NJ Employer IT M&A and Strategic Initiatives Project Manager in Jersey City, New Jersey

Company Job ID-20171207-10482-MGVPosition Summary:The IS&T Strategic Initiatives Project Manager will be responsible for performing functions to create, plan, initiate, prioritize and maintain key projects for domestic and/or international M&A transactions including post-closing M&A integration processes and other IS&T PMO strategic initiatives. This individual will enable the use of procedural knowledge and technical proficiency pertaining to project budgeting, quality and execution.This individual will coordinate and engage in the integration process by coordinating functional teams and ensure that the established IT M&A Integration plan is properly implemented.This individual will also contribute in project management within the IS&T PMO. SCOPE AND IMPACT: - Support M&A activities to include, but not limited to: Integration: Ensure the IT integration plan (new employee accounts, access rights, desktop support, network connectivity, email migration, operations, customer service, vendor relations, etc.) is being properly implemented. Engage in calls/meetings with acquired company team to address issues/concerns.Evaluate deliverables prepared by the project team members to make sure the work meets the project requirements and maintains a high level of quality. Construct and administer project management tools. Apply the project management process to provide consistency to all projects. Create, maintain and constantly look for new and improved methods to manage projects and resources.- Managed multiple concurrent projects, and determined their associated priorities and resourcing.- Successfully managed the risk and opportunity situations on projects of limited complexity.- Manage projects from inception to closure following a disciplined Systems Development Lifecycle.- Provide Executive status reporting on all projects- Ensures project are reporting accurately the status, resource requirements- Ensures that project plans are developed for all assigned projects- Managing the completion of project deliverables on-time, on-budget- Develop and implement reusable processes and plans as appropriate- Lead project meetings and develop task schedules, deadlines, and milestones for all stakeholders and resources.- Constantly monitor and report on the progress of projects to stakeholders and management.- Provide leadership in a wide variety of areas and situations.- Excellent communicate skills both in meetings and discussions as well as through reporting and presentations using appropriate tools and techniques.- Display adaptability and flexibility to deal with the non-routine or unexpected situation- Completes all special projects and other duties as assigned. Education & Experience:- 8+ years experience of Technical Project Management- Bachelors degree in related field required- PMP required- Agile project management, a plus.- Experience with M&A Integrations, a plus KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:- Ability to work in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment- Strong communication skills (written and oral).- Able to interact with all levels within the organization, including senior management- Ability to influence people and work in a team- Strong inter-personal skillsWe are offering an excellent compensation package. Our competitive benefits package includes full health care options, a 401(k) plan, and generous Paid-Time-Off.All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.See URL for more information and EOE statement.