IT Project Manager

Indianapolis, IN | Contract

Post Date: 11/16/2017 Job ID: 9738 Industry: Technology

Job title: IT Project Manager

Job Location: Indianapolis, IN 

Contract Duration:   1 year+

Exc comm skills required.

We are currently in search of a Senior IT Project Manager to join our Indianapolis, IN location. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ full time hands-on experience in the role of IT project manager with accountability for end-to-end delivery of progressively larger and complex global implementations. Reporting to the Project Management Office, the Senior IT Project Manager will lead and direct high-priority projects and teams, which often require considerable resources, technical domain expertise, and broad functional integration with a high degree of visibility from executive management.

As a Senior IT Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing all aspects of project performance and delivery throughout the complete project management lifecycle, including but not limited to: 

• Project manage IT enterprise-class application development and/or COTS implementation 
projects up to: $10M CapEx, 45 FTE, 5 global geographies, multiple vendors with aggressive 
• Deliver 100% of project scope to quality standards within agreed upon schedule and budget 
• Create, maintain and manage detailed Microsoft Project Plans; clearly articulating work 
breakdown structures of deliverables by phase, activity and task; with role assignments and 
estimates to complete on each task 
• Create and maintain project accounting records to accurately reflect, by month, by expenditure 
type and class; project spend-to-date, estimates to complete and estimates at complete; analyzing 
with explanation any variance between budget, plan, actuals and forecast 
• Partner with resource managers and functional owners to identify all resources required to 
execute your plan, negotiate and place resource requests and manage the resource plan for your 
• Ensure timely execution of project tasks by named resources in order to achieve project goals 
• Record work complete on your project tasks and update estimates to complete frequently 
• Manage changes to project scope, schedule and costs using integrated change control and 
appropriate verification techniques 
• Keep the project plan current and accurate for all team members to reference regularly 
• Set and manage expectations of stakeholders and team members in accordance with your project 
plan, aligning to a common understanding by all 
• Record detailed business outcomes, constraints and assumptions in order to establish project 
objectives, deliverables and the project charter 
• Conduct kick-off meetings with all key stakeholders in order to announce the start of a project, review the overall project plan and gain consensus 
• Monitor, control and report on project performance metrics; measuring progress of the project, 
identifying and quantifying any variances to plan, and communicate any corrective actions to 
appropriate stakeholders 
• Develop and implement the project communication plans to address the needs of all functional roles within your project organization 
• Identify and document project risks, assumptions and constraints on a frequent basis using 
historical data, expert judgment (yours, as well as others’) and other methods to understand 
project limitations and mitigation tactics 
• Implement approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk in order to reduce 
or negate the probability of impact to your projects 
• Listen intently to what others’ are saying, assuming good intentions, seeking to understand their 
points of view, asking questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without 
• Demonstrate mastery of various communication styles – speak, write and illustrate, to share ideas and information so others will 
• Inspire loyalty and trust by handling oneself with high ethics and values 
• Praise people for a job well done 
• Build mutual trust and encourage respect and cooperation amongst your team members 
• Continuously improve your teams’ performance through leading by example, mentoring, training and motivating in order to facilitate 
team cohesiveness, boost morale and increase project efficiencies 
• Establish and maintain constructive and cooperative interpersonal relationships at all levels of the organization 
• Openly embrace diversity and treat people with respect

Victoria McLean

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