IT Project Manager
Edgen Group Inc - Baton Rouge, LA

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Responsible for providing effective management of IT projects by applying standard, defined methodology and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the project tasks. Manage the key project artefacts and share accountability with the project leadership team for successful project delivery.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Develop plans for controlling the scope, schedule and costs for any project assigned to the team.
• Definition and preparation of project work plans and project deliverables
• Monitor the project execution to ensure the agreed plans are being followed and take necessary corrective action if progress deviates from the agreed plans.
• Using formal project methodology throughout the whole project lifecycle to ensure that all elements are being effectively managed.
• Create change control documentation to explain changes to the corrective baseline and ensure that approved changes are implemented.
• Develop appropriate communication plans to the various stakeholder groups.
• Prepare appropriate project documentation including project charters and status reports.
• Collect and document project risks, assessment of these risks and formulate mitigation.
• Day to day management of the project team
• Take overall responsibility for progress and use of resources.
• Complete lessons learned reports on the completion of a project.
• Any other ad hoc duties as may be assigned
ORGANIZATIONAL SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Dependability: Punctual; Good attendance record; Work with minimal supervision and direction; Can be counted on to handle special duties; Follow-up on issues without prompting; Meet deadlines.
Initiative and Leadership: Self-starter; Help others when needed; Flexible; Show desire to master job, take pride in work and seek continuous improvement; Actively tackle problems; Seek new opportunities; Strive to see projects to completion.
Teamwork: Perform a variety of tasks independently while contributing to the team environment; Build positive team spirit; Put success of team above own interest.
Interpersonal Skills: Support and encourage others; Give and receive constructive criticism; Negotiate; Listen to and value other’s opinions; Convey ideas to a group; Maintain confidentiality.
Organisational Support: Follow policies, procedures, instructions and pre-determined guidelines; Support organization's goals and values.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Oral and Written Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all levels of internal business stakeholders and external customers and suppliers.
Project Management: Develop, manage and coordinate project plans; Monitor the status of projects; Deliver a clear and accurate representation of status; Hold project owners accountable; Communicate change and progress.
Problem Solving: Identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; Gather and analyze information skilfully; Develop alternative solutions.
Managing People: Delegate work assignments; give authority to work independently; set expectations and monitor delegated activities; provide regular performance feedback; develop subordinates skills and encourage growth.
Analytical: Use intuition and experience to complement data; Collect and research data; Conduct appropriate test reviews and analyze and present findings and solutions; Designs work flows and procedures.
Customer Service: Proactively anticipate and respond promptly to internal and external customer needs; Respond to all requests for service and assistance.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 5 years IT project management or business analyst experience
Knowledge or experience in ERP
Relevant knowledge of system implementation
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree in a related subject
Project Management Professional certification
Good functional understanding of supply chain or accounting business processes
Experience with managing projects within an oracle EBS or an ERP environment
COMPUTER SKILLS
Competent in the use of MS project, MS Visio and a process flow tool.
We offer extensive benefits such as affordable Health, Dental and Vision insurance, Life insurance, Disability insurance, Flexible Spending plans for medical and childcare expenses, a 401k savings plan, ample PTO and holiday, and a company wide Profit Share plan.
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APPLICATION STATEMENT:
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EDGEN MURRAY CORPORATION is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment, in accordance with the requirements of all applicable state and federal laws, on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age or physical or mental disability to job requirements.
I understand that EDGEN MURRAY CORPORATION is in no way obligated to provide employment and that I am in no way obligated to accept employment. I understand that my employment is terminable-at-will, that I am not being employed for any specified time, and that this application is not and is not intended to be a contract for continued employment.
The use, possession, or being under the influence of illegal drugs, or alcohol on the job is prohibited and will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. I hereby agree to submit to any lawful drug or integrity testing that may be required as a condition of employment and understand that refusal to submit to such testing during the course of my employment may result in disciplinary action, up to and including discharge.
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