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Manager, IT Project Mangement

Motiva

This is a Contract position in Aiken, TX posted July 16, 2021.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director, Project Management Office (PMO), advises leadership about the project portfolio, status and resource planning for delivering business initiatives. Plans, directs, and ensures the successful delivery of designed business solutions utilizing the complete resources of the PMO and assigned project teams. Provides technical assistance in identifying, evaluating and developing methods and procedures that are efficient, effective and meet good business practice. Maintains excellent communication with upper management both within and across organizations. Provides portfolio view of all IT programs/projects for evaluation by key stakeholders. Has expert experience in project/program management and able to lead in the coaching and mentoring of team members to help them achieve business expectations and deliverables. Assesses resource loads and recommends appropriate assignments.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and optimize $30M+ IT project portfolio
  • Advise leadership and/or business executives at the highest levels about the project portfolio, status and resource planning for delivering strategic business initiatives
  • Act as a liaison and be an example of strong leadership for project teams and other areas of responsibility
  • Provide leadership, direction and coaching on project specific tasks as well as individual professional development
  • Ability to see, account for, and coach others in the “big picture” as well as the details and to be able to tie initiatives to corporate goals
  • Drive the successful development and delivery of business requirements in support of strategic and enhancement initiatives
  • Allocate appropriate resources to ensure that projects are completed within committed time, scope and budget
  • Prepare IT portfolio reporting for all IT programs/projects within the assigned portfolio
  • Support and be an advocate for the development and sustainment of project management best practices
  • Support the initiation and implementation of new technologies, methodologies, processes and procedures that support the company’s short and long-term goals
  • Ability to manage a growing project management staff with various levels of experience
  • Assist with the creation and support of standards, processes and procedures necessary to produce the deliverables from the team and to work effectively with other teams
  • Establish and nurture positive relationships
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to and lead change, and coach others in the acceptance and support of change
  • Ability to coach the team to initiate and present the right questions to gain insight into business issues and resolutions
  • Take ownership and responsibility for special projects and initiatives
  • Present information about the IT project portfolio to peers, teams, and upper management

Experience and Qualifications Required:

Basic Qualifications:

  • MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio, Power BI, SharePoint, Access)
  • Expert understanding of the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)
  • Expert understanding of software development and infrastructure project lifecycles (Agile, Waterfall)
  • Ability to effectively manage time, prioritize work, multitask across many assignments and delegate
  • Ability to assess the impact of new project requirements on existing workloads
  • 10 years minimum experience in project management
  • 10 years minimum experience in management, team lead, or other equivalent leadership experience
  • 4-year degree in a related field
  • PMP Certification required (Project Management Professional)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Organizational change management skills a plus
  • Problem-solving skills such as six sigma a plus
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