The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for planning, executing and finalizing multiple IT projects while following a structured PM Framework/SDLC, and working directly with various IT Leaders company wide. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to deadlines and within budget. The Project Manager will also oversee project quality control throughout its life cycle.
Manage multiple large scale information technology projects concurrently. (Over $3M+)
Leverage excellent communication skills to complete project related documentation as well as present status to project Steering Committee and PMO
Assure compliance by managing team efforts on the completion of required project documentation
Work closely with business and IT team to gain consensus and approval of each phase of the project lifecycle
Create, maintain, and manage; charters, test plans, deployment plans, project plans, schedules, and budgets to ensure the project remains within agreed upon scope, schedule, cost and quality throughout each phase of the project
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path items through entire project lifecycle
Manage stakeholder expectations as well as the change request process and project budget
Ensure all project issues are identified and adequately addressed in a timely manner to avoid delays
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field.
10+ years’ experience in IT, a broad background in a wide range of technologies including hardware, software, project management, and major project implementations on cross functional projects.
Integration experience across multiple platforms, applications, and ERP’s.
Experience in both matrix-management and shared-services IT environments
Track record in vendor management.
Experience in use of outsourced services.
Experience in merger and acquisition projects.
Familiarity with project management software.
Must possess the following personal attributes: strong work ethic; tenacious; attention to detail; assertive; initiative; persuasive; encouraging and motivating.
Ability to adapt to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Ability to gain cooperation from upper management, clients, and other departments
Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to defuse tension among the project team, should it arise
Customer service skills an asset
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial