Project/Program Manager

Hopkinton, MA | Contract

Post Date: 06/11/2018 Job ID: 226264 Industry: ERT

Project/Program Manager

Softworld’ s client is looking for a Program/Project Manager to start as soon as possible. This person drives all aspects of IT Project, Program and Portfolio activity, including collaborating and coordinating across all IT and business segments. Defines project value proposition, scope, work plan, resource needs, timeline and budget for IT projects. Manages resources (i.e., capital requirements and human capital, etc.) to complete project/program on time and within budget. Keeps team and leadership updated on project status and risk factors. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables. Provides technical and process guidance to project team.

Principal responsibilities include: 
  • Manages less complex single project, or module of larger project, typically in single functional area
  • Assists with implementing process improvements
  • Provides input into evaluation of project team members
  • Works under specific direction of other Project Managers, IT Managers or Program Managers
    Interacts with internal customers (i.e., Product Managers, Project Managers, and Business Analysts, etc.)
  • Drives the development and execution of project plans by working with project team to define, sequence, and estimate duration of activities and determine schedules to meet project objectives 
  • Ensures consistency and adherence to Virtustream standards, processes, and policies for all projects  
  • Develops consistent project collateral and templates for charter, scope, milestones, etc. 
  • Manages all aspects of the project execution including: chartering, scope definition, requirements gathering, project planning, change control, risk management and reporting  
  • Facilitates and manages resource planning, cost estimation, budget development, and cost control  
  • Manages the identification, resolution and escalation of project risks and issues 
  • Tracks project budget and resource utilization against plan 
  • Plans and executes project communications ensuring timely and accurate distribution of information, documentation, and issue resolution to all appropriate team members  
  • May be responsible for multiple resources dedicated to a common project or fewer large/highly complex customer Projects/Deliverables 
  • Assists with implementing process improvements 
  • Assists in the coordination and tracking of projects in all areas of IT 
  • Develops reports and dashboards for project status 
Required Experience & Skills: 
  • Experienced project manager who has 5+ years of technical project management experience 
  • Ability to manage change and engage team members on change impacts 
  • Ability to provide direction and leadership to others 
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills 
  • Self-Starter 
  • Ability to Multi-task, Prioritize Projects and Customer engagements  
  • Excellent documentation skills 
  • Customer focused  
  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office and SharePoint Preferred Experience: 
  • PPM or equivalent Certified Misc: 

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