOUT YOU
•    You are strongly committed to expanding educational opportunity.
•    You possess strong problem resolution/negotiation skills, with excellent judgment and the ability to view situations and issues from multiple perspectives. You can deftly manage cross-organizational projects that require a high level of sensitivity and excellent judgment.
•    You are a self-starter that thrives in fast-paced environments. You have experience moving major projects forward with minimal oversight, and can adapt to new information, situations, or challenges with minimal guidance.
•    You like coming up against a challenge, and thrive on opportunities to think creatively and come up with fresh approaches to tough business and operational problems.
•    You are highly detailed oriented and thorough in your analyses. You make decisions based on sound evidence and logic, and can develop the frameworks necessary to convey your thought processes.
•    You can also see the big picture through the details, and know when appropriate to deploy each perspective.
•    You communicate clearly and compellingly about your analyses, insights, and recommendations, and know how to target your presentation style, written or oral, to different audiences.
•    You have a record of building strong relationships with collaborators across an organization and external partners. You can leverage their strengths and resources in strategic ways.

BENEFITS
We offer our employees an outstanding benefits package which includes 4 weeks of paid time off, a generous retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement and ongoing professional development and training.

Requirements:
Desired Travel Less than 25%
Areas of Expertise Project Management
Highest Level of Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Type Full Time
Location New York, NY
Years of Relevant Experience 4-5

APPLY
If you are interested in joining the College Board in this position and you meet our qualifications, we encourage you to apply by submitting your resume and a brief, introductory cover letter through our Careers page at www.collegeboard.org/careers.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/d8mp2x33qk


       COWI North America  – Project Coordinator - Springfield, NJ - 02 Feb 2017  

COWI North America is a leading bridge, tunnel and marine engineering consulting group built on over 80 years of international experience. We provide our clients with innovative and sustainable solutions to the most complex engineering challenges worldwide from our 13 offices across North America. At any given time, COWI's 6,200 person strong global organization is involved in more than 17,000 projects across 124 countries.

We are seeking a Project Coordinator to join our team in Springfield, NJ.

Role Summary
The incumbent will be part of a functional team that is responsible for providing project administration, coordination and management services to ensure projects meet the company's Quality and Project Management standards and other requirements.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to
•    Assists in project planning for such elements as resource needs, project scheduling, and budgeting;
•    Monitors and reports project resources, scheduling and budget performance;
•    Assists Project Managers in the achievement of project financial performance and profitability targets;
•    Facilitates meetings through activities including but not limited to scheduling, preparing meeting agendas and drafting of meeting minutes;
•    Attends project status meetings and prepares reports and other associated documentation;
•    Supports the maintenance of internal and external relations through communication with clients, project teams and any other relevant stakeholders in coordination with Project Managers or delegates as appropriate;
•    Assists in management of project scope, and risk and procurement management processes;
•    Communicates Quality and Project Management requirements to project teams and any other relevant stakeholders as appropriate;
•    Assists Project Managers with any Deltek Vision needs including but not limited to creating and analyzing reports, timesheet verification, and reviewing expense reports;
•    Conducts monthly billing review meetings with Project Managers;
•    Organizes and maintains hard copy and electronic project accounting files;
•    Assists in and supports the collection of overdue Accounts Receivables;
•    Prepares and develops comprehension in contracts, proposals, agreement letters and other relevant documentation;
•    Develops and implements document controls, communication protocols and other project management systems;
•    Recommends and supports the development and implementation of best practices for Project Services across projects;
•    Updates Deltek Vision with project staffing needs; and
•    Performs other duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills Required
•    Completion of post-secondary education in engineering, business, project management, construction management or related field;
•    Minimum 5 years' previous relevant experience in a similar project management role or equivalent;
•    Superior planning and organizational skills combined with the ability to work under pressure on multiple and competing deadlines;
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
•    Strong decision-making and problem-solving abilities;
•    Ability to adjust to changing priorities, deal with ambiguity and work with a variety of stakeholders;
•    Collaborative teamwork and leadership style;
•    Knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management;
•    Proficient in scheduling software such as MS Project, Primavera, and/or CPM Logic, or equivalent;
•    Ability to work with staff located remotely;
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or in the process of obtaining an asset; and
•    Experience in the A/E/C industry an asset.
 
