IT Project Manager

Portsmouth, NH

Posted: 08/14/2019 Employment Type: Perm Industry: IT Job Number: 230201

IT Project Manager

Portsmouth, NH

Direct Hire

The Software Implementation Project Manager will be responsible for managing the details of the project implementation, assignment of tasks, scheduling of meetings, progress tracking, budgeting oversight and driving results.  This position will collaborate with the internal Implementation Team, clients and the software provider in order to ensure the successful transition and conversion of existing systems to a purchased third-party software program requiring numerous customizations and enhancements.

Responsibilities:
  • Handle oversight and coordination of project timelines, tasks, milestones, deliverables and budget
  • Refine and maintain effective tracking and reporting to provide early detection of problems and highlight opportunities
  • Identify appropriate resources and plan accordingly for projects. Organize project team members (internal and external) to ensure communication and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives. Provide direction regarding timeliness and completion of project objectives
  • Interface with team members, clients and software vendor to anticipate and manage changes to project such as but not limited to, technical requirements, business requirements and schedule. Determine when additional resources are needed and implement those resources
  • Determine need for and impact of changes in project scope and make recommendation based on determinations
  • Perform ongoing review of project status; identify project risks. Develop, recommend and implements risk mitigation solutions as approved and as appropriate
  • Work closely with, and report weekly to management on accomplishments, activities, and progress against goals and objectives
  • Schedule and host periodic and ad hoc meetings, calls and training sessions
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs, clarify specific requirements and provide regular updates
  • Gain concurrence, approval, and consensus from client stakeholders regarding the various project aspects and adjust accordingly
  • Interface with various internal and external teams to meet organizational and client goals
  • Refine spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs as well as draft Statements of Work (SOWs) for client customizations

Qualifications:
  • Five (5) years minimum proven experience as a Project Manager involving software implementations and deployment (including data conversions or migrations)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • Bachelor’ s degree in management, business or similar field
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software (Smartsheets, Basecamp, MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage
  • Ability to work in a team environment, motivate team members and influence behavior of others (management experience a plus)
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