Senior IT Project Manager

Senior IT Project Manager


The Senior IT Project Manager will lead medium to large-scale business systems implementations and technology deployment efforts. This role is responsible for leading teams to deliver project(s) that span across one or more business areas. The Senior IT Project Manager will also manage resources, schedules and budgets, and adhere to stage gate quality and software development life cycle (SDLC) control guidelines. This includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Partner with internal Procurement team during software acquisition phase to develop scope, initial requirements, resource plan and establish relationship with selected vendor
  • Develop comprehensive project charters which define the scope, objectives, success factors, deliverables, and resource requirements aligning to enterprise strategies
  • Set project goals and define performance criteria such as quality standards, deadlines and cost requirements
  • Establish realistic goals and implement action plans for achieving set objectives
  • Work closely with System and Business Analysts to develop detailed business requirements
  • Develop detailed project plans that identify tasks, timelines, dependencies, critical path items, resource requirements, etc.
  • Communicate with project and/or resource managers and team members to keep them informed on changes, needs, issues in project operations
  • Proactively track project-related issues and risks and develop mitigation plans
  • Continuously monitor the health of projects and escalate issues and challenges as required
  • Lead project meetings and status reporting sessions
  • Manage vendor resources as outlined in contracts, including review and approval of invoices
  • Actively manage project scope and any necessary change management activities
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery
  • Provide executive level communication regarding project health
  • Act as coach to motivate and mentor project team to achieve set objectives
  • Leads and/or assists with both internal and external dispute resolution to protect Workiva’s best interests

 

What You’ll Need

Education
  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related field.
  • Related fields may include Business or IT-related field

 

Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, from individual contributors to leadership
  • Strong organizational skills, conflict resolution/problem-solving skills, and detail orientated
  • Listen and support teams in problem-identification and decision-making
  • Encourage an environment that values mutual respect, openness, and courage
  • Think beyond day-to-day activities
  • Ability to manage and delegate work as part of a team
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate a record of achievement
  • Ability to manage projects according to company priorities and strategies over individual needs

 

 

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Posted on

December 2, 2022