The Senior project manager manages and leads high risk project s (e.g. large scale, new technology, complex integration, uncertain business needs), or multiple medium risk project s. For these project s, the individual establishes project goals and success factors, develops project plans, budgets and schedules with input and buy-in from key stakeholders and team members, and leads the project teams to successfully achieve those goals in the most cost-effective and time-efficient manner possible. The candidate balances cost, schedule, budget, quality and scope. Throughout the project lifecycle, the Senior project manager monitors and measures project progress, conducts corrective action as necessary, communicates project status information to all stakeholders, performs risk management, and resolves issues and controls project scope and quality.
The Senior project manager works with senior IT management to develop and enhance IT strategies, methodologies, processes and standards, creates templates, and selects and implements project management tools. The candidate researches and incorporates industry best practices as appropriate for TIS. The candidate provides project management mentorship for project leads as requested, and works with supervisors of team members to assist in their professional development.
The candidate is a recognized expert in multiple portfolio business domains and regularly contributes innovative ideas for how project s can contribute to the business. The candidate has the capability to effectively contribute to performance management (e.g. insights in areas for growth) and is a key contributor to product roadmaps for the portfolio. This position may supervise other staff.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
7 years of experience in an IT environment, including 5 years of IT project management experience.
Must have previous experience (3-5 years) as an applications developer/programmer.
Experience using formal project management techniques and tools, including office tools such as the Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project and Microsoft SharePoint.
Experience leading and managing highly complex, large scale projects or multiple medium scale projects in a large, decentralized organization.
Experience collaborating with internal groups and outside consultants, supervising process, and maintaining integrity of organizational technology standards.
Experience developing customer-centric standards and solutions.
Ventera - 16 months ago