at this level involves all aspects of direct project management for major
information technology projects of a complex nature involving several systems
crossing numerous products / services with multiple dependencies; projects also
regularly include new and emerging technology to the industry. Work entails the
concurrent coordination and leadership of IT projects of all sizes and
complexities, predominately large projects or medium size, high risk projects,
with high strategic value to the organization.
primary function of positions is the direct management of IT projects and
provide project leadership
Plan and direct all aspects of complex technology projects including planning,
scheduling, resourcing, risk assessment, cost / benefit analyses, change
management, establishing milestones / final deliverables and overall costs.
Develop and foster relationships with key business stakeholders and work in
partnership with IT teams that support systems development and implementation.
Lead stakeholder consultation process throughout the lifecycle of the
project(s). Resolve and negotiate stakeholder conflict with diplomacy, to
Determine business needs and requirements, negotiate project
deliverables / schedules / costing for services from other departments within the
IT function and across the entire organization.
Develop and implement program and project plans (including change management
and communication plans), in conjunction with clients, management, stakeholders
and / or external consultants.
Track, monitor, and communicate project progress against the project plan,
requirements, quality measures, standards, processes, and milestones. Ensure
business requirements are being met and the current project plan reflects
changes to scope, costs, etc.
Prepare, manage and oversee project schedules and budgets. Develop and evaluate
options including time management for the project and allocated resources, as
well as cost and risk assessments for project governance consideration and
ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Advanced expertise in project management methodologies and techniques,
including strong competencies in project planning, budget and time management,
scope management, risk management, and change management.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to resolve interpersonal
conflict, negotiate with stakeholders, and effectively interact and maintain
working relationships with all levels of the organization including senior
management and external stakeholders.
Excellent written and presentation skills to present program, and project plans
to management and stakeholders.
Strong organizational skills, including the ability to plan, prioritize,
schedule and execute multiple and diverse activities in order to achieve
deliverables on time, and on budget. Ability to prioritize and delegate work
appropriately as well as deal with changing priorities.
Ability to provide guidance and direction to less experienced staff
knowledge of Microsoft Project, as well as other office