Project Manager

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Project Manager job in Wayne, NJ! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Type:                      Fulltime (40 hours / week) contract
Length:                  5+ months
Pay:                        $40.00 - 53.55 / HR
Shift/Hours:          8A – 5P

Responsibilities for this Project Manager job include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists Projects Lead to Ensure Projects Output Meets Program Expectations
  • Facilitates all Projects Planning & Execution of PM Activities
  • Applies PM Processes/Tools Appropriate for Projects
  • Identifies/Manages Interdependencies with other Projects/Initiatives
  • Manages project scope, schedule, initiation, start-up/design, building & deployment of projects from beginning to end
  • Creates/manages PM artifacts while educating the team on their creation/proper use throughout the projects such as: Project Charter, Project Plan, RACI, Risk/Issue identification & mitigation, Status report dev./updates appropriate PM artifacts, as needed
  • Reviews deliverables & ensures quality
  • Provides PM methodology/tools to ensure proper governance, oversight, strategic alignment & project success
  • Facilitates initiation/planning of project scope (i.e. Objectives, resources, milestones, risks, comms, etc)
  • Reviews funding, cost plans & actual expenses to verify projects are in line with funding parameters with Project Lead
  • Proficient in PM discipline with emphasis on effective use of PM soft skills essential to his/her success
  • Solicits/gathers info. via interviews with process owners to understand the "as-is" &" to-be" processes
  • Identifies/communicates to the Project Lead skill gaps & recommends improvement opportunities
  • Provides Project Lead with thorough responses to problem resolution
  • Identifies business areas/stakeholders impacted by issues
  • Identifies root causes to ensure problems do not reoccur
  • Able to: Communicate processes to customers trained on process changes/enhancements, Dev/monitor process metrics to gauge health of a project & identify process improvement opportunities, observe a process & gather feedback/concerns from others for process improvement opportunities

Qualifications for this Project Manager job:

  • Experience applying Stakeholder/Comm Mgmt. principles including governing bodies/ Owners/Sponsors/key senior stakeholders/Project Lead/team/SME's
  • Able to plan weeks in advance to plan efforts & manage multiple projects
  • Able to work full time (~40 hours per week with potential to work overtime if necessary); must be flexible to work occasional weekends, holidays & possible overnight stays depending on the assignment, as needed.
  • Experience/expertise with Commercial PM Software (i.e. MS Project/Office, etc) & the ability to learn UPS Projects Website & other tools
  • Experience with web-based remote meeting applications (i.e. Skype, Zoom, WebEx, etc)
  • Willing to travel by plane or driving personal vehicle or rental car. [Note: mileage, airfare, rental car will be reimbursed]
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or int’l comparable degree)
  • 3 years of PM experience
  • 6 years as a project team member
  • Experience using MS Office including MS Project/SharePoint
  • Willing to travel by plane or drive personal vehicle/rental car
  • Broad experience in Project Management, Human Resources / Recruiting, Information Technology
  • 4 years leading and successfully delivering multiple concurrent complex programs
  • 8-10 years leading and successfully delivering complex projects
  • Experience as an operational team leader or manager Key Competencies: Dedicated, motivated and creative, Ability to connect the dots through sound analysis, Proactive and displays initiative, Flexibility and agility to excel in a fast-paced environment, Results oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize, Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Proven leadership experience in managing cross-functional teams
  • Strategic planning, risk mitigation, escalation and operational problem solving
  • Ability to effectively communicate – superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Process improvements
  • PM Certifications: PMI PMP, Agile, LEAN Certified/Six Sigma, etc are a plus

Why work for Adecco?

  • Weekly pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Skills Training
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits

IMPORTANT: This Project Manager job is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “Apply with Adecco” button to submit your resume.

The Adecco Group is a global leader in HR services.  Our group connects over 700,000 associates with our business clients each day through our 6,600 offices in over 70 countries and territories around the world.  We offer employment opportunities at any stage in your professional career.  Contact us today to discuss available contract and direct hire positions.  Adecco Group provides one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the industry to contract workers to include Holiday, 401(k), Insurance Benefit Plans.

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