Senior IT Project Manager

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Location

San Jose, CA

Reference ID

Job-10476

Type

Contract

Duration

1 year

Start Date

Immediate

Skills

Project Manager, PM, PMO, SDLC, rapid change, PMP

Salary per

Hourly

We are seeking a Senior IT Project Manager to work on a 12 month project in San Jose, CA.

Position Responsibilities:

• Directs the application of various technical disciplines such as process improvement, data analysis, architectural review, quality assurance and facilitation. Provides objective advice, expertise and leadership support to the PMaaS team with the aim of creating value, driving program work, and delivering to business expectations
• Builds relationships and collaborate cross-functionally to lead project delivery teams to develop standardized project documents and processes.
• Directs and leads the delivery of highly complex IT applications and systems, which includes leadership of multiple dependent projects across multiple functional areas and technology platforms
• Responsible for project oversight, including planning, directing, and managing cross-functional team members
• Develops program-level vision, strategy, approach, and implementation plans required to achieve necessary business outcomes
• Facilitates the creation of business cases, program road-maps, and program governance structures to support Project Managers. Ensures the integrated scope, schedule, budget, and quality of multiple project teams
• Identifies, tracks and manages project/program level risks and issues. Serves as escalation point to resolve project/program issues, remove roadblocks, formulate contingency plans and communicate status to programs executive leadership team. Ensures the sequencing of projects is appropriate at the program level
• Functions as central point of project/program communication and status for project/program team members, stakeholders, management and executives. Communications are professional, timely, and clear and present the correct level of information based on audience
• Partner closely with internal customers and other technology personnel to define objectives, scope, budget, resource needs, and success criteria associated with proposed and approved projects
• Build relationships and collaborate cross-functionally to lead project delivery teams towards successful project outcomes
• Utilize System Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Project Management Methodology to manage the development, customization, configuration, testing, and implementation of IT systems
• Manage project deliverables and milestones within approved timelines and budget
• Manage and coordinate day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of approved projects
• Adhere to IT governance processes. Provide monthly project status and financial updates for approved projects

Qualifications:
• BS/BA (with an IT focus) preferred or equivalent experience
• 15+ years of relevant industry experience, with at least 10 years of hands-on IT Program/Project Management experience
• Experience with M&A/integration related projects is a plus
• Experience with Waterfall/Agile/Scrum methodologies/processes
• Must possess strong documentation skills and can work with rapid change and fast pace
• Proven ability to influence and/or lead high performing/geographically dispersed teams
• Excellent analytical, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills to manage complex process and technology issues
• Ability to effectively manage stakeholder expectations
• Knowledge of, and effective use of different influencing styles
• Ability and work with and align different stakeholder groups towards consensus
• Experience with Organizational Change Management techniques and methodologies as part of the overall project delivery methodology
• Excellent desktop software skills – MS Project, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, etc
Additional Desired Qualifications
• Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is highly desired
• MBA a plus

Please apply today!

For more information, please email: Job-10476@thecarreraagency.com.

Senior IT Project Manager

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