IT Project Manager - 2906 in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Job Description

SUMMARY:  A large Houston Healthcare organization is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join their team for a 6 month project with a strong option to be extended. 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

- The IT Project Manager (IT PM) manages one or more medium to large Information Services (IS) projects. Acting as the agent for the project sponsor, the IT PM manages cross-functional project teams and is responsible for projects that are complex or risky in nature.

- He/she is responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing the projects following  IS PMO methodology standards. These projects address the operational needs of multiple departments in order to deliver specified requirements, meet customer satisfaction, on time, within budget, and with quality results.

- The position ensures appropriate management, customer, and supplier involvement throughout the life cycle of the project.

- Project management oversight, leadership and expertise Manages one or more medium to large Information Services (IS) projects.

- Establishes and manages project expectations of all project stakeholders including sponsor, steering team, customers, users, and project team. Translates generalized customer business goals and objectives into concrete strategy and tactical plans.

- Demonstrates strong leadership, facilitation, negotiation, mentoring, conflict resolution and resource management skills, with an organizational awareness.

- Develops and maintains optimal/effective relationships with project internal and external customers and vendors.

- Communicates effectively with stakeholders and project team and escalates project issues to management in a timely manner.

- Adheres to  IS Governance procedures and Project Management Methodology. Completes and presents project documentation in a timely manner and as required for reporting to IT review groups and governance committees.

- Develops and documents project scope and schedule in collaboration with project sponsors and key team members to ensure that the project is defined and reduce future risks and issues

- Ensures customer review and approval of system requirements, system configuration, testing results validation, system readiness for go-live and final customer acceptance

- Ensures that project team and end-user input is incorporated into all implementation activities and deliverables based on the defined Project Management Methodology guidelines.

- Ensures the design, configuration and setup of all system inputs, outputs and interfaces meet the business needs of the customer

- Documents decision-making processes undertaken with customers that lead to content decisions

- Works with technical team members to document technical requirements, specifications and design for system hardware, software and architecture.

- Coordinates development/delivery of training for end-users and customer groups

- Coordinates development of production support model for the production system.

REQUIREMENTS: 

- Bachelor's degree

- 7 years of experience including 3 years in Project managment and 4 years in application and/or Infrastructure services

- Preferred PMI Certified associate in Project Management (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP)