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  Sr. Project Manager
 
  Company Type: Consumer Products
  Location: South Florida
  Compensation: Excellent Compensation - Full Benefits
  Languages: Strong verbal and written communication skills
  Job Code: tbd
  Date Posted: Completed
  Description:
 

The incumbent will act as project manager for selected large IT projects (i.e., integrations) and is responsible for leading the design, development, and tracking of the project schedule, associated issues and risks, and budget, as well as preparing all project status reports. Additionally, he/she will develop initial project documentation such as, the project charter, roles and responsibilities, communication and change management plans for the project.

This individual coordinates enterprise-wide business information initiatives and works closely with internal customers, colleagues and all stakeholders to identify information requirements for strategic and tactical projects to improve business processes and support critical initiatives, while educating these customers on the use of Enterprise Project Management systems (i.e., collaboration).

Additionally, he/she will be responsible for developing and conducting in-house training for IT and other departments project managers on the use of MS Project (e.g., effort driven scheduling, scheduling for critical path, earned value, etc.),

The incumbent will lead matrix teams charged with achieving optimum performance towards delivering projects on time and on budget.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Project management of select high risk, high visibility projects (i.e., integrations), and cross-functional IT projects (product line reporting), ensuring business priorities are defined, measured and tracked
  • Development of project documentation
  • Project charter
  • Communications plan
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Project change methodology

Development of project schedules using planning best practices (e.g., effort driven scheduling, maintaining task dependencies for critical path, etc.)
Tracking

  • Task status
  • Provide individualized lists for each functional area (e.g., finance, supply chain, SOP, etc.)
  • Verify effect on plan of EPK time entries and task progression
  • Issues and risks
  • Maintenance and publication of status reports

Business relationship management

  • Document business-related activities, issues and progress
  • Facilitate n-way communications between all project participants (e.g., SBUs, IT, external business partners and consultants, etc.)
  • Resource Planning for the IT department
    Provide overview to IT senior team
  • Design, develop and document methodology
  • Implement EPK Resource planning module
  • MS Project training
  • Develop and document in house training program
  • Conduct training for IT
  • Conduct train the trainer sessions for other departments (i.e., Engineering)

Responsible for providing guidance and support in the area of project management to subordinate team members.
Utilize internal and external development tools to promote a positive team environment fostering creativity and learning, and personally mentoring IT project managers.

  Requirements:
 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • Graduate level degree a plus
  • 15+ years experience in IT
  • Manufacturing and distribution background a plus
  • ERP background desirable
  • At least 8 years in project management and execution involving multiple complex projects

Extensive knowledge of MS EPM solution

  • MS Project professional
  • MS Project Server
  • Knowledge of SDLC
  • Knowledge of EPK is a plus

Three or more years ofleadership experience with:

  • Demonstrated competency in strategic thinking and leadership with strong relationship management
  • Successfully managed development and implementation of multiple concurrent IT projects
  • Established track record of leading teams through project life cycle phases
  • Demonstrated leadership of multi-discipline, high performance work teams.
  • Demonstrated high competency in project management and execution of medium to large efforts.


  Cover Letter: Please include cover letter with salary requirements when responding.

  Work Authorization: Must have legal residency.
  For consideration include resume as a Microsoft Word attachment or as text and submit to Search Consultant and reference the job title and reference number.
 
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