At COWI North America, you can look forward to a challenging role that will push you outside of your comfort zone and elevate your career to new heights. Our staff come from a multitude of backgrounds; their bridge, marine and tunneling expertise spans the globe. COWI is a place for collaboration with some high-caliber professionals and the opportunity to learn from the best. Besides an extraordinary collection of talented colleagues, you will also have the chance to be involved in some very high-profile work on world-renowned international projects that will test your skills and abilities as a professional. COWI is proud to reward top talent; the benefits of working for COWI include extensive opportunities for growth and development, 100% company-paid benefits (this includes employee only and employee and family), 401k with up to 5% match and immediate vesting schedule, competitive compensation and various other perks.

COWI provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, COWI complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

To apply, please go to https://career012.successfactors.eu/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?
jobId=15141&company=C0000163213P&username=

Kindly note that emailed applications will not be accepted or considered.

      Dynamic Strategies  – Information Technology Project Manager - New Jersey - 30 Jan 2017  

Information Technology Project Manager

        PROJECT DESCRIPTION
Dynamic Strategies is looking for a highly qualified Full Time Information Technology (IT) Project Manager to work on a 6-12 month project.  This project is compliance related and any candidate must have a PMP certification.  This position will report to the Global Project Team and will be stationed between North and Central New Jersey.

The project is National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Information Systems and Organizations (800-171) based and will impact 15 systems, across 11 domestic facilities and 250 end users.  A gap assessment has been completed to determine which of the 110 controls that NIST 800-171 requires are in place and acceptable and which are not.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•    The selected IT Project Manager will have to work across multiple disciplines, including but limited to:
o    Applications
o    IT infrastructure
o    Compliance
o    Risk Management
•    Assessing client’s requirements and needs
•    Development and management of project plan for client solution
•    Defining and developing the proper client solution
•    Client interface and presentation of solution and services
•    Participate as required during client implementations
•    Ensure project closeout and/or turnover to Managed Services
•    Create and document standard, repeatable, and efficient project delivery processes
•    Other duties may be assigned

ASSIGNMENT DURATION
•    Approximately 6 months to one year

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL, AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
•    Strong Organizational skills
•    Ability to exercise judgment, tact and diplomacy
•    Well-developed customer relations skills
•    Strong problem solving skills
•    Excellent verbal and writing skills
•    Must be fast and adaptable to constantly changing projects
•    Ability to work independently within established policies and procedures
•    Excellent verbal and written communication
•    Proven ability to collect multiple streams of data and keep organized for delivery to client when needed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
•      Minimum 5-7 years IT Project Management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
•      Ability to engage with all levels of an enterprise organization
•    Must have PMP certification.
•    Would like NIST certification, or minimum experience working in secure background on Department of Defense (DoD) related projects.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
•     Ability to travel up to 25% locally and domestically

Send resume to:
Jennifer Zbinden
 Jennifer.Zbinden@ds-inc.com

     Softpath System LLC  – Project Manager - New York, NY - 29 Jan 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      New York, NY
Duration:      Contract
 
Job Description:
The Content Strategy & Acquisition team is responsible for licensing linear and on demand video programming across all Verizon platforms. Verizon is seeking a motivated critical thinker to support its content strategy initiatives and budget oversight for its local content and original offerings. The Content teams also operates Verizon's own FiOS1 News local news channels and hyper local content offerings.

