ServiceNow Project Manager

  Virginia, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria


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Posted Date
Wednesday, December 26, 2018

ServiceNow Project Manager
3 Month+ Contract
Location: McLean, VA

We have an immediate job opening for a DNA Project Manager. This is a great opportunity to work on-site at our global client's headquarters in McLean, VA. The DNA Project Manager will manage and control the end-to-end execution of resource intensive project(s). The position is responsible for planning, leading, organizing and controlling projects within established DNA standards/policies, contributing to the PMO best practices and ensuring the overall success of the assigned project(s). This role will also be responsible for organizing cross-functional requirements and forming plan (waterfall or agile), driving and managing plan via ServiceNow, chair meetings and stand ups, and crafting meeting minutes, maintaining risk, action and issue log and report status to leaders at Sr. Director and VP level. Success in this role will be demonstrated through:
o Establishing and maintaining all project artifacts in an accurate and current state within a defined project management tracking platform
o Proactively monitoring and managing project schedule, budget, scope, quality, issues, risks and dependencies.
o Successful delivery of major analytics projects
o Complying with project governance standards and processes

o Adhering to project management standards and policies to deliver resource intensive projects
o Establishing project plans, schedules, delivery estimates, resource plans and status reports
o Prioritizing activities to deliver business value, achieve strategic goals and support organizational partners
o Identifying and anticipating risks and issues and formulating solutions to mitigate risks
o Communicating issues, facilitating resolution and escalating promptly, when appropriate
o Controlling project plans, milestones, dependencies, critical paths, contingencies, scope, budget, and other key project activities
o Leading and executing projects using waterfall, agile and hybrid methodologies
o Contributing to best practices, archiving project experience/lessons learned and improving project management methods and governance
o Coordinating and communicating effectively with senior leadership and engaging with project sponsors
o Demonstrating solid analytical and problem solving skills
o Making decisions consistent with tactical and strategic priorities
o Building partnerships based on trust and transparency
o Displaying a high level of independence and managing and highlighting project interdependencies

o 3-5+ years of experience as a Project Manager in a medium or large corporation
o BA/BS Bachelor's Degree
o CSM, PMP, and/or PRINCE2 certification(s)
o Proven experience managing projects exceeding 6 months in duration required
o Experience leading projects in a matrixed organization required
o Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills required
o Strong meeting facilitation, presentation skills, customer service and communication skills (verbal & written)
o Ability to manage multiple small to medium scale projects simultaneously
o Experience delivering data-oriented, analytical or IT projects
o Microsoft Project experience
o ServiceNow (ITBM Module) experience preferred
o Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) certification

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