Sr. Project Manager

Iterative, SDLC, IT
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Functional Skills & Competency:
Strong PM skills to direct the entire project process life cycle of initiation, planning, execution, monitoring / controlling and close of an entire project
Ability to contribute and champion usage of structured project management methodology (to include Waterfall, Agile/Scrum, Iterative, etc.)
Knowledge of application and / or infrastructure development life cycle (SDLC) and other technical management concept, processes, and methodologies
Lead team members in achieving desired deliverable creation outcomes
Analyze, manage, and report project performance - financial reporting, resource allocation, task delegation and stakeholder management
Ability to provide financial forecast and on-going reconciliation of resources and other project related expenditures
Demonstrate financial awareness to control costs and think in terms of profit, loss, and added value.
Develops and executes an overall project schedule, including tasks, duration, dependencies, and resource assignments
Controls and tracks changes to scope, time, cost, quality, issues, and risk
Possess IT and formal program/project management knowledge as well as ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines based on logical work breakdown structures aligned to critical path
Manage project dependencies, milestones, and critical path
Help Stakeholders, IT Portfolio Teams, Business Partners and Business Users understand their roles and responsibilities within the project
Leads completion of project objective, such as procurement, quality planning, service level agreements, and customer training
Requests the needed resources for a project and gets them oriented to work on the project
Ensures product deliverables' quality, such as functional specifications, logical and physical data design, solution design and detailed design, test plans, and completed solution
Obtains appropriate stage-gate approvals from business and IT sponsor
Ensures team understands the business benefits of the project and connects the project to the broader organizational goals
Evaluates risks, assess possible outcomes and solves problems
Manages vendor relationships according to contract terms and conditions and works with vendors as needed
Resolves issues in a timely manner. When appropriate, escalate problems and issues to stakeholders and sponsor
Monitors individual performance, maintains team morale and provides feedback to resource managers

Qualifications & Experience
Key industry certifications such as CAPM, PMP, PgM, etc., preferred
Previous airline, travel, and / or transportation industry experience preferred
Strong track record managing and executing IT projects and formal project management knowledge
Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to work in a team environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills including the ability to make effective presentations and communicate technical concepts to non-technical clients
Effective communication with cross functional project team, gaining trust and building consensus
Experience with stakeholder management, working with stakeholders to confirm understanding before drawing conclusions
Exceptional planning, organizational and leadership skills and ability to direct the work of others
Ability to direct the work of others, build and maintain cohesive motivated matrix teams across a large enterprise
Strong business judgment, consulting and customer service skills
Prior experience with EPM tools such as HP PPM, Clarity, etc
Ability to work in a highly matrixed, high paced environment

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Dice Id : 10115246
Position Id : 921
Originally Posted : 1 year ago
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