Project Manager Job

Company Name:
Salary period: Annual
Project Manager/Analyst needed for a contract opportunity with Yoh's client located in Norristown, PA.
Top Skills You Should Possess:
- IT Portfolio Management
- MS Project and Advanced Excel
What You'll Be Doing:
- Work on several projects simultaneously, each varying in size and complexity, involving one or many managers, cross-functional teams, costing $20K to $20M, with durations of 2 months to 2 plus years
- Work closely with Project Manager, a subject matter expert (SME) in the impacted business unit, yet not a formally trained Project manager. As a pair, you both will oversee the entire project life cycle
- Your focus will be on the MS Project Server (2007) project schedule, which is a model of the project budget and resource needs
- MS Project schedule is reviewed by management monthly, in two ways: independently as a unique project, and as it exists within the division's capital portfolio, which is part of the larger enterprise annual capital budget
- Assist PM with general project coordination, scope and business case development, capital/expense evaluation, decisions that impact project financials, reports that feed management's evaluation and prioritization, monthly status reports and project close out processes
- Assist in the divisional and enterprise level quarterly reviews of the project status with a heavy emphasis on priority, budget and financial performance
- Build successful relationships with PMs to increase probability of project success
- Interface closely with one or more Project Managers to develop and update cost and resource loaded project plans on MS Project Server for both new and 'in-flight' (current) projects
- Help PM align project business justification and scope with corporate compliance, goals, general ledger account descriptions, cost categories, and financial rules
- Develop ad-hoc reports containing specialized resource, financial, and regulatory information
- Continually update project financial model, resource needs, work breakdown structure (WBS), project deliverables and milestones
- Help PM perform monthly analysis of actual project cost information using ERP system (SAP), and update the estimated project cash flow over time in MS Project Server
- Ensure project plan, and funding change request control documentation is timely and accurate (capital funding change requests are subject to audit)
- Ensure project close out steps are completed in a timely and accurate manner
- Assist IT Portfolio Management team with periodic tools and process improvements
What You Need to Bring to the Table:
- Four (4) year college degree in finance, engineering, computer science, information systems, or related field.
- Five (5) plus years creating and updating project plans using MS Project, Primavera, PlanView, (or other project planning software tool) including resource and cost loaded tasks, multi-level WBS, dependencies and constraints
- Advanced skills with MS Excel, including pivot tables, VLOOKUP, IF, COUNT, sort and filter, charts, graphs, and print formatting
- Experience developing a work breakdown structure (WBS)
- Experience developing time and effort/cost-based work estimates for project plans/schedules
- Experience managing projects and developing plans with 3rd parties
- Experience with corporate ERP systems (SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle) that contain project accounting and financials
- Exposure to relational databases beyond capabilities of spreadsheets
- Courage and political savvy to clarify and interpret data that enable more accurate decision making
- Ability to mentor, assist, and train others with less experience on project management tools and processes
If This Sounds Like You, Apply Now!
Recruiter: Diana Allen
Yoh, a Day & Zimmermann company, is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. Click here to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.
Enterprise: IT & Telecom

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.