IT Infrastructure Project Manager
KellyMitchell - St. Louis, MO

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Job Description

The System IT Project Manager serves as the technical project manager to manage and coordinate the day-to-day activities of project teams during all phases of the project life cycle. Responsible for managing large to medium scale projects. Directly accountable for managing the activities of project team participants and for providing communication to all levels of management, project stakeholders and participants. Works closely with ITS management to ensure project goals are being achieved. Understands organization and department standards and leads the project team to comply with documentation, information security and contingency regulations as they pertain to automation projects. May provide subject matter expertise to other project managers and coordinators. Participates in efforts to research best practices and improve unit processes and procedures. Provides technical expertise in managing projects and understands terminologies being used.

Job Responsibilities
  • Direct activities and manage performance of project team members, leading all efforts to a successful conclusion

  • Remain focused and flexible under shifting and sometimes ambiguous direction

  • Document project scope/charter

  • Create and maintain project schedules and establish priorities for project team using MS Project and EPMLive WorkEngine

  • Lead the development of high-level and detailed business requirements, actively managing scope to the approved requirements

  • Assess project risks and determine mitigation strategies

  • Complete budget estimates, monitor expenditures and recommend budget changes as required

  • Track all action items to completion

  • Motivate the project team to provide quality output and maintain momentum

  • Maintain all project documentation in accordance with department procedures

  • Participate in and support project management process improvement efforts

  • Simultaneously manage multiple, complex projects

  • Operate as a key liaison role for all enterprise technology projects

  • Set expectations and maintain relationships with partners, stakeholders, management and project team members

  • Resolve team communication issues

  • Build, develop and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project

  • Schedule and facilitate project team meetings, providing agendas and meeting minutes on a timely basis

  • Provide weekly status updates to management and stakeholders

  • Provide bi-weekly project summaries for departmental sponsor meetings

  • Conduct Lessons Learned or Project Review sessions

  • Utilize Microsoft Project to develop and maintain detailed project schedules and estimates

  • Propose enhancements to other areas in ITS to improve procedures or communication

  • Maintain knowledge of new project methodologies and tools, as well as an understanding of current and new technologies

Job Requirements
  • Have a clear understanding of server, network, telephony and infrastructure terminology and basic functionalities

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems or equivalent experience

  • Two or more years direct work experience in a project management capacity, especially managing large IT projects

  • PMP certification preferred.

  • Knowledgeable in project management methodologies and proficient in the use of Microsoft Project

  • Experience with SharePoint and EPMLive WorkEngine a plus

  • Two to four years in a demonstrated technical role supporting servers, network, telephony and/or infrastructure implementations

  • Database and operating systems experience with Microsoft products and other open source technologies

  • Competent and proficient understanding of platforms, such as virtual technologies, external perimeter networks, etc.

  • All Microsoft Office tools are used on a daily basis

  • Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative style of team leadership is essential

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills across all levels of an organization

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