Job Summary

Merger & Acquisition Project Manager

  • Location:
    Omaha, Nebraska
  • Salary:
    55 $ - 70 $ / Hour
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  • Category:
    Project Manager
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Modis is currently hiring Merger & Acquisition Project Managers for multiple contract opportunities with our top Life Insurance & Retirement Planning client, located in Omaha.
About our client:
Our client is a Fortune 250 organization, and a national leader in life insurance, retirement planning and investment management services.  These roles will be working in the PMO to support key, strategic initiatives related to a large-scale merger & acquisition.  
We are seeking individuals who have proven Project Management or Coordination experience within the financial services or insurance industries, and who have also worked in support of a large-scale merger, acquisition, or divestiture project.
This long-term contract starts off as 12 months, with likely contract extensions through the end of 2019, and even into 2020.
The primary tasks and daily responsibilities for the Project Manager will include:
- Working under the direction of a PMO Director to coordinate and complete projects within related to a merger & acquisition
- Working under both Agile and legacy Waterfall project methodologies to drive projects forward.
- Demonstrating an ability to be flexible and adaptable with managing multiple concurrent workstreams
- Managing business resources and the deliverables, tasks, and activities of those resources
- Setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, and monitoring project status
- Preparing reports for upper management on a regular basis
- Effectively communicating with different parties across the program to get progress updates on work results, action items, etc.
Required and preferred qualifications for this role include:
- Required 5+ years’ experience as a Project Manager or related title (Project Administrator, Project Coordinator)
- Prior, recent experience working on a large Merger / Acquisition project
- Recent experience within Financial Services, Investments and /or Retirement Planning industries preferred – not required
- PMP, CAPM or CSM Certifications are preferred – not required
- A strong attention to detail
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent communication abilities
If interested in this or other Project Manager jobs available through Modis in the Omaha area, please apply today with your most recent resume and contact information – or visit our website at to view any number of the IT jobs we have with our 70+ locations!
Local Omaha candidates are preferred for required in-person final interviews.  Candidates wishing to apply from outside this area are welcome to do so; however, interviewing expenses and relocation assistance is not offered.  
Duration: 12 -18+ Months
Hourly Rates: Negotiable on a W2 or C2C basis, commensurate with experience
Benefits include: Paid vacation, paid holidays, 401K match, PPO medical and more.

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