IT Project Manager - Digital

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17
Jacksonville, FL
11 - 15 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/15/17

PRIMARY CHARACTERISTICS

IT Project Managers are responsible for the coordination and completion of projects within the information technology department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of projects
  • Builds and maintains working relationships with team members, vendors, and other departments involved in projects
  • Demonstrates innovation when evaluating the business implications of technology solutions
  • Serves as primary contact and technical advisor to clients
  • Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of projects and communicates changes to project team members to ensure proper executions and escalations
  • Tracks and reports project hours and expenses, as well as drafts and manages budgets
  • Relies on extensive understanding of project management concepts, practices and procedures
  • Manages and obtains overall project approvals
  • Delegates, tracks and ensures completion of project tasks
  • Coordinates all resources and stakeholders to ensure completion of projects
  • Directs the overall strategic direction of projects
  • Organizes and optimizes resources
  • Assesses risk and determines appropriate actions to mitigate them
  • Monitors project progress and determines actions needed to ensure completion
  • Understands the business needs, processes, nomenclature and concepts to develop clear and thorough project plans
  • Reviews deliverables

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

  • Superior leadership abilities including ability to share knowledge, resolve conflict and create consensus
  • Strong ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities, and appropriately prioritize
  • Excellent strategic project planning skills
  • Logical, clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Must display the highest level of critical thinking in order to weigh alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with the business strategy
  • Knowledge of the Information Technology field and computer systems
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong troubleshooting abilities to get to the source of problems and think critically regarding possible solutions
  • Must display initiative, ability to work independently and be able to use extensive independent judgment
  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team as well as manage individual tasks
  • Ability to react quickly to a fast paced, rapidly changing environment

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degreerequired or equivalent experience as defined below
  • Bachelor’s degree holders must possess a minimum of 6+ years of experience as a Business Analyst or Project Manager with at least 3 years as a Project Manager. Non degree holders must possess a minimum of 10+ years of relevant experience
  • Proven track record overseeing all aspects of large scale projects including planning, requirements gathering, resource allocation and budget
  • Proven experience leading cross-functional teams across many areas and business units.
  • Managed Projects utilizing Agile Methodology in the past
  • Experience managing multiple maintenance and small enhancement projects simultaneously
  • Experience with MS Project required
  • Project Management certification preferred
  • Experience in the financial services industry preferred
  • Experience with MS Project Server and TFS a plus
  • Experience managing test environments a plus

Job ID:  17005500

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