Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity from beginning to end. Communicates and collaborates well with others in a matrix organizational structure. Ability to learn and adhere to processes to ensure project artifacts and deliverables are following standards. Leads assigned Business projects as assigned by the IT PMO under minimal supervision.
The PMO IT Project Manager III will work with Project team to implement best-in-class applications and enhancements and process improvements. Responsible for organizing and facilitating status updates, presentations, project schedule, financial reporting, and risk management. Project manager would use project management skills to work with the team to provide project deliverables, identify project risks, organize workshops and training venues. Some projects will be companywide, large projects that require appropriate levels of communication and task coordination to ensure projects are delivered with quality. Understand the triple constraints of a project and how to control project scope, cost, and schedule.
A background showing 5-7 years managing multiple software / hardware and/or ERP projects with the below experience:
Managing a multi-disciplinary team across functional work streams.
Proven experience managing implementation projects with task/work responsibility shared across multiple system integrators.
Proven experience leading Enterprise Software releases, ERP implementation projects and/or business process re-engineering projects.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)
Ultimately responsible for partnering with business partner to uphold the project scope and objectives.
Responsible for using Project Management best practice to guide a project with the stakeholders and/or business.
Deliver projects on budget with desired outcomes. Will utilize skills to forecast financials of project to effectively communicate any variance to sponsor and required management.
Able to articulate problems, bring the right people together to solve problems of the project and know when the problem has been properly addressed and closed—all this with the proper sense of urgency that the problem requires.
Conduct weekly status reviews with project team and work with project team to obtain updates for weekly status reporting and PowerPoint presentations to include updates on timeline, health of project indicators, accomplishments, and planned upcoming items.
Maintain project governance with regular status meetings and reports, stand-ups and/or review sessions to keep team organized and moving forward to successful project closure.
Screens projects for risks, actions, issues, decisions, financial viability, and opportunities for sustainable improvement. Understands the end-to-end impact, along with cross functional impact. Formulates and implements solutions.
Project may involve working with multiple vendors and making sure vendor PM aligns to deliverables, SOW, invoicing, and timeline.
Works with Analysts and IT PMs to performs validation, and liaises with project leadership about budget, forecast, accruals, and reclassifications that may need to occur on project.
With input from project leadership, updates project forecast, submits accruals, and reclassifications to maintain project financial standards.
Monitors project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility with delivery lead.
Develop a detailed project plan/schedule to track progress.
Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
Create, maintain, and store project documentation and records.
Responsible for defining, teaching, and enforcing the use of good project management practices with project team.
Excellent communicator who understands that frequent, consistent communication helps keep teams aligned and progressing forward with project. Respectful and upholds team dignity throughout project.
Encourages and supports escalations: communicates to all concerned parties project milestones, status updates, as well as any existing or potential escalation issues. Proactively follows escalation and change control processes.
Serves as a role model in promoting good working relationships across a project. Cultivates the people skills needed to develop trust and communication among all of a project’s stakeholders. This includes executing the proper communication and coordination of cross functional project teams to ensure seamless delivery.
Engages in building consensus, developing contingency planning, and providing recommend solutions.
Lead project teams in strategic meetings and follow up with meeting minutes.
Understands Software Development Lifecycle.
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to follow Governance and utilize required formatting of PowerPoint presentations as required.
Energy experience is a plus
Experience in Business-facing engagements
• Bachelor Degree
• Masters, a plus
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
• Self-motivated, works with appropriate urgency, friendly and assertive.
• Extremely detail-oriented and organized.
• Exceptional time management skills.
• Excellent, concise writing and communication skills.
12655 IT Project Manager-PMO III Hybrid