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Information Technology Project Leader

at Source Recruitment Solutions

Posted: 10/13/2019
Job Reference #: 12758779

Job Description

Position: Information Technology Project Leader
Location: Janesville, Wisconsin
Salary: Excellent Base Salary (Plus additional Bonus offering)
Benefits: Full Benefits, Bonus, Health, 401K, Vacation & more.
Relocation: Relocation assistance is available for this position.
Contact: John@SourceRecruitmentSolutions.com

Our Client, a premier manufacturing company with locations nationwide is seeking an experienced Information Technology Project Leader to work at their Wisconsin facility. The right candidate will be responsible for building and managing teams of both internal and external team members. You will direct and coordinates IT activities given by corporate to ensure all goals or objectives of the projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage the execution of various IT projects.
  • Lead project team/s to accomplish project goals.
  • Act as a problem solver to drive decisions.
  • Consult with management, and review project proposals to determine goals, time frame, funding limitations, and procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of resources.
  • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones and required tasks.
  • Prepare status reports and modify schedules and plans as required.
  • Keep management, team, and business areas informed of project status and related issues.
  • Coordinate and respond to requests for changes from original specifications.
  • Monitor IT project results against specifications.
  • Develop quality assurance test plans and direct quality assurance testing.
  • Follow established IT project management practices, including management of scope, requirements, issues, and risks.
  • Create MS Project schedule, and utilize the schedule to communicate and manage the work.
  • Manage IT project budget and ensure that all required project management deliverables are created and accurate.
  • Prepare project for governance gate approvals.
  • Provide leadership and motivation to IT project team members throughout the project life cycle.
  • Plan team resource needs; allocate, supervise and review work.
  • Coordinate recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure that the project progresses on schedule and within budget.
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority to project personnel.
  • Establish positive working relationships with stakeholders and team members.
  • Engage internal business resources to understand business objectives and to translate into delivery plans.
  • Understand how leveraged applications provide competitive advantage.
  • Develop and gain agreement with stakeholders on IT project plans and budgets.
  • Communicate plans, status, and issues to higher levels of management.
  • Ability to work in front of a computer screen and/or perform typing for approximately 80% of a typical working day.
  • Ability to comply with any applicable personal protective equipment requirements.
  • Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures.
Requirements:
  • 5-8 years’ experience as an IT Project Leader.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, or a related discipline with an information technology focus.
  • Five years in project management or PMO role.
  • PMP Certification a strong plus.
  • Experience with project management tools such as MS Project or others.
  • Ability to understand business processes and adapt their project management approach accordingly.
  • Proficient with Project Management methodologies and problem-solving abilities.
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of business communication.
  • Ability to assess a situation, manage risks and provide impact analysis and options to address the situation.
  • Must be currently authorized to work in the USA without the need for a visa sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Up to 20% travel required.
If you are interested, please send a MS Word version of your resume & cover letter to
John Marino at John@SourceRecruitmentSolutions.com

Apply directly online here by clicking the "APPLY NOW" link to the above right.

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