The law firm of Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin seeks a Project Manager for its Philadelphia, PA office.
This job is in compliance with Philadelphia's Fair Chance Hiring Law.
The Project Manager is responsible for project and portfolio management for the firm's Information Technology department. The Project Manager assists in project definition and scoping; creates and maintains project plans; defines project schedules; ensures that project objectives are agreed upon, tracked, and met; and maintains relevant project and portfolio management applications to ensure that all IT projects are proceeding on time and within scope.
This position is a member of the Information Technology team based in the firm's Philadelphia headquarters and reports to the Director of Information Technology.
Work with IT project owners and business stakeholders to define project objectives, resources, scope, and budget
Create, maintain, and/or oversee project plans
Monitor project progress and ensure that objectives are being met
Gather and consolidate information from project resources
Lead project meetings
Ensure that action items and status are clearly communicated
Set clear expectations and goals
Schedule meetings and other project activities as required
Manage issue and risk tracking; conduct triage and track resolution
Ensure that budgetary constraints are adhered to; track progress against budget
Promptly inform stakeholders and project owners as issues or risks arise
Manage the IT project portfolio
Work with IT departmental managers to ensure that resources are properly allocated and recorded
Work with IT management team to develop, scope, and estimate timeframes for potential new projects in accordance with the annual IT budget process
Develop management reports and procedures to track overall health and progress of active projects
Work with IT management to build and maintain a framework for consistent delivery of project management, including, for example, development and enforcement of project intake procedures and development of project templates
Manage vendor relationships on projects requiring significant consultant and/or vendor participation
Three or more years of experience in a project management role for a mid-sized or large organization; PMP certification preferred
Must have experience in managing both "agile" and "waterfall" projects
Experience working within a PMO is desired
Experience with portfolio management is desired
Experience with change management
Strong commitment to project success; willingness and ability to take personal ownership to ensure that project goals are met
Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
Ability to form close working relationships with IT managers and other stakeholders
Diplomatic and respectful: ability to "push" without being "pushy"
Comfortable working with people at all levels of the organization
Ability to get to the core of issues; a keen grasp of what's important
Exceptional documentation and communication skills
Excellent time management skills; ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects
Demonstrated expertise with project and portfolio management toolsets
Familiarity with a variety of project management tools is a plus
Firm offers a sound future, competitive salary, and an excellent benefits package.
Qualified candidates should submit cover letter and resume to for consideration.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer AA/M/F/D/V.
Agile and Waterdall projects; portfolio management; budgeting; PMP certification
Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman& Goggin