SS&C is a global provider of investment and financial services and software for the financial services and healthcare industries. Named to Fortune 1000 list as top U.S. company based on revenue, SS&C is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut and has 20,000+ employees in over 90 offices in 35 countries. Some 18,000 financial services and healthcare organizations, from the world's largest institutions to local firms, manage and account for their investments using SS&C's products and services.
The Project Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and ensuring successful completion of projects according to the specifications, resources and deadlines assigned, all while keeping the project within budget. The Project Manager must work efficiently and effectively with multiple internal and external stakeholders to define project objectives, create project plans, secure resources and oversee quality control throughout the entire project. In addition, you will need to be able to identify, assess and minimize project risks until successful project completion.
Independently manage multiple projects to deliver medium to high complexity/risk projects
Scope, plan, and manage process against the plan (setup weekly meetings, manage deliverables/milestones, escalate risks and issues, propose solutions to ensure project delivery)
Support and lead clients through the change management process required for a successful implementation
Provides exceptional service to the client by responding with a sense of urgency, practicality, accountability, integrity, and respect
Build and execute on communications to support the project implementation plan
Work cross-functionally to effectively guide projects from planning through deployment with both the internal implementation team and external client resources
Utilize tracking and reporting tools to ensure effective project documentation, knowledge transfer, and business continuity
Track and report on project metrics such as budget to actuals, LOEs, project risks
Up to 25%
Occasionally will require overtime or work outside normal business hours
Required Knowledge and Experience:
3-5+ years of project management experience
Strong familiarity with project management principles and processes to include 2+ years of championing the Agile methodology
Client facing experience
Experience with implementation of SaaS and/or enterprise applications
Demonstrated experience managing organizational change
Validated evidence of execution on concurrent projects
Understanding of project metrics and assessing and communicating impact
Proven ability in setting priorities and proposing new strategies to ensure project delivery
Demonstrated ability to operate and manage effectively in a dynamic environment
Strong proficiency is Microsoft Project
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Required Capabilities and Behavioral Attributes:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a broad range of people
Ability to assess complex situations and facilitate solutions in a collaborative manner
Demonstrated experience building relationships with a broad range of people.
Demonstrated flexibility, adaptability, and drive
Evidence of effective multi-tasking, ability to manage complex and tight project schedules
Can-do attitude and ability to continuously adapt and learn in changing environments
Superior attention to detail
Ability to collaborate and influence others to complete projects and meet deadlines
Demonstrated ability to take ownership for the successful completion of all assigned projects.
Nice to Have Knowledge and Experience:
PMP designation a plus but does not replace relevant work experience
Financial services industry experience (Commercial Loan Servicing a+)
Unless explicitly requested or approached by SS&C Technologies, Inc. or any of its affiliated companies, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services.
SS&C offers excellent benefits including health, dental, 401k plan, tuition and professional development reimbursement plan.
SS&C Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.
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