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IT Project Manager in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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SUMMARY:

A global insurance company is seeking a IT PM for a contract role. 

DESCRIPTION:

Oversees various system projects of a more highly complex nature that develop or modify moderately complex information systems. Manages the execution of multiple programs and projects within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while minimizing risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies. Manages project teams to meet objectives of projects that are complex in scope, risk, and/or organizational span.

Relying on experience and judgment, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for accomplishing the following assignments. These assignments are broad in nature and work can be difficult.

Manage projects involving multiple department or cross-functional teams, focusing on both successful integration of technology or implementation of new IT solutions.

Manage schedules and ensure timely completion of project milestones.

Anticipate bottlenecks and provide escalation management.

Anticipate and make tradeoffs, balance business needs versus technical constraints, and encourage risk-taking behavior to maximize business benefit.

Adhere to IT project management methodology within the organization.

Identify and manage interdependencies between concurrent IT projects.

Management of project finances, including budgeting and forecasting.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business or a related field or the equivalent education and/or experience

Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent certification preferred

Minimum of five years of experience in computer systems or as a business systems analyst

Minimum of three years of relevant and progressive professional experience in a Project Manager role, with at least 2 projects being multi-business / enterprise level initiatives

Project / Program management experience in Microsoft Office 365 enterprise migrations, with specific emphasis on OneDrive and Sharepoint Online

Technically literate across all technical disciplines, including networks, application lifecycle and infrastructure.

Experience in Agile project delivery desirable

Proficient experience using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio.