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Senior IT Project Manager, DTD
Ref No.: 17-00231
Location: Carlsbad, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/26/2017
Senior IT Project Manager, DTD
Position Summary: The Senior IT Project Manager manages and delivers all aspects of IT projects within the Digital Technology Delivery team. This person is responsible for all aspects of assigned projects from project initiation through delivery.

  • Oversee all aspects of assigned projects including scope, schedule, budget, resources, quality and risk to ensure successful delivery.
  • Proactively manage assigned projects to ensure milestones are achieved within plan including proactively managing execution progress, managing communications, reporting status, managing resources, managing change, removing roadblocks and resolving conflicts. 
  •  Ensure projects are adhering to the company's formal Project Management Framework (PMF), leveraging best-practices and are fully aligned with the Project Management Office (PMO).
  •  Ensure projects are properly progressing through the Software Development Lifecycle including proper definition, analysis, design, development, testing, training and deployment.
  • Create initial project budget and seek funding approval following the company's capital funding process. Manage the project budget throughout the course of the project providing monthly actuals and forecasts.
  • Manage internal and external suppliers, stakeholders and customer relationships.
  • Maintain extensive knowledge and expertise in the discipline of project management as well as multiple business processes and/or technical areas.
  • Participate with management and other PMs in establishing best practices in project management methods and tools.
Skills and Credentials:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering, systems analysis or a related field of study, or equivalent experience. Master's degree a plus.
  • A minimum of 7+ years of hands on SDLC IT/web/ecommerce project management and/or work in a formal enterprise IT PMO. Demonstrated knowledge of Agile/Scrum best practices.PMP and SCM certification a plus.
  • Experience in delivery of successful Enterprise level IT projects such as ERP, CRM, EDW, eBusiness, Master Data Management (MDM), financial systems and mergers/acquisitions projects.
  • Proven ability to lead groups, manage project deliverables, and maintain customer relationships
  • Experience in managing budgets, project plans, resource allocations, and priorities. 
  • Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma Experience/Certification, FDA Computer Systems Validation, or M&A/Integration experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated skills with project management tools. MS Office, expertise with Excel, Visio
  • Demonstrated expertise with various industry PM methodologies including AGILE, SCRUM, RUP, Waterfall, PMI, other.
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.
  • Effective ability to lead and train teams through sprint planning, retrospectives, and facilitation of multiple sprints within enterprise environment.
  •  Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and negotiation.
  •  Strong leadership skills.
  •  Excellent analytical and technical skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • 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.