IT Project Manager in Hanover, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Eliassen Group is seeking an IT Project Manager with a background in Agile Software Implementation and Financial/Business Process Operations. Experience managing large scale projects and IT vendor management are a must. This position will be worked 100% remotely and the anticipated start date is early February. Details on project scope and responsibilities are as follows.

Project Scope: 
  • Implementation of a cloud-based performance management platform with a focus on financial, business, and IT processes.
  • Requires a firm understanding of financial business processes, the difference between opex and capex, P&L management, etc.
  • Requires the ability to drive cross functional team cooperation and a good understanding of Agile methodology.  
Responsibilities include:
  • Collaborate with SME’s to translate project objectives and requirements into milestones, time boxes, schedules, and tasks. 
  • Manage tasks and deliverables of third-party partners to avoid scope creep and ensure intended milestones are met. 
  • Manage large scale projects and budgets across a matrixed enterprise operation. 
  • With key project resources, create smartsheet, track delivery against schedule, report out against schedule.
  • Create and update backlog in Jira. Create and manage Jira dashboards. Understand and communicate status in terms of sprints or Kanban.
Experience:
  • Experience executing in a highly matrixed enterprise with a multi-function project team with team members including Developers, Business Analysts, Business Owners and Service Owners.
  • Sufficient level of technical background to accurately evaluate complex project risks and roadblocks.
  • Provide leadership to business analysts and collaborate with customers and develop strategies and solutions.
  • Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using Agile Project Management tools such as Jira, Rally or equivalent, Microsoft Project, Visio, Office, etc.
  • Creative approach to problem-solving with the ability to focus on details while maintaining the “big picture” view.
Job ID: 347869

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit http://www.eliassen.com.

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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