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IS Project Manager Job in Miamisburg, Ohio US

IS Project Manager

Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP - Miamisburg, OH

Posted: 10/18/2021 - Expires: 1/16/2022

Job ID: 233003142

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Tracking Code

1510-437

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY

The Information Services (IS) Project Manager is responsible for successfully managing the execution of technology-related projects, in accordance with the firm's quality and schedule expectations. This involves managing critical aspects of solution delivery, including: project definition, task and resource planning, budget management, vendor and stakeholder management, risk and issue identification and mitigation, and managing day-to-day team and stakeholder status and communications.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES*

Works with multi-functional teams to define, estimate, and document the overall scope of projects with significant complexity.

Develops and presents business case, develops project plan and identifies resource needs, procures necessary resources, defines roles on project teams, leads team meetings, and assures healthy team dynamics.

Defines, manages and enforces detailed project plan and uses PM best practices to deliver projects against schedule, cost, resource, scope and quality expectations. Monitors progress against plan and proactively communicates variances.

Proactively manages the project delivery with little supervision, identifying and resolving action items, issues, and risks. Identifies subtle risks and issues that could cause major conflicts.

Initiates building and maintaining strong relationships with project team members across functions and more senior client stakeholders. Uses conflict-resolution skills to facilitate strong team dynamics.

Develops and manages relationships with third party vendors, contractors, and other partners.

Develops an understanding of the project stakeholder business processes, pain points and needs. Proactively engages in and supports business analysis activities (including requirements and use case definition, solution evaluation, and problem identification and resolution).

Identifies opportunities for process improvement and initiates changes based upon project experience.

Ensures client satisfaction with the project process and project team by effective and timely communication including status reporting, continual risk/issue assessment/management and escalation, and resolution of issues as they arise.

Contributes to the Firm's overall initiative to consistently improve its image internally and externally. Displays professionalism, quality service and a "can do" attitude to internal members/departments of the Firm as well as external clients and vendors via electronic and print correspondence, over the telephone and in-person.

Assumes additional responsibilities as assigned.

Required Skills

Demonstrated project leadership skills.

 Strong organizational skills.

 Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

 Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks.

 Ability to work on various teams and contribute to the success of the teams.

 Effective conflict resolution skills.

 Experience managing multidisciplinary tasks.

 Experience with MS Office.

 

Education:

Bachelor's Degree.

Project Management Professional (PMP) or Completion of a Certified Project Management Program desired but not required.

 

Experience:

Minimum 3 years of IT Project Management in medium to complex project environments.

Strong analysis, planning, organizing, and coordinating skills.

Solid understanding and experience with project management methodology and tools used to deliver assigned projects.

Demonstrated ability to lead projects in a fast-paced environment where resources are often shared across projects.

Required Experience

Minimum 3 years of IT Project Management in medium to complex project environments.

Strong analysis, planning, organizing, and coordinating skills.

Solid understanding and experience with project management methodology and tools used to deliver assigned projects.

Demonstrated ability to lead projects in a fast-paced environment where resources are often shared across projects.

WilmerHale is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability or veteran status, or other protected status.

Job Location

Miamisburg, Ohio, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
No
Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Job Reference Code
60603320
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