We are looking for an IT Project manager for our leading Educational Client. In this role you will work with internal teams and 3rd party vendors during the planning, design, and implementation phases of projects to insure projects achieve goals, maintain standards, and maximize resource effectiveness.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated successful mastery of major components of the solutions lifecycle development methodology in the context of major systems implementations
Must be able to meet with business sponsors and owners of varying levels
Demonstrated high level of analytical and problem solving skills
Strong negotiation and influencing skills
Extensive experience with process reengineering
6+ years of experience in IT Project Management with moderate skills in Microsoft Project.
Strong experience managing projects related to Oracle EBS applications.
Experience managing IT vendors and contracts relating to the projects above.
Ability to walk the line between being diplomatic but being able to drive to results.
Must be comfortable working in an often chaotic environment with limited/no standards.
Conduct project status meetings, prepare dashboards, manage risk and issues log and proactively prioritize team work activities to deliver on critical path activities.
Strong communication skills including the ability to engage internal clients at all levels (including Directors, VPs and C-Level).
A flexible attitude and the ability to pivot quickly in an ever changing environment.
Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Information Technology or related field preferred.