ROLE:PROJECT MANAGER(certified) DURATION:1+year LOCATION:NC(LOCALS PROFFERED) RATE: COMPETITIVE
The IT Project Manager, while a member of the IT Project Management Office team, will strategically align with the Infrastructure and Operations team. The IT Project Manager will seamlessly partner with the Infrastructure and Operations team to coordinate the efforts of team members, including Business Systems Analysts, Systems Analysts, QA/Testing Analysts and/ or Systems Architects, as well as third party service providers in order to support the multiple projects in the project program or portfolio. The IT Project Manager must demonstrate a strong understanding of the Systems/Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), PMBOK project management processes and methodology, and a high regard for the CLIENT IT Operating Model. The IT Project Manager is accountable for managing the preparation and timely delivery of quality deliverables related to plan, execution and communication of a project. The IT Project Manager role is one that requires team leadership, business acumen, professional bearing, systems knowledge, and strong relationship management skills with users, IT Leadership and third party service providers. Essential Functions * Business Interaction - Builds partnerships with assigned business units / IT Departments. Ensure project ROI hurdles are met. * Planning - Responsible for the development of detailed project plans to assure activities are understood and commitment is gained to meet overall project objectives. Utilizes CLIENT's IT PMO governance framework and tools to prioritize and plan tasks and the resources needed to accomplish them. * Project Management - Overall responsibility for project activities and the associates assigned to them. Assures all projects are initiated and planned with appropriate Project Scope and Management Plans, and defined with supporting detailed Requirements and design documentation. Monitors and controls project delivery within determined budget and timeframes, using CLIENT's IT PMO Governance tools. Identifies, communicates and partners to resolve project risks and issues. * Process Improvement Sponsor - Is a champion for the use and continual improvement of the IT PMO methodology and processes. * Team Building - Directs project staff toward achieving defined project objectives through clear communication of expectations, implementation and enforcement of standards, policies, procedures and methodology. Position Requirements Required Education, Experience and Skills * Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems, Business Administration, Computer Science or other related degree * 3-5 years' experience managing medium to large scale programs / projects involving various technologies and project teams * Experience developing complex project plans to meet business objectives * Experience building and developing project teams * Proven experience in strategic planning * Proven experience in risk management * Proven experience in change management * Proficient in project management software, MS Project, MS SharePoint. * Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and Project * Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills * PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification strongly preferred * Experience working within a Share Services Organizational Governance model. * Program/Portfolio Management experience involving consolidation of multiple projects/ project managers' status being rolled into an overall portfolio status * Ability to build and deliver executive level presentations for project status updates * Experience and understanding of the following technology areas: (note: related projects required accountability, coordination, and execution of the entire CLIENT SDLC, not just the IT components) o Human Resource Information Systems project management experience is required o Various application upgrades and replacement in both 'housed' and 'hosted' environments. o Demonstrated knowledge of recruiting and core HR systems Preferred Education, Experience and Skills * Knowledge and experience working in an IT department within a Fortune 500 retail company * Experience using automated project management, portfolio management and IT governance tools * 5 years' experience working in Information Technology * Large scale Portfolio Management experience preferred * Experience with ITIL methodology or certification preferred Competencies * Excellent strategic and critical thinking skills * Enthusiastic team leader * Demonstrated sense of urgency * Excellent relationship management skills (Personable, motivated, entrepreneurial, outgoing) * Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, vendors and other departments. * Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise. * Strong written and oral communication skills. * Ability to communicate upward to key stakeholders, executives and leadership. 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