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Project Manager in Pittsburgh, PA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 5/8/2019

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Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager with our industry-leading client in Pittsburg.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Project Manager:

  • Oversee medium to large system development projects from inception to implementation
  • Responsible for assembling the project team and assigning individual responsibilities
  • Develop detailed project plans and monitors project results for significant deviations
  • Manage vendor and client relations to ensure that project expectations are developed and met
  • Ensure adherence to current project management standard processes and ensures compliance to quality assurance policies
  • Manage Stakeholder relationships by: 
    • Ensuring stakeholder expectations are understood and managed accordingly 
    • Manage stakeholder communications & participation
    • Promote effective individual and team performance
    • Act as primary point of contact to handle project issues as well as manage changes to project scope Have a strong customer focus
  • Manage the development and execution of a project by adhering to a defined project management methodology
  • Ensure the work of the project, including requirements and deliverables, are clearly defined
  • Control the project, in part, by leveraging formal change management Identifying and mitigating risk
  • Plan and schedule project tasks based, in part, on resource availability and other dependencies

Requirements of the Project Manager:

  • College degree or equivalent combination of IT education & experience deemed acceptable by the hiring manager
  • Minimum 5-8 years experience required
  • PMI CAPM, PMP and/or ITIL certification required or committed to acquiring within a 2 year period from date of hire
  • Able to plan and manage the delivery of IT infrastructure based systems that support clients' business objectives closely with IT functional areas, external and/or internal customers, and vendors in defining project priorities, scope, approach, resource requirements, timing, and funding in this matrix organization
  • Experience required in collaborating with and leading cross-functional teams
  • Strong ability to identify risks and issues and present options for mitigation based, in part, on what best services the customer
  • Experienced virtual project management for a global organization. Rely on knowledge of IT infrastructure technologies and how they integrate
  • Possess an introductory understanding of application programming, database, system design, internet, extranet, intranet & client/server architectures

Keywords: Project Manager, Project Management, PMI, CAPM, PMP, ITIL

Job ID: 318963

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

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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