Qualifications:
•  Experience with budget development analysis and management
•  Experience with metrics development and tracking
•  Significant experience with excel and PowerPoint
•  Significant experience in technology or communications industries desirable but not required
•  Media/entertainment experience (experience within a content distribution/acquisition deal team, strategy or business development group within the cable television industry a plus
•  Production experience desirable but not required
•  Requires independent thinking
•  Works on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
•  Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
•  Frequently makes decisions based on policies and practices. Works independently and receives little to no guidance on assignments. Acts independently to develop appropriate methods and procedures.
Contact:

V Santhosh|Technical
 Email: vsanthosh@softpath.net
Direct: 678-387-1186
 Work: 404 315-1555 Ext. 682
 Fax: 678-302-4488
Softpath System LLC
 3985 Steve Reynolds Blvd
 Bldg C Norcross GA 30093
www.softpath.net


    Horizon Blue  – Project Manager - Newark, NJ - 29 Jan 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Newark, NJ
Duration:      Fulltime
 
This Project Manager II role is responsible for managing cross-functional teams including business and IT to deliver defined project outputs on time, within budget, and with quality results. The role is responsible for managing projects within Horizon's EPMO Mandates portfolio. Project Managers plan, organize, monitor, and oversee one or more projects to meet defined requirements or business specifications. This role requires working closely with multiple teams in project management, business areas and technical teams/leads to guide efforts toward achieving intended business results.

Project Managers have primary responsibility for defining, planning, tracking and managing projects generally ranging from $250k to $3M, for identifying key resources and providing the direction they require in order to meet project objectives. They also ensure appropriate management, customer and vendor involvement throughout the life of the project. Selecting the right person for the role of project manager is crucial to project success. Additionally, the candidate will:
* Determine project goals and priorities with project sponsor(s) and project owner(s), and other key stakeholders
* Identify key project team resources. Individual may not have supervisory responsibility (such as hiring and performance/pay reviews).
* Will be responsible for delivery of one or more medium to complex projects.
* Coach to clarify assignments and deliverables; mentor others in project management practices; review quality of work and conduct Quality Assurance review of project deliverables per EPMO guidelines.
* Lead creation of a project charter with the team, including the definition of completion and success criteria.
* Manage and communicate a clear vision of the project's objectives, and motivate the project team to achieve them; create a project environment that enables peak performance by team members.
* Analyze risks, establish contingency plans and identify trigger events and responsibility for initiating mitigating action. Oversee Risk activities. Gather stakeholder input and rank the top project risks in terms of total impact.
* Manage relationships with project stakeholders, including internal and external clients and vendors, keeping them informed of progress and issues in order to manage expectations on all project requirements and deliverables.
* Establish and communicate clear priorities among project activities.
* Work with EPMO Support Service Team to ensure implementation of PM standards, processes, and support services.
* Manage and resolve project issues and risks, escalating as appropriate.
* Manage vendor relations and procurement related to the project(s).
* Manage project financials, scope, schedule and quality

Education/Experience:
 * Requires Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
* Minimum 7 years professional business experience, preferably in the Health Insurance Industry
* Minimum of 5 years of prior PM experience, preferably in the Health Insurance Industry
* Prior experience working for a top tier consulting company is a plus.

Additional licensing, certifications, registrations:
 * PMI's PMP certification required

Knowledge:
 * Prefer knowledge of health insurance industry.
* Prior background of application development/support would be helpful but not required for a person with strong PM leadership skills
* Requires experience with both Business and IT related projects (software implementations and/or development)
* A background that allows bridging the gap between business needs and proposed solutions and is able to understand the technologies and technical issues involved with the project and industry, to be able to anticipate and identify technical obstacles, and to help instigate accurate technology decisions.
* Extensive knowledge of project management methodology, experience working within well-defined SDLC and PLC.
* Prior experience with understanding how financials affect a project timeline and budget.
* Prior experience managing in a matrixed environment with multiple workstreams

