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  Alpha Consulting Corp. – Global Training Project Manager - Lawrence, NJ - 25 Apr 2017  

GLOBAL TRAINING PROJECT MANAGER
LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP


Project Description: 
The contract Global Training Project Manager role provides management of concepts, design, and development of training projects (e-learning, instructor-led training, virtual instructor-led training, micro-learning, and distance learning solutions) that target specific learning objectives and improve performance. This role supports Ex-US markets and local US Business Units to identify, prioritize, and execute training initiatives to achieve capability building and skill development for the Worldwide Commercial organization. Will also work with the internal training teams and worldwide and local business partners to increase operational excellence.

•    Manage vendors to create training solutions and assessments.
•    Ensure a high-level of stakeholder satisfaction.
•    Proactively anticipate training needs and scope solutions.
•    Utilize established training standards, metrics, and better practices.
•    Institute better efficiencies in current training practices and processes.
•    Identify, communicate, and manage project risks.
•    Ensure that data in relevant applications and systems are populated and maintained regularly.
•    Manage legal and compliance processes to obtain appropriate approvals on training materials in line with company policies.
•    Assume responsibility and accountability for on-time, on-budget delivery of training projects.
•    Create and manage project schedules, communication plans, meeting schedules, PowerPoint presentations, and program agendas.
•    Assume responsibility to the sponsor/stakeholders for the quality of the finished training programs and deliverables.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:
•    Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Education, Science, or a related field • Experience with global training projects (strongly preferred).
•    Experience in a sales training department, field sales training experience (strongly preferred).
•    Minimum 3 years working experience.
•    Project Management experience.
•    Professional Services or Consulting experience in a training environment.
•    Delivery and execution of training projects in various mediums (ILT, vILT, e-Learning, Micro-learning, etc.).
•    Pharmaceutical or Biotech Industry experience.
•    Exhibit strong professional development skills, including leadership, problem-solving, and multi-tasking.
•    Manage client-facing projects.
•    Maintain a level of comfort in dealing with ambiguity.
•    Adapt to changing environments and maintain a high level of flexibility.
•    Manage assigned resources and vendor costs for multiple projects that run concurrently.
•    Demonstrate advanced proficiency in written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
•    Make effective presentations for internal and external stakeholders.
•    Establish and maintain relationships at the executive level.
•    Discuss and implement training processes and methodology development.
•    Use scheduling, productivity, and communication tools including GANNT charts, spreadsheets, and conferencing technologies.
•    Use Microsoft Project and the Microsoft Office suite with minimal support.
•    Thrive in a fast-paced, project-driven organization.
•    Work as a team player and manage group dynamics.
•    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

ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #17-00609
W2 ONLY

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


  Capgemini – Project Manager - Newark, NJ - 24 Apr 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Newark, NJ
Duration:      Fulltime
 
Responsibilities:
•    Create and maintain project plans, including the development of project timeline, milestones, tasks, resources, task dependencies and durations
•    Manage and track project performance, including resource allocations, cost, and quality by conducting regular team status meetings and continuously evaluating progress of the project
•    Develop and communicate project status and establish appropriate governance across both business and IT to manage scope, issues, risks and project changes
•    Accurately track and report on resources and financials
•    Develop and manage stakeholders expectations and communication
Experience:
•    12+ years of total IT experience
Project Management Skills:
•    7+ years of Project Management Experience with 3-5 years of experience working in EPMO organization structure
•    Advance level of experience in managing project Integration, Scope, Risks/Issues, Financials/Cost/Budget, Communication, and Stakeholders
•    Working knowledge in procurement management
•    Expert level of experience in MS-Project, Project Plan/Schedule, milestone tracking
•    Excellent communication skill and have working experience in writing CxO level reporting
•    Must have been accountable project cost and have managed project worth in excess of $ 1 million

Technical Proficiency:
·         Expert level of experience in SDLC
·         8+ years working in any technical domain
·         Experience in data migration, system integration, IT development is required
·         Experience in Healthcare Insurance industry is definitely a plus

Personality Attributes:
•    Well-developed written, verbal communication, presentation, facilitation and diplomacy skills
•    Exhibit independent judgment and decision making skills
•    Organized, results-oriented and attentive to details
•    Ability to work well independently and with a team, self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive - requires little supervisory attention
 
Contact:
Somerset Corporate Center (100)
100 Somerset Corporate Blvd., Suite 5000
Bridgewater, NJ 08807
PH: 1-908-219-8050
Fax: 1-908-219-8060
https://www.capgemini.com/jobs


  Creston – Project Manager - Rockleigh, NJ - 24 Apr 2017  

Position:       Project Manager
Location:      Rockleigh, NJ
Duration:      Fulltime

