KPMG Cognitive Project Manager in New York, New York

Business Title: Cognitive Project Manager

Requisition Number: 67967

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: NY

City: New York

Description:

The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Cognitive Project Manager, to join our KPMG Technology Organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Evolve program and project management capabilities, improve delivery of solutions to business clients, and leverage project management knowledge across the IT organization

  • Consult with internal customers on project initiation statements, project definition reports, business cases and benefits realization estimates

  • Develop and manage project operating costs, request budget allocation and reallocations and ensure project & program is within budget

  • Communicate project status and be the project advocate; take responsibility for risk and issue management

  • Establish positive and collaborative relationships with customers and demonstrate a clear understanding of both internal and external customer requirements and measurement criteria

  • Define project scope; identify, manage & control changes to scope

Qualifications:

  • Five years of progressive IT project management experience; preferably within a large multi-tier organization

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong project management skills with experience in planning, and executing multiple medium-scale projects from definition through implementation, involving internal personnel and consultants

  • Project management experience that includes application development, package implementation, infrastructure and IT transformation projects

  • Knowledge of full lifecycle project management, software development, and infrastructure deployment methodologies and industry best practices

  • Strong verbal/written communication, with ability to effectively interact with individuals at all levels of responsibility and authority; must be able to prioritize, delegate and foster the development of high performance teams to lead/support an environment driven by customer service and team work; strong trouble-shooting and organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously; ability to participate in resource planning processes based on defined organizational plans

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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