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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-08571
Location: Racine, Wisconsin
Job Title: IT Project Manager
Duration: 12+ Months Contract (Possible Extensions)

Location: Racine, WI 53403
 
Job Description:

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • The position is accountable for successfully managing Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) project assignments and related resource and financial management activities.
  • This role will report directly to the I&O PMO team and follow existing project and program governance practices.
  • Follow existing PMI methodology instituted. Align project management assignments with required ITIL processes, i.e., Change and Release management.
  • Work with the I&O PMO to define project scope and success criteria for assigned projects.
  • Manage IT projects, initiation through closeout, as assigned and within the stated parameters of cost, quality and benefit realization.
  • Provide constructive, two-way communication between project teams and PMO management.
  • Ensure alignment with I&O PMO through regular milestone updates.
 
Specific Requirements:
  • Execution Excellence. The ability to drive and maintain accountability for commitments. Can execute responsibilities in an efficient, focused manner. Plan, implement and continuously improve processes to meet timelines, budget and performance objectives. Monitor progress and direct others to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to impact individual project direction through influence and collaboration.
  • Highly proactive and result-oriented with proven track record of success in all phases of project delivery.
  • Broad technical background and experiences to anticipate, address and mitigate issues early and throughout the project cycle.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the original project plan. Can effectively communicate changes or delays to team members and key stakeholders.
  • Adept at working productively with all I&O teams, including external vendors & suppliers.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to communicate accurately and concisely to all levels within the company ranging from team members to Senior Leadership.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and communicate work load prioritization within and between project teams.
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency and decisiveness. Takes prompt action to accomplish goals.
  • Proactively attempts to influence events rather than passively accept outcomes.
  • Independently, and working with others, able to generate new, innovative ideas to improve business value and reduce costs.
  • Demonstrated high level of curiosity, creativity, and strong problem solving skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks simultaneously
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A minimum of 7-10 years of relevant IT job experience with at least 3-5 years of project management experience.
  • Experience working in a mature PMO with formal process, stage gates, reporting, financial tracking, etc.
  • Experience with complex system implementations/conversions.
  • General knowledge of ITIL with experience working/implementing in organizations that have implemented ITIL.
  • Experience implementing ITIL based systems such as Service Now, Cherwell, etc.
  • Experience working in a large geographically dispersed organization
  • Experience leading cross functional projects against demanding timelines.
  • Experience working with virtual teams.
  • Ability to lead, collaborate, challenge and influence peers.
  • Passion for project based execution and process improvement.
  • PMI (PMP) Certification a plus