Responsibilities:
* Develop Project Charter, Goals/Objectives and Scope with Leadership Sponsors
* Identify stakeholders and assign appropriate resources, including on-boarding vendor resources.
* Plan and organize the project. Develop and present Project Kick-off
* Create and maintain the project plan (work breakdown structure) with schedule and resources; identify critical path
* Anticipate potential obstacles and take action to overcome them
* Identify project risks with leadership sponsors and perform risk analysis
* Direct and manage project execution
* Manage stakeholder and project team expectations
* Distribute project information (communication) to the project team, leadership sponsors, and executive management; including status reports
* Coordinate, integrate all areas of the project
* Verify and control scope
* Perform quality control - drive continuous improvement
* Monitor and control project schedule, cost, project risks - take proactive corrective action
* Obtain stakeholder and leadership sponsor approval for all deliverables
* Support roll-out of system
* Obtain feedback from the project team, collect lessons learned and implement lessons learned on future projects

Qualifications:
* Project Manager with 2 - 3 years of experience
* Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
* Experience with SDLC and an understanding of business strategy, goals and operational processes
* Proven track record of successful projects (on-time, on-budget, on-benefit)
* Lead, motivate and inspire project team to commit and succeed in a matrix environment
* Excellent communication, negotiating and problem solving skills
* PMP Certification is a plus
* Prior SAP experience is a plus
 
Contact:
15 Volvo Drive
Rockleigh, New Jersey 07647
United States
Ph:800.237.2041
Ph:201.767.3400
Fax:201.767.1903
http://www.crestron.com/about/careers-jobs-employment-opportunities


  Alpha Consulting Corp. – Project Manager with Human Resources - Rockaway, NJ - 21 Apr 2017  

Project Manager with Human Resources Workday Experience
Rockaway, NJ

Project Description:
Under minimal supervision, the Project Mgr (PM) for Release / Testing - Workday, will be responsible for two interrelated activities, managing Workday release processes and providing testing management for those releases and additional functionality testing.

With guidance from the senior leadership, the PM will:
•    Develop and facilitate the 2x/year Workday Release Management process.
•    Weekly service patches/enhancements and interim functionality releases.
•    Assist in the development and documentation of process design, optimization, audit, monitoring and policies associated to release management.
•    Develop and facilitate the testing process of all Workday upgrades and deployment of additional Workday capabilities/enhancements and defect fixes including management of testing tools to enable effective testing.
•    Will function as a subject matter expert in release and testing management.
•    Act as the gatekeeper to the production environment, ensuring consistency in policies and operational procedures, release integration testing and production validation.
•    Facilitate communication related to release and testing activities, ensure that projects are completed within specific timelines with appropriate levels of quality and strict adherence to compliance requirements.

Required Skills:
•    Minimum of three years of Release and/or Testing Management experience required preferably in an IT/HR environment.
•    Experience working with SaaS (Software as a service) is preferred.
•    Experience with Human Capital Management (HCM) implementation or operational support is preferred (i.e., Workday).
•    Project Management experience is required.
•    The ability to build and manage relationships effectively is required.
•    This individual must be able to manage multiple competing priorities while in a fast-paced, complex, dynamic, business environment.
•    This individual must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
•    The ideal candidate for this position will have strong problem solving skills, project management skills as well as excellent communication, decision making and organizational skills and experience.

This 3+month position starts ASAP.

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

ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #17-00592
W2 ONLY

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: Bridget Burns - bridget@alphaconsulting.com


  Vitech Systems Group – Sr. Project Manager- Software Solutions - New York, NY - 20 Apr 2017  

Position: Sr. Project Manager- Software Solutions
Location: New York, NY

Overview
Are you a highly motivated individual who thrives on meeting deadlines, hitting project deliverables and collaborating with internal teams and external teams? Do you have the ability to successfully lead and manage multi-million dollar and multi-year enterprise projects? If this is you, Vitech wants you to join our leadership team as a Sr. Solutions Manager.

Responsibilities

The Sr. Project Manager position is fit for an enthusiastic, motivated and driven individual looking for a fast-paced, dynamic and challenging work environment.  This role will allow you to leverage your entrepreneurial attitude, project management and enterprise leadership background and offer career growth. As a Sr. Project Manager, you will be the primary point of contact to successfully lead multi-million dollar, multi-year project running our V3 software product system implementation in the Investments, Insurance and Retirement/Pension verticals. You will be accountable for working with, multi-disciplinary teams; Project Managers, Software Development, Quality Assurance and Business Analysts teams. The Sr. PM will manage and mentor all business analysis team members, communicating with internal and external teams, and ensure the successful delivery or our V3 solution. This is a diverse role that will span Project Management, Program Management, Account Management and Operations all while functioning in a client facing capacity.
 
This is a role with high internal executive and external client visibility.

Be a part of a thriving company with both an entrepreneurial spirit and the experience of an industry leader!

