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Business Risk Project Manager

Company: Equiniti
Location: Newark
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Management LevelEQ is a leading international provider of shareholder, pension, remediation and credit technology. With over 5,000 employees, it supports 37 million people in 120 countries. EQ's purpose is to care for every customer and simplify every transaction, delivered with less of an impact on the environment. In December 2021 EQ formally moved into private ownership by affiliates of Siris Group Capital, LLC.EQ US is a leading provider of ownership data management, analytics and advisory services to public and private companies as well as corporate issuers and mutual funds. EQ offers a comprehensive product set, including transfer agency services, cap table management, equity compensation services, proxy solicitation and advisory services, private company solutions and bankruptcy claims administration services. Affiliates include, D.F. King and Co., Inc., Astrella Private Company Solutions, Inc., and Donlin, Recano & Company, Inc. Learn more at: EQ is looking to hire a Project Manager for a 3-6 month role to directly and independently manage moderate/high risk and complexity change projects which support strategic objectives related to Business Risk & Controls.ResponsibilitiesThe role is responsible to organize, plan and proactively communicate the management of projects from the initiation through close processes; achieve project performance in accordance with applicable policies, ensuring documentation/artifacts meet agreed methodology and standards; lead and effectively employ relationships with all internal teams, clients or vendors and facilitate the realization of the expected project benefit and performance.Accountabilities

  • Project Management - manage the project with full authority, lead and engage the team; support and guide project sponsor through scope, approach, deliverables, dependencies, risks, and resourcing; as applicable confirm business case and budget approval; employ appropriate methodology to meet objectives and achieve benefits within scope, time and cost parameters; create timelines, project plans and logs to monitor and control project activities; build appropriate plans around team expectations, project risk management, communication, testing, training, and transition to business. Seeks appropriate consultation from peers, key stakeholders, and sponsor in times of complex or critical ambiguity and adapts planning, communications and engagement accordingly. Drive and influence results by acting with speed, agility and adaptability
  • Project Financials - Provide direction and support to enable budget approval and prioritization. Ensure appropriate project financial health and expense efficiency. Mitigate financial risk through variance analysis.
  • Project Risk - ensure overall risk identification and mitigation management as well as ongoing risk assessment and adaptation; create and manage appropriate escalation strategies and implementation. Ensure compliance with applicable company policies for project management, information security, risk, recordkeeping, etc.
  • Project Monitoring and Control - create and manage plans, progress and status reporting, stakeholder/risk/issues management plans, change control processes; ensure identification and appropriate conclusion of issues, assumptions and decisions. Ensure appropriate escalation strategies and implementation of resolutions. Incorporate regular review and consultation with the sponsor, key stakeholders, business and support service groups to validate project progression, risk management, health and performance
  • Project Communication and Change Management - Ensure project communication incorporates all those affected internally/externally to fully understand the nature and implications of the change. Ensure prolific and effective communications; produce and organize information for presentations on approach, plan and management, utilizing various mediums to adjust to audience as appropriate. Magnify teams' information radiators.
  • Project Relationships - cultivate partnerships and successfully influence and collaborate across sponsor, key stakeholders and partner groups; foster a unified culture that supports team member engagement and empowerment.
  • Develop and maintain key working and influencing relationships with appropriate colleagues across the business; ensuring new opportunities are identified and leveraged. Support and promote team member engagement and empowerment.
  • Lead and/or provide direction, guidance or coaching to less experienced staff, providing organizational understanding and relationship building to promote the success delivery of projects; including training and providing input to performance evaluations
  • Team Engagement: Providing support, encouragement, and creative roadblock removal to assist in accomplishing team goalsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities
    • Project Management Institute (PMI) lifecycle and knowledge areas
    • Knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools
    • Knowledge and experience with agile projects
    • Knowledge of Employee Stock Purchase, Stock Options, and Restricted stock plans
      • Proficient use of Microsoft Office suite of products, with demonstrated capability in Excel, PowerPoint and Project
      • Excellent written and verbal communication exhibiting clear, concise, communication through presentation materials, progress information, interpersonal exchange, and meeting facilitation; tailoring to different audiences
        • Planning & Organizing: Developing specific goals and plans (who, what, when) to prioritize, organize, and accomplish goals; meet or exceed objectives on time, on schedule, within budget
        • Partnering & Collaborating: active engagement, developing networks, collaborating across groups and finding common ground across stakeholders; understand and meet the customer view and needs
        • Managing Conflict & Negotiation: handling complaints, settling disagreements and conflicts, or otherwise negotiating with others in a positive constructive manner; ability to navigate matrix organization effectively, remove barriers
        • Problem Solving: Identifying problems; determining accuracy and relevance of information; effectively analyzing information to generate and evaluate alternatives.
        • Leadership - ability to mobilize and motivate teams, promote a high sense of belonging and engagement, set clear direction and approach, deliver tough messages with grace, influence when necessary, and perform under pressure, ambiguity, frequent change or unpredictability. Ability to work with teams in multiple locations, time zones, and cultures.Education Requirements
          • Bachelor's Degree required
          • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), or related project management certification preferredCompensation
            • $75.00-85.00 per hourEqual Opportunity StatementWe are an equal opportunity employer and make employment decisions without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, marital status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, status with regard to public assistance, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.Covid PolicyEQ is committed to providing and maintaining a workplace that is free from known health hazards. Employees hired into client facing roles or those requiring business travel, may be required to be vaccinated against COVID depending on client requirements and travel restrictions. All current and future EQ employees are required to adhere to all health, safety and environmental policy and procedure requirements as a condition of employment.

Keywords: Equiniti, Newark , Business Risk Project Manager, Executive , Newark, New Jersey

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