You are experienced project manager who has managed large scale projects in a software development organization and has managed projects which includes on-premise to cloud migrations. PMP and ITIL certifications are a plus and you are looking to add value to our client who is a leader in transport software development
Reporting directly to VP of Technology, you will be responsible for ensuring that major technical projects which include migration from on-premise to cloud are planned, coordinated, and delivered on-time and within budget.
Direct and manage assigned contracts/service agreements/projects from beginning to end within the allotted scope, time, and budget.
Work with various teams across the organization and externally to plan and coordinate delivery efforts.
Manage project scope, timeline, quality, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
Develop, maintain and monitor a Project Schedule and Cost Performance throughout the life-cycle of the project
Proactively manage changes in project scope. Change Management is a large part of the role.
Develop, maintain and monitor a Risk Register to ensure risks are highlighted early with the appropriate mitigation plan to address the risk.
Conduct regular Project Status Meetings with your customers.
Conduct regular Executive Steering Meetings with your customers and internal Executive Sponsors
Coach, motivate, mentor and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take proactive action and accountability for their assigned work
Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project (internal and external)
Display proactive willingness to learn and understand software/hardware and the mechanics of their implementation and deployment.
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, issue logs, action item registers, and presentations, as required.
Contribute to further best practices and tools for project execution and management.
Conduct project post mortems and create recommendation reports in order to identify best practices and lessons learned.
One or more of these engagements must have included a Requirement Compliance Matrix that would have been successfully managed by the candidate.
Expertise managing software and IT infrastructure, and migration projects
You are seasoned project manager with 5+ years of expereince in IT
Certification in ITIL, PMP is highly desirable but not mandatory
Fluent English language skills, both spoken and written required
Strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to listen, gather and understand information about people and situations quickly
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence across the organization and externally
Expertise with remote and international communications through a wide array of technologies (ticketing tools, documents and forums, phone, chat, e-mail)