IT Senior Project Manager

Project Management Houston, Texas


Description

IT Project Manager
Full time opportunity with EPMA
Location : Houston TX 77027 (Need to be Onsite)-  should be able to work in the EPMA office with frequent travel to Client site.


The PM has overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of multiple concurrent projects. The project manager needs technical project management skills and demonstrate experience in financial management and strategic business management.  The IT project manager defines the project objectives and scope for each phase of the project, overseeing quality control throughout the project’s life cycle, acquiring resources, managing resources, and coordinating the efforts of team members to deliver projects/products according to plan.   The PM is a team player with excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. The PM needs to demonstrate a strong desire for quality and attention to detail with excellent problem solving and organizational skills.  The PM needs to demonstrates leadership qualities including flexibility and adaptability to change.

  

 Primary Responsibilities and Actions:

  • Responsible for the successful management of client projects
  • Manages project life cycle from initiating through delivery and project closure
  • Manages the day-to-day activities of projects and project resources
  • Creates, manages and tracks project documents including, but not limited to project schedules, financials (budgets: estimates and actuals), detailed project plans, scope documents, work breakdown structures, cost estimates, resource plans, risk and issue logs and regular status reporting
  • Organizes, conducts and attends meetings with project team and stakeholders to facilitate all levels of project planning
  • Manages multiple projects concurrently (10 +), Large Teams, Geographically Dispersed
  • Works with project managers of other teams to ensure overall business and operational requirements are met for company initiatives
  • Lead steering committee meetings with IT and Business leadership
  • Lead technical and requirements gathering sessions- bringing people and understanding together
  • Communicates and collaborates with internal and external customers as needed including managing expectations, presenting, and interfacing with stakeholders
  • Drives decisions, including difficult tradeoffs between resources, schedule, and functionality
  • Works with third party integration teams to coordinate integration and testing
  • Creates and maintains relationships across the organization
  • Manages the finances of a project including planning, estimating, budgeting, financing, funding, managing, and controlling costs so the project can be completed within the approved budget
  • PMI PMBOK Trained

  Requirements:

  • PMP Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Management, Project Management, Engineering, or related field
    • 10+ years of experience in IT project management, including client business software deployments
    • Waterfall and Agile project management experience
    • High level proficiency in Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office Suite, Jira or DevOps
    • Solid organizational skills and understanding of project management processes
    • Strong knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies
    • Self-starter able to drive towards goals and manage time effectively, while working closely with the project sponsor
    • Strong skills in interpersonal, verbal, and written communication

 

HOW YOU'LL GROW AT EPMA

We believe in the investment of our people. Strong client results and company growth is a direct result of our focus on personal growth for every single employee. With regular reviews and measurable development plans, we help you focus on the skills and knowledge you need to succeed. From on-the-job learning to professional development programs, we help you to grow throughout your career and ready you for the opportunities that lie ahead.

 

EPMA'S CULTURE

BE INSPIRED our 10 core values are at the forefront of everything we do. We take pride in investing in the development of our people, because they are part of the EPMA family and DNA. Call us old fashioned, but we believe in building talent, and we take pride in preparing our future leaders and innovators. You will find a fun, exciting and rewarding career at EPMA.

 

ABOUT EPMA

Since 2010, EPMA has quickly earned credibility as a trusted leader in Project and Portfolio Management Services helping local businesses to Global 50 companies deliver projects with greater efficiency and success. Our ability to attract the most talented people and empower them to make a difference for our clients is part of what makes EPMA one of the Top Companies to work for in Texas, and one of the Best and Brightest companies to work for in the nation. We are also on the Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in America today.

EPMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassments of Any Kind: EPMA is made up of a very diverse group of individuals representing a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. At EPMA, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. EPMA is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

 

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