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Willis Towers Watson Hiring Project Managers

Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 39,000 employees in more than 120 territories. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas — the dynamic formula that drives business performance.

The company is currently hiring multiple Project Manager positions.  As a Project Manager you will play a key role for our pension administration software and service delivery business by serving as the central link between clients and internal team members in the delivery of client projects.  You will collaborate with other Willis  Towers Watson lines of business to develop, implement and maintain technology–based solutions and services that meet client requirements and Willis Towers Watson commitments. You will use your system development knowledge, defined benefit expertise and management experience to oversee new system implementations and the maintenance of existing systems and ongoing services.  You will play a key role in managing and expanding client relationships.  You will have the opportunity to grow your project, management, consulting, client management, leadership and defined benefit knowledge and business acumen.

Note that this role will involve some travel to client sites and other Willis Towers Watson offices. This position may be located in any US office, with a preference for Houston, Minneapolis, Detroit, Chicago, Philadelphia, or Arlington.

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Gilead Sciences Hiring a Project Manager for Legal Projects

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Foster City, CA
Duration: 12+ Months

Job Description:

Requested Information Required Details
Client name  (should be active) Gilead Sciences
SR# NA
No. of resources required 1
Job Designation Project Manager role for Legal Projects
Mention the Skill/Role Title Legal Projects Exp is must, Excellent Communication skill
Skills Required / Role
Please provide a concise job specification in 4 to 5 key bullet points (and not a generic one)
We are actively seeking to fill a Project Manager role for Legal Projects, with the following background:

  • Responsible to provide overall leadership for a project or support effort;
  • Accountable for deliverables; Identify functional requirements and performance specification;
  • Develop schedules, milestones, resource requirements and staffing plans to achieve deliverables;
  • Allocate tasks among team members and assesses team progress toward objectives;
  • Monitor progress, recognize and help resolve technical problems;
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with client technical management;
  • Provide regular status reports and briefings;
  • Assure recognition of project changes and execution of related change control procedures;
  • Manage the project resources, including customer and contractor as required.
  • Overall hands on manager for designated project.
Years of experience required 8+
Duration of role 1+ YEAR
Location of role – Mention City 101 Lincoln Center Dr, Foster City, CA.
Buy/Sell Rate. (Mandatory) NA

If you believe you’re qualified for this position and are currently in the job market or interested in making a change, please give me a call as soon as possible at (973) 507-7555.

You may respond to me via email but please be sure to include your direct phone number so I can reach out to you quickly. In considering candidates for our various positions, time is of the essence and we are committed to responding to our clients promptly.

Best Regards,
Vishwa Raj
(973) 507-7555
Vishwa.Raj@artechinfo.com

MSPM: In the Know, July 28, 2015

Top 3 for 28 Jul

Vexterra Group is Hiring a Technical Project Manager, Dallas, TX
Current MSPM student Gloria Hamilton is hiring a Technical Project Manager to work in the Dallas, TX area. She is eager to hire either a current student or an alum of the program. Position responsible for delivering a technical solution for secondary technology operations site and for interfacing with PMO and business/technical partners. Review the full job description and apply online through indeed.com.

The Gerontological Society of America is Hiring a Program Manager, Washington, DC 
Recent MSPM alum Angelia Bowman is hiring a Program Manager for the Hartford Change AGEnts Initiative in Washington, DC. She too is eager to hire from the MSPM student body or alumni. Position requires 5-7 years of PM experience and is ideal for those with grant management, public relations, public policy, and/or event management experience and interests. Review the full job description and apply online for the position.

Fall 2015 Blackboard Collaborate Schedule Now Available
The Fall 2015 Blackboard Collaborate schedule is available on the blog. These live sessions are designed for the online/distance students to engage with their professors on a weekly basis, investigating the week’s lecture in more detail and asking any questions of the professor regarding the material or assignments.

