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IT Project Manager - Full-time - Maine

at Cianbro in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

The IT Project Manager (PM) is accountable for the execution of project discovery, planning & design, deliver & build, and closeout of projects. Throughout the project lifecycle, the PM will be the primary contact for internal customers and external partners on the projects they manage. The PM will effectively communicate with all Stakeholders and recognize resource requirements and project deliverables to meet customer expectations. They will also be directly responsible for building project schedules and oversee quality control of the project until turn-over is complete.

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy & Planning

Define project scope, goals, and deliverables that align with business goals in collaboration with management and stakeholders

Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis

Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.

Plan, schedule, and track project timelines, milestones, and deliverables using appropriate tools

Preparation of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and identify problem areas

Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle

Conduct project closeout and create a report of lessons learned in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements

Collaborate with Project Delivery Excellence team to develop best practices and tools for project execution and management

Acquisition & Deployment

Estimate role and resource loads to define project participants that will best achieve project goals.

Draft and submit budget proposals and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary

Facilitate the process to secure appropriate vendor/system selection

Responsible for communication and readiness planning for successful project turnover

Determine and assess the need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary, during the project cycle

Operational Management

Direct and manage project development from beginning to end

Develop project plans and associated communications documents

Assist project team to define project tasks and responsibilities and manage deliverables as necessary

Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team

Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path

Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, project artifacts, and presentations

Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans

Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS

 

Education & Experience

Bachelors' degree in Computer Science or Business Management preferred; five or more years in relevant experience or equivalent combination

Minimum 3 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of IT project delivery, process development, and execution

Competent and proficient understanding of Project Management software platforms; Planview PPM Pro, ProjectPlace, LeanKit experience as a project manager desirable

Technical writing, including the ability to understand a business problem, draft requirements, and translate into executable tasks

Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Windows, Office365,

Background in construction a plus

Personal Attributes

Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with cross-functional teams

Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities

Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently

Flexible and adaptable during times of change

Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating

Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments

Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise

Ability to bring a project to successful completion through political sensitivity

Strong written and oral communication skills; as well as interpersonal skills

Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products

Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies

Customer service focused

Strong attention to detail

Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial

 

Work Conditions

Located in Pittsfield, ME.

Salaried position

Sitting for extended periods of time

Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings

Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients,... For full info follow application link.

 

Cianbro is an employee owned, tobacco-free, equal opportunity employer of women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and other protected categories.

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Job Posting: 625440

Posted On: Oct 19, 2021

Updated On: Oct 19, 2021