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IT Project Manager

  • Location: Birmingham, Alabama, 35244
  • Salary: 0.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

***Only candidates that can work directly on W2 without sponsorship need apply.*** 

 Our healthcare based client is looking for a senior PM resource with a Bachelor's degree and Agile experience to join their team. Experience with software, risks, budgets, defining requirements, influencing change, and mentoring other team members is required. A background in full scale project plans and the tracking of project milestones and deliverables is a must. In this role you will need to take the initiative, be self-motivated and work with the application development team.  Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Leads the project team to utilize appropriate project management tools and processes; ensures project management best practices are utilized and key learnings are captured.
  • Ensures compliance with documented IT processes and enhances customer satisfaction.
  • May manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Leads other Project Managers (PMs) working on the same project.
  • Works with project owners, project teams and executive decision-makers on program/project related issues.
  • Understands business processes and serves as an IT functional subject matter expert (SME).
  • Works as second or assistant PM on larger projects or programs.
  • Supports Project Managers with project plans, documentation, meetings, status reports, and other activities.
  • May provide support to one or more Project Management Office (PMO) functions.
  • Stays current on project management techniques, technology trends, industry trends and corporate initiatives.
  • Manages risks and issues, which includes identification, tracking and management.
  • Mentors, educates and trains project team members and fellow PMs on project management best practices.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Management Information Systems (MIS), Computer Science (CS), or related technical field degree
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification; or obtain a PMP within one year of hiring
  • 6 years of Information Technology (IT) experience with at least 4 years being IT project management experience working in a structured project environment
  • Agile
  • Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and hardware
  • Experience in software engineering or IT Infrastructure
  • Excellent knowledge and competence in project management methodologies
  • Experience using MS Project, MS Office or similar applications
  • Experience leading and working independently as an IT Project Manager on large scale corporate projects or initiatives
  • Experience with project management (PM) or Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools, along with PM techniques and methodologies
  • Experience with project planning, scheduling, tracking and reporting
  • Experience with project risk and issue management
  • Experience with change management and process improvement
  • Experience educating, training and mentoring project teams
  • Experience as an Information Technology (IT) functional subject matter expert (SME)
  • Solid communication and relationship building skills
  • Hands-on coding experience preferred

This permanent position comes with a full suite of benefits including a bonus. The dress code is on the dressy side of business casual, the work environment is a cubicle and parking is free.