Senior Project Manager - IT
Laird Technologies, Inc. - Cleveland, OH

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Persons employed in this position are responsible for, but not limited to, managing a cross-functional team of professionals in the management of projects.
  • Manage and direct a project team to define, plan and manage project milestone activities.
  • Manage and coordinate activities between business units / functions to meet customers'' requirements and change control.
  • Manage cost targets as set by senior management team.
  • Oversee and prioritize the resource and asset allocation process to ensure project in the pipeline will be properly supported.
  • Develop/improve project intake process ensuring completeness of request and eliminating the need for unnecessary revision.
  • Responsible for providing regular updates to business partners and company leadership on project status and timeline.
  • Ensure application of up-to-date project management principles and methodologies.
  • Development and implementation of project related metrics
Required Skills
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Exhibit understanding of the cross-functional relationships between inter-company groups and the expertise required to take a product through development and on to production.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Rich knowledge on IT project life cycles, including requirements, staffing, scope definition, time, cost and quality.
  • Prior experience/knowledge of IT project management in manufacturing company is highly preferred.
  • Previous managerial experience.
  • Able to work successfully in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment and effectively multi-task priorities in a team-oriented environment.
  • Must be flexible and able to adapt to changing requirements and schedules.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated skill in Microsoft Project and/or other project management tools
  • Knowledge of QAD Pricing and iQuote is preferred
Required Experience
  • Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Science, Management Information Systems, or related field. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • PMI Certification a plus.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years experience directly related to the responsibilities specified

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