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IT Project Manager

INTRODUCTION

About FGS Global -

FGS Global is a strategic advisory and communications consultancy, with over 1200 multidisciplinary experts across the world’s major financial, government, business, and cultural centers. The firm is an acknowledged leader in crisis, corporate reputation, public affairs and capital markets, M&A advisory and boardroom communication counsel. FGS Global supports its clients in addressing a myriad of stakeholder concerns by leveraging its research and insights, media placement, content, digital, and data capabilities. The company was created in December 2021 by combining Finsbury, Hering Schuppener, The Glover Park Group, and Sard Verbinnen & Co. FGS Global serves its client base from 27 cities worldwide, including U.S. Offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, South Florida, and Houston.

ABOUT THE POSITION

We are seeking a talented Information Technology Project Manager to oversee key technology projects from conception to completion. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background and be able to quickly learn and adapt to new systems and processes. The Project Manager is responsible for the project management of a variety of technology-related projects at FGS Global. Deliver exceptional project management leadership. Develop a project charter, meeting, and reporting cadence. Develop a methodology and framework to keep the senior leadership and the global technology staff informed on all global technology initiatives for all office locations. The role is based in NYC and works with other IT professionals to support the overall needs of the firm and reports to the Global Head of Technology Transformation.

The role is hybrid with a minimum expectation of 3 days physically in the office per week.

RESPONSIBILITES

  • Coordinate multiple projects, including detailed project plans, schedules, requirements documents, and status reports.

  • Drive projects to meet objectives while overcoming obstacles through creative problem-solving, adaptability, and tenacity.

  • Assist senior leadership managing risk and compliance audit and controls cadence.

  • Build and maintain working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in projects.

  • Liaise with business professionals and project stakeholders.

  • Work with the IT staff to develop, release, update, and deploy technology systems on time and on budget.

  • Create and maintain solid technology project documentation.

  • Develop and participate in the computer incident response team efforts (Business Continuity, Cyber planning, etc.).

  • Assist with the development of a playbook and project management strategy for potential acquisitions.

  • Communicate and report issues, status, and results to senior management in a timely manner.

  • Work with senior management to facilitate and identify change management and technology transformation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

  • 5+ years or relevant experience in project management discipline

  • PMP certification is preferred

  • Familiarity with Asana, Microsoft Project, Miro, and other PM tools

  • Experience with Agile framework and SDLC

  • Working knowledge of various technologies and cloud computing platforms (SharePoint, MS Teams, Networking, etc.)

  • Deep experience in PM documentation and processes

  • Exceptional organization, technical, and analytical skills

  • Ability to work independently and identify, execute, and manage related tasks

  • Solid understanding of IT projects

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New York City Salary Range

$90,000—$135,000 USD

We offer medical, dental and vision plans, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability and AD&D plans, 401(k) with company matching contribution, technology reimbursement, discretionary bonuses, and paid time off to eligible full-time employees.

FGS Global provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to United States federal law requirements, FGS Global complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

When you submit an application, we collect certain personal information about you for the purpose of evaluating your qualifications for the position. For more information about our privacy practices, please visit our privacy policy at https://fgsglobal.com/privacy.