The Project Manager is responsible for end-to-end ownership of one or more technology projects or sub-projects of a larger program. The Project Manager will independently plan and effectively manage all aspects of small to medium size projects (up to approximately $2M) including cost, schedule, scope, quality, value and project resources following the appropriate methodologies.
Deliver moderately complex technology projects through effective management of budget, schedule, scope, quality, issue and risk. Accountable for project communications, milestone tracking, resource planning, financials, risk assessment and contingency planning and escalation and resolution of critical issues to project sponsor/owners.
Provide leadership to project resources in a manner that ensures timely delivery on commitments/tasks in support of broader project deliverables. Align and lead cross-organizational resources to ensure successful delivery of the project. Identify project resource requirements including contractor resources and work with plan sponsors to ensure adequately skilled resources are available to deliver on project commitments.
Develop the overall project vision, approach, objectives and key deliverables; identify/track key measures of success. Develop a comprehensive project plan incorporating deliverables, resource plans, milestones, accountabilities, communication plan and time lines. Ensure project tracking and status are maintained appropriately. Provide regular status reporting on plan progress, and ensure all company standards are followed. Ensure appropriate testing and quality reviews are conducted and receive sign-off.
Create and manage the overall project plan and communicate impacts to appropriate stakeholders. Lead and participate in regular post-implementation reviews and present project metrics to assist with evaluation of project quality. Provide regular status reporting for assigned releases. Log, track and escalate high priority project issues that may impact ability to deliver a quality project according to plan.
Work effectively with business partners, vendors and staff to develop the project agenda and ensure agreement/adoption of project objectives/deliverables by affected constituencies. Provide proactive project communication to project owner. Work to identify cross-organizational interdependencies and ensure appropriate integration to project plan. Effectively manage client expectations and resource requirements to ensure ownership and success.
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
3-7 years project management experience
Demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and to effectively manage within it
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including with executive level presentations
Strong analytic and problem solving skills
Experience managing project plans, schedules, test plans, resources and budgets
Strong knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite of tools
Successful experience driving cross-functional and cross-organizational teams to meet project objectives
Proven skills in project management methodologies, processes and industry standard tools
Ability to formally present project related information in a clear, concise and persuasive manner
Ability to relate well at all levels of the organization, building rapport and maintaining collaborative relationships
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