Senior IT Project Manager

KAR Auction Services   •  

Carmel, IN

Industry: Automotive.


5 - 7 years

Posted 261 days ago

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Project Delivery

  • Ensure that projects are delivered within committed scope, schedule and budget.
  • Ensure that stakeholder expectations are managed through the process.
  • Ensure subject matter experts are leveraged to assemble appropriate plans for delivery.
  • Ensure timely risk and issue management & escalations accordingly.
  • Proactively address variances to scope, schedule and budget.
  • Experience using various estimating methodologies to create a basis of estimate.
  • Ensure that projects follow the established governance processes and methodologies.
  • Proactively manage resource needs on assigned initiatives.
  • Ensure timely management and reporting of project forecasts. 

Portfolio Oversight

  • Work with Stakeholders and/or Scrum Masters to align on Statement of Work for assigned initiatives, and perform appropriate tracking.
  • Submit forecasts, project change requests and closures timely.
  • Work with stakeholders to build trust and credibility, establish a working relationship, understand their concerns and help them understand impediments.

Lead by Example

  • Contribute to Business Technology and Portfolio team meetings to encourage transparency of information, discussion of issues and consistent direction.
  • Model and share best practices with other team members and drive improvements in governance and Portfolio related processes
  • Provide mentoring and coaching to less experienced team members.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or more than ten (10) years’ experience in IT project management
  • Experience with tools supporting Agile methodology (VSTS, Jira, etc.)
  • PMP certification
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) certification


  • Five (5) or more years’ experience managing application development and/or infrastructure projects
  • Experience managing third party vendors
  • Experience managing budgets (including hardware, software and labor)
  • Ability to manage as many as five or more smaller projects at one time
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.