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Project Management Consultant -NJ (hybrid WFH available)

Company: Conduent
Location: Somerset
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

About Conduent:
Through our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments - creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

Job Description:
Project Management Consultant-NJ -(position is FT, and can be hybrid/WFH, but candidate must reside a commutable distance from Trenton, NJ for on-site activity) -Work with various departments, vendors, or business owners to drive delivery, monitor cost, schedule, and program performance to ensure success of the program. Be responsible for coordinating the sharing of resourcesResponsible for stakeholder management -You'll provide program management leadership for multiple concurrent projects developing pragmatic delivery and integrated implementation plans with project resources. Adhere to PMO best practices, standards, and frameworksPartner with internal technology groups and client facing teams -The successful candidate must: Control project schedules ensuring successful delivery on time and within budget. Lead and communicate program/project scope, goals, and responsibilities with various project teams. Establish clear project sponsor and stakeholder expectations and engagement model Proactively manage program risks, issues, mitigation plans, dependencies, etc. Maintain reporting procedures and monitor performance -Qualifications for Consideration: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related is required, and other hands-on experience will be considered. Min 5 years' full scope project management experience Solid understanding of PMO, SDLC and governance best practices. Ability to effectively apply project management methodologies and enforce project standards. Self-starter who can dive into complex projects and take it forward with minimal supervision. Proficient with project management S/W tools, MS Office, Project, and SharePoint. Excellent communications skills Ability to direct and drive complex project efforts to completion. Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Ability to provide competent and proactive leadership. Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships Sound business acumen and good judgment. Ability to negotiate and influence at all levels of the organization. Flexibility, interest, and ability to work in a fast-paced environment on mission critical projects. Possess excellent technical aptitude and a desire to learn constantly. Limited travel may be required -Preferred Qualifications: Exp implementing and supporting State and local assistance programs. ex: Medicaid, SNAP, TANF etc. PMP Certification or equivalent required Demonstrated history of managing internal or external programs with multiple work efforts -

Conduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law. -People with disabilities who need a reasonable accommodation to apply for or compete for employment with Conduent may request such accommodation(s) by clicking on the following link, completing the accommodation request form, and submitting the request by using the "Submit" button at the bottom of the form. For those using Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox please download the form first: click here to access or download the form. You may also click here to access Conduent's ADAAA Accommodation Policy. -At Conduent we value the health and safety of our associates, their families and our community. - For US applicants while we DO NOT require vaccination for most of our jobs, we DO require that you provide us with your vaccination status, where legally permissible. Providing this information is a requirement of your employment at Conduent.

Keywords: Conduent, Trenton , Project Management Consultant -NJ (hybrid WFH available), Executive , Somerset, New Jersey

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