Project Manager O365/Sharepoint 6114

Company: CognitekGroup, LLC
Location: Philadelphia, Pa
Status: Direct
Salary: Market Sr
Close Date: Direct

Job Description:

We have a challenging opportunity for a IT Project Manager to lead a large scale Office365 Implementation in Wayne PA. This individual will provide expert level IT project management and leadership. The scope of this large-scale initiative will include developing, implementing, managing and monitoring multiple related enterprise level projects engaged in the design, development, and installation and optimization of various products and systems.


Provides expert level IT project management for software, middleware, or hardware deliverables. Manages large and complex projects or multiple concurrent medium/small projects. Uses IT’s project management standards to deliver projects on time, within budget, and with agreed upon functionality and quality to internal client.
Develops, implements, and monitors technical project plans for concurrent projects. Identifies deliverables, milestones, and tasks. Interviews team members for estimates. Updates schedule in IT Project database. Plans and integrates schedule, resources, and deliverables with IT departments and vendors.
Develops deep knowledge of the business area supported. Assists business in driving out multi-year technology plan.
Communicates with internal clients, team members, management, and IT partners to ensure requirements and priorities are understood. Monitors project progress, and distributes reports to management and clients.
Develops strong relationships with client management and vendors. Meets with client management to negotiate resources, budget, and deliverables. Helps clients write their deliverables and coordinates team members helping to write client deliverables.
Indirectly manages team members. Works with resource/department manager to ensure adequate resources are in place. Maintains appropriate staff to contractor ratios. Ensures team submits time sheets and status reports. Monitors completion of each person’s deliverables (e.g., business system analyst, functional requirements). Mentors and develops project managers at lower grade levels.
Leads and facilitates design and test inspections, and other project meetings throughout product life cycle to identify issues. Leads and facilitates other project meetings.
Maintains current knowledge of IT development methodology, architecture, and related standards. Advocates and ensures usage of new standards by team members.
Identifies, manages, and mitigates technical risks and related business issues – including externally mandated compliance risk. Communicates and resolves staff and technical performance problems quickly and constructively. Effectively communicates and manages project dependencies. Identifies potential solutions, including the cost/benefit of each option. Reviews complex technical issues with technical lead.
Ensures team complies with IT policies and procedures, especially those for quality and productivity standards that enable the team to meet established client service levels. Ensures team complies with Information Security policies and procedures, and verifies deliverables meet Information Security requirements.
Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Bachelors in technology-related field or the equivalent combination of training and experience.
Eight years directly related experience including deep experience with large-scale Office365 implementations and SharePoint migrations.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong analysis and problem-solving skills.
Strong planning and organizational skills.
Strong negotiating skills.
Broad knowledge of the financial services industry.
Expert knowledge of the following IT project management practices and concepts:
Agile software development
Kanban, lean and waterfall principles
Integration and risk management
Technical scope management, including schedule and cost control
Full product life cycle
Systems analysis and design techniques
Quality assurance methodology and Inspections
Technical standards and deliverables
Estimating, including design, development/purchase, and installation
Thoroughly scoped functional requirements and documentation deliverables
Production acceptance (including elevations), data modeling, and related advanced development standards

Our client is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a drug free workplace.

Contact Information:
Job Code: 6114

Jim Jennings 636-484-6869

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