IT Project Manager MS Project

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Job Description

Title IT Project Manager (MS Project)Location RemoteDuration 12 Months Description This position will be for project management work in a large transformation program. A strong project manager that has had program experience is needed to provide assistance to the overall transformation program manager. It requires the project manager to be proficient in MS Project, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Desired for the project manager to have experience in preparing executive communications. General responsibilities bull Project planning coordination and development bull Project plan creation and maintenance bull Project governance and management bull Project management process use and compliance bull Project communication planning and execution ndash setting appropriate expectations, communicating status with all stakeholder groups, escalating issues and concerns when warranted. bull Participate in various project meetings bull Track project status bull Working with the sponsor to ensure the planned business value is progressing according to plan bull Coordination (with Procurement) of vendor management (RFI, RFP, SOW, etc.) bull End user training planning and coordination bull Change management addressed in organization, technology, architecture, and business readiness bull Coordination of quality outcomes through test planning and execution bull Execution of project plan deliverables, including operational readiness with the appropriate project team members bull Issue facilitation and resolution bull Resource management to ensure the correct resources are available in a timely manner with the sufficient skillsets to meet project needs Required Skills bull Proficient in platforms like MS Project, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint bull Ability to manage multiple priorities bull Focused and versatile team player who is comfortable under pressure bull Excellent written and verbal communication capability at all levels of the corporation bull Good presentation skills persuasive, encouraging, motivating, and inspiring the ability to listen and understand bull Financial acumen bull Ability to remove barriers and enable teams to complete objectives bull Problem-solving and critical-thinking skills bull Ability to learn quickly and transfer knowledge to others Desired Skills bull Knowledge of SDLC (Systems Development Life Cycle) bull Influencing ExperienceEducation bull Required o Bachelorrsquos degree o 10+ years of Project Management Experience bull Desired o PMP certification