Sr. Project Manager in Phoenix, AZ at MDI Group

Date Posted: 10/17/2018

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Sr. Project Manager

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Summary:


With minimal direction, this position is responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and provides a single point of contact for those projects.

Primary Accountabilities:


1. Maintains accountability for projects from original concept through final implementation.

2. Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, computer services and client services to provide a single point of contact for respective project.

3. Defines project scope and objectives, including identifying and determining project outcomes, critical success pathways and appropriate parameters.

4. Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports to layout the progression and scope of the project.

5. Conducts project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis. Provides project status reports to management as necessary.

6. Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables to decrease instances of scope creep. Establishes and achieves financial objectives by preparing a project budget, scheduling and approving expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.

7. Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables.

8. May provide direction and guidance to lesser-experienced project management staff to assist them in their role and understanding of more complex project management. Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team.

9. Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solutions of problems. Clears pathway for project team to ensure they have the appropriate resources to function in their assigned role.

10. Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Generally requires an understanding of the business and the information systems as normally obtained through the completion of a bachelor's degree in business, information technology or a related field.

3-4 years of project management experience on progressively responsible and complex projects required. Experience with responsibility for comprehensive and complex projects preferred.

Has thorough knowledge and understanding of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field respective to the information systems to enable incumbent to manage highly complex projects.

Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with internal and external customers and department staff, as described above.

Must be familiar with defining system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member, to effectively direct and assign the activities of team members on highly complex and comprehensive projects.

Must possess the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously.

Must have the ability to plan and organize tasks to accomplish goals and objectives.

Prior experience leading or directing other IT staff is required.


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