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PMO IT Project Manager

Posted about 1 month ago

Rebuild Americas Infrastructure with Our Fortune 200 Materials and Logistics Client!

The PMO IT Project Manager is responsible for the overall planning, budget , status management and completion of IT projects. This position will be for Infrastructure Projects. You would use project management skills to define project approach, identify risk / issues, provide reporting structures and ensure projects are delivered with quality while they are completed within budget, on time and in scope. In the event project forecasts and change request(s) occur indicating a change in scope, budget or time, proper expectation and communication delivery is expected.

This position will need an expert coordinator to track progress of tasks. Help the team with documentation as needed. An understanding of tracking a budget, forecasting and communicating is very important. Someone that likes to work on a lot of small projects that keep the business running. Not afraid of calling vendors to help coordinate scheduling and activities for team or with team’s guidance. Someone that can keep a lot of open working tasks tracked in a busy environments and thrives on changing from one priority to the next easily. Need a person that can help bring order to multiple moving parts to a successful delivery. Able to follow company processes

Managing a multi-disciplinary team across functional work streams primarily in the infrastructure area
Proven experience managing implementation projects with task/work responsibility shared across multiple system integrators
Proven experience leading Infrastructure projects such as data centers, disaster recovery, server, network, equipment replacement and projects involving telcom.
Develop project plan in Microsoft Project from team input, tracking plan/ tasks to establishing next steps for team from project plan, reporting weekly on status updates from team.
Excellent communication, assertive, friendly and approachable with ability to work with many personalities.
Extremely organized with the ability to be flexible and adhere to the PMO controls to guide a project to a successful conclusion.
Team player that understands who is responsible, accountable, consulted and informed during a project to help proper lines of communication and work deliverables transact smoothly throughout project process.
Integrate project plans and schedules to create a cohesive plan with identifiable critical path, task dependencies and major milestones.
Build project budgets and track project expenses.
Manage risks and issues logs for project.
Track project communications, meeting minutes, and major decisions
Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity from beginning to end.
Maintain professional communication and working relationships with project stakeholders and team members.

Required Skills and Qualifications 
Project Management – 5-7 years required
5-7 years infrastructure projects
Active Project Management Professional PMP® certification, or working towards
Experience with a formalized PMO structure and PPM tool such as Microsoft Project Online is a plus
Concise and diplomatic communication skills
Must have extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools ( Microsoft Project is a must), resource management practices and change management techniques.
Must be able to suggest plans to integrate new and existing processes.
Provides input and supports planning and prioritization for business process engineering related activities, including developing the business unit process engineering plan and integrating that plan with the corporate plan.
Possesses knowledge and experience leveraging both IT solutions and business process improvements.
Participates in continuous review and update to ensure that processes meet changing business unit conditions.