Project Manager (IT Finance)

Seeking a Sr. Project Manager to help implement SAP PaPM (do not need PaPM experience but should have SAP Financials related experience). You will be working with offshore development teams and an implementation partner. The selected PM will need to be very hands-on and be able to dive into project plans, scheduling, etc. This is Not a PMO-type role.

The initial contract is for four (4) months with the potential to extend based on performance and business needs, as well as possible conversion down the road. The person MUST be local to Long Island City and willing to work in the LIC Office 2-3 days per week.


- Senior Stakeholder management and communication.
- Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
- Uses project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high-quality standards, and meet customer expectations.
- Effectively applies the client's / IT PMO methodology and enforces project standards across projects and work efforts.
- Assembles project plans and teamwork assignments
- Directs and monitors work efforts on a daily basis
- Identifies resource needs and ensures resources are accountable and delivering against their project commitments.
- Performs quality reviews and follows quality assurance procedures
- Manages project risk exposure and escalates functional, quality, and timeline issues appropriately.
- Tracks key project milestones and manages project plans, budget, and/or resources to meet the needs of stakeholders based on agreed requirements and scope, using defined change control processes.
- Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk, and resources (people/money) of the work effort being managed.
- Provides Project Financial Management, to:
a. Ensure project funding processes are completed
b. Manage project budget and changes
c. Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis
d. Update project forecasts on a monthly basis
e. Track and report on project burn rate

- Manages interdependencies across IT, working with other Project and Program Managers in order to identify and manage interdependent deliverables.
- Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

Required Skills

- Must have 10+ years delivering complex IT application projects/programs, working at various levels.
- Proven track record and experience in delivering projects within time and budget
- Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools. This should include knowledge and use of resource management, portfolio management, demand management and governance techniques.
- Experience leading large, complex, cross-functional projects/programs impacting core business processes across the finance function.
- Previous experience working with SAP with domain knowledge of the Finance function preferred.
- Project management responsibilities across all business and IT functions.
- Experience in having worked for a similar large-scale global organization in a highly matrix, dynamic, and managed environment
- Experience with managing relationships and deliverables across global IT and business organizations
- Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
- Advanced user of Microsoft applications (i.e. PowerPoint / Excel)
- Expert knowledge of Microsoft Project
- Agile Project Management Experience (preferred)
- ITIL certifications (preferred)

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Long Island City, NY



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, February 19, 2024

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Anticipated Duration

4+ months

Date Posted

Thursday, February 1, 2024

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