Project Manager in Jersey City, NJ at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with our industry-leading client in Jersey City.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.


  • As Project Manager, you will drive the delivery of cross functional initiatives and will be responsible for helping drive the content and the change management process for one to several work streams: 
    • Translate business strategy into executable program of delivery including the development of implementation plans, and the leadership of major workstreams within major programs and/or stand-alone projects. 
    • Fulfill program governance requirements including senior stakeholder reporting, steering forum management, and administration of key program documents
    • Support senior Program Managers executing change
    • Coordination with other Second Line and enterprise-wide programs/projects and partner with stakeholders across the firm (Technology, Operations, Legal, Risk, Compliance, Front Office) to identify and track key activities, milestones, risks and dependencies
    • Manage and support management information reporting to senior stakeholders, including transparency in status communication and advising on ad-hoc senior stakeholder requests
    • Facilitate workshops and chair working groups with senior attendees
    • Ensure neutrality position is maintained to take independent view on status and risk/issue management to bring best solution for the firm
    • Expand the scope of NFR to incorporate and enterprise wide control library that can be mapped to CRI (Law Library)


  • Bachelor's degree in an analytical discipline (e.g. physical sciences, engineering, economics, business), advanced degree preferred
  • 12+ years of relevant experience driving change projects in the Financial Institution practice at a tier 1 management consultancy, or within the technology or strategy organizations of a systemically significant capital markets business 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including senior management communication 
  • Conflict resolution in a high-pressure environment 
  • Ability to drive results autonomously and escalate properly 
  • Ability to work in a time sensitive environment and handle and or prioritize multiple urgent tasks simultaneously across multiple time zones 
  • Excellent interpersonal and rapport building skills, working across multiple stakeholders and functions 
  • Intellectually curious and interested in the future of financial services 
  • Quantitative, analytical and conceptual problem-solving skills

Keywords: Project Manager

Job ID: 337938

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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