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Senior IT Project Manager in Woburn, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Woburn, MA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    2/6/2019

Job Description

We currently have a terrific new role as a Senior IT Project Manager working with one of our leading industry clients based out of Woburn, MA.

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 Senior IT Project Manager:

  • Participate in IT portfolio management activities, collaborating with both IT and business unit leaders 
  • Partner with business managers and process owners to identify opportunities for process and system improvements, including initial development of business cases and scoping of projects 
  • Review project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available departmental resources to various phases of project 
  • Manage medium to large-sized internal and external systems/application development projects within assigned areas from inception to successful implementation
  • Establish work plan for each phase of project, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel 
  • Identify and schedule project deliverable, milestones, and required tasks 
  • Define realistic project objectives, scope, and level of effort 
  • Develop project strategies and plans, and identify the methods (waterfall, agile, etc…) and tools required for the project 
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel 
  • Initiate projects, keep projects on track and on budget, and resolve issues with customers 
  • Monitor progress against plan 
  • Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle 
  • Create status reports and modify schedules or plans as required 
  • Present project status and risks/issues to IT and business leadership on frequent cadence 
  • Escalate any project issues including timing, budget, resources, scope and more, to upper management in a timely manner 
  • Collaborate closely with the Process Excellence team on enterprise-wide projects 
  • Prepare project status reports and/or project portfolio summaries for management, business unit leaders, and IT management 
  • Perform customer surveys ensuring customer satisfaction remains high 
  • Establish standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation 
  • Work with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems 
  • Ensure easy access to information that is useful to users 
  • Lead the effort in creative approaches to problem solving and quality deliverables supporting business needs 
  • Adhere to best project management practices and methodologies 
  • Assist in the mentoring of junior members of the project management team 
  • Educate business management and leaders on IT project management best practices
Requirements of the Senior IT Project Manager:
  • Strong Communicator – be able to navigate issues along the way and communicate project requirements, timelines, etc. to various leaders and groups
  • A candidate that is a mid-career person potentially open to converting to full-time would be ideal. e.g. ~8 years exp+
  • PM Experience on IT Projects – understanding of both waterfall, agile, and blended methodologies
  • Large Projects – Needs to have worked on large scale (year-long) IT Projects
  • (Preferred) Oracle EBS Expert or other major ERP – focus on skills in supply chain
Job ID: 315501

Keywords:  Senior IT Project Manager, 

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 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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