Information Technology Project Manager
Less than 5 years experience • Business Services
PTC Org G&A
Job Description for Advertising Purposes Project Manager
As part of the IT Strategy and Planning Organization, the Program Management Office (PMO) is responsible for matrix managing projects spanning Information Technology and PTC business areas. We are currently seeking to fill a role for an experienced Project Manager to join the IT PMO and provide project management services for PTC’s Global Business Services focused strategic initiatives. This individual will be responsible for the successful execution of one or more projects by managing people (PTC management, Program team, Delivery leads, technical teams and co-workers) with different skills who have been brought together to complete a program of work according to a plan and budget.
Represents Project Sponsor – Works directly with the project sponsor, representing the sponsor’s vision & perspectives.
Project Scope & Strategy – Leads the definition of scope, producing a project charter and presenting the strategy to manage the specific project.
Project Team – Builds & assembles the appropriate participants to complete the assigned project according to plan and budget. Performs resource capacity planning and resource leveling for initiatives within span of control.
Project Liaison – Demonstrates command and control of project activities between involved parties ensuring expectations are clear and supporting documentation is available. May escalate conflicts as they arise.
Project Planning – Creates and maintains detailed project and program plans and provides associated status tracking according to the project deliverables, their scheduled delivery dates, and associated budget.
Project Management – Manages projects and programs through all stages of the project life cycle adhering to defined scope, budget, and allotted timeframe.
Project Communication – Functions as central point of project communication and status for project team, stakeholders and management. Communications are timely, clear and present the correct level of information based on audience.
Risk and Escalation – Identifies project and program risks and dependencies, establishes mitigation plans, and escalates them as necessary.
Policy & Procedures – Understands and complies with Corporate & Department policies and procedures. May be involved in the planning and definition of Department policies and procedures.
Required Skills and Knowledge:
Bachelor’s Degree and 2 - 4 years of professional experience in a related field.
Strong project management skills and experience managing complex projects and challenging clients.
Experience and strong understanding of both waterfall and Agile project methodologies.
Experience in demonstrating leadership/influence and collaboration in a matrix-managed environment, and across multiple and diverse groups.
Critical thinker with good judgment and initiative.
Excellent written and oral / presentation skills.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to work across the organization and interact, influence, manage and negotiate effectively at all levels including peers through senior level management.
Experience facilitating cross-functional business process analysis and design
Preferred Skills and Experience:
The following would be a plus:
Certified Scrum Master