IT Project Manager - REMOTE

AMS Staffing Inc.

Please send resume in Word format if you are interested in this IT Project Manager opening. Client is located near Indianapolis and they will allow the person to WORK REMOTELY, FROM HOME. This position will be paying in the $100K-$110K+5% bonus & AWESOME BENEFITS.

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business units. Manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to stage gate quality and SDLC control guidelines throughout the full systems development life cycle. This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery. Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery.

The Senior Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis. Verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost and to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.

Responsibilities:

Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business

Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously

Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives

Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities

Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization

Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project

Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes

Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings

Monitor staff performance and complete performance reviews

Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership

Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs

Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices

Manage project scope and changes

Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders

Act as an internal quality control check for the project

Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution

Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration or litigation, as needed

Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract

Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services

Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues

Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders

Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel

Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables

Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders

Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project and program team, analyze results and troubleshoot problem areas

Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle

Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders

Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team

Deliver appropriate and effective executive level communication

Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards

Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline

Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices

Extensive understanding of project and program management principles, methods and techniques

Other duties as assigned

Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

Performance reviews and staff development

Monitor the performance of staff

Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization

Qualifications:

Excellent experience in Project Management and / or SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SSDLC / Waterfall

Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations

Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence

Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives

Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills

Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands

Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results

Tools: MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint; CA Clarity PPM

Experience negotiating vendor contracts

Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary

Experience in successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close

Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance

Strong experience presenting to executive sponsors and demonstrated communication skills; both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff, all levels of management

Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers

Team-building skills with technical and non-technical staff

Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Projects, ServiceNow, SmartSheet and Lucid Chart

Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products

Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies

Support diverse and inclusive work environment

Required qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

5+ years of project management experience, including tracking and planning projects

5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment

1+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation

3+ years of experience with full product lifecycle with understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle

Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership

Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs

Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective

Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment

Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities

Senior Project Manager top skills and proficiencies:

Developing Budgets

Coaching

Supervision

Staffing

Project Management

Management

Process Improvement

Planning

Performance Management

Attention to Detail

Analysis

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