Project Guides is currently seeking an IT Project Manager consultant that will be responsible for planning and executing a system transformation project on behalf of one of our clients in Houston, TX. The scope of the effort is to replace the customers existing Accounting, Work Order and Fleet Management systems. The Project Manger will be responsible for coordinating all efforts of the project, including the coordination of internal team members and multiple third-party software consultants to deliver the project within the prescribed amount of time. The IT Project Manager will also assist in defining the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
Liaise with Senior Executives, IT and Sofware Providers
Define and continually monitor project scope, goals and deliverables in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders
Ability to develop complex project plans that incorproate multiple software solutions
Work with IT, business stakeholders and senior management management to set realistic exepectations about the project
Define internal resource and/or consultant needs (resource plan) during the project
Continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path
Track project milestones and deliverables
Responsible for developing status reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations for various stakeholder groups, including executives.
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks and issues, and devise contingency plans
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project
Professional consulting background preferred
Knowledge of Accounting, Work Order and Fleet Management tools preferred
Knowledge of project management and methodology and tools required
Ability to work independently and in teams, prioritizing multiple efforts, issues and tasks with minimal direction
Demonstrated hands-on experience defining and validating business requirements as required
Ability to interface knowledgeably and effectively with senior executives as well as individuals and teams from across all functions in the company
Exceptional customer service orientation and written and verbal communication skills
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