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DATE ADDED: Sat 23/11/2019

IT Project Manager

St. Louis, MO, US


JOB TYPE: Contract, FullTime

Title: IT Project Manager

Mandatory skills:

MS Office, MS Project ,
Project Management ,
servers, network, telephony ,
PMBOK, Waterfall, Agile ,
Microsoft Office tool, Microsoft Project, SharePoint ,
infrastructure implementation, IT Infrastructure, infrastructure terminology ,
Project Management Process, project schedules, project methodology ,
project deliverables, project tasks, project scope, project objectives ,
Project Review, project documentation, project tools, project materials ,
information security, information technology ,
technical feasibility, mitigation strategy, business requirement

Job Description:

The client is seeking a Contractor IT Project Manager.
This person will be directly accountable to partners, stakeholders, management and project team members for the schedule, budget, and quality of all program elements.
They will ensure the project team complies with client standards including documentation, information security, etc.
They will act as the communications conduit to partners, stakeholders, and management and project team members and conducts periodic briefings/status updates.
Looking for an individual with a proven track record of managing large projects, end-to-end delivery with integrated schedules, resources, cost and quality.
This individual will develop and revise project materials and maintain project documentation.
They will recommend improvements in project deliverables, assists in defining the scope and impact of projects and effectively communicate the impact on the organization.
This individual will establish project tasks, timelines, issues, risks, etc., and effectively manage them.

Project Management Activities:

Manage the 5 basic Project Management Process as it relates to Initiating, Planning, Executing, Monitoring & Controlling, and Closing
Simultaneously manage multiple, complex projects while managing distributed cross functional project teams
Define the project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
Actively monitor and update forecasted project risks and issues while employing mitigation strategies
Direct activities and manage performance of project team members, leading all efforts to a successful conclusion
Remain focused and flexible under shifting and sometimes ambiguous direction
Document project scope/charter and execute approval process
Lead the development of high-level and detailed business requirements, actively managing scope to the approved requirements
Create, maintain and monitor the progress of the complex project schedules and milestones using Microsoft Project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
Motivate the project team to provide quality output and maintain momentum
Maintain all standard project documentation in accordance with procedures and practices
Participate in and support project management process improvement efforts

Communication Activities:

Strong writing and superior communications skills including negotiating agreement with partners, stakeholders, and management and project team members.
Operate as a key liaison role for assigned projects
Set expectations and maintain relationships with partners, stakeholders, management and project team members
Schedule and facilitate project team meetings, providing agendas and weekly meeting minutes on a timely basis
Generate regular progress and project status reports at varying levels of detail and at various stages through a project's monitoring and reporting cycle which includes weekly reports
Conduct Administrative Closure Procedures which includes Lessons Learned, Project Review sessions

Technical Actives:

Skilled with Microsoft Project to develop and maintain detailed project schedules and estimates
Maintain knowledge of new project methodologies and tools, as well as an understanding of current and new technologies
Keep abreast of industry information technology direction and have a solid understating of IT Infrastructure including server, network, telephony and infrastructure terminology and basic functionalities
Ability to parse complex technical topics and dependencies

Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science/Information Systems, Management Information Systems or equivalent experience
5+ years of direct work experience in a project management capacity, especially managing large IT projects
2-4 years in a demonstrated technical role supporting servers, network, telephony and/or infrastructure implementations
Independent self-starter with a can do attitude and innovative conceptual thinker with a strong blend of analytical and creative skills.
PMP certification preferred
Proficient knowledge of project management concepts, such as, PMBOK, Waterfall, Agile is a plus
Effective interpersonal skills and collaborative style of team leadership is essential
Strong verbal and written communication skills across all levels of an organization
Microsoft Office tools are used on a daily basis especially Microsoft Project and SharePoint
Level of required travel is less than 15%

VIVA USA is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a professional working environment that is free from discrimination and unlawful harassment. The Management, contractors, and staff of VIVA USA shall respect others without regard to race, sex, religion, age, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, physical, mental or sensory disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or status as a Vietnam-era, recently separated veteran, Active war time or campaign badge veteran, Armed forces service medal veteran, or disabled veteran. Please contact us at for any complaints, comments and suggestions.

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