IT Project Manager - Applications(100% Remote)

Overview

Remote
Depends on Experience
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent
Contract - 2 Year(s)

Skills

Project management
IT project management
Project planning
PMO
Delivery management
Leadership
Development management
Budget
Analytical skill
Software development
Software
Functional requirements
Project Manager
agile

Job Details

Dexter Technologies Inc., is a leading provider of Staffing and Recruiting Services. For over two decades, we have put countless professionals to work at exciting opportunities. We are proud of the fact that many of them have been promoted to more senior roles: management, senior management, and senior executive leadership positions.

We are actively seeking qualified candidates for the following position for our client, who is an industry leader:

Senior Project Manager (Applications)

Type: Remote

Role Summary:

Senior Project Manager will be responsible for delivering multiple strategic efforts across

various departments. This role will be a part of the Project and Portfolio Management

organization and reports to the Director - Project and Portfolio Management.

 

Technical knowledge/skills

  • Advanced knowledge of IT standards, policies and procedures
  • Advanced knowledge of Traditional and Agile frameworks
  • Advanced knowledge of Tools for Managing and Reporting team progress
  • Proficient working with technology platforms

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Using hands-on and a proactive approach to ensure that value is delivered - with full responsibility for all aspects of a project including managing milestones, identifying and tracking issues and risks, and driving the team to meet project goals.
  • Creating visibility into the project activities and milestones while balancing the desire to follow an agile and iterative software development process.
  • Partnering with other digital delivery groups to align ongoing efforts.
  • Contributing to the team by participating in solution definition and removing roadblocks
  • Attaining full knowledge of the functional area and helps the project teams to focus on achieving desired business outcomes.
  • Surfacing challenges that require cross team coordination or leadership intervention prior to them impacting scope, cost or the timeline.
  • Establishing a good cadence for communicating outside the team including conducting effective meetings for the given audience by managing the agenda, running the meeting and communicating/tracking follow-ups.
  • Establishing strong relationships with IT and business stakeholders.
  • Helping the team in identifying development opportunities and challenging the team to actively work on improving their performance
  • Managing budgets, forecasts and vendor teams; Coordinates vendor selection and contracting.
  • Ensuring alignment of project objectives with the overall IT strategy and roadmap.
  • Ensures project or framework specific governance is implemented

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

80% Project delivery Management

10% Coaching and managing other PLs/PMs

10% Perform other duties as assigned including organizational improvement activities

 

LEVEL BASED COMPETENCIES

Level Based Competencies are to be designated based on job level and content.

  • Strong Decision Making, Collaboration, conflict management, facilitation and delegation skills
  • Excellent experience in dealing with C-level executives
  • Can coach other project managers and business team members in applying right methodology
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities with competing deadlines
  • Ability to drive deliverables through completion and hold team members accountable for their work
  • Ability to identify potential risks and provide proactive mitigations

 

Job / General knowledge/skills

  • Positive can-do attitude, solutions-oriented and willingness to extend beyond day-to-day project manager responsibilities
  • Strong ability in Problem Solving, Forward Thinking, Influencing Stakeholders
  • Strong Adaptability and Sense of ownership
  • Strong ability to Build Relationships and Credibility with Management
  • Strong Ability to Influence and Drive Cross Functional Decisions and Initiatives

 

Leadership/Supervision

  • Minimal to no Supervision and Oversight required
  • Adherence to Performance review and Goal setting process
  • Strong ability to provide feedback and apply feedback received to improve performance.

 

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or relevant experience
  • 10+ years of managing initiatives in digital environment preferably in manufacturing area
  • Must have experience in applying traditional and agile frameworks that are best suited to the needs of the project to deliver value.
  • Must have strong experience in managing large, complex projects
  • Training and certifications in traditional project management and/or agile methodologies is preferred