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IT Project Manager I
Ref No.: 18-01393
Location: Johnston, Iowa
We have a Contract role for a IT Planning Lead with our client in Johnston, IA. Please let me know if you or any of your friends would be interested in this position.

The details of the position are:
IT Planning Lead

  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills coupled with leadership skills to lead a team to successful project completions.
  • A strong understanding of computer technology, methodology, and full life-cycle development is also important to succeed at this position.
  • Utilizes and provides project management expertise to determine work assignments involving the work teams.
  • Establishes priorities and gathers the resources necessary to staff the work teams. Determines the design of major components involved in the project.
  • Determines, among existing technology, which to be deployed on project. Integrates and coordinates with end user, user group or business management.
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of relatively small or tactical projects which are generally of lower complexity.
  • Includes: - collaborating within IT to create IT project plans and forecasted IT milestones - assisting Division Lead with IT project capacity supply & demand - monitoring IT plans, forecasts, and risks to initiate re-planning efforts as needed - develop feature roadmaps for delivery area in support of IT priorities.
  • Key Accountabilities: Planning, managing the IT plan, and closing assigned projects. ·
  • Create IT plans and forecasted IT milestones for assigned delivery area (includes developing EPPM tasks &budget). ·Manage and escalate IT project risks to Delivery Manager.
  • Determine IT project capacity and lead impact analysis and re-planning efforts by continually monitoring IT plans and forecasted internal/external milestones. ·Rally setup & maintenance for assigned delivery area.
  • Create PSI Feature Roadmaps for delivery area in alignment with approved portfolio and IT plans. Communicate IT Status & Metrics to IT Leadership. Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience:
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills coupled with leadership skills to lead a team to successful project completions.
  • Participates in the project planning process of new products and/or major improvements to existing products. Develops the project plan and leads the project team in executing that plan.
  • Acquires a solid foundation in project management and experience in managing projects.
  • Project plan developed by focusing on project definition, scope, business requirements, cost, completion dates, resource allocation, and quality/reliability.
  • Uses risk management, communications strategies, etc. as part of managing to the success of projects. Provides day to day work direction and assistance to a group of professional staff, primarily in the context of work needed against project plans.
  • Determines resources needed to assure successful completion of project and secures resources from others (project leader/champion, process owner, division leader, etc.).
  • Assists in coaching and developing team members.
  • Provides performance input to team members managers.
  • Develops, tracks, and meets the capital and expense budget, generally at the project level.
  • Monitors ongoing project status and maintains communication with business partners or stakeholders regarding the project status.
  • Majority of communications focused within project team.
  • Adheres to existing Information Technology (IT) processes, contributes to their improvement, and expects the same of others.
  • Ensures project quality by adhering to standards in development, testing and, quality methodologies assuring integration with other systems.
  • Contributes to the technical decisions of the project team.
  • Assists in resolution of difficult technical issues whether within the company or with outside suppliers. May be responsible for establishing the overall technical direction.
  • Understanding of applications development environment, database, data management and infrastructure capabilities and constraints. - Skill in interpersonal communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution. - Business process knowledge of assigned area(s) and/or function(s).
  • Education/Work Experience: - Degree in an Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience - Experience working with applications, data, infrastructure, and/or IT security - Information technology experience and/or business experience - MS Project, Rally, Service Now. 
  • And all Microsoft office, PPT and [advanced] Excel specifically. Desired Skills, Knowledge & Relevant.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please email your resume at Also, you can call us at # (630) 576 1904.
About Generis Tek:
Generis Tek is a boutique IT/Professional staffing based in Chicagoland. We offer both Contingent Labor & Permanent placement services to several Fortune 500 clients Nationwide.
Our philosophy is based on delivering long-term value and build lasting relationships with our clients, consultants and employees. Our fundamental success lies in understanding our clients’ specific needs and working very closely with our consultants to create a right fit for both sides. We aspire to be our client’s most trusted business partner.