• Project Manager

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/21/2018 12:28 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-9858
    Category
    Information Technology - All Openings
    Emp Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Hours per Week
    35
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Project Manager

     

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manages large complex projects, including IT and telecom system implementations at new locations
    • Develops pricing/cost estimates for new projects
    • Develop and manage IT project budgets with Finance
    • Develops workplans and ensures effective scope, cost, timeline, issues, risk and communication management throughout
    • Develops and leads cross-functional project teams, ensuring adherence to agreed project timelines
    • Produces timely project summaries and high level reports to ensure effective communication with approved project governance and stakeholders
    • Works to control change and (where applicable) adjusts scope, budget and timeline
    • Manage/escalate project risks and issues appropriately
    • Develops and leads the execution of testing plans, including any onsite hardware testing as needed
    • Partners with IT Training team to develop any new training programs as needed
    • Ensures alignment of project goals to customer expectations, applying proper quality assurance and user acceptance of solutions prior to implementation
    • Develops and leads the execution of go-live activation plans, including onsite and on-call support
    • Develops post go-live transition plans to ensure proper ongoing maintenance support and captures lessons learned for future projects
    • Utilizes project management methodologies and time management skills
    • Adheres to approved HSS Project Management Office policies/procedures and contributes to the constant advancement of project management practices at HSS IT
    • Completes other duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications

    • 5-10 years managing IT project implementations involving software, equipment deployment, servers, networking, storage and/or back-up
    • Expert level proficiency with MS Office including Excel, PowerPoint, Visio
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Demonstrated success in working with and leading multiple teams from different disciplines as well as the ability to manage internal expectations on project requirements and timelines.
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities concurrently, resolve conflicts and manage project plans as well as communicate risks, issues and concerns with operational counterparts
    • Self-motivated and detail-oriented; a team player who is analytical and focused on achieving HSS’s business goals through technology
    • Bachelor’s degree required (MS or MBA preferred)
    • MS Project or other project scheduling software experience required
    • PMP or ITIL certification strongly preferred
    • Experience with project portfolio management software strongly preferred (e.g. Eclipse PPM)
    • Experience in agile methodologies preferred

     

    Qualities of a Successful Employee

    • Comfortable with managing change and ambiguity
    • Ability to communicate at all levels of an organization (front-line staff to Executive)
    • Ability to anticipate and mitigate risks before they evolve into issues
    • Ability to monitor and synthesize data, identify trends and insights and make recommendations based on rational thinking
    • Demonstrated cultural competence and ability to interface with a diverse, multi-cultural population; diplomatic and discreet; socially, culturally and politically astute
    • Committed to improving quality and service and maintains a spirit of cooperation and respect

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