My client a leading multinational currently has a requirement for a IT Project Manager to join their growing team based in Donegal.
The PMO requires an experienced IT Project Manager to be part of a core team responsible for successfully delivering infrastructure andor application development projects on behalf of their business partners in Ireland and the US. The successful candidate would be expected to have IT project management experience, with strong communication skills, leadership ability and a track record of Project delivery
Plan, control and monitor software development and software implementation projects
Facilitate initial proposal meetings and ongoing discussions throughout the project lifecycle
Complete work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task and identify when each task will be performed
Clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders
Act as a mediator between team members and stakeholders
Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout the project life cycle
Effectively manage project scope by ensuring that changes to scope are documented and approved with project change request forms
Work with the project sponsor to provide initial and then detailed project estimates
Prepare agenda for meetings, ensure that correct participants are included, and host meetings.
Work with project sponsor to facilitate the project charter outlining scope, goals, deliverable, required resources, budget and timing
Develop tools and best practices for project management and execution
Prepare regular status updates and presentations for Project Sponsor and senior management.
Coordinate project phases and tracks progress.
Prepare project plans and liaise with participants of the project for updates.
Track issues and risks and escalate as appropriate.
Control and monitor project activities in accordance with our processes and project lifecycle.
Work closely with external vendors as required.
Strong organizational and coordination skills are essential as is the ability to multitask and work with stakeholders in diverse locations.
Strong leadership skills with the ability to influence and motivate peers and senior managers in partner organizations and to work across organizations to gain buy-in and build consensus to deliver on objectives
Agile PM experience would be a bonus
Experienced in managing software development projects and a working knowledge of the various software development methodologies would be an advantage.
Process driven with a focus on quality and product delivery
Experienced person with a proven track record operating at a senior level
Strong customer focus with an ability to liaise and communicate effectively with business (non-IT) and technical stakeholders.
Self-motivated with an ability to work in teams, meet tight deadlines and possess enthusiasm and a willingness to learn new disciplines.
PMP, PRINCE2, Agile PM or ITIL certification would be an advantage.
Experience or qualifications in CMMI, ISO or Six Sigma would be beneficial.
If you feel this role is for you please contact Mick Duffy on +353 1 525 4647 or [email protected]