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IT Project Manager in San Antonio, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 5/31/2018

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SUMMARY:  A Houston consulting company is seeking an experienced project manager for a long term contract (9+months) in San Antonio.

RESPONSIBILITIES: You will be part of a team providing overall project management within the PMO for Peoplesoft and Dynamics AX applciations, solutions, delivery, and ongoing efforts. 

Key responsibilities include: 

  • Managing (planning, executing, reporting) IT based financial improvement & collaboration projects and tracking/reporting of costs, budgets, & chargebacks.
  • Managing Improvement projects with forecast processes and tools, connecting varying data sources to streamline where possible, along with the better utilization of overall data sets to maintain roll-up detail across systems.
  • Vetting of new initiatives, including requirements gathering, business case creation, change management plan, technical feasible assessment and high-level deployment schedule.
  • Contribute to and execute the PMO processes, methods, tools, reports, KPIs, improvements and streamlining.
  • Ensure alignment with IT Change Management governance for each initiative.
  • Consistently plan, communicate and coordinate the implementation of highly complex IT projects.
  • Manage complex solutions into clearly defined initiative deliverables, dependencies, resource needs and risks.
  • Develop solid partnerships with LT, Managers and stakeholders, in support of new intake and backlog initiatives.
  • Work independently with regular engagement and direction from the Senior Manager and Director levels
  • Drives and motivate cross functional groups to meet and exceed expectations on project deliverables
  • Ensures that all projects follow the Program Management engagement model. This includes completing all required project deliverables, standards and best practices
  • Proactively identify new and innovative ways to respond to new challenges and business initiatives

Requirements:
o Undergraduate degree required (grad. Degree preferred)
o Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems preferred
o Certifications: PMP preferred

Work Experience:
o 8+ years of successful management and solution delivery of cross-functional projects.
o At least 5 years experience of IT Project Management.
o Experience managing complex projects that involve cross functional internal business processes and matrix organizations and may involve dependencies with external business partners.
o Proven ability to interface with all levels across the company landscape; ability to manage up, down and across effectivelyo Strong communicator, with proven ability to navigate / negotiate passionate & differing perspectives.

o Experience with formal process definition & improvement.
o Proven technical experience managing Service initiatives (defining, planning, tracking, reporting & deploying).
o Experience with Financial tools (i.e. PeopleSoft, Hyperion).
o Experience with industry tools (i.e. MS Project, Jira, ServiceNow, Confluence, Sharepoint, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint) in support of planning and realization.
o Ability to manage a diverse team, driving initiatives to closure.

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