Requirements    
•    Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience in a Senior Project Manager role.
•    Experience working in a client facing capacity leading multi- disciplinary teams through multi-year ERP, CRM or custom developed system implementations and solutions.
•    Prior Professional Services experience
•    Subject matter expertise in one of our core verticals a plus: Investments, Insurance, Pension/Retirement arenas.
•    Strong leadership, operations management and account management experience.
•    Software product implementation experience or custom developed technology   solution.
•    Prior experience managing large enterprise projects to meet project and budget deliverables.
•    Experience working with client-senior management teams on business and technology.
•    Experience managing project P&L.
•    Strong consulting skills
•    Prior experience leading full life-cycle projects using the Agile Methodology.
•    Team building, mentoring, providing career guidance and growth
•    Management of requirements, project scope, resources, time, cost, quality, client goals, contract terms and risk management.
•    Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.
•    Proven experience leading, negotiating, problem solving, influencing and communicating to all levels within a project management environment.
•    PMI Certification a plus.
•    Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in management, business or similar field
•    Must be open to travel

Vitech Systems Group is an equal opportunity employer (EOE), M/F/Disability/Veterans, and strongly supports diversity in the workforce.

Contact
Christopher G. Macdonald
Talent Acquisition Manager
Office: 732-593-3635
Email: cmacdonald@vitechinc.com
Web: www.vitechinc.com


  Alpha Consulting Corp. – Clinical & R&D Project Manager - Jersey City, NJ - 19 Apr 2017  

Clinical & R&D Project Manager
Jersey City

Project Description:
The Contract R&D Project Planner is responsible for supporting Clinical Trial/Project Teams by strategically developing and maintaining clinical study timelines, providing evaluations of potential risks and conflicts, supporting the team on proactively resolving potential deviations, and presenting clear timeline reports. This person will work in a team orientated environment and is empowered to drive clinical study activities with minimal deviations, accelerating timelines and providing metrics to implement future enhancements.

•    Develop and maintain high quality, realistic, cross functional clinical trial plans from protocol concept through completed clinical study reports. The R&D Project Planner will develop the study timeline when the protocol concept sheet is available.
•    Partner with Project Management, Drug Development Operations and Clinical Development to implement project strategies and improve efficiency by identifying and implementing new business processes.
•    Partner with the Clinical Development lead, Drug Development Operations department and the study team to ensure timely delivery of all clinical study milestones. The R&D Project Planner will be expected to identify gaps and risks in the study plans and work with the team and Management to proactively develop solutions which will increase efficiency and minimize timelines.
•    Responsible for arranging and leading discussions on the clinical study plans.
•    Present clear clinical study plan reports to stakeholders.
•    Partner with study team leaders to tactically drive critical path elements within the study.
•    Work collaboratively with functional departments to reduce timelines for study start up activities.
•    Operate within the Growth Product Flow (GPF) Governance Board model for Project communication and accountability.

Required Skills:
•    Life science and/or business degree with at least 5 years of experience in the industry, preferably with a sponsor or CRO. MS degree and PMP certification desirable.
•    Strong knowledge of and experience with clinical study/trial operations processes.
•    3-5 years of Project Management experience required.
•    Excellent written, communication and organizational skills.
•    Strong experience with enterprise project management systems required.
•    Ability to multi-task and perform under demanding and aggressive timelines while remaining focused on the study goals.
•    Proven ability to interact with different functional groups.

This 7+month position starts ASAP.

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

ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #17-00580
W2 ONLY

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: Bridget Burns - bridget@alphaconsulting.com


  Experis Finance –  Project Manager with Finance Transformation - Bridgewater, NJ - 18 Apr 2017  

Experis Finance has an immediate project opportunity for a hands on PMP who has experience with finance transformation.  This is a long term (1 year +) project, located in the Bridgewater NJ area.
Consultants at Experis are the driving force for our success and are responsible for delivering service on assigned client engagements within their unique area of expertise. You offer your unique skills and experiences, and Experis offers something unique for you - besides gaining valuable experience with one of the most reputable organizations in the market, you’re also earning pay worthy of your expertise and can depend on a full benefits package. If that’s your vision, Experis has work for you!

Responsibilities:
•    Own the project and drive change
•    Document current and future state processes
•    Figure out the gaps
•    SAP focused

The process will involve and requires prior experience with general ledger/ reporting and reconciliation.
•    Review analytics, drive system integrations.
•    Redefine and restructure roles in the department.

Requirements:
•    PMP certification
•    Minimum 8 years of hands on transformation experience in a large finance department (preferred international experience).

At Experis Finance (www.experis.us), we custom tailor our services to fit our clients’ needs from interim and permanent professional talent resourcing to complete project solutions in the areas of risk advisory, tax and finance & accounting. We serve clients including Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies, from offices worldwide leveraging the workforce capabilities of the ManpowerGroup.

Send Resumes to:
Karen A Cooley, MBA
Recruiter
Experis Finance
10 Penn Center
1801 Market Street
Suite 1150
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Karen.cooley@experis.com

  Alpha Consulting Corp. –  Project Manager with Human Resources - Jersey City, NJ - 13 Apr 2017  

PROJECT MANAGER WITH HUMAN RESOURCES
JERSEY CITY, NJ

Project Description: 
Project manager: someone with superb people skills who is extremely organized and detail oriented and who knows and uses the principles of project management, continuous improvement, and change management techniques. Interpersonal skills and communication are critical; this role will primarily be working with Human Resources team members for whom project management and governance is not part of their daily expertise. This role will be extremely hands on and will both lead projects as well as be a working, contributing member of the project team.
•    Excellent project management skills, attention to detail, team-oriented and ability to multi-task and adapt quickly in a fast paced ever changing environment
•    Ability to work under pressure to meet critical deadlines, yet remain flexible to changing requirements
•    Excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; ability to engage and positively influence stakeholders at all levels
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills: fluent in English
•    Ability to prepare clear and concise executive presentations and summaries
•    Experienced with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio

Key Responsibilities:
•    Effectively manage and lead multiple medium to large scale projects within Human Resources to implement new process and system changes by coordinating resources across multiple departments, including IT and Technology, track and document progress, escalate risks and dependencies, and ensure timely and accurate achievement of project goals.
•    Acts as a “thought leader” in understanding current state, leads root causes analyses and identifies process gaps, facilitates and gathers input from stakeholders on best practices and potential solutions, synthesizes recommendations at an executive level to gain decisions and consensus, then creates detailed project plans for implementing improvements.
•    Partners with team members across departments to gather and document end-to-end processes into workflow diagrams, job aids, training tools, etc. to ensure consistency and standards, support training and onboarding, and promote business continuity.
•    Uses data, metrics, reports, and dashboards to measure progress, results, and opportunities for improvement. Leverages existing data and reports, partners with reporting analysts to develop new metrics, reports, and dashboards, and creates basic reports in support of project implementation and measurement of results. Interprets and translates data and metrics into a meaningful story and executive summaries to communicate project progress, risks, and results.
•    Communicates across the organization to audiences of all levels, and trains team members to support roll out and successful adoption of new projects, processes, systems, and initiatives. Mentors team members in project management principles.

Required Skills:
•    Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years related experience working with multi-functional groups or project teams, with prior experience in a management role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Related professional certification highly desired (e.g., Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional, etc.).
•    Work experience project managing in one or more of the following areas highly desirable: Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, HRIS, Human Resources.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

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

ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #17-00559
W2 ONLY

ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
“Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to) P.O. Box 6969, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969

  Alpha Consulting Corp. –  Project Manager with Human Resources - Irving, CA - 13 Apr 2017  

PROJECT MANAGER WITH HUMAN RESOURCES
IRVINE, CA

Project Description: 
Project manager: someone with superb people skills who is extremely organized and detail oriented and who knows and uses the principles of project management, continuous improvement, and change management techniques. Interpersonal skills and communication are critical; this role will primarily be working with Human Resources team members for whom project management and governance is not part of their daily expertise. This role will be extremely hands on and will both lead projects as well as be a working, contributing member of the project team.
•    Excellent project management skills, attention to detail, team-oriented and ability to multi-task and adapt quickly in a fast paced ever changing environment
•    Ability to work under pressure to meet critical deadlines, yet remain flexible to changing requirements
•    Excellent interpersonal and motivational skills; ability to engage and positively influence stakeholders at all levels
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills: fluent in English
•    Ability to prepare clear and concise executive presentations and summaries
•    Experienced with Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio

Key Responsibilities:
•    Effectively manage and lead multiple medium to large scale projects within Human Resources to implement new process and system changes by coordinating resources across multiple departments, including IT and Technology, track and document progress, escalate risks and dependencies, and ensure timely and accurate achievement of project goals.
•    Acts as a “thought leader” in understanding current state, leads root causes analyses and identifies process gaps, facilitates and gathers input from stakeholders on best practices and potential solutions, synthesizes recommendations at an executive level to gain decisions and consensus, then creates detailed project plans for implementing improvements.
•    Partners with team members across departments to gather and document end-to-end processes into workflow diagrams, job aids, training tools, etc. to ensure consistency and standards, support training and onboarding, and promote business continuity.
•    Uses data, metrics, reports, and dashboards to measure progress, results, and opportunities for improvement. Leverages existing data and reports, partners with reporting analysts to develop new metrics, reports, and dashboards, and creates basic reports in support of project implementation and measurement of results. Interprets and translates data and metrics into a meaningful story and executive summaries to communicate project progress, risks, and results.
•    Communicates across the organization to audiences of all levels, and trains team members to support roll out and successful adoption of new projects, processes, systems, and initiatives. Mentors team members in project management principles.

Required Skills:
•    Bachelor's degree with an emphasis in related field from an accredited college or university and a minimum of seven (7) to ten (10) years related experience working with multi-functional groups or project teams, with prior experience in a management role; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    Related professional certification highly desired (e.g., Six Sigma Black Belt, Project Management Professional, etc.).
•    Work experience project managing in one or more of the following areas highly desirable: Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, HRIS, Human Resources.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

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

ALPHA’S REQUIREMENT #17-00558
W2 ONLY

ALPHA CONSULTING CORP.
“Information Technology & Pharmaceutical Staffing”
620 Cranbury Road, Suite 212 (Send Mail to) P.O. Box 6969, East Brunswick, NJ 08816-6969

  Critical Path – Director Project Management - NJ - 12 Apr 2017  

Director Project Management 4008E
The qualified candidate will manage assigned project (s), including strategic direction, trial operation, CMC, and alliance management as required by the International Project Team. This role requires interaction with, and management of, internal team members, business partners, and contractors.

The incumbent must have demonstrated successful performance / understanding the following areas:
• Advance understanding of clinical research and the drug development process
• Clinical trial management, including general understanding of all specialized support functions.
• Budget management
• Ability to effectively prioritize work and engage in creative problem solving to manage global projects simultaneously.
• Proactively identify, analyze and resolve project issues to ensure project milestones are met and projects are completed, with quality, on time and within budget.
• Ability to work independently, with strong organizational, communication and interpersonal skills (works well with all levels of staff in a professional manner)
• Minimum of 7 years experience in project management; deploying project management methods; influencing work processes that span across departments and geographic boundaries. Effective leadership and participation in global initiatives.
• Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is desirable (MS or PhD). PMP is desirable.
• Bachelor’s degree is required. An advanced degree is desirable (MS or PhD). PMP is desirable.
• Minimum of 7 years experience in project management; deploying project management methods; influencing work processes that span across departments and geographic boundaries. Effective leadership and participation in global initiatives

Please contact Karen Baldwin, Critical Path, Inc. 704-765-2650, kbaldwin@criticalpathinc.net

  Modelshop – Analytic Solution Analyst - Northern NJ - 09 Apr 2017  

Analytic Solution Analyst (contract to hire):

Modelshop is looking for an Analytic Solution Analyst with experience in Financial Services in Northern New Jersey or NYC.   The role is initially a full-time contract position.  The right candidate has the potential to become one of the first ten employees of this exciting new analytic application startup and will be able to significantly influence the success of the company.

An Analytic Solution Analyst is responsible for transforming customer financial services requirements into real-time analytic applications using the Modelshop platform.  Modelshop leverages a powerful ontology modeling engine, the Groovy scripting language as well as R and Python to deliver mission critical financial applications powered by analytics and data.  Examples include lending origination engines, pricing optimization models, robo-advisors and fraud mitigation applications.

The right candidate will be self-directed, creative, technical and focused on delivering great customer solutions.   If you have a strong interest in data and analytics, are comfortable in sophisticated spreadsheets and tools such as R or Python but are also very interested in the business side of creating new FinTech solutions, this could be a great role for you.   Hard-core quant skills are not required, but many of them can be learned along the way.

Modelshop is located in Caldwell, NJ, however, remote in NYC or other towns in North Jersey is an option.  Much of the work will be working with FinTech and other financial institutions in NYC.

About Modelshop:
Modelshop is a platform that empowers financial institutions to create custom analytic applications an order of magnitude faster than through software development or by using traditional analytic technology. Many of Modelshop’s customers are early-stage companies working to innovate in financial services.  The power of the platform allows both small and large organizations to deploy new analytic solutions more quickly and with more sophisticated decision logic than traditional technologies.

Modelshop is a seed funded start-up with a focused and collaborative team environment.   This role is initially a contract position, but there is a strong opportunity for the right person to move to an employee role.  Modelshop’s compensation approach is to be competitive on base salary and benefits, and to leverage on equity to deliver upside potential for the best talent.

Learn more about Modelshop at: www.modelshop.com

Employment inquiries:  contact(AT)modelshop.com  or 973-882-0111 (Tom Tobin)


  Sysmex America – Project Manager-Remote - Remote, IL - 09 Apr 2017  

• Job Title:  Manager, Project - Remote (New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Diego,)
• Company  Name:  Sysmex America, Inc                                                    
• Location:  Remote, Illinois 60069 United States

Find a Better Way...
...to use your skills and experience.
This is the time to let your talent come to life. To maximize your knowledge and use it for the greater good. Find a better way: the Sysmex Way.

...to improve the lives of others.
Headquartered in Kobe, Japan, Sysmex is located in Lincolnshire, Illinois.

...to build a promising future.
We currently have a great opportunity for a Project Manager. The PM manages systemization projects with and without middleware or non-systemization projects for multisite integrations to achieve the company's revenue goals; establish project objectives, strategies, timelines, milestones, and criteria for evaluating project progression and activities of project team. This position requires strong leadership, communication, and negotiation skills to effectively manage cross-functional teams to meet sometimes competing objectives. Project Manager must maintain sufficient product knowledge to aid in identification of project risks, development of mitigation plans, and participate in providing on-site support. Responsible for escalation of issues and collaborating with functional areas to develop and implement successful resolution of issues. Develop and maintain account relationships to ensure customer satisfaction; provide continued support to improve internal processes / tools: partner with other Sysmex associates to develop innovative processes to increase productivity and proficiency. Excellent organizational skills and ability to thrive in a deadline driven environment are required. This is a remote position that can be located anywhere in the U.S.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1) Provide cross-functional leadership to project team from project initiation to project closure. Develop baselined site-specific project plans after initial pre-implementation meeting, which will serve as milestones for partial measurement of success. Leads the team to identify and manage key risks to the project and develop or implement innovative solutions to meet business needs.
2) Drive team discussion around key issues that determine customer satisfaction, project schedule, resource impacts, and revenue capture. Develop contingency plans to address issues as they arise. Identify and coordinate cross-functional meetings with team / functional personnel to develop solutions to ensure timely execution of plan. Drive execution of tasks on both Sysmex and customer side.
3) Set challenging project goals and ensure that best practices are used to obtain these goals. Identify process improvement to shorten the time / resources needed from shipment to go-live. Suggest potential improvements to drive standardization, consistency, and efficiency across project management function. Utilize and refine common tools to both manage and capture key reporting metrics.
4) Creates a positive team environment that instills trust and ensures clear transparent communications; gets the team behind the overall goals for the project; appropriately escalates and influences potential issues to drive overall success.
5) Interacts with functions proactively to ensure that appropriate resources are allocated at the appropriate time and align with agreed project plan. This encompasses effectively communicating projected resource needs; confirm resource availability once customer commitment is obtained; minimizing or eliminating need for rescheduling previously secured resources which negatively affects revenue recognition and customer retention. Resolves inter-project resource conflicts to avoid resource bottlenecks / disruption to continuity of care.
6) Works with functional areas to identify gaps and define collaborative solutions to positively impact timely resolution, responsibility handoff, effective utilization of on-site resources, and integrity of project timeline.
7) This individual must possess strong interpersonal, persuasive, problem solving, and communication skills. The individual must demonstrate a strong sense of urgency, can-do attitude and strong desire to set and achieve goals. In addition, sufficient product knowledge must be acquired and demonstrated to achieve the desired outcomes, leverage credibility to support and drive the project plan, and provide the skills to support on-site go-live coverage.
8) Takes accountability for project milestones which encompasses conducting on-site pre-implementation meeting with customers to review project phases and preliminary project plan; identify customer specifics in order to create final project plan; establish agreed upon expectations including the roles and responsibilities of Sysmex and the customer and resulting impact to project plan if responsibilities are not executed in a timely manner; work with functional areas to allocate needed resources; update project task status routinely to assess impact on projected timeline / completion dates; provide routine communication to extended project team (includes Senior Management) of progress; and ensure revenue capture through ICN and reagent stream with minimal delay.
9) Manage time, projects, and communication effectively: use MS Office tools to document activity and provide status updates: take initiative to make changes to improve how work is done, focus on process improvement: promote customer satisfaction: support sales objectives and organizational directives: provide data to the organization on customer satisfaction on the integration process. Responsible for identifying and communicating critical gaps, product issues, complaints, and recommend potential improvements to the integration process. Responsible for supporting projects through close of issues list. Accomplish results individually and in collaboration on teams and work groups.
10) Requires travel, up to 30%, on short notice.
11) Other duties as requested.

Required Skills:
•    Highly proficient in Microsoft Suite; MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word.
•    Strong written and oral communication skills required. Must be comfortable communicating with all levels of the organization. Highly visible position to the external customer requiring extensive interpersonal and positive contact. Professional conduct necessary at all times even under stressful conditions. Strong presentation and persuasive skills necessary.
•    Must be highly organized with proven track record of follow up, successful execution, and effective at driving results. Must demonstrate ability to resolve conflict and adapt to change.
Required Experience:
•    Bachelor's degree required.
•    Ideal candidate will have 6-8 years Science, Laboratory, Engineering, IT, or Medical Device experience.
•    PMP certification required.
•    6-8 years experience in the Medical Diagnostics industry preferred.
Sysmex is proud to be an EEO/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability, race, sex, color, religion, nationality or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/qrn7cxnrsds2nktr


  Alpha Consulting – Program Manager with Training - Wilmington, DE - 08 Apr 2017  

PROGRAM MANAGER WITH TRAINING
JOB LOCATION: WILMINGTON, DE

Project Description: 
Candidates should be available to start as soon as possible. Start date could change, to an earlier date, depending on when the right candidate has been identified.
•    Ideal Candidate Profile (based on HM intake):
o    Looking for someone who is proactive and tactical in their approach, but can also see the big picture
o    A great communicator, both written and verbal; cross-functional collaboration is key
o    Ability to forecast and move projects forward with teams
o    PMP not needed; resources need to be flexible with managing program outside of the typical project/program management structure
o    High energy, upbeat personality
o    Proficiency with full MS Office suite and open and quick to learn new technologies (i.e. Asset Mgmt tools)
•    About the Department/Team:
o    Operations in Training Space - Supports all levels of training within the organization.
o    This team does all the planning, consultation, budget and vendor management specific to the training space.
o    They are not the SMEs of the tools, but they schedule training logistics and provide troubleshooting support to learners and trainers.
•    Immediate Team = 17
•    Immediate Team Supports team of 40
•    Full Team supports up to 5000 employees between commercial learning, field services/sales
•    The Program Manager will work closely with the aligned Therapeutic Area Training Director and Team to plan and execute on projects, driving alignment to strategic priorities.
•    In addition, the Program Manager will collaborate with the Program Coordination, Learning Technology and Operations team throughout the end to end training design, development and delivery/deployment process.
•    Ensure a high level of client satisfaction
•    Proactively anticipate needs and scope solutions to meet needs
•    Establish and maintain standards, metrics and best practices and identify efficiencies
•    Balance resource needs with project needs
•    Ensure that data in relevant applications is populated, maintained, and updated
•    Assume responsibility and accountability for on-time, on-budget delivery of client project portfolios
•    Create project schedules, communication plans, meeting schedules, and agendas
•    Assume responsibility to the sponsor/client for the quality of the finished product

Required Skills:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Education, or a related field
•    Minimum 3 years of project management experience
•    Minimum 2 years of delivery and execution of eLearning projects experience (preferred)
•    Minimum 2 years of experience within pharmaceuticals or other highly regulated industry (preferred)
•    Minimum 2 years of experience in a professional services consulting environment (preferred)
•    Exhibit strong professional development skills, including leadership, problem solving, vendor management, and multi-tasking
•    Manage client-facing projects
•    Manage assigned resources and vendor costs for multiple projects of varying scales that run concurrently
•    Demonstrate advanced proficiency in written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
•    Make effective presentations for internal and external clients
•    Establish relationships at the client executive level
•    Discuss and implement process and methodology development
•    Use scheduling, productivity, and communication tools including GANNT charts, spreadsheets, and conferencing technologies
•    Use the Microsoft Office suite with minimal support
•    Thrive in a fast-paced, project-driven organization
•    Work as a team player
•    Discuss the fundamentals of instructional design (preferred)
•    Discuss, explain, and/or recommend multimedia and web-based training solutions (preferred)

This 12+ month position starts ASAP.
Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget: bridget@alphaconsulting.com

REQUIREMENT # 17-00514
W2 ONLY

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: Bridget Burns - bridget@alphaconsulting.com

  SPS Commerce – Project Manager - Little Falls, NJ - 01 Apr 2017  

Project Manager

Job ID 2017-2379
Category Implementation

# of Openings 1
Job Locations US-NJ-Little Falls

About the Role:
The Project Manager (PM) is a central point of contact, responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating software implementations of our leading retail analytics solution.
The PM will work with internal teams, coordinating resources, and liaising with customers on high-profile customer implementations.  You will be working with BAs, Account Executives, internal Development Teams, and Customer Operations to successfully plan, build, implement and transition to service.
Ensuring quality control throughout project life cycle is central to this position.

About You:
You are extremely customer-oriented; providing on-time, and on-budget results that truly solve our customers business problems is your main goal!  You can build and rally teams around a common goal by communicating and resolving problems to align project priorities.
Having a track record of successful IT implementations where you have had to use your expert problem solving and analytical skills will help you succeed in this role.  
You’re not afraid to delve into the technical components of IT Implementations when necessary– you have experience eliciting business requirements, creating story boards and statements of work, in conjunction with a cross-functional team of experts.
Atention to detail
Did you catch that?
You understand how to work in a matrixed, cross-functional environment; you understand the implications of your work and how it affects the work of other teams.  You actively take steps to include others and build awareness of issues, updates and potential future questions.

Other Items to Note:
Ideal candidates will have 3+ yrs experience as an IT PM, preferably in a 3rd party SaaS environment
Experience in the retail industry is definitely a plus
Occasional travel to client sites may be required

Apply at:
https://careers-spscommerce.icims.com/jobs/2379/project-manager/job?mode=view&mobile=false&width=501&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240

  Alpha Consulting Corp. – Program Manager - Lawrence Township, NJ - 01 Apr 2017  

PROGRAM MANAGER WITH ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
JOB LOCATION: LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP, NJ

Project Description:
•    Deploy a single, focused system to facilitate Environmental Monitoring (EM) practices and streamline operations across all groups and sites.
•    Project scope includes deployment of Lonza’s MODA platform for environmental monitoring.
•    Includes sample collection carts to facilitate mobile sample collection.
•    EM is the processes and activities that take place to characterize, monitor, and trend microbial activity in our manufacturing environments.
•    Monitoring includes:
o    Manufacturing locations and hardware.
o    Utilities (including air and water)
o    Personnel
•    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.
•    Ensures compliance with required controls.
•    Manage projects with dollar values in excess of $500,000.

Required Skills:
•    Looking for a PM with 7-10 years’ experience in managing IT projects within the Manufacturing space.
•    Ideally, looking for a PM who has managed prior deployments of Lonza’s MODA platform successfully at other client locations.
•    Individual should have strong communication skills and ability to efficiently manage aggressive timelines with competing priorities and challenging stakeholders.
•    Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbally) with both technical and non-technical parties.
•    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.

