The IT Project Manager I will work in tandem with the IT Project or Program Manager supporting smaller initiatives while performing project management duties throughout the end-to-end project lifecycle. The IT Project Manager I may also manage smaller projects (less than $250K budget range) with guidance and mentoring from the IT Project or Program Manager.
Schedules and conducts team meetings; communicates tasks and expectations to project team members.
Manages the work plan and expected deliverables through daily interaction and updates to the plan.
Facilitates risk and issue identification and management.
Accountable for adhering to project governance and stage gating requirements.
Produces weekly status reports for the project team and stakeholders to ensure project remains on track and within budget.
Contribute to the establishment and rolling out of EPMO across the Enterprise.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Any combination of relevant education and experience and/or related professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable.
Strong interpersonal and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to establish strong working relationships across IT, business lines and external stakeholders.
Ability to manage change and priorities and coordinate/realign project resources as necessary.
Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) and MS Project.
HP PPM tool experience desired.
Highly organized with a strong attention to detail.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively.
Ability to work autonomously and alongside a peer/mentor where necessary.
Utilize and support project methods, process and toolkit, as well as be an ambassador of the Enterprise Project Management Office.
Group facilitation skills, negotiation and ability to influence and drive decisions.
Ability to articulate project challenges to project stakeholders and IT Leadership in a timely manner for escalation transparency and guidance.
Ability to facilitate identification and resolution of project risks and issues.
Moneygram International Inc