Sr Project Manager
Compucom - Seattle, WA

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The candidate in this contract position will be playing a key role in success by managing large, highly complex information technology projects in accordance with established standards and best practices. Experience implementing either Arriba or Emptoris Contract Management Systems is a plus.

Responsibilities and essential job functions:
  • Assesses project health and directs any necessary corrective measures.
  • Creatively applies project management processes to address unique situations; assesses project status and direct corrective measures to ensure project success.
  • Clarifies and applies triple constraint priorities to project oversight and control.
  • Aligns scorecard metrics to triple constraint priorities.
  • Evaluates and manages project change impacts.
  • Creates comprehensive project plans, detailing project schedule, resource estimates, quality requirements and metrics, and organizational change management activities.
  • Ensures completion of all steps required to obtain project funding and resource acquisition approval.
  • Defines and documents project work breakdowns, monitors task status, updates work estimates and incorporates new tasks into plan as needed.
  • Determines project governance and decision making structure.
  • Establishes project roles and responsibilities and provides team members with clear direction.
  • Develops and actively manages project schedule, resources, and budget.
  • Manages resource gaps and acquisitions, engaging third party suppliers for outsourced services as needed.
  • Tracks and reports monthly budget accruals and variances.
  • Drives the selection and application of project management and systems development life cycles for projects, ensuring adjustment for specific project requirements.
  • Directs completion of applicable lifecycle deliverables in compliance with established company standards, practices and policies.
  • Influences operational and executive leadership within the business areas to create and maintain alignment around the project business objectives, measurable benefits, success criteria, scope, and constrains impacting project delivery.
  • Negotiates across multiple functions to resolve project conflicts and competing priorities.
  • Negotiates project schedule, scope, resources, and budget to meet project needs.
Required qualifications:
  • Information Technology (IT) project based roles building and leading distributed teams
  • Experience in the application of industry based project management and systems development methodologies and tools
  • IT project management experience including all elements of scope, time, cost, risk, quality, integration, procurement, human resources and communications
  • Ability to work with business areas to prioritize requirements and select appropriate technology to deliver effective business solutions and achieve business benefits
  • Requirements elicitation, and process analysis and design expertise
  • Experience mentoring other project managers in project management
  • Project management practices process improvement
  • Specific vertical technical or business area expertise relevant to critical IT portfolio demand, such as Retail, Supply Chain, Store Development, IT Infrastructure, ERP, BI
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Knowledge of basic business principles
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to build cross functional project teams
  • Ability to flex leadership style to accommodate a wide variety of team member styles and leverage team diversity
  • Ability to manage geographically distributed teams
  • Ability to maneuver through tough political situations
  • Ability to navigate within a fast-paced dynamic environment with high degrees of ambiguity to deliver large and complex projects
  • Superior communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate to diverse audiences and all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of process improvement and quality methods, such as Lean, Six Sigma

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Compucom Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, helps companies plan, implement and manage multi-vendor, industry-standard computing...