Contract Opportunity: Project Manager at Midtown, NY -@@@

Hi Partners,

This is Madhav, Sr. Technical Recruiter with Sriven Technologies. I have an exciting or challenging contract job as below, Please have a look at the detailed job description below and reply back with your latest updated word resume for client submission. If you have best consultant please call me on 703 842 4866 Ext 314

Job Title: Project Manager (Strong PPM and Agile/Scrum needed)
Location: Midtown, NY

Duration: Long Term

Client: Viacom

local since F2F is required

Project Manager Job Description:

  • The Project Manager has primary responsibility to plan, track, and manage to success the projects to which they are assigned.
  • He/she will identify key stakeholders and help define the project objectives.
  • The Project Manager manages projects according to client-approved project frameworks, including both Agile and traditional project management approaches.
  • He/she must be able to take an active leadership role in the team and create an environment that fosters the prescribed agile methods and processes.
  • Finally the Project Manager must be able to identify issues proactively, resolve conflicts, escalate if necessary, and work across the organization to execute the project.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understand and follow the client project management frameworks for project delivery.
  • Identify, track, and remove impediments to project success.
  • Review project requests and participate in the green-light process.
  • Facilitate the creation of a well-defined Project Backlog or Project Plan.
  • Manage Sprint and Release planning or development cycle.
  • Assure that all team members understand and accept their roles and responsibilities.
  • Work with offshore development teams to tightly integrate them into their project work streams.
  • Making sure project resources are applied appropriately
  • Pulling together upfront estimates of time and resource utilization.
  • Facilitating change control and risk mitigation.
  • Analyze risk and mitigation accordingly, including establishing contingency plans and initiating corrective action.
  • Track and report key project metrics.
  • Track capital budgets.
  • Keep all stakeholders informed of status and issues.
  • Manage relationships with the Product Team and/or stakeholders.
  • Arbitrate and resolve conflict within the project.
  • Coordinate participation of different tech and business groups in requirements gathering, specifications, design, development and implementation of key projects.
  • Promulgate department-wide project and management processes.
  • Learn, understand, and actively use project management software to effectively manage project deliverables.


  • At least 5 years of experience managing projects.
  • Ability to lead and motivate people to encourage performance and teamwork.
  • Ability to understand technologies applicable to a chosen project and facilitate resolution of technical issues as they arise.
  • CSM or PMP certifications are nice to have.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • Demonstrable superb written and verbal communications and presentation skills.

Experience with:

  • Agile or Lean methodologies and software engineering practices, as well as traditional project management approaches.
  • PPM tool(s) a must (client uses Workfront which is not a must).
  • Managing projects within a media company and/or in an online businesses environment.
  • Managing projects involving mobile products (e.g., apps for iOS, Android, etc.) highly desirable but not a must.
  • Working with software developers, technical and business management, department heads, product developers and QA teams.
  • Management of vendor teams highly desirable.
  • Management of offshore project teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, minimum

Thanks & Regards . . . ?

Madhava Krishna

Sr. Technical Recruiter


Direct # 703 842 4866 EXT 314 | Fax # 866-725-286 Connect with me on:

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