Cooley LLP is seeking a Senior Information Services (IS) Project Manager to be located its Reston, DC, New York or Boston offices. The primary, on-going responsibility of the Senior IS Project Manager is for management of IS projects, focusing on long-term and complex projects, following the firm’s established PMO methodologies and standards. This position will be responsible to lead a large number of projects from initiation to completion.
Cooley offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package. EOE.
Qualified candidates will have 7+ years proven project management and planning experience implementing projects (preferably within IS) and strong and tested project management skills, including sponsor and risk management. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Microsoft Project also required. Preferred candidates will be a Certified Project Manager (from accredited program) and/or have a PMP credential. Prior law firm experience and a Bachelor’s degree are also preferred. Successful candidates will be goal-oriented and have excellent analytical, problem solving, customer service, project management and communication skills. A successful applicant will also be flexible and patient with process development, execution and will adhere to project management practices. A proven track record of excellent decision making, integrity and working with IT management, business users and staff will be key.