Oracle Project Manager

Precision Castparts Corporation Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Summary:

The Project Manager role is a key member of the Information Technology (IT) Team providing project coordination and communication services for IT projects to internal and external stakeholders. Individual works with internal and external parties to organize the various components needed to initiate, run and conclude major projects. The project manager is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of specific projects ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Project Management

  • Experience implementing Oracle as a PM and project team member

  • Minimum 5 years' experience in information technology industry

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or equivalent project management certification

  • Advanced skills in creating Business Requirements, Project Plans, Project Schedules and associated project materials

  • Ability to solicit the appropriate level of business requirements to ensure project success

  • Motivation and ability to move a team towards the vision

  • Ability to coordinate and manage cross-functional projects

  • A strong track record as an implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently

  • Advanced knowledge in WaterFall, SCRUM, and Agile project management methodologies

  • Advanced skills and build work breakdown structures (WBS) and developing project schedules

  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills, strong leadership and strategic influencing skills, the ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and effectively provide guidance to others (e.g. project managers) in a high pressure, time intensive work environment; and, have a thorough knowledge of all phases of PMI life cycle

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential

  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently

  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments

  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise

  • Must be possess Intermediate to Advanced skills in the use of Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Project)

Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Experience Required; Technology Field Preferred

Work Location(s): Houston, TX Primary; Alternate Locations Considered

Travel Requirements:
75% to Plant sites Regional Client Sites going through implementations

Responsibilities:

  • Support the project collaboration and documentation archival site on MS SharePoint/Project Management System

  • Facilitate recurring meetings between IT Team and customer(s) to communicate status of projects, assign new projects, and resolve open management issues

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.

  • Create project plans and associated communications documents

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion

  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals

  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders

  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel

  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team

  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools

  • Track project milestones and deliverables

  • Create and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations

  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans

  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle

  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements

  • Collect performance metrics for projects and disseminate the compiled results

  • Support project teams and ensure utilization the project management standards

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.


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