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We are hiring a Manager, IT Project Management to join our team. Under the direction of the Senior Director of Portfolio and Project Management, the Manager, IT Project Management will oversee the Project Managers and their work from initiation to close, making sure the work gets done efficiently and satisfactorily. As team leaders with day-to-day schedules that are constantly changing days can be filled with planning the project process, creating a budget, managing a team or communicating with customers.
Mentor and Coach IT and Sr. IT Project Managers
Manages all other project managers. Partners with Senior Director in development of performance reviews, development plans, coaching, hiring and counseling.
Meets regularly with project managers to ensure they are effectively onboarded and continually able to meet the needs of the organization.
Plan and Develop Projects
Works with Sponsors, and Business Analysts to develop project schedules, budgets, resource needs and plans.
Translates project requirements into scope and project deliverables.
Communicate and Ensure Stakeholder Engagement
Ability to develop rapport with multiple stakeholders and maintain their engagement Develops communication strategy, cadence, content
Create and Lead Project Team
Develops teams of non-direct reports
Develops a positive team culture
Ensures team is on-board and understands goals and objectives of projects
Monitor Project Progress
Stay current, daily, on status of projects being managed
Solve Issues that arise, escalating as needed
Partners with leaders to ensure they are continually aware of issues or risks that need to be addressed.
Manage Project Time, Cost, and Scope
Keeps track of schedules, budgets and scope of efforts. Processes change requests as needed.
Evaluate Project Performance
Develops status reports, escalates issues as appropriate for resolution
Participate in Education & Continuous Improvement of PPMO
Develops / modifies SOP, artifacts, etc. As needed
Trains / educates team members as needed.
Other Duties as Assigned
Bachelor’s Degree in a related area and/or equivalent experience
Minimum 7+ years of experience in leading/managing complex IT projects and programs using both waterfall and agile methodologies
Minimum of 2+ years of supervisor/leading teams experience
Proven and consistent performance utilizing project management methodologies and practices to deliver complex projects on time, and on budget
PMP and/or CSM Certification
Must currently hold or pass the ITIL Foundation Certification Exam within 12 months of start date
Master’s degree in relevant field
Six Sigma Certification
Experience in Higher Education
Experience managing direct reports
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Expert to Mastery level in most of the following skills. A strong combination of intermediate and expert level soft skills are required.
Expert proficiency in Project Management skills: Communications Management, Cost Management, Human Resource Management, Integration Management, Procurement Management, Risk Management, Scope management, Stakeholders Management, Time Management
Demonstrated working knowledge to perform Requirements Gathering, Process mapping, Quality Management, Contract management, Process improvement, Program Management
Project management skills should be with projects of varying complexity and size
Proficiency with Application Development Methodologies – Waterfall and Agile
Experience leading network infrastructure projects related to new installations, upgrades, and refreshes
Advanced proficiency in MS Office Suite
Working knowledge in financial management and ROI calculations
Proficiency in at least 1 PM tool suite
Strategic and tactical planning
Strong Analytic skills
Good understanding of advanced technical components and system interactions
Expert proficiency in Business case, functional and technical requirement documentation
Communication including technical writing and verbal
Customer relationship management
Strategic planning and resource allocation
Mission and Service Orientation
Accountability and adaptability
Vendor Relationship Management
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This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.