Apprenda Seeking Project Manager (PM) Business Analyst (BA) in NYC Office

A fellow GW student who works at Apprenda shared the job posting with the MSPM program. They are specifically seeking a MSPM student/grad for this role. The New York City based Project Manager (PM) Business Analyst (BA) is a special role within our Client Services department. The Business Analyst is responsible for understanding our clients’ business reasons for adopting PaaS, creating solutions to business requirements, and feeding those solutions into a collection of architects and developers for execution.  The Business Analyst will learn our clients’ business drivers and define project road maps that implement that Apprenda PaaS to satisfy business needs. The Business Analyst will provide a varying degree of education and guidance to clients in the form of in-person hands on collaboration, documentation, and general knowledge sharing.

Visit http://apprenda.com/team/careers/pm-business-analyst/ for details. Please send your resume to dean@apprenda.com.

MSPM: In the Know, April 7, 2015

Top 3 for 7 Apr

PMIEF Scholarships and More
The Project Management Institute Educational Foundation (PMIEF) offers over 30 scholarships for graduate students. Review the full list of scholarships online and apply before the May 1, 2015 deadline. Take advantage of this opportunity and apply for all scholarships that you qualify to receive.

Have you won a scholarship for the upcoming academic year? We’d love to hear about it! Please provide your name, the scholarship name, and the source of the funding. We want to congratulate you on earning the award. You also have the option to share the news with us via social media using #GWSBProud.

• RRMC Seeking a Project Manager (Washington, DC)
The Research & Regulatory Management Council (RRMC) is seeking a project manager to provide comprehensive oversight by planning, directing, and coordinating activities to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished for multiple joint venture and task force programs. RRMC designs and develops required health and safety data for raw chemical manufacturers and companies that market end-use products.

The position was shared by a current MSPM student. To apply, email your resume and cover letter, summarizing your qualifications and salary expectations, to Holly Schroeder at hschroeder@cspa.org. More details and a full job description are available on the blog.

GW PMA-Sponsored PMP Prep Course, May 2015
The GW PMA is proud to sponsor a PMP prep course organized by the PMI Washington DC Chapter. The event is open to all GW students interested in pursuing the PMP certification. Event will be held on two consecutive weekends, 2-3 May and 9-10 May. Register now, space is limited!

Event Roundup

RRMC Seeking a Project Manager (Washington, DC)

The Research & Regulatory Management Council (RRMC) designs and develops required health and safety data for raw chemical manufacturers and companies that market end-use products. RRMC is a Consumer Specialty Products Association (CSPA) affiliate program headquartered in Washington, DC.

RRMC is seeking a Project Manager to provide comprehensive project management by planning, directing, and coordinating activities to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished for multiple joint venture and task force programs. Full details on the position are available in the job description – Project Manager, RRMC.

To apply for this full-time position based in Washington, DC, please email your resume and cover letter, summarizing your qualifications and salary expectations, to Holly Schroeder at hschroeder@cspa.org. No phone calls, please. This position was shared by a current MSPM student. Applicants must be eligible to work within the U.S.

Project Manager, REI Systems (Sterling, VA)

REI Systems, based in Herndon, VA, is looking for a candidate with 8-10 years of professional and proven team building experience leading and managing a project portfolio focused on IT systems development. Fully responsible for project from planning to closeout.

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assumes accountability for finances, solutions, team building, processes, quality, employee and customer satisfaction for multiple projects within a project portfolio (Goal – $2M or 20 people).
• Fully understands and executes projects using Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Provides hands-on contribution to project delivery in at least ONE area of SDLC (solution development/requirements, design/development, or quality control/assurance).
• Fully understands and executes projects using Enterprise Project Life Cycle (EPLC).

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

• A bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, physics, communications, engineering, math or related field is required.
• An advanced degree in communications, computer science, or related discipline may be substituted for two years of experience.

Apply online via https://www.reisystems.com/Careers/Pages/jobdetail.aspx?s=true&jobID=1195.