Project Manager

Job Responsibilities:

The role is responsible is for management of projects. Focuses on meeting project commitments, including communications with sponsors, stakeholders, etc. Spends significant time on project management responsibilities. As assigned, lead or assist in the planning, implementation and introduction of projects for new systems and technologies.

Job Duties:

Regular exposure to business stakeholders and executive management, as well as the authority and scope to apply your expertise to many interesting technical problems.
The position requires constant communication with colleagues.
Accomplishes information technology staff results by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures.
Maintains staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; maintaining a safe and secure work environment; developing personal growth opportunities.
Maintains organization's effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies.
Directs technological research by studying organization goals, strategies, practices, and user projects.
Completes projects by coordinating resources and timetables with user departments and data center.
Verifies application results by conducting system audits of technologies implemented.
Preserves assets by implementing disaster recovery and back-up procedures and information security and control structures.
Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes; identifying problems; evaluating trends; anticipating requirements.
Accomplishes financial objectives by forecasting requirements; preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective action.
Maintains quality service by establishing and enforcing organization standards.
Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills and Qualifications:

Ability to use initiative to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a team environment; able to solicit feedback
Exceptional and effective interpersonal and communication skills to interact with clients and colleagues to troubleshoot and optimize performance
Solid problem solving skills to proactively identify, define, and resolve problems and concerns
Strong time management skills
Excellent project management and organization skills with demonstrated ability to prioritize, multitask, focus and meet tight deadlines
Outstanding teamwork skills.
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet project deadlines.
Project management experience/know-how critical.
Proficient at use of business-oriented technology applications.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

Minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible experience, including experience successfully managing various projects.
Outstanding grasp of information technology concepts and processes.
Demonstrated aptitude for effective leadership of staff. Bachelor’s degree preferred.