IT Project Manager (5-7 years)
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The Project Manager is accountable for leading all aspects of a project. This includes pursuit and/or project delivery including scope, timelines, resources, budget, risks and issues, relationships, and communication. It is the Project Manager’s responsibility to ensure the project is delivered on time, within budget, and meets or exceeds quality expectations.
The Project Manager Technician is accountable for leading all aspects of a moderately high complex program or project with the ability to provide project management on projects with a moderately high level of risk, organizational span, business complexity, team size, and interdependencies. Projects may be across multiple functional areas and often have fixed deadlines and are of strategic importance to the organization.
Directs strategic initiatives or DCIO level project/programs of moderately high complexity and impact
Manages moderately high complexity projects independently with no support or direction from others
Delivers project results through leadership and influence rather than authority and control
Delivers project communication on complicated projects and issues in an easily understood simplified style to any audience
Motivates others to share in project challenges and inspires them to achieve project goals while constructively evaluating their performance
Manage total concurrent projects summing over 10,000 hours but may be less based on other complexity factors
Customizes solutions for complex issues typically involving DCIO or enterprise level considerations
Drives achievement of projects/program success factors
Represents the projects/program and its objectives in all governance/compliance/regulatory and gating forums
Drives project execution. Provide direction and oversight throughout project lifecycle to project team to meet applicable business requirements
Engages appropriate stakeholders in risk identification and mitigation
Assesses and reports health of all projects in an objective manner, maintaining project transparency and accurate status; keeping manager, delivery area and portfolio manager informed
Proactively identifies, resolves, and escalates (as needed) projects/program risks/issues to manager, portfolio manager and delivery area as needed
Proactively plans staffing and make dynamic adjustments to maximize resource efficiencies and achieve project results
Maintains resource allocation throughout the project
Acts as an internal advocate for the project
Identifies, coordinates, and communicates project dependency impact
Responsible for third party vendor management
Coordinates, documents, and communicates project plans and requirements
Provides feedback on team member competencies
Accountable for understanding business objectives and how the projects/program delivers them; driving adjustments in projects/program to more effectively achieve desired business results
Ability to adapt and respond to changes both inside and outside the projects/program
Ability to predict risk areas, design mitigation/contingency strategies and execute on these strategies to avoid issues
Ability to lead across a wide variety of project types
Education: College degree
Experience: 5-10 years of related experience
PMP Certification (Preferred but not required)
Demonstrate track record in delivering complex projects and/or programs with a strong focus on execution
Strong written/verbal communication and facilitation skills for communicating at all levels; including strong presentation skills
Demonstrate strong skills in team leadership and conflict management
Strong people oversight and mentoring skills
Strong consultative, customer focus skills
Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
The position can be located in Charlotte NC Or Northbrook
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