Plans, organizes, and integrates cross-functional information technology projects to deliver specific measured results to the customer. Responsible for managing small-scale projects that have an impact on the site's operations. Performs entry-level project management work.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Develops project plans, goals, and budgets; identifies resources needed, develops schedules and methods for measuring results
Guides and performs strategic analysis for the project
Organizes and manages all phases of the project to ensure on-time completion
Assembles and coordinates project team members; assigns individual responsibilities
Monitors contracts including review and approval of pay requests and change orders; maintains regular communication with service provider
Plans and oversees the preparation and dissemination of project communications. Communicates with top-level information systems (IS) administrator, project sponsors, functional area managers and/or consultants regarding status of specific projects. Produces project reports for the program manager, sponsor, manager or director.
Education & Experience Requirements
BS or BA.
1 to 2 years work experience as team lead or project coordinator.
At least 16 credit hours in project management courses.
Knowledge and experience in cross-functional project management methods and techniques.
Knowledge of information technology applications, processes, software and equipment.
Knowledge of the techniques for managing cross-functional teams.
Skill in planning and preparing written communication.
Skill in technical planning of information technology projects.
Skill in working with groups to build consensus.
Skill in effectively serving a divergent customer base.
Ability to synthesize project information and establish the appropriate scope of a project.
Ability to apply strong project management skills and methodologies.
Ability to create new work processes.
Ability to communicate effectively with senior management.