Randstad Sr IT Project Manager in Wayne, Pennsylvania

Sr IT Project Manager

job details:

  • location:Wayne, PA

  • salary:$80 - $90 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, February 8, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:670132

job description

Sr IT Project Manager

job summary:

This position is responsible for evaluating, planning and executing IT-related projects. The position requires an individual with a deep understanding of managing complex projects within the infrastructure realm.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are the primary duties and responsibilities of this position; however, this is not an all-inclusive listing. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage the entire project lifecycle from project initiation through closure

  • Be accountable for on-time and on-budget project execution in IT, serve as the first point of contact/liaise between project stakeholders and project team to ensure project success

  • Create, execute, monitor and revise project plan to meet changing project requirements and resources; plan, prepare for and facilitate all project status meetings; manage resolution of project issues including proper escalation to project stakeholders.

  • Identify project resource requirements and timelines and negotiate with IT service owners on resource availability and allocation; lead team members to complete assigned tasks within specified timelines and ensure all team members feel engaged, productive and effective

  • Facilitate project procurement (products and services required by third parties) and consult IT resources as needed; manage project time and cost expectations with project stakeholders

  • Collaborate with Project Owner and stakeholders to assess project risks and ensure mitigation strategies are in place

  • Manage project budget

  • Provide direction and support to project team

  • Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Facilitate issue identification and resolution

  • Document project change requests, assess change impact

  • Conduct project Lessons Learned meetings and use results to continuously improve project and IT processes; promote project management process and the institutionalization of project management standards and best practices through mentoring and lead-by-example

  • Ensure successful transition of applications or infrastructure changes to Customer and Production Support teams

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or Business, or equivalent work experience

  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology project management and/or lead systems analysis function

  • SAP implementation and cutover experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of a full life cycle project implementation and support

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization

  • Knowledge of SAP functionality and configuration a plus

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals

  • Proven ability to understand complex business processes and suggest possible solutions

  • Experience leading and managing project team members and deliverables

  • PMP certification and familiarity with SAP ASAP methodology a plus

  • Experience in wholesale distribution a plus

  • High degree of proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project is a must

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and provide effective problem solving

  • Willingness and ability to travel as required

location: Wayne, Pennsylvania

job type: Contract

salary: $80 - 90 per hour

work hours: 9am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

This position is responsible for evaluating, planning and executing IT-related projects. The position requires an individual with a deep understanding of managing complex projects within the infrastructure realm.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are the primary duties and responsibilities of this position; however, this is not an all-inclusive listing. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage the entire project lifecycle from project initiation through closure

  • Be accountable for on-time and on-budget project execution in IT, serve as the first point of contact/liaise between project stakeholders and project team to ensure project success

  • Create, execute, monitor and revise project plan to meet changing project requirements and resources; plan, prepare for and facilitate all project status meetings; manage resolution of project issues including proper escalation to project stakeholders.

  • Identify project resource requirements and timelines and negotiate with IT service owners on resource availability and allocation; lead team members to complete assigned tasks within specified timelines and ensure all team members feel engaged, productive and effective

  • Facilitate project procurement (products and services required by third parties) and consult IT resources as needed; manage project time and cost expectations with project stakeholders

  • Collaborate with Project Owner and stakeholders to assess project risks and ensure mitigation strategies are in place

  • Manage project budget

  • Provide direction and support to project team

  • Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Facilitate issue identification and resolution

  • Document project change requests, assess change impact

  • Conduct project Lessons Learned meetings and use results to continuously improve project and IT processes; promote project management process and the institutionalization of project management standards and best practices through mentoring and lead-by-example

  • Ensure successful transition of applications or infrastructure changes to Customer and Production Support teams

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or Business, or equivalent work experience

  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology project management and/or lead systems analysis function

  • SAP implementation and cutover experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of a full life cycle project implementation and support

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization

  • Knowledge of SAP functionality and configuration a plus

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals

  • Proven ability to understand complex business processes and suggest possible solutions

  • Experience leading and managing project team members and deliverables

  • PMP certification and familiarity with SAP ASAP methodology a plus

  • Experience in wholesale distribution a plus

  • High degree of proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project is a must

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and provide effective problem solving

  • Willingness and ability to travel as required

qualifications:

This position is responsible for evaluating, planning and executing IT-related projects. The position requires an individual with a deep understanding of managing complex projects within the infrastructure realm.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are the primary duties and responsibilities of this position; however, this is not an all-inclusive listing. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage the entire project lifecycle from project initiation through closure

  • Be accountable for on-time and on-budget project execution in IT, serve as the first point of contact/liaise between project stakeholders and project team to ensure project success

  • Create, execute, monitor and revise project plan to meet changing project requirements and resources; plan, prepare for and facilitate all project status meetings; manage resolution of project issues including proper escalation to project stakeholders.

  • Identify project resource requirements and timelines and negotiate with IT service owners on resource availability and allocation; lead team members to complete assigned tasks within specified timelines and ensure all team members feel engaged, productive and effective

  • Facilitate project procurement (products and services required by third parties) and consult IT resources as needed; manage project time and cost expectations with project stakeholders

  • Collaborate with Project Owner and stakeholders to assess project risks and ensure mitigation strategies are in place

  • Manage project budget

  • Provide direction and support to project team

  • Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Facilitate issue identification and resolution

  • Document project change requests, assess change impact

  • Conduct project Lessons Learned meetings and use results to continuously improve project and IT processes; promote project management process and the institutionalization of project management standards and best practices through mentoring and lead-by-example

  • Ensure successful transition of applications or infrastructure changes to Customer and Production Support teams

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or Business, or equivalent work experience

  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology project management and/or lead systems analysis function

  • SAP implementation and cutover experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of a full life cycle project implementation and support

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization

  • Knowledge of SAP functionality and configuration a plus

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals

  • Proven ability to understand complex business processes and suggest possible solutions

  • Experience leading and managing project team members and deliverables

  • PMP certification and familiarity with SAP ASAP methodology a plus

  • Experience in wholesale distribution a plus

  • High degree of proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project is a must

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and provide effective problem solving

  • Willingness and ability to travel as required

skills: This position is responsible for evaluating, planning and executing IT-related projects. The position requires an individual with a deep understanding of managing complex projects within the infrastructure realm.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following are the primary duties and responsibilities of this position; however, this is not an all-inclusive listing. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Manage the entire project lifecycle from project initiation through closure

  • Be accountable for on-time and on-budget project execution in IT, serve as the first point of contact/liaise between project stakeholders and project team to ensure project success

  • Create, execute, monitor and revise project plan to meet changing project requirements and resources; plan, prepare for and facilitate all project status meetings; manage resolution of project issues including proper escalation to project stakeholders.

  • Identify project resource requirements and timelines and negotiate with IT service owners on resource availability and allocation; lead team members to complete assigned tasks within specified timelines and ensure all team members feel engaged, productive and effective

  • Facilitate project procurement (products and services required by third parties) and consult IT resources as needed; manage project time and cost expectations with project stakeholders

  • Collaborate with Project Owner and stakeholders to assess project risks and ensure mitigation strategies are in place

  • Manage project budget

  • Provide direction and support to project team

  • Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

  • Facilitate issue identification and resolution

  • Document project change requests, assess change impact

  • Conduct project Lessons Learned meetings and use results to continuously improve project and IT processes; promote project management process and the institutionalization of project management standards and best practices through mentoring and lead-by-example

  • Ensure successful transition of applications or infrastructure changes to Customer and Production Support teams

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor's degree in management Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or Business, or equivalent work experience

  • 6 - 8 years experience in an Information Technology project management and/or lead systems analysis function

  • SAP implementation and cutover experience is preferred

  • Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of a full life cycle project implementation and support

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization

  • Knowledge of SAP functionality and configuration a plus

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals

  • Proven ability to understand complex business processes and suggest possible solutions

  • Experience leading and managing project team members and deliverables

  • PMP certification and familiarity with SAP ASAP methodology a plus

  • Experience in wholesale distribution a plus

  • High degree of proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project is a must

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and provide effective problem solving

  • Willingness and ability to travel as required

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