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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-00229
Location: Carlsbad, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/26/2017

Role Scope / Deliverables: Execute project management best practices within PMF framework.  Risk, Issue management.  Steering committee and other project meetings.
Key Skills: Communication, business domain knowledge, manufacturing or commercial space.
Technical Project Manager manages and delivers large scale IT programs across the global organization. 
  • Oversee all aspects of project scope, schedule, resource, risks and overall management to ensure and drive successful delivery.
  • Ensure the software development and project management deliverables and milestones in project plans are achieved within cost, schedule, scope, and quality.
  • Assure that the project teams are managing the system development process including systems analysis, technical design, coding, testing, turnover to production, user acceptance criteria. 
  • Conduct proper and timely communications, change management, and training per project stakeholders and needs.
  • Provide overall capital and operating expense project budget responsibility for multiple projects. 
  • Manage critical supplier and internal customer relationships.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge and expertise in project management disciplines, as well as multiple business processes and/or technical areas. 
  • As a member of the PMO organization, expected to lead by example with best practice project management methodologies.
  • Lead IT workstreams within Mergers and Acquisitions and IT integrations.
  • Experience supporting manufacturing or retail operations, including distribution center/warehousing operations, quote to cash processes.
  • Any experience in SAP Operations, Financials, WM, JDE E1,, Siebel CRM, Manhattan WMS, or any MES system such as Camstar
  • Provide guidance in establishing best practices in the use and integration of portfolio and project management methods and tools 
  • Leverage industry best practices to plan, manage, monitor and report on all projects
  • Oversee the documentation of all PMO framework design and analysis work.
Skills and Credentials:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience, and/or Master's degree a plus
  • 6+ years of hands-on SDLC IT project/program management
  • Experience working in an IT PMO is a plus
  • Proven ability to lead groups, manage project deliverables, and maintain client relationships 
  • Experience in managing budgets, project plans, resource allocations, and priorities.
  • Mergers & Acquisition/Integration experience is a plus.
  • MS Suite, Visio, expertise with Excel, MS Project
  • Demonstrated skills with portfolio and project management tools: Client PPM
  • Demonstrated expertise with various industry PM methodologies including AGILE, SCRUM, RUP, Waterfall, PMI PMBok, PMP Certified
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies across a large, global environment.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent analytical and technical skills allowing for quick decision making and direction setting.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Multiple languages a plus.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of the political climate of the enterprise and how to navigate the politics.
  • Ability to balance the long-term ("big picture") and short-term implications of individual decisions.
  • Ability to apply multiple solutions to business problems.
Travel requirements:  depending upon project assigned, up to 25% travel.