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The Computer Merchant, Ltd. Project Manager (Business and IT) in Springfield, Massachusetts

Reference # : 21-03618 Title : Project Manager (Business and IT) Category: Information Technology Location : Springfield, MA Position Type : Contract Experience Level : 3 Years Start Date / End Date : 01/17/2022 / 12/31/2022 Description Senior Project Manager Remote then some hybrid onsite in Springfield when office reopens Long Term Contract Manage, direct and plan major complex project(s) consisting of one or more project teams. Responsible for the day-to-day execution, management, and reporting of the project(s), including managing resources, costs, scope and meeting deadlines according to plan. Coordinate, plan, develop and implement business projects and recommend appropriate strategies, actions, and/or alternatives for business decisions relative to the projects under area of responsibility. Responsible for managing, developing and maintaining integrated detailed project estimates, work plans, resource plans and control project scope, while ensuring deliverables are met on time, within budget and on target. Communicate any proposed change of planned activities, schedules, costs, benefits or impacts to sponsor and manage any change according to approved recommendation. Manage vendor relationships and contractual obligations with all project vendors. Identify, document, assign and track project issues through resolution. Confirm achievement of objectives, verify and document project results to formalize acceptance of the product of the project by the sponsor. Seasoned individual capable of handling broad scope business projects that have medium to long-term focus Works with guidance on more complex projects Capable of applying knowledge to handle all but the most complex problems independently Anticipates change and directs or redirects efforts Looks for and finds ways to improve operations; process efficiency Individual typically has at least 5-7 yrs of related experience Maintain a matrix reporting relationship with the Business Owner & Project Sponsor for all accountable project execution activities Accountable for all aspects of business deliverables & readiness including support being in place before production implementation (people, process & automation) Work effectively with cross functional teams, including possibly leading / overseeing multiple Project Managers Identify, document, assign, track, and facilitate project issues through resolution Accountable for identifying and resolving possible risk and develop/monitor risk plans Confirm achievement of objectives, verify and document project results to formalize acceptance of business & readiness deliverables by the sponsor Facilitate lessons learned for business team and retain information in a central location (SharePoint) for future use SKILLS: Fast paced environment Comfortable with ambiguity Comfortable with interacting and facilitating conversations with senior leaders (VP, SVP, etc) Ideally a background in managing both business and IT projects i.e. comfortable with managing IT components like system integration, development testing, as well as key business components like Business readiness, communication, etc business project management, executive presence, PMP preferred, our standard PM skills on prior PM requests. Worker must be able to come onsite on a hybrid basis to the Springfield location when campuses reopen. Fully remote to start. Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled