Technical IT Project Manager
Our Client is looking to recruit a Technical IT Project Manager who will be responsible for a set of projects (investments including the systems and organization change management within the business community – internally and with external business partners).
This role is for the management of projects with significant IT infrastructure and systems work content.
Work with Systems Analysts and Business Process Champions to clarify project objectives and constraints.
Estimate resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
Work closely with project sponsor, Business Process Champions, and cross-functional teams to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and detailed schedule for proposed projects.
Implement and manage changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
Work with other managers to identify and manage risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the organization.
Take responsibility for setting the agenda, driving issues forward and quickly identify the root cause of any problem.
Perform team-based project planning, implementation, and reporting using informal/formal program/project and risk management tools and techniques to mitigate cost, schedule, and technical impacts to the organization.
Lead the review/assessment of proposed projects and investments to establish executable and achievable plans within the proposed schedule, budget, and customer proposal requirements.
Actively manage a critical path which allows for a line of sight into risk/issues before they have project/program impact
During project execution, confirm internal team consensus that the organization is positioned for success; resolve conflicts among the team.
Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about project status, risks, mitigations, dependencies, adjustments, and progress.
Manage work with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
Monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
Skill and experience required for the role:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field
At least 8 years of IT project management and related experience
Excellent knowledge of information technology aspects, specifically with IT infrastructure environments and business systems implementations
Strong track of managing IT projects in a global environment that involve mergers & acquisitions, ERP systems, networking, voice, compliance, IT security, software development, and working with vendors
Proven ability to work with IT teams, business stakeholders, and external vendors
Proven ability to solve problems creatively
Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
Experience managing projects through standard project lifecycle methodologies (waterfall and hybrid)
Excellent analytical skills
Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
Excellent planning and organization ability
Excellent time management skills
Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
Excellent management and leadership qualities
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
The salary for this position will be in the range $100K - $120K.
The Company is based in Trumbull, Connecticut USA.
Please send your CV to us in Word format along with your salary in USD and your availability.