Robert Half International Project Manager in Houston, Texas


Job Description

The candidate reviews, analyzes, and evaluates business systems and user needs. Documents requirements, defines scope and objectives, and manage project life cycle from requirements to delivery. The candidate is also required to develop and update project implementation plan, coordinate resources and provide status updates to various stake holders. An ideal candidate should have knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the financial services, collections, or related industry experience. The candidate should be familiar with databases, technical concepts, agile methodology and their applicability to business.

The candidate works on problems and solutions of varying scope where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors. The candidate exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Incumbent handles most problems and issues independently and determines course of action for ambiguous issues. Normally receives minimal instructions on non-routine work assignments and only general instructions on new or more complex assignments. Decisions are made independently. Assigned multiple projects are generally reviewed after completion. Contact is typically coordinative in nature and involves exchanging detailed and/or sensitive information. The candidate will deal with both internal and external contacts.


Minimum work experience required/preferred:5-8 years Minimum education and training required/preferred: Bachelor?s degree or equivalent work experience. Financial Services experience preferred. Highly skilled in Microsoft Project,TFS or other tracking tool, SQL, Agile Methodology, Scrum related activities.

Essential Functions 1. Conduct preliminary investigation for project requests. Review requirements, specifications, test, support, and training plans to ensure they are in line with business objectives on projects. 2. Act as a liaison between IT and business units by: a. Translating business needs, objectives or issues into actionable requirements b. Opening and maintaining lines of communication to monitor and improve business unit satisfaction with IT, c. Making recommendations for product enhancements, and d. Managing business unit expectations of IT. 3. Participate in business process modeling sessions, acting as a documentarian, co-facilitator, facilitator or subject matter expert in requirements sessions. 4. Conduct interviews and perform analysis to create business cases for projects. 5. Participate in business process management group efforts to collect and analyze metrics and continually improve processes owned by the group. 6. Participate in root cause analysis to recommend product enhancements or other appropriate actions to improve productivity for both the business units and IT. 7. Participate in system development lifecycle to ensure IT delivery matches requirements. 8. May act as a project manager and user testing resource on some projects. Competencies 1. Communication Proficiency. 2. Problem Solving/Analysis. 3. Negotiation Skills. 4. Technical Capacity. 5. Project Management. 6. Collaboration Skills. 7. Organization Skills. 8. Ability to multi-task. 9. Ability to set and meet deadlines.

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Salary: $80,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year

Location: Houston, TX

Date Posted: December 6, 2018

Employment Type: Full Time

Job Reference: 04130-9501653283

Staffing Area: Technology & IT