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TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused IT and technical services staffing company.

For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.

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Every employee’s voice matters, their effort is appreciated, and their talent is rewarded.

We challenge each employee daily, to raise the bar on how we treat our consultants and candidates. For far too long in this industry, candidates have been ghosted, lied to, or placed at a client and then forgotten about. Each day our staff works tirelessly at qualifying and placing, top talent with our clients, in a compassionate and caring manner.

Not every candidate is a match for the job, but every candidate and consultant will be treated with respect and professionalism.

IT Project Manager

Job Description

  • Location: Irving, TX
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #67521

Our client, a leading financial services company is hiring an IT Project Manager on a long-term contract basis.

Work Location:

Irving, TX or Tampa, FL

Summary:

  • Looking for a hands-on Project Manager to manage application development projects.
  • Will need to be strong at writing, driving, executing, and delivering project plans. Ideal candidate will have been a BA in the past and moved into PM.
  • Must have 5+ years of Project Management experience and 3+ years of financial industry experience.
  • Will need to have some knowledge with writing SQL Queries (but not extensive).
  • NOT Looking for Scrum Masters or telecom/networking project experience.
  • Will convert at a C13 level 12-18 months out.
  • The IT Project Senior Manager accomplishes results through the management of professional team(s) and department(s). Integrates subject matter and industry expertise within a defined area. Contributes to standards around which others will operate. Has responsibility for volume, quality, timeliness, and delivery of end results of an area. May have responsibility for planning, budgeting and policy formulation within area of expertise.
  • Oversees all technology components of diverse, moderately complex IT projects, including project planning, execution, timing, functionality, quality and cost.
  • Supports planning, directing and coordination of day-to-day activities of running a program or portfolio of programs.
  • Leads the identification and drive resolution of issues, including those outside established programs of work.
  • Directs the communication of status, issue, and risk disposition to all stakeholders, including senior management, on a timely basis.
  • Directs the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.
  • Escalates program risks to the Program Director, or Program Sponsor, when appropriate.
  • Develops detailed IT work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports.
  • Applies in-depth understanding of concepts and procedures within own area and basic knowledge of other areas to resolve issues that have impact beyond own area.
  • Demonstrates a comprehensive understanding of how areas of IT project leadership collectively integrate to contribute to achieving business goals.
  • Persuades and influences others through communication and diplomacy skills.
  • Assesses creation and signoff of program plan and charter, benefits management plan, stakeholder management plan, acceptance plan, and central program issue log.
  • Oversees program plans meet business needs as described in the program initiation documents.
  • Ensures all stakeholders are identified and included in scope definition activities and understand the program schedule and key milestones.
  • Works with Program Sponsor to ensure business case cost benefit analysis is in line with business objectives.
  • Ensures all areas of the program are appropriately staffed.
  • Monitors program commitment from those assigning resources.
     

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years of Program or Project Management experience, working within a technology delivery function with experience in organizing, analyzing and visualizing enterprise data to enable data-driven decision making and actions.
  • 3 + years financial services experience in Credit/Market Risk or Global Markets is required.
  • Business Analysis/Project Management experience required.
  • Primarily, the individual needs strong skills in business analysis, program management/planning, presentations and communication.
  • The individual should have highly proficient skills in Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel (including Pivot tables), and MS Project.
  • Must have the ability to learn quickly, work in a fast-paced, environment, take initiative/ownership and take on various assignments/roles.
  • Must have good negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
     

Education:

  • Bachelor’s/University Degree or equivalent experience, potentially Master’s Degree
     
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