Information Technology Infrastructure Project Manager
Plan, initiate, and manage information technology (IT) projects. Lead and guide the work of technical staff. Serve as liaison between customer and technical aspects of projects. Plan project stages and assess business implications for each stage. Monitor progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.
- Confer with project personnel to identify and resolve problems.
2. Negotiate with project stakeholders or suppliers to obtain resources or materials.
3. Establish and execute a project communication plan.
4. Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
5. Initiate, review and recommend modifications to project plans.
- Schedule and facilitate meetings related to information technology projects.
7. Identify need for initial or supplemental project resources.
8. Develop and manage budgets for technology projects.
- Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.
10. Monitor or track project milestones and deliverables.
11. Identify, review, or select vendors or consultants to meet project needs.
12. Direct or coordinate activities of project personnel.
13. Assign duties, responsibilities, and spans of authority to project personnel.
14. Develop and manage work breakdown structure (WBS) of information technology projects.
15. Perform risk assessments to develop response strategies.
16. Submit project deliverables, ensuring adherence to quality standards.
17. Assess current or future customer needs and priorities through communicating directly with customers, conducting surveys, or other methods.
18. Develop or update project plans for information technology projects including information such as project objectives, technologies, systems, information specifications, schedules, funding, and staffing.
Skills & Abilities:
- Proven Time and Organization management.
- Microsoft Office Suite including MS Project & Visio.
- Understanding of IT Infrastructure, Networking, Data Centers and related Security components.
- Meeting management.
- Organization change management.
- Effective communication skills to both business and technical resources.
- Leadership and pro-active approach to work.
- Detailed understanding of Waterfall and AGILE methodologies.
- Vendor Management experience including negotiations, expectations management and SLAs.
- Detail oriented.
Minimum 5 years of increasingly responsible experience, including experience successfully managing various projects. Outstanding grasp of information technology concepts and processes. Demonstrated aptitude for effective leadership of staff. Bachelor's degree preferred but not required.