Skills and Abilities:
 * Competency in project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, financial management, HR management, working in teams, quality management, monitoring and reporting, documentation and record keeping.
* Ability to plan and facilitate meetings.
* Strategic, conceptual analytical thinking and decision making skills.
* Adaptability and flexibility including ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity and change.
* Good conflict resolution and negotiation skills within a context of political sensitivity and conflicting interests.
* Good analytical skills and the ability to present findings in a clear, concise manner.
* Ability to advise on complex matters to non-specialists; ability to communicate effectively with senior management.
* Good oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to write an Executive level briefing.
* A clear vision of what determines a successful project for the customer and for the company.
* Personal integrity and courage to escalate issues about the project to management when necessary and to advocate for responsible solutions to project problems.
* Exceptional interpersonal skills; the ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience; competence in clear, concise and tactful communication with senior management, clients, peers, and staff.
* Ability to build teams and generate a spirit of cooperation while coordinating diverse activities and groups; people management and negotiating skills within a team environment.
* Ability to negotiate consensus amongst diverse groups and impact the activities of others not in own reporting structure.
* Budget management skills; ability to analyze and review financing plans and related budgetary information to determine the impact on a project is required.
* Strong PC skills and expertise in MS-Office suite. Prefer MS-Project and Visio.
* Ability to effectively interact with all levels of management
 
Contact:
http://careers.horizonblue.com/
Position Id : 36084

    Harvey Nash  – IT Project Coordinator - Bridgewater, NJ - 27 Jan 2017  

Position:  IT Project Coordinator
Location: Bridgewater, NJ
Duration: 9 month contract

PROJECT COORDINATOR
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:  at minimum, the candidate must be able to perform the following:
•    Work with project stakeholders, end users and IT project teams to gather business requirements for system upgrades and/or enhancements.  Demonstrate a clear understanding of project objectives, IT/business processes and strategies of IT and business functions.
•    Effectively use interviewing skills or different techniques to fully explore an IT or a business problem to understand functional and non-functional requirements.
•    Assist with the development and execution of change management and training during the implementation of system solutions.
•    ·Demonstrate a strong understanding of project management principles and can contribute to defining work plans and keeping track of progress.
•    Prepare or oversee response to unresolved / open issues and participate in analysis and resolution.
•    Reports status on assigned projects, including schedule, cost, scope, risk/issue.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
•    2+ years Pharmaceutical industry and project management experience.
•    Strong oral and written communication skills; an ability to present and discuss technical, functional and managerial information clearly and concisely, establish rapport, persuade others, and gain understanding.
•    Experience with system landscapes and process maps is required.
•    Experience with eliciting and documenting business requirements is required.
•    Experience tracking toward project budgets / burn rates.
•    Excellent listening and interpersonal skills.
•    Keen attention to detail.
•    Good problem solving skills.
•    Strong influencing and negotiation skills.
•    Good leadership skills.
•    Excellent customer service skills.
•    Strong software and computer skills, including MS Office applications, SharePoint ECM and project management tools like MS-Project and Visio
•    Working knowledge of global ERP systems and Contract Management Systems.
•    Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
•    Ability to serve as an individual contributor or project leader if needed.
•    In-depth knowledge and understanding of System Delivery Life Cycle.
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management or a related field.
•    Project Management (PMP) certification is a plus.

Apply by emailing resume with contact details to brijesh.chudasama@harveynashusa.com


    ADP  – National Client Relationship Managers - Parsippany, NJ - 24 Jan 2017  

ADP is expanding our team of National Client Relationship Managers!

Client Relationship Managers build and develop partnerships with some of our largest clients; driving retention, engagement, and advocacy. This is an especially unique opportunity for you to be creative -- speak up, challenge the status quo, and help us continue to shape our future!

Responsibilities:
•    Develop trusted relationships at all levels of your clients' organizations -- from Executive decision-makers to front-line Practitioners
•    Advocate for clients from within ADP, collaborating with internal partners to ensure delivery of service excellence
•    Become a student of the clients and industries that comprise your portfolio, proactively addressing both opportunities and risks
•    Proactively monitor and develop client engagement through formal business reviews, Executive-level strategy sessions, and other meetings and events as applicable
•    Deliver insights to your clients using ADP's strategic and analytical resources
•     Seek opportunities to reinforce the ADP value proposition
•    Lead contract negotiations -- from strategy to signature
•    Travel to client sites on a regular basis. Since most clients are in US Northeast, travel would not typically require an overnight stay

