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Position Overview

As the IT Project Manager you will be responsible for managing the full project life-cycle from Initiation/

Envisioning through Development, Stabilization (Test/QA) and Deployment. You will work within MSCI's PPMO (Portfolio and Project Management Office) and perform a consulting role in their assignments to support Executive Owners within the Technology and Data Services Organization. Technology Executive Owners are ultimately responsible for Investment execution outcomes. Working with an established team of infrastructure engineers, you will be responsible for the successful management and delivery of all aspects of complex Infrastructure projects which span multiple offices, geographic locations and functional areas. You will work with all stakeholders to:

1.            Ensure the technical feasibility of new projects and determine priorities

2.            Define and agree operational scope and objectives

3.            Ensure alignment of resources with priorities.


Scope of Responsibility

Technology Projects

Specific Knowledge/Skills

1.            Possesses strong analytical and problem solving skills and can apply them to complex situations

2.            Demonstrates solid Client and Vendor management skills

3.            Leverage interpersonal skills to direct and manage solutions and coordinate with Client demands

4.            Inspires loyalty and trust, handles oneself ethically, demonstrates high integrity standards

5.            Excels in negotiation skills/techniques with internal delivery teams or vendors to manage work execution

6.            Solid understanding of infrastructure technologies (e.g. storage, compute, network, security, services)

7.            Application development knowledge, experience managing software and integrating infrastructure change with development projects

8.            Ability to effectively organize and delegate work to multi-disciplined teams (staff and vendors)

9.            Ability to manage key deliverable that align to project strategy and manage execution of tasks

10.          Experience developing staff and vendor relationships to create a productive environment

11.          Motivate working teams to use appropriate tools and techniques in order to increase commitment and increase certainty in meeting work and critical path obligations

12.          Establish alliances with other functional teams by recognizing dependencies in order to assess potential partnership and commitment to program

13.          Solid communication skills in written and oral form

14.          Ability to exercise rigor and control to drive multiple concurrent projects, negotiate resource changes and drive consensus

Desired Experience

1.            Experience directing project teams to complete required tasks and activities 2+ years of Project Management experience

2.            Proven track record and ability to manage technology infrastructure projects (e.g. storage, compute, network, security, services)

3.            Financial Management ability to manage the technology operating cost and report to management

4.            Experience or exposure to Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and managing performance against (SLAs)

5.            Self-Driven and Motivated

6.            Ability to be productive without significant supervision

7.            Experience in developing and managing to Key performance Indicators (KPIs)

Desired Qualifications
PMP or Prince

Due to the great number of applications we receive for each of our open vacancies, we are unable to respond on an individual basis.

To all recruitment agencies: MSCI does not accept unsolicited CVs/Resumes. Please do not forward CVs/Resumes to any MSCI employee, location or website. MSCI is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited CVs/Resumes.


MSCI Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is the policy of the Firm to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy/maternity leave), veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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