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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-03659
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
IT Project Manager
Philadelphia, PA / Tulsa, OK / Anaheim, CA / San Leandro, CA / Leesburg, VA / Norfolk,VA
1 Year Contract

Job Description
  • Manages the human, financial and operational resources necessary to meet the company objective to consolidate seven Client Power and Propulsion Systems Sector (PPSS) divisions onto a single instance of Deltek Cost Point ERP system.
  • Develops project management plan and establishes goals and objectives for the project team members limiting risk, scope creep and financial impact.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership for team members
  • Resolves project work/scheduling problems by reprioritizing activities
  • Liaising with technical specialists or other project members to ensure the technical integrity of the project is maintained
  • May act as primary liaison with vendors on project matters including negotiations and solution acceptance
  • Evaluates potential project risk and develops mitigation plans, as required
  • Reviewing project performance against milestones and budget
  • Controls project costs and schedule
  • Discusses alternative solutions with ERP vendor including contractual changes
  • Implements project work breakdown structure
  • Produce project status reports on a regular basis
  • Decision-making and autonomy
  • Problems usually solved by use of combination of standard procedures and methods developed by the Client IT PMO group.
  • Difficult, complex or unusual matters or decisions are usually solved with consultation of IT implementation team and/or PPSS senior management.
  • Supervision required/exercised
  • Autonomous, reporting to the Power and Propulsion Systems Sector IT Lead.
  • No direct reports
  • University graduate in Project Management or Commerce or equivalent, plus 5 years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in implementing ERP systems. Deltek Cost Point experience preferred
  • Experience in project management methodology
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language
  • Effective team work skills
  • Frequent travel may be required within the continental U.S.
  • Familiar with Deltek Cost Point ERP system or other.
  • Familiar with standard business processes across finance, projects, supply chain, engineering, human resources, contracts, manufacturing
  • Work involves continuous interruptions on an hourly basis that are unpredictable and imposed or controlled by others
  • Work at job activities that require sitting, standing or walking for short periods throughout the day and focused visual concentration or focused listening