Qualifications:
•    Bachelor's Degree
•    3 to 5+ years' experience in Client Relationship Management or demonstrated success across relevant competencies:
o    Track record of building and developing trusted relationships
o    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
o    Ability to persuade and influence without direct authority
o    Proven success at both high-level strategy development and follow-through on tactical details
o    Exceptional personal accountability and integrity
o    Thrives in fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
•    Exceptional candidates actively working toward a Bachelor's Degree will be considered
•    Must reside in the US Northeast (NY, NJ, PA, New England)
•    Close proximity to one of the major cities in the US Northeast
•    Position can also be office-based at 99 Jefferson Road, Parsippany NJ

To apply:
https://jobs.adp.com/
Client Relationship Manager (Remote optional)
Job # 132555
Positions available throughout the Northeast US -- home or ADP office-based.


    TechLink, Inc.  – Project Manager - North Jersey, NJ - 09 Jan 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      North Jersey, NJ
Duration:      Fulltime
 
•  The primary role of the eCommerce Project Manager is to partner with key business stakeholders, internal teams and external vendors to implement projects ranging from eCommerce, Business initiatives, Fulfillment and Omni-channel initiatives.
•  The eCommerce Project Manager will coordinate activities and communicate statuses by creating and maintaining project plans, identifying and mitigating project risk and facilitating strong project communications.
•  The ideal candidate has a strong background working on eCommerce, operational and cross functional projects and experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.
•  They should be highly organized and proactive to lead cross functional teams in a fast paced environment.
•  They should possess a high level of attention to detail.
•  Expected project management activities include planning, project scheduling, resource management (internal and external), budget tracking, status reporting, managing stakeholders, and day-to-day management of project work.

Job Responsibilities:
•  Develop and maintain project plans for all projects.
•  Organize and independently facilitate project meetings and working sessions • Communicate the appropriate project statuses to various levels of stakeholders: Executive, Senior Managers, eCommerce department stakeholders, and project teams.
•  Manage the documentation, available resources and track statuses of various Marketing and eCommerce projects and tasks.
•  Assist in gathering requirements for projects that involve external vendors, internal departments and/or both.
•  Assist in writing and documenting project test plans.
•  Assisting in developing and updating end to end master test cases
•  Assist in creating and adhering to the eCommerce program management policies.
•  Monitor all budget expenditures as needed.

Requirements:
•  Demonstrated experience in all related areas outlined in in the job responsibilities.
•  Proven experience with project management and web application and planning.
•  Skilled in developing and managing to detailed project plans.
•  Excellent skills in the following: communication and writing, reporting, and problem-solving.
•  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related Business and Technology concentration preferred.
•  Must be a highly organized and communicative individual, who is able to quickly learn with a positive approach.
•  Experience with using and managing web-based project management tools is desired.
•  PMP certification highly desired.
Contact:
 
Janine Kramer
Technical Recruiter
TechLink, Inc.
Phone: (201) 786-2400 Ext.427
jkramer@techlink.com
www.techlink.com 
1200 MacArthur Blvd.
Mahwah, NJ 07430


   Princeton Information  – Project Manager - Jersey City, NJ - 09 Jan 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Jersey City, NJ
Duration:      Contract   
 
Minimum Experiences:

• Bachelor's Degree, preferably with a technical concentration (e.g. Computer Science, etc)
• Ten years professional system implementation / project management experience
• Three years managing global IT projects
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Project and common Microsoft Office applications (e.g. Excel, Power Point, Word, One Note)
• Experience working with Sharepoint (or similar) project workspaces / document repositories
• Waterfall system development lifecycle (SDLC) experience
• Experience managing Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and / or Software as a Service (SaaS) projects, including integrations into and out of these systems, data migrations, etc
• Technically skilled Project Management professional comfortable managing the tasks of application engineers, database administrators, data architects, infrastructure, security, and other technical functions
• Must have experience working with local and virtual teams.

Preferred Experiences:

• PMP Certification

primary location is NJ with possible periodic travel to Cary, NC.

