Manages small to midsize projects, or a portion(s) of large project(s) that are being led by a Senior Project Management Professional or manager/director with project management experience. Projects generally affect one functional area or one primary system but may cross several functional areas, systems and product lines. Has some latitude for independent actions or decisions.
Deliver projects on time and within budget, which meet strategic and business requirements.
Create and maintain the Project Management Plan (PMP) and detailed project schedule; identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and tasks. - Understand the value and benefits of why the project is needed. Formulate and define the problem, scope, impacts and objectives of the project. Perform project schedule analysis to identify critical path and
resource issues. Prepare high level estimates (time, resources, cost) as needed, confirming with others who have experience in the affected areas. Identify skills needed and work with functional managers to assure complete and appropriate resourcing.
Create a comprehensive communication plan that includes both internal and external project communication documents, meetings, and reporting requirements, including maintenance of the project data in the Project Portfolio database.
Manage the project(s) from initiation through delivery, warranty, if applicable, and closure: Collect and report on plan-to-actual progress to the project schedule, at individual project task and overall program/project levels. Manage project documentation within the project notebook, including status reports, meeting minutes, risks, issues, decisions, action items and other communications. Plan and manage successful change implementation, including standard operating procedures, change communication and any organizational change efforts introduced by the project and ensure post production changes are sustainable and work properly. Manage the project budget. Identify risks and issues; drive risks and issues to resolution. Assure compliance with company project management policies and standards. Interface with project stakeholders, including project sponsor and executive sponsor to manage expectations.
Consult with management on an on-going basis to maintain strategic link to business needs. Proactively monitor changes to scope, schedule budget, etc. while minimizing impacts
2+ years : Moderate knowledge and understanding of SDLC (Software Development Life Cycle) for IT Projects and PMLC (Project Management Life Cycle).
Four-year degree required: Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience. Degree should be in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field.
Certification: CAPM or equivalent required upon reaching certification eligibility requirement or ability to obtain within 360 days of employment for internal hires; external hires required to obtain certification within 180 days from the date of hire.
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