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IT Project Manager

Company: Kforce Technology
Location: Trumbull
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client that is seeking an IT Project Manager in Trumbull, CT. Summary: The IT Project Manager is responsible for a set of projects (investments including the systems and organization change management within the business community - internally and with external business partners). This role is for the management of projects with significant IT infrastructure and business system implementations. Duties Include:

  • IT Project Manager will work with Systems Analysts and Business Process Champions to clarify project objectives and constraints
  • Estimate resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner
  • Work closely with project sponsor, Business Process Champions, and cross-functional teams to plan and develop scope, deliverables, required resources, work plan, budget, and detailed schedule for proposed projects
  • Implement and manage changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved
  • Work with other managers to identify and manage risks and opportunities across multiple projects within the organization
  • As an IT Project Manager, you will take responsibility for setting the agenda, driving issues forward and quickly identify the root cause of any problem
  • Perform team-based project planning, implementation, and reporting using informal/formal program/project and risk management tools and techniques to mitigate cost, schedule, and technical impacts to the organization
  • Lead the review/assessment of proposed projects and investments to establish executable and achievable plans within the proposed schedule, budget, and customer proposal requirements
  • Actively manage a critical path which allows for a line of sight into risk/issues before they have project/program impact
  • During project execution, confirm internal team consensus that the organization is positioned for success; Resolve conflicts among the team Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business, or a related field
    • At least 5 years of IT project management
    • Excellent knowledge of IT infrastructure environments, business system implementations, and software development
    • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
    • Experience managing projects through standard project lifecycle methodologies (waterfall and hybrid)
    • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
    • Experience with managing IT projects that includes mergers & acquisitions and ERP system implementations
    • * Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred
    • Possesses ability to organize and follow-through on multiple tasks; Recognizes and attends to vital details with accuracy and efficiency; Effectively prioritizes work of staff members; Works to complete goals, tasks, and plans Able to:
      • Anticipate potential problems and analyzes alternative solutions
      • Develop/maintain effective working relationships by listening attentively to others
      • Communicate ideas clearly (written & verbal) while relating to people in an open/sincere manner and participating effectively in meetings
      • Assist in finding solutions as well as identifying problems; communicates appropriately with team members and project stakeholders
      • Adapt readily to change, work effectively in stressful situations, need limited guidance and direction Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce Technology, New England , IT Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Trumbull, Northeast

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