IT Project Manager
Valmont Industries - Birmingham, AL

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IT Project Manager

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130000ZN

Description

Job Title: IT Project Manager

Why Valmont

A career with Valmont is a career with a future! Valmont is a global manufacturing company with employment opportunities around the world for qualified candidates. Wherever you live, whatever you do, chances are Valmont is part of your life: Lighting and traffic poles that guide your way; Utility poles that bring power to your home and business; Communication poles and towers that enable your wireless communications; Irrigation equipment that brings much-needed water to cropland while conserving fresh water resources; and, long-lasting finishes that improve products around the world every day. Valmont needs YOU to make it all possible!

How you will contribute

Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the IT Project Manager position in the Global Utility Division. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will be responsible for the successful planning and execution of IT Applications portfolio management, project management, and overall business delivery. Additionally, you will…

Allocate appropriate resources to ensure that projects and enhancements are completed within committed time, scope and budget.

Ensure coverage of all areas of expertise necessary to support and grow the business within the Directors area of responsibility. Create and maintain staffing plan to support the current and future work demands and project deliverables.

Develop Project Management support policies, standards and procedures.

Initiate and implement new technologies, methodologies, process and procedures that will support Company long and short term goals.

Be responsible for career development, performance management and pay determination and communication.

Assume a leadership role in educating the business and technical community on Project and Program management processes and areas of expertise.

Establish and nurture positive relationships with and customer organizations.

Coach the team to initiate and present the right questions to gain insight into the business issues and needed resolutions.

Take ownership and delivery responsibility for special projects and company initiatives.

Presents information on projects, initiatives or other subjects to peers, teams, and upper management.

Establish and maintain regular written and in-person communications with the organization’s executives, department heads, and end users regarding pertinent IT activities.

Coordinate with the various operating units to encourage the leveraging of technology across the corporation to achieve maximum synergy.

What it takes

Required Qualifications

Ten years of progressively responsible experience in a project based environment

Five years supervisory or managerial experience in a project based environment

Five years project management experiences through active participation in system-related projects which may include ERP or other business systems

Two years experience with an ERP or other business system

Advanced level analytical and problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to identify problems and systematically gather data, identify root causes and solutions

Familiar with program management, large (enterprise) and small to mid-size project management, manufacturing, lean manufacturing, and IT applications

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Must have leadership skills with the ability to influence, build relationships and manage high priority items and adjust to shifting priorities while meeting deadlines

Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related field

Project Management certification

Knowledge of Agile and Water Fall system development methodologies

Must be able to work effectively with people at all levels, solve, personal conflicts, understand and diagnose the causes of change resistance and initiate corrective action

Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results

Valmont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Job

Information Technology

Primary Location

USA-Alabama-Birmingham

Schedule

Full-time

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