Contact:
Cory
Princeton Information
100 Harborside Financial Center, 11th Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07311
201-604-9900
Email:cory.sandusky@princetoninformation.com


        Robert Half Technology  – Project Manager-Life Sciences - Berkeley Heights, NJ - 05 Jan 2017  

Role:  Project Manager - Life Sciences
Location:  Berkeley Heights
Duration: 1 year +

We are searching for a creative, resourceful, integrative thinker to play a critical cross-functional role within our operations team. You will be driving development program timelines and projects forward and serving as the “glue” of communication between clinical, medical, regulatory, finance, and IT. Day to day will include developing project plans, budgets, timelines, communication processes, and standards. 

Roles and Responsibilities
•    Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive timelines and establish deadlines, to monitor and summarize progress of projects, and to ensure accountability within the team.
•    Develop communication processes and standards of operating to drive program progress.
•    Facilitate meetings: develop agendas and meeting minutes, lead meetings, and proactively support issue and action resolution.
•    Assist in the selection and implementation of information systems to be used within life sciences.
•    Identify and monitor key project tasks and dependencies, and assist in the development of risk mitigation and management strategies.
•    Build and maintain working relationships with internal and external team members involved in the projects. 
•    Support the team in developing and reporting project metrics and status updates.
•    Work with finance team and functional leaders to create budgets and forecast departmental and project spend.

Experience, Education and Specialized Knowledge and Skills
•    Must thrive working in a fast-paced, innovative environment while remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient.
•    B.S. or M.S. in a discipline relevant to the life sciences and a minimum of 5 years of experience within the biotech/pharmaceutical/medical device industry in a role requiring an understanding of clinical operations, study management, and clinical development timelines.
•    Demonstrated knowledge of a variety of project management concepts, practices, and tools.
•    Experience working with all levels of management and consulting with key business stakeholders. Ability to lead through influence and drive timelines forward.
•    Fluid use of MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
•    Demonstrated experience working in a matrix environment.
•    Strong team player that has a customer service approach and is solution oriented.
•    Attention to detail and the ability to work individually, within a multi-disciplinary team, as well as with external partners and vendors.
•    Possesses strong written and verbal communication skills.

For immediate consideration please contact Curtis Britt at 732-634-9211 or Curtis.britt@rht.com

Curtis Britt
Division Director
O: 732-634-9211   M: 973-637-0464


        EmCare – Project Manager - Parsippany, NJ - 05 Jan 2017  

EmCare, a leading physician services organization with more than 1,000 practices at hospitals from cost to cost. We are looking for a Project Manager to work out of our Parsippany, NJ office. Will be responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Takes projects from original concept through final implementation. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users and functional departments. Defines project scope and objectives. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Supports the development of an EmCare Project Management System, including the development of a resource library and training of other employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Facilitate the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders
•    Manage project scope and appropriately alert management to scoping issues
•    Outline and propose resource needs and allocation for projects
•    Manage high-level deliverables
•    Develop a detailed project plan, and manage, monitor and track progress
•    Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for successful project execution
•    Accountable for actively driving the project(s) to successful completion, including finding solutions to road blocks, facilitating communication, and identifying risks
•    Manage any project changes through appropriate change control processes
•    Report and escalate any issues to management as needed
•    Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
•    Deploy project management tools and techniques across the organization
•    Educate project team members in project management principles
•    Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications:
Education/Licensing/Certification:
•    Bachelor’s Degree required. MPH, MHA, or MBA preferred, with concentration in Health Management
•    PMI Project Management Professional Certification or equivalent preferred

Experience:
•    3-5 Years of prior experience in physician practice management and / or project management

Knowledge and Skills:
•    Exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
•    Proven ability to lead and coordinate effective interdisciplinary teams
•    Ability to analyze and present ROI for projects and initiatives
•    Possesses strong analytical and critical thinking skills
•    Ability to balance and prioritize multiple goals and deadlines
•    Excellent planning and organizational skills
•    Self-motivated, innovative, and able to work independently
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
•    Familiar with commonly used project management tools

Contact:
Jill L Szumera
Senior Manager & HR Business Partner
Office: 973-251-1012 | Mobile: 201-892-4024
www.ema.net