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IT Project Manager 1

Company: Kforce
Location: Durham
Posted on: September 15, 2019

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:Kforce has a client in search of an IT Project Manager 1 in Durham, North Carolina (NC).

Summary:

The project manager position will plan, supervise, and manage medium and large projects at local and regional levels. These projects will be performed in collaboration with local and remote project team members and stakeholders. The incumbent is expected to be able to deliver, within the constraints of scope, quality, time and cost, complete IT project solutions utilizing the corporate System Life-Cycle (SLC) processes.

Responsibilities:



  • Risk and issue management, communications and stakeholder management
  • Responsible for timelines and deliverables that match project objectives
  • Recommend course of action regarding project issues/concerns, implement mitigation plans, then escalate risks and issues to senior IT management as necessary
  • Ensure the project remains within financial and regulatory guidelines
  • Collaborate with project team to ensure timely delivery and quality of all project deliverables
  • Develop and exercise scope change control
  • Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them
  • Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues
  • Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions
  • Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis
  • Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk
  • Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them

    REQUIREMENTS:


    • Bachelor's degree in an IT-related discipline
    • 5-8 years of PMP certified project management experience managing medium and large complex projects
    • Experience with enterprise project management platforms, including integration activities associated with other database backend systems like financial management systems, CRMs and LIMS
    • Experience managing projects in a regulatory environment requiring GxP validation and sox knowledge
    • Experience working with local and remote stakeholders and project team members
    • Experience with electronic lab notebooks and enterprise inventory management system
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals
    • Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics
    • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
    • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio
    • Highly organized with good time management skills
    • Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills
    • Analytical thinker with creative problem-solving skills and attention to detail


      Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Kforce, Durham , IT Project Manager 1, IT / Software / Systems , Durham, North Carolina

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