IT Project Manager

Irvine Technology Corporation
Published
March 26, 2021
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

IT Project Manager

IMMEDIATE NEED for a IT Project Manager to join a stable organization based in Houston, TX regarding Direct Hire full time employment.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Responsible for team performance, including but not limited to performance reviews and development of others
  • Full project life cycle ownership, including but not limited to full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders
  • Manage project scope, relevant changes, and all day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs project management team meetings
  • Serve as an internal quality control check for projects
  • Understand and effectively manages through interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate stakeholders
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Continue professional development in order to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices
  • Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract
  • Research best practices within and outside the organization to establish benchmark data and use continuous process improvement disciplines to achieve results

Qualifications:

  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executive sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers to drive successful project completion
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written, verbal and presentation) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Self-motivated and decisive, possesses the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Experience negotiating vendor contracts, drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products
  • Must be able to learn, understand and apply new technologies
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC Methodologies, Agile, SCRUM, SDLC / Waterfall
  • Technically competent with various software programs, including but not limited to Microsoft Office (Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio), Microsoft Projects, ServiceNow, and Jira
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study preferred
  • 5 years of project management experience, including tracking, planning, and executing complex projects
  • 5 years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
  • 5 years of experience with full product lifecycle with understanding of development lifecycle and various technology methodologies that support that lifecycle
  • PMI and/or PMP Certification
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership
  • Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs
  • Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas in order to achieve a common business objective
  • Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross - functional environment

Please send your resume to Dave Lim, Senior Technical Recruiter for immediate consideration. Let us help you secure an interview!

ABOUT US

Irvine Technology Corporation (ITC) is a leading provider of technology and staffing solutions for IT, Security, Engineering, and Interactive Design disciplines servicing startups to enterprise clients, nationally. We pride ourselves in the ability to introduce you to our intimate network of business and technology leaders – bringing you opportunity coupled with personal growth, and professional development!  Join us. Let us catapult your career!

 

Irvine Technology Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Irvine Technology Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

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