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Project Manager

Greater Pittsburgh Area, PA 15222

Posted: 11/08/2018 Job Number: 3115

You will be part of a talented software team whose responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Qualified managers will have a background in business with management, budgeting and analysis experience.  Project managers that are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee and thrive when planning projects and working with project teams are ideal candidates.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee the overall planning, direction, coordination, execution, control and completion of assigned projects

  • Help define each project's scope, goals and deliverables

  • Coordinate and manage the project lifecycle and software development lifecycle for those projects

  • Develop detailed work plans, including work breakdown structures, project milestones, risk assessment / management plans, staffing needs and project timelines

  • Identify, schedule and assign project activities, tasks and milestones

  • Actively monitor, track and manage project tasks, timelines, attainment of milestones and overall quality of project activities and deliverables

  • Ensure project delivery framework tasks, activities and deliverables are represented and accounted for in project plans and timelines

  • Collaborate with IT managers and directors to assemble and manage the project team

  • Provide direction and support to team members

  • Manage communications with the team, as well as stakeholders and business and IT management

  • Communicate team responsibilities, target dates, project status and resource needs

  • Establish and provide weekly status, dashboards and project updates

  • Work closely with business analysts to define and refine project scope, business and functional requirements

  • Implement and facilitate change management within assigned projects

  • Drive decision-making as it relates to project activities

  • Identify, document, escalate and address risks and issues

  • Coordinate all related facility work with the Facilities department and ensure work is performed on schedule

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field preferred.

  • Project Management Certification preferred

  • Ability to manage multiple projects, activities and tasks under time constraints

  • Ability to communicate project scope, status and issues with corporate executives and stakeholders

  • Experience managing projects with a variety of technologies, platforms and development languages

  • Ability to communicate, influence and build teamwork that fosters a collaborative and continually improving environment

  • Critical, analytical thinker, and effective problem-solver

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