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IT Project Delivery Manager

Job in Cincinnati - Hamilton County - OH Ohio - USA
Company: First Student
Full Time position
Listed on 2020-09-24
Job specializations:
  • Management
    Project Manager
  • IT/Tech
    IT Consulting, IT Project Manager, IT Graduate
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Job Purpose: The End User Device Program Manager will be responsible for desktop delivery projects for Security, Network and End User Devices. The Project Manager will work with IT Directors and third-party vendors on delivery projects to maintain 9,000 computers across 900 locations in North America. The Project Manager will be asked to manage several concurrent small to mid-sized projects (weeks to six months in duration). The project manager will drive product delivery, tasks and issue resolution with internal matrixed resources as well as third party supplier resources. The Project Manager will hold recurring strategy meetings with all major stakeholders to develop and maintain development roadmaps.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage 4-6 concurrent small and medium sized IT Services projects.
  • Partner with IT Directors and supplier project manager(s) and project resources to managing project plan, deliverables and issue resolution.
  • Work independently to draft project plan, project deliverables and resource requirements.
  • Work independently to drive execution of project tasks with escalation when required.
  • Coordinate and lead weekly project status update meetings with core team members and IT Services Leadership Team.
  • Coordinate and lead daily stand up meetings during roll out period.
  • Provide timely and accurate status and metric reporting.
  • Proactively manage and resolve project issues, risks and conflict.
  • Present project status updates to Steering Committee / C-level if required
  • Manage project tasks utilizing Microsoft Project
  • Manage deployment lists utilizing Microsoft Excel
  • Coordinates activities between business units and third-party suppliers to create and review services provided
  • Develop long-term project roadmaps
  • Provides oversight to third party suppliers
  • Drives task management within First Group
  • Manages projects within agreed to quality tolerances for schedule, cost and quality
  • Creates and reviews third party status reporting for accuracy and completeness
  • Reviews and manages project financial plans
  • Coordinate and facilitate status meetings
  • Create project exception reporting and change control requests as required
  • Experience & Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in computer science or management information systems or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of successful project management related experience
  • Project Management certification a plus with Prince2 Foundation and Practitioner certification highly desired
  • Experience leading IT development or IT technology projects (typically 2+ years)
  • Experience within in a weak-matrixed organization with the ability to establish relationships at all levels of an organization
  • Experience coordinating activities with third party suppliers
  • Proficient with Microsoft Project
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Understanding of project management methodologies and best practices (Prince2, PMBOK, ITIL, SDLC, Agile, etc)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Background and experience in transportation industry is highly desired
  • FirstGroup is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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