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GC IS SR PROJECT MANAGER - Houston TX 77024 Skip Navigation
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TX - Houston

  • Date Posted: Jun 8, 2016
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  • Travel: None
  • Functional Area: Information Technology
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Relocation Provided: No

Position Description:
Position Purpose: The purpose of this position is to provide effective management of midsized IT projects, or oversee the management of multiple smaller projects being managed by Project Analysts. This is accomplished by applying a standard, defined methodology to the project, and providing the leadership skills necessary to control the execution of the project tasks, as defined in the methodology. The project manager is responsible for delivering several key project artifacts, and shares responsibility and accountability with the project leadership team for the successful delivery of the entire project. The Project Manager must also actively manage to the project budget from a dollar spend and a resource perspective. Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities: 40%-Project Control. Develops an effective plan for controlling the project scope,schedule and cost baseline, and monitors the project execution to ensure that the plan is being followed. Creates and effectively coordinates documentation to explain changes to the baseline, and ensures the approved changes are implemented. Maintains logs of all submitted changes and their status. Must be able to manager matrix resources and perform resource leveling when necessary. 20%-Project Communications. Develops an effective plan for communicating project information to the project team and to the project stakeholders. Develops written status reports, determines project status codes, and creates and presents project review documents to senior management. Collects and documents project issues, and manages their timely resolution. 20%-Project Risk Management. Leads the definition of project risks, and the required mitigation approaches. Monitors project activities for the occurrence of risks, and takes timely action to mitigate the risk. Advises project team members and stakeholders of actions required or completed. 20%-Project Lessons Learned. At the completion of a project, captures lessons learned, and communicates those to others. Nature and Scope: Position Reports to Chief Information Officer This position has 15 Direct reports. Environmental Job Requirements: Environment: 1. Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable. Travel: 2. Typically requires overnight travel 5% to 20% of the time.

Standard Minimum Qualifications: Must be eighteen years of age or older. Must pass the Drug Test. Must pass Background Check. Must pass pre-employment test if applicable. Additional Minimum Qualifications: Education Required: 5. The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job. Work Experience Required: 7 Minimum Age Override: 0 Certifications & Licenses: Physical Requirements: 1. Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles. Additional Qualifications: Preferred Qualifications: Project focus: Understands,anticipates, and meets business and project needs. Results orientation: consistently delivers on commitments, takes initiative, has a bias toward action, takes responsibility, shows individual accountability, has a sense of urgency, makes timely decisions. Understands back-end ERP systems and EDI Versed in Dot.NET language Understands Agile and Scrum project methodology Has worked with Project management tool such as Pivotal Tracker Preferred Computer Science, IT, Business, and PMP certification Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Ability to manage through influence/leverage partnerships. Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical. Experience managing technical projects.

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