Experience running enterprise wide projects that are inclusive of extensive infrastructure type deliverables from several functional areas such as: security, database, DC ops, DR, network data, network voice, storage, middleware, hardware configuration, Wintel, etc.
Ability to also run enterprise type project involving application front end solutions.
Ability to effectively work with BA, Development, QA organizations to implement and deploy applications and products.
The person must be on site in NJ or KS (work from home is acceptable as schedules permit it).
Responsible for management of the entire project lifecycle from project definition/scope through implementation.
Develop project plan and drive project milestones.
Employ project management methodologies and tools, like MS Project. Identify, coordinate, and manage resources and key stakeholders for project.
Ensure effective change management occurs throughout the course of the project.
Manage all communication plans, training and documentation.
Deliver projects on time, at/under budget and within scope.
Communicate project status to all stakeholders on a regular basis throughout the lifecycle of the project.
Position requires excellent oral and written communications, interpersonal, negotiation, project planning, judgment, leadership, decision-making, analysis and problem-solving skills.
Expert knowledge of MS Project, Excel, MS Word and Visio.
6+ years of prior experience in project management is required