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IT Portfolio/Project Manager

Company: JLM Strategic Talent Partners
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


We partner with National & International prime contractors to provide them with qualified talent they can trust.

We accomplish this by sourcing & vetting high level career seeking candidates in the industry and match them with our partners current open roles. Our objective is to help our general contractor partners build out project teams for high level infrastructure projects across the US.

We aspire to partner with candidates who are eager to learn, grow, and progress in their career path while deepening their knowledge in their given field.

We deeply value our partnerships and place great emphasis on maintaining strong relationships and long term hires.This is reflective in our competitive offerings to our hires including:

Ongoing HR support
Competitive benefits packages including- Health, Dental, Vision & Life insurance
Our very own JLM Rewards incentive program


The ideal candidate has a proven track record of managing IT projects as well as improving processes and network systems.
They thrive in a fast paced and a team oriented environment.
They get excited about construction projects as well as completing assignments on time.
An individual who will do well in this position is self oriented, organized, a great communicator, and approachable.
Comfortable working within a team environment as well as traveling once a month to NY.


Form and coach the Product Team to ensure cohesive flow and dependency management
Understand and communicate architectural needs and requirements across teams
Maintain the integrity of the end state vision across a diverse group of teams
Provide guidance, validation, and context to teams to assist with alignment to end state goals
Collaborate with the Expedition Lead to ensure that the focus for the teams remains on the end state, with the knowledge that this may constitute a shifting target
Be able to articulate architectural and developmental specifics from teams to leadership accurately
High integrity
High emotional intelligence
Strong communication skills
Able to function across different teams while maintaining an autonomous viewpoint
Adaptable to quickly changing demands
Strong prioritization skills
Highly driven with a focus on owning the outcomes and a strong follow-through


Strong experience working with Lean; must have a breadth of experience in a variety of Agile practices (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe etc.)
Agile Portfolio Management experience
Knowledgeable of new/emerging practices and coaching techniques (attendance and participation at conferences, user groups, speaking engagements, blogging etc.)
Prior experience mentoring teams to adopt Agile practices as an external coach, ScrumMaster or Product Owner
Project management experience, as well as a background in technical implementation to support development and architectural requirements
Strong, flexible communications skills utilizing different mediums

We offer a competitive compensation package as well as benefits including Health Insurance, Vision, Dental, Life, and Paid Time Off!

This is a remote position.

Keywords: JLM Strategic Talent Partners, Newark , IT Portfolio/Project Manager, Executive , Newark, New Jersey

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