IT Project Manager

Location
Bloomington, MN
Posted
Jan 06, 2022
Closes
Feb 05, 2022
Ref
JR3166
Category
Other
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Purpose:

Responsible for communicating with clients to determine and define the requirements, scope and objectives of projects. Leads project teams, planning and monitoring project timelines and budgets to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget. Actively contributes to cross-functional project teams, working in partnership – in a consultative capacity – to plan, manage and execute the successful delivery of Information Technology projects, to include optimizing the transition of enterprise systems to support and operations.  

Job Duties & Responsibilities*:

  • Oversees IT projects or phases of more complex projects, to include:

  • Communicating with clients/business to determine and define project requirements, scope and objectives.

  • Leading project teams (often cross-functional).

  • Planning and monitoring project timelines and budgets to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.

  • Quickly gains familiarity with system scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.

  • Applies knowledge of company policies and standard practices to resolve problems, analyzing issues and using judgment to make sound decisions.

  • Applies new methodologies and technical approaches to best resolve customer problems and meet their business needs.

  • Communicates frequently and accurately with the client, manager and leadership regarding project status.

  • Oversees the transition of enterprise systems/projects from implementation phase to support and operations phase.

  • Addresses standard issues quicky and efficiently, escalates non-standard problems or issues to ensure prompt resolution.

  • Other responsibilities as determined.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, IT or related discipline. Equivalent work experience considered.

  • 1-2+ years of project management experience

  • Demonstrated success in leading projects and project teams.

  • Knowledge of system development lifecycle.

  • Ability to effectively communicate and work across functions and levels to develop system requirements with project team members.

Other Job-Related Components: (e.g., Physical demands, working conditions, travel)

  • Reports to the Enterprise Information Technology team, working directly with infrastructure teams.

  • Influential leadership of project team members.

  • Up to 30% travel required.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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