Responsible for managing projects, effectively applying methodology and enforcing project standards. Manages day-to-day operational aspects of projects. Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential and motivates team to work together in the most efficient manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Adhere to project management methodology
Create and execute project plan and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities
Minimize exposure and risk on project
Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
Manage project budget
Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion
Participate in project review meetings
Track and continuously improve project outcomes for assigned projects
Lead the organization to define, design & develop, support and test the solution through the system development lifecycle.
Lead the organization to manage the testing & validation of the application.
Ensure solutions are transitioned smoothly through the production cut-over process.
Lead training and / or ensure effective knowledge transfer to those responsible for training use of the new solutions such that adoption and value realization is optimized.
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
Bachelorâs degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in computer science, engineering, business administration or related discipline.
MBA or other relevant graduate degree preferred.
3 - 5 years combined business and technology experience
4 + years related experience in project management, ideally implementing global applications.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory
substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
Project Management certification preferred.
In-depth knowledge of current IT technologies and state-of-the-art practices, particularly in program management. Ability to manage multiple projects and related tasks concurrently.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills including influencing & aligning. Interaction with executive-level management to negotiate and to influence policy-making. Effective communication skills for large, multinational audiences.
Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans
Location/Region: Dallas, TX