Our top education client is looking to hire a technical project manager for a 9 month assignment offering W2 pay and a generous benefits package.
Manages all aspects of various technical projects (projects that focus on software development, hardware, information technology and technical applications), including assembling project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying appropriate resources needed, and developing schedules to ensure timely completion of project(s). This position must be familiar with the project objectives as well as the role and function of each team member to effectively coordinate the activities of the team. Communicates with project leaders and/or sponsors and functional area Managers regarding status of specific projects.
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
Handles oneself ethically following core values and beliefs
Recognizes others for their efforts
Understands team dynamics and fosters a positive team environment
Ability to work multiple projects of differing sizes and delivery timelines
Ability to working across multiple geographies and cultures
Ability to work across multiple functional teams to deliver complex solutions
Ability to manage and understand operations from a Tier 1, 2 and 3 level
Ability to work with global teams
Technical experience managing installation and configuration of some or all of the following:
UCC framework (telephony, video, instant messaging, email, calendaring, presence, video-casting, conferencing, etc.)
Clear understanding of Microsoft cloud based solutions covering (Teams, O365, Azure, messaging, video, voice, collaboration)
Telecommunication experience with PSTN, PBX, SBC, SIP, Cloud PBX
Knowledge and user experience with Google applications (Hangouts, Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, etc.)
User experience with common Microsoft applications (Excel, Powerpoint, Word, Sharepoint, OneDrive, Outlook, O365 etc.)
This position requires a Bachelor’s degree (technical degree preferred).
Candidate Value Proposition: Candidate will be a key project manager for a key transformation project at Pearson.
Location: Candidate can sit remote, but will need to work EST. Reason is to work with UK employees.
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