Canon Financial Services in Mount Laurel, NJ is currently seeking a Business Project Management Specialist to manage projects from inception to delivery while aligning with the company’s strategic goals. The Project Manager will establish and implement project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
Manage projects from inception to delivery within a matrix organization; manage one or more projects concurrently
Effectively communicate to all levels of the organization on impacts to project scope, budget and risks; Lead meetings and gain commitment on key project tasks and deliverables
Prepare standard project artifacts such as project charters, organization charts, business requirements, meeting minutes and lessons learned
Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers. Prepare weekly/monthly reporting on project status highlighting progress, key milestones and relevant issues/risks
Collaborate with business leadership to ensure project Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) is prepared and project results and metrics are tracked
Prepare executive level presentations to support monthly steering committee meetings
Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, risk and timeline issues appropriately
Ability to understand business needs and translate these into requirements for IT execution
Collaborate with IT and the Business to prepare for and execute testing
Support go live and any post implementation activities
Must have strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively and clearly, in writing and orally, both in one-on-one and group presentation situations to all levels of the organization
Knowledge of presenting information at various levels to support the audience – associate level vs. executive level
Self-motivated, innovative person with analytical, problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills with the ability to adapt to changes and new ideas
Challenges teams to achieve outcomes and to develop themselves while serving as a role model and mentor. Inspires co-workers to pursue excellence. Demonstrates confidence, yet shares credit for accomplishments with Project Teams.
Identifies opportunities for improvement/change and makes constructive recommendations. Demonstrate political and cultural sensitivity to the organizational issues that arise. Possess strong influence and decision-making skills
Bachelor of Science Degree
Project Management certification preferred
Extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques
Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
8 plus years of work experience
At least 3-5 years managing projects
Leasing experience a plus
Process Improvement background a plus
Proficient in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project; Knowledge of Access and Visio preferred
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