POSITION TITLE: INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGER (PM II)
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, or equivalent work experience required; Master’s Degree in Information Technology Business field preferred.
Minimum five years IT project management experience required which includes software implementations and upgrades required. This includes experience acting as Project Manager on large, complex projects that have long durations and involve multiple functional areas.
Business systems analysis experience required; which includes proficiency with business analysis methodologies, such as requirements elicitation and documentation required.
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) experience required; extension subject matter expertise in Sales and CRM applications preferred.
Proficiency in understanding business needs and practices required.
Knowledge of database-oriented analysis tools and techniques, especially SQL preferred.
Perform project management and limited business analysis IT assignments supporting Federated’s Sales business units.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT (primary role)
Manage multiple business application projects through the entire project life cycle.
Work with project sponsors and Senior Management during project initiation to achieve a high-level understanding of the project work being requested.
Coordinate, prepare and lead the discussions and meetings to define the work activities and organization of those activities (Work Breakdown Structure meetings).
Prepare the project schedule and all required project documentation, including funding and budget , risk analysis, and other documentation as required.
Execute project plans on schedule and within budget with effective utilization of scope, time, quality and cost constraints.
BUSINESS ANALYSIS (limited role)
Provide business analysis support as needed for Sales and Sales-related business areas.
Determine and document business objectives. Translate business objectives into documented business and functional requirements.
Perform analysis, prepare functional specifications, and conduct functional testing for approved projects. Coordinate, review, and validate this work when prepared by project team members.
Facilitate the business/functional aspects of design, development, testing, implementation, and/or problem resolution.
Facilitate communication between Sales, Sales-related business areas, and IT regarding information technology and business initiatives.
Collaborate effectively across multiple functional areas to achieve desired results.
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (overtime as required).
Warrendale, PA 15086.
Will be required to work at various Federated locations, notably Federated Investors Tower, Pittsburgh 15222.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent decision making and problem solving skills.
Excellent analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a project team.
Ability to lead and manage complex projects.
Federated Investors, Inc. offers a competitive salary and benefits package along with a professional environment.
Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with $366 billion in assets under management.
Federated has honed its disciplined investment process over a half-century to deliver style-consistent inv...estment products, including 123 domestic and international equity, fixed-income and money market funds, as well as a variety of separately managed accounts. Federated's diversified product line is distributed through more than 8,400 financial intermediaries and institutions who assist investors in meeting their unique objectives. For additional information about Federated Investors visit FederatedInvestors.com.