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

REQUIREMENT # 17-00479
W2 ONLY

  Strawn Arnold & Associates, Ltd. – Director, Program Management - NYC, NY - 30 Mar 2017  

Director, Program Management - Job Description

Global Biopharmaceutical Company located in Greater New York City Area

The Head of Program Management reports to the Senior Vice President, Corporate Services. This position will be accountable for all necessary project planning, scheduling, tracking, and communication required for the successful and timely completion of cross-functional projects including Life Cycle Management activities and Health Authority submissions (e.g. IND, NDA, MAA). Responsibilities may also include managing cross-functional product launch preparation activities.
The Head of Program Management is expected to be a strategic thinker who can contribute to the design of project development and lifecycle plans.

Key Responsibilities
•    As a key member of the Global Product Team (GPT), support the development of program plans in alignment with Corporate strategy, and ensure that the plans are tracked and managed.
•    Ensure program and product teams remain aligned with overall strategy and along with the General Manager, GPT, manage overall timeline decision-making.
•    Manage detailed project plans and provide reports as required which may be used to provide information to the Executive Team.
•    Drive implementation of key program documentation – TPPS, Strategic Development plans, Dashboards, Risk assessments as well as team agendas, time line reports and meeting minutes.
•    Prepare alternative development and risk management scenarios.

Qualifications
•    Requires a Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline (advanced degree preferred) and a minimum 10 years of program management experience in the pharmaceutical / biotech industry.
•    Must have clinical development experience.
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred but not required.
•    Ability to influence outcomes without direct authority and ability to hold oneself and others accountable for commitments.
•    Demonstrated success in working with cross-functional, high-performance teams.
•    Ability to work well within a highly regulated medical technology environment.
•    Working knowledge of key functional areas throughout all stages of product development, including Research and Development, Preclinical, Clinical, Regulatory, Commercial Operations, Quality Assurance, etc.
•    Willing to travel within the US and overseas. Travel expected to be ~ 10%.

Contact:
Connie Pate, Managing Partner
Strawn Arnold & Associates, Ltd.
cpate@strawnarnold.com

  XCELLAS – Agile Scrum Master-PMO - NYC, NY - 30 Mar 2017  

Agile Scrum Master – Project Management Office

Position:       Agile Scrum Master – Project Management Office
Location:      NYC, NY
Duration:      Min of 6 months to multiple years

Position Overview:
The Agile Scrum Master is responsible for all aspects of the development/implementation of projects and programs involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a product or program from the design process through a finished state for internal/external customers.

Responsibilities:
•    Understand project/program escalations paths and proactively and effectively log/track/communicate Issues (escalate), risks (mitigate), assumptions (clarify), actions (track to closure), decisions (help arrive at & communicate).
•    Builds relationships across Product, Portfolio, IT, finance teams both at working and leadership level to influence positive outcomes in resolving bottlenecks/constraints.
•    Works with Product Owner to define project scope and objectives.
•    Monitors the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on all matters.
•    Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project deliverables.
•    Sets and runs effective recurring status meetings with the product, portfolio and delivery managers.
•    Efficiently fields questions from the product, portfolio teams, as well as track any issues to resolution.
•    Provides a single point of contact for projects.
•    Identifies and tracks any external dependencies and help remove blockers proactively.
•    Recommends/takes action to direct the analysis of and solution to problems.
•    Plans and directs schedules as well as project budgets.
•    Ensures deliverables meet project requirements.
•    Reviews deliverables with business stakeholders and incorporating their feedback.
•    Manages 3rd-party relationships as needed.
•    Oversees User Acceptance Testing and final sign-off.
•    Conducts post-mortems on projects and disseminate conclusions to the rest of the team.

Requirements
•    Bachelors’ degree required
•    Experienced with managing Agile projects. Hands-on/direct experience working with Scrum/Kanban teams:
o    2-4 years’ experience as a Scrum Master or Agile Project Manager
o    4-6 years’ experience working in Web-based and/or SaaS application development teams
•    Proficient with MS Office tools including Project, Visio
•    Strong understanding of web development and QA processes
•    Familiarity ATG technology a plus
•    Demonstrate a high level of initiative and be a self-starter, solution seeker
•    Must be extremely resourceful and enthusiastic
•    Display a capacity to learn quickly and responds well to changes and opportunities
•    Focus and understanding of customer needs, always place the customer first
•    Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
•    Comfortable leading meetings and engaging with group business heads.
•    Proven ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, delegate with a clearly defined responsibility and organize work well. Can be relied upon the meet schedules and deadlines.
•    Must be a hands on and independent, overseeing the entire project deliverables and resources; and report back to the senior management team
•    Demonstrate broad knowledge of Global direct to consumer and ecommerce business processes
•    Scrum Master experience including recent experience within ecommerce environments working with consumer facing web applications; retail a plus
•    Experience managing large, dynamic teams in fast paced environments

Contact:
Peniel Ortega, PMP
Managing Director
XCELLAS.COM
jobs@xcellas.com
1-844-XCELLAS   

  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


     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.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/djvjz9b4xr

   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.

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