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IT Project Manager

Description:
Our client's Global Business Systems (GBS) IT is looking for a highly motivated, business-focused IT Project Manager (PM) to join its Business Application Services (BAS) project office.

The BAS Project Office is part of an enterprise shared services organization, and is responsible for leading significant business transformation technology projects that span across the company. These projects span the business functions and our organization supports both Enterprise as well as Business-specific solutions.

This position will lead $200,000 to $2M, high visibility internal technology projects in a fast-paced environment. Using our client's corporate project management processes and methods, the PM will lead cross-functional, multi-business teams; collaborating at all levels of the enterprise to ensure project success and satisfied stakeholders. The PM is ultimately responsible for planning and executing the project, and enabling the internal customer organization to achieve their objectives and realize business value.

The position reports to the BAS Project Office.

Additional Job Details:
* Lead project initiation, definition, planning, coordination, and delivery of key strategic initiatives
* Coordinate with stakeholders to define business objectives, determine scope and funding needs, and establish business cases supporting project investments
* Prepare project execution plans and ensures projects are completed on schedule, within budget, meet technical requirements, and achieve business objectives
* Select, develop, and leverage appropriate technical and business resources needed for successful project execution
* Align project team around the project's visions, strategy, goals, and business objectives
* Manage cross-functional project teams; Manage project resources; Track team member performance; Maintain project repositories
* Coordinate and control team activities, including technical implementation tasks, process re-engineering, and organizational change activities to achieve desired results
* Manage and assess project risk
* Manage budget and schedule
* Follow established detailed processes and procedures, including Earned Value Management System (EVMS) and our client's Integrated Product Development System (IPDS)
* Identify and engage appropriate technical and business resources needed for successful project execution
* Lead project reviews with customers/stakeholders, including senior IT and business leaders
* Coordinate and maintain program communications
* Document and review lessons learned
*Identify and establish effective internal and external relationships to accomplish project objectives
* Provide technical and analytical guidance to project team
* Active supplier management including alignment of the critical path within an integrated schedule
* Manage relationships with all internal and external suppliers
* Define and manage readiness elements that support achieving business and financial objectives
* Ensure project results are of the highest caliber, meeting technical and behavioral objectives, business case targets, and planned value

Required Skills:
Minimum 8+ years applicable experience and a Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of work experience in IT Project Management plus some schooling/certifications
* Experience working with technical teams to define and implement IT solution architectures, including software development, software configuration and integration, and IT infrastructure implementations
* Experience effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously
* Familiarity with Agile/SAFE, DevOps
* Develop business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT spending and initiatives
* Influence and work across multiple organizations and levels, as well as across multiple geographic regions
* Skill leading and participating in virtual meetings
* Elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources
* Experience working independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
* Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications (i.e., Project, Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
* Travel within US possible to support project activities with geographically distributed teams

Desired Skills:
* Experience managing IT projects using our client's IT IPDS
* Formal project management methodologies, including EVMS
* Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool
* Project Management certification a plus
* Six Sigma certification a plus
 
Job Number: NH48414
Job Location: Billerica, MA
Input Date: 04/03/2019
Firm Name: APOLLO PROFESSIONAL SOLUTIONS
Attention: Gina Smith
Address: 7310 RITCHIE HWY STE 400
City, State: GLEN BURNIE, MD 21061-3092
800 Phone: 866/277-3343
Website: www.apollopros.com

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