IT Project Manager

Location: Morrisville, NC
Date Posted: 08-03-2016
Job role:  IT Project Manager
Location: Morrisville, NC
Duration: 6 months+
1) Several years of experience within a regulated industry environment, preferably, experience in healthcare, life sciences or pharmaceutical industry preferably in clinical research IT
2) Executed client facing engagements / system implementations
3) Ensure that projects are successfully controlled; monitor progress, address risk and issue management
Responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders/sponsor's needs and deliver on desired outcomes. 

Education/ Experience: 
Bachelor degree in an IT-related discipline. PMP certification preferred. 2 to 4 years experience managing projects 

Skills and Competencies: 
Advanced verbal and written communication skills. Ability to develop project plans, manage individual deadlines and goals. Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics. Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis. Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project and/or Visio. Highly organized with good time management skills. Customer service orientation, and strong interpersonal skills. Analytical thinker with creative problem solving skills and attention to detail 

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities: 
Develop integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identify resources and skills required, document estimating assumptions, refine plans and manage performance against them. Recommend best solutions based on understanding of business issues. Provide task-based schedule and cost forecasts and assist in assessing risk-based provisions. Capture and track program metrics and perform analysis. Manage project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impact on budget, time and risk. Manage client expectations, anticipates operational and tactical risks and tracks them. Clarify, identify, and track requirements and issues, remove barriers, resolve minor project issues and escalate to immediate manager where required. Manage project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction survey and closure analysis. Document and archive project activities, deliverables, tools and findings for future projects
Phone: 248-415-4549
Fax: 248-603-2599

At least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or an equivalent in education is required for this position.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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