Coordinates infrastructure migration activity between technical teams, application teams, change management and key stakeholders
Oversees/Manages/Leads project execution, integration and implementation
Coordinates activities, resources, and information sharing ensuring the delivery of projects and key milestones
Monitors, tracks and reports on project’s progress to stakeholders and other governance bodies
Proactively manages performance, cost, scope, schedule, quality and other key project management activities
Identifies, manages, and escalates risks, issues and change requests to appropriate decision makers
Develops, manages and maintains the project work plan, schedule, risk / issues, and documentation utilizing project management tools and techniques
Makes certain that clients’ needs are met as projects evolve
Act as the point of contact and communicate project status and Key Performance Indicators adequately to all participants and stakeholders
Successfully manages projects numerous resources – including those functionally aligned as part of the project and organizationally aligned resources
Responsible for the end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution
Oversees periodic weekend project execution activities – every 2-4 weeks
Manage work stream and governance meetings, maintains meeting minutes and action item follow ups
3-6 Month engagement, with a possibility of extension
experience as an IT project manager in a broad range of infrastructure related projects, including network, server and database solution deployments
Background in technology, Linux, Microsoft Server, networking and middleware, with the ability to coordinate with subject matters amongst these teams
Self-starter, proactive and works well with diverse groups
Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate to both technical and non-technical audiences, as appropriate
Comfortable facilitating and presenting to groups
MS Project, Outlook, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint advanced experience required
Possesses professional knowledge of product / function and applies knowledge to project activities to enhance delivery
Deeply understands all project management disciplines and their key activities, processes, and artifacts
Understands the relationship of their project(s) to the overall program
Leadership – Ability to work with team members to set and achieve development goals and provide constructive feedback throughout the project lifecycle
Knowledge of a formal project management methodology (e.g. PMI, Prince 2, etc.) and/or the Technology SDLC/PDLC Process, project planning tools (eg. MS Project) and project change strategies
General Project Management – Experience creating appropriate project documentation, balances stakeholder needs, and effectively negotiates tradeoffs between scope, schedule, and budget; Balances needs of multiple stakeholders. Gains buy-in from groups who may be resistant to change
Schedule Management – Understanding of how to create, manage and understand impacts to project scope, constraints, and schedule. Manages projects according to work plan. Performs critical path analysis
Cost Management – Experience developing and routinely reassessing project budgets to account for variances and ensures accuracy. Creates budget reports to compare actual with forecasted costs
Communication Management – Experience creating performance and status reports for relevant stakeholders
Risk & Issue Management – Understands how to develop and manage project risk and issue management plans; Analyzes risks by probability and severity to assess their impact on project delivery; Implements solutions to mitigate risk threats
Resource Management – Understands how to develop project organization chart and governance structures. Defines roles and responsibilities of team members
Quality Management – Experience defining processes and standards around governance, communication, and quality. Develops deliverable acceptance plans and criteria
Change Request Management – Ability to identify and develop strategy for changes in scope, schedule, and cost. Develops strategic rationale for change including costs, benefits, tradeoffs, etc.
Implementation and Transition Management – Ability to create transition plans, identify lessons learned and applies the lessons learned to future projects"
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