PMO / Engagement Manager

Location: Albany, NY

Department: Albany

Type: Contracted to Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

REQUIREMENTS

Vistrada is seeking a PMO / Engagement Manager with the following skills and experience:

  • Lead planning of projects including effort estimation, schedule planning, and risk mitigation
  • Manage resources, deliverables, budgets and communications to meet the goals of the business and clients.
  • Manage project budget and resource allocation.
  • Facilitate the definition of project goals, tasks and resource requirements.
  • Deliver high quality solutions on time within budget
  • Develop and execute demand management processes.
  • Facilitate project governance and reporting.
  • Provide training and education on standard project management requirements and methods
  • Facilitate the definition of service levels and customer requirements.
  • Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes.
  • Follow a defined, agreed upon project management methodology.
  • Create models to improve business decisions.
  • Present oral and written reports defining plans, problems and resolutions to appropriate levels of management.
  • Interact with external vendors, internal IT and Business teams to determine their needs and develop plans for improving delivery.
  • Excellent Microsoft Project skills.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in the PMO role.
  • Minimum of 2 years working for a "large" consulting company (large = annual revenue exceeding $1B)
  • Minimum of 2 data migration projects performing project management and/or implementation
  • Minimum of 1 Siebel projects performing project management and/or implementation (preferred)

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a history of learning and adapting quickly
  • Excellent written, verbal, and consultative skills (e.g., professionalism, collaboration, negotiation, conflict resolution, quick learner, etc.)
  • Good Interpersonal skills that demonstrate the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel in cross-functional teams to influence decisions and plans
  • Prior experience working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven team environment
  • Ability to negotiate solutions among competing stakeholders and requirements
  • Experience working as a lead or member of a geographically distributed team environment with team members located in the US and abroad
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint)

COMPANY BACKGROUND

  • Vistrada is a business, technology and marketing services organization focused on helping clients plan, design, implement and manage initiatives to generate revenue, manage costs, build and sustain operations, and analyze and optimize their business.
  • Vistrada distinguishes itself by providing seasoned expertise with a flexible team structure allowing agility and responsiveness to our clients’ evolving needs.  This ensures we bring the right team at the right time while optimizing the client’s investment.
  • Vistrada (pronounced Vi – Strada) originates from the merger of the words “Vitality” and “Strada”. Vitality reflects the energy our team brings to each client engagement.  Strada reflects the journeys, paths or roads we navigate with our clients to achieve success.
  • Vistrada is privately held certified minority owned business.
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