Senior Project Manager (1928)

IT Dayton, Ohio


Position at Taylor Communications

Position at Taylor Communications (Standard Register, Inc.)


Taylor Communications is seeking an Senior IT Project Manager to work within the technology PMO. The position is responsible for managing all aspects from initiation through closing.  Candidate will coordinate work performed by IS/IT staff, internal and external partners by defining project requirements and performing feasibility and needs assessments.  Often involves extensive interaction with sales, systems engineering, product development, and other members of cross-functional teams.  Applicants need to exhibit a high degree of leadership.  Project managers with Taylor routinely manage large multifaceted projects that span multiple platforms, systems, companies, etc. and have significant impact to the larger organization.


*The position can be located in Dayton, Ohio, Mankato, MN, or Omaha, NB


Responsibilities Include:

  • Be accountable to the Project Sponsor for leading the successful delivery of a project according to measures of scope, time, cost & quality.
  • Provide business and/or technical leadership as needed for successful conduct of the project
  • Applying project management principles and techniques to multiple projects.  These projects can be large and span multiple IT and business departments.
  • Work with Sponsor and management to determine and acquire resources as needed.
  • Assemble project teams; develop work breakdown structures, project schedules and budget.
  • Assign individual and team responsibilities.
  • Manage team and individual deliverables ensuring they meet the defined timeline and quality
  • Accurately determine, assign, track and manage project task, activity, documentation and time information per internal standards
  • Manage assigned projects from start to close
  • Lead meetings at team and executive levels
  • Manage and track assigned projects:  This includes progress tracking, changes to scope, testing, documentation, training and on-time delivery within budget constraints.
  • Balance project scope/budget/timelines in accordance with requirements
  • Effectively communicate with cross-functional teams and executives
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 plus years of IT project management experience
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Office, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to deal with highly technical and complex projects
  • Familiarity with a variety of technology solutions
  • Solid understanding of software development life cycle methodologies and best fit across ERP, web and other projects
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodology, tools and techniques
  • Travel up to 20%


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management certification
  • Degree in IT/IS, project management, business or engineering
  • Experience with customer facing applications
  • Experience in print industry, supply chain, footprint/facilities, technology, or mergers/acquisitions


About Our Company

Taylor Communications is a Dayton-based division of Taylor Corporation, a global leader of business and personal communication products, technologies and services that connect people and grow businesses.  As part of one of the largest commercial printers and one of the largest privately held companies in the United States, we are one of their largest divisions and employee over 3,000 employees across the US.  While this position is based at Taylor Communications, it reports up through the Corporate IT Project Management Office.  To learn more about Taylor Corporation please visit our web site at


The Project Management team is a key contributor to the success of Taylor Corporation, Taylor Communications, and the Taylor companies by providing direction, knowledge, and resources covering a wide range and broad scope of projects for Operations and Technology in both Company and Corporate environments.


We offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary, and a competitive benefit package including health, dental & vision insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, PTO (paid time off) and Holiday Pay.