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Senior Project Manager Information Technology
Ref No.: 18-00573
Location: Torrance, California
Position Type:Contract
Title: Senior Project Manager Information Technology
Location: Torrance, CA
Duration: 6 Months

Responsibilities
  • Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for the IT community to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations
  • Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality reviews; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources
  • Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed
  • Manages one or more cross-functional projects of high complexity
  • Responsible for the management of one or more medium to large-sized, moderately to highly complex projects

Daily Tasks Performed
  • Assist other Project managers with Project deliverables as well as PMO deliverables
  • Assist with Project budgeting processes
  • Management and Governance of Project Clarity tasks and entries
  • Develop and Deliver waterfall Project documentation
  • Help in coordinating on-site and off-site meetings
  • Assist in the management of large number of users requests and queries
  • Manage small enhancement and small Project requests

Academic/Experience/Competency
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum is preferred.
  • Advanced ability to oversee and manage large, complex, diverse and strategic projects that impact the organization as a whole
  • Advanced understanding and ability to manage complex program and project budgets
  • Advanced ability in implementing program and project plans, monitoring progress, resource usage and quality
  • Advanced knowledge in conducting risk assessments and developing plans for eliminating or mitigating the risks identified
  • Advanced understanding of multiple project management disciplines

Experience Level:
  • 7 to 10 years of IT work experience
  • 5 years managing projects

Wants
  • Good understanding of project methodologies; Waterfall, Agile
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project
  • Good understanding of how PMO's work and adept at interfacing and communicating with PMO's
  • Excellent oral and written presentation and communications skills