Senior IT Project Manager

The Project Manager – Senior – IT has overall responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverable. Manages and oversees all aspects of a technology project to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget. Being a Project Manager – Senior – IT possesses strong knowledge of technology. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. In addition, Project Manager – Senior – IT requires a bachelor’s degree. Typically reports to a manager. Project Manager – Senior – IT is a specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. Working as a Project Manager – Senior – IT typically requires 7+ years of related experience.

Senior IT Project Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with IT and non IT business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria;
  • Continually update relevant business stakeholder of project status and periodically publish project status reports;
  • Assess and resolve all high priority project risks as they are encountered;
  • Develop the project charter, integrated project plan, resource plan, contingency plan, and related project management artifacts;
  • Acquires project resources;
  • Works in a fast-paced project delivery environment collaborating with clients, client relationship managers, products technicians, and engineers;
  • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices;
  • Defines roles and responsibilities;
  • Organizes and guides project operations through the use of methodologies accepted by the industry;
  • Allocates staff and budget resources to meet changing corporate needs;
  • Identify, assess, and control risks and plan responses to increase the likelihood of successful completion of IT projects;
  • Create and communicate project status, team and stakeholder meeting agendas, and other communication as required;
  • Mentor project team and stakeholders on Project Management Office (PMO) process and requirements;
  • Utilize the Global IT methodology, Change Management Team, & IT project tools to identify all areas that could be impacted by IT projects;
  • Follow up with all team members on deliverables.

Requirements:

  • Experience working within enterprise IT environments;
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field;
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and delivering complex projects;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision;
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, including the ability to navigate in a highly matrixed organization effectively;
  • 10+ years of experience with Agile project management delivery;
  • 12+ years of experience as a project manager in an IT environment;
  • Well versed in defining road-maps and collaborating with teams that employ Sprint methodologies;
  • Strong consensus and relationship-building skills, with experience managing resources across different functions of an organization;
  • Experience in working with Microsoft TFS;
  • Active Project Management Professional Certification;
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience of progressive IT responsibilities, including a programming and business analyst background;
  • 5+ years of experience as a Scrum Master;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business, or a related field;
  • Ability to craft clear, compelling recommendations supported by strong analysis and business logic, and articulate them to the Team.