Senior IT Project Manager

  • Location: New York, NY
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #33410
  • Salary: $80.00

Compensation: $80 – $90/hour
Location: New York City

Job Overview:
The Senior IT Project Manager plays a vital role in leading and managing technology initiatives and transformation projects. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and vendors to ensure the successful delivery of projects. This is a six-month contract position with the possibility for temp-to-hire conversion or an extension for exceptional candidates.

In the role of Senior IT Project Manager, you will be responsible for the following —

  • Developing, leading, tracking, and monitoring project activities as per the project plan and timeline, including decision making, risks, issues, deliverables, inter-dependencies, stage gates, scheduling, resourcing, and costing
  • Scheduling, preparing, and managing project committees as part of the defined project governance
  • Drafting project deliverables based on input from the Program Sponsor, EPMO Program Manager, and PMO teams
  • Scheduling workshops, preparing materials, leading sessions, and communicating outcomes with action plans
  • Obtaining feedback from key stakeholders on draft deliverables and finalizing them accordingly
  • Planning and facilitating regular and ad-hoc meetings with cross-functional teams
  • Identifying and addressing problem areas, developing and communicating corrective actions, and driving resolutions
  • Providing hands-on support to the team when needed
  • Conducting project and RAID log reviews, providing status updates and risk mitigation strategies
  • Developing integrated project plans and ensuring on-time and cost-effective completion
  • Holding stakeholders accountable for their responsibilities and commitments
  • Developing resource forecasts, plans, and processes for capacity and constraint management

To be considered for the Senior IT Project Manager role, you should have —

  • 10 years of project management experience in the financial services industry, with a focus on large-scale transformation projects
  • 5 years of hands-on experience in technology leadership, architecture, design, or development of enterprise applications and integrations
  • Proficiency in project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with cross-functional teams, stakeholders, and management
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools, including PowerPoint, MS Visio, MS Project, and Enterprise Project Portfolio Management
  • Knowledge of Project Management related SOX controls
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Business Administration, Economics, or equivalent
  • One or more certifications from the Project Management Institute is preferred


  • Competitive hourly pay
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Opportunity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

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Job ID: 33410