Project Manager II

» Project Manager II
Information Technology
in Raleigh
, NC
Reference: 19-03860

Description:

The Project Manager is responsible for providing the required leadership on multiple medium sized projects or larger more complex projects by inspiring team members to attain project goals and meet the expectations of the project. They create and execute project work plans and revise them accordingly to meet changing needs and adapt the established project management processes and methodology.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for delivering medium to large projects on-time, on-budget, and meeting functional and quality specifications
  • Uses approved processes, templates, and tools to execute project delivery and receives waivers for acceptable exceptions
  • Experience with medium to large, innovative new product development initiatives involving multiple technologies, stake holders and business processes to align to a business benefit
  • Forecasts, manages, and reports on project financials, planned and actual project schedule, and resources utilization
  • Understands basic revenues models and cost to completion projections making decisions accordingly
  • Uses established scheduling techniques to derive the project schedules, identifies the critical path and potential risks; Effectively applying the scheduling standards and enforcing them with the project teams
  • Identifies resources needed to complete work and collaborates with resource manager(s) to assemble appropriate skills/teams and resources
  • Manages issues, risks, and changes using appropriate and agreed upon processes and tools established within the Project Management Office
  • Manages Project Expenditures both Forecast and Actual (Capital Budget)
  • Understands and communicates impact of organizational process changes
  • Facilitates Project Reviews and provides information for audits, status reports, and Executive review meetings
  • Leads Project Team to maintains project work plans and draft required deliverables

Requirements:

  • Proven and continued development of  leadership capabilities, strong  judgement, and the ability to work effectively with and influence clients, team  members, management, and external groups to delivery project within defined constraints
  • Proven ability to acquire a thorough understanding of the business/client environment and systems, connectivity, and application technology alternatives
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks at various stages of completion
  • Strong facilitation skills; communicates effectively with the business to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions as required
  • Strong initiative, flexibility, and ability to thrive in a deadline oriented atmosphere
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of various technologies including, applications, databases, networking, telecommunications and connectivity
  • One or more functional business process competencies
  • Ability to supervise others, including mentoring and coaching
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and planning ability

Education:

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent
  • Project Management certification (CAPM or PMP); preferred
  • MBA or related advanced degree, preferred

Training Requirements (Licenses, Programs or Certificates):

  • Worked within a Project Management Office providing input to improving key processes
  • Project Management Institute certification (CAPM or PMP); preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suite of products, (i.e. Visio, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, etc.)
  • Project Management training and/or project lead experience of 3+ years (PMP, CAPM, SCRUM Master, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Word, Excel, MS Project, Outlook, Visio software programs

Job experience (number of years, type/level of previous experience):

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in business analysis, system analysis, and design or infrastructure design/development/support
  • 5+ years of experience in a Project Management role with a strong background in team development
  • Familiar with Clarity or other Portfolio/Program Management Software