IT Project Manager

WL Gore Medical Products Division   •  

Avondale, PA

5 - 7 years

Posted 184 days ago

Job DescriptionAt Gore, our global teams bring together extensive knowledge and collaborate closely to create and deliver products that solve complex problems and perform in the most demanding environments. Our corporate functions help ensure that the company is well-positioned for long-term success, with an environment where associates work together effectively and pursue the highest impact opportunities. We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Information Technology team in one of our Eastern U.S. facilities (Elkton, MD; Newark, DE or Avondale, PA.) If you are looking for a company where you can make a difference, we’re looking for you. In this role, you will work within Gore’s IT Project Management Organization (PMO) and will be responsible for creating and utilizing best practice PM methodologies to ensure IT projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations. You will be responsible for driving global IT projects such as software implementations or redesigns.
The ideal candidatewill:

  • Be passionate about creating exceptional customer experiences, in a digital world
  • Be energized by collaborating with cross-functional and cross-regional teams to bring value to our customers and our internal partners
  • Recognize the importance of building and maintaining strong interpersonal relationships

Responsibilitiesinclude:

  • Facilitating the creation of project scope, goals, and deliverables that support project goals
  • Defining and creating project plans for project/program prioritization and implementation
  • Participating in the creation and communication of PM best practices and standards
  • Utilizing Gore’s PPM process for portfolio management and resource commitment
  • Building, leading, and coaching multiple project teams throughout project lifecycles
  • Assessing and facilitating resolution of project risks and issues as they are encountered
  • Managing program changes to achieve program goals
  • Monitor financial delivery and issue management processes, being sure to escalate issues and variances to cost and schedule variances where necessary
  • Evaluating trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value
  • Monitoring progress and continually updating relevant business stakeholder of program status
  • Manage day-to-day work activities proactively identifying and resolving issues that would represent a risk to on-time completion of the project
  • Tracking milestones and deliverables using MS Project and other appropriate tools
  • Facilitating all operational checkpoint activities throughout the project lifecycle such as requirement analysis, vendor selection, design, development, testing, implementation and hand-over to post-go live support

Qualifications

 

Required Job Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing IT projects and/or programs in complex environments
  • Demonstrated experience:
    • Leading global and cross-functional project teams
    • Successfully delivering projects utilizing various Agile project delivery methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, XP, ect.)
    • Writing/creating scope documents and decision memos
    • Communicating project status, daily task management and proactive issue tracking and resolution
    • Managing multiple and competing priorities and projects
  • Knowledge of Project Management methods and techniques
  • Ability to work across diverse groups and teams with a common goal
  • Exceptional communication and facilitation skills
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Proficient with MS Project and MS Office
  • Able to travel up to 10%, including international

Desired Job Qualifications:

  • PMP, PMI, or Scrum Master certification
  • Track record working in an Enterprise / IT PMO environment

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