Full time, Contract | Phoenix, AZ
Status: Closed
Posted On: Nov 10 2021


Seeking an IT Project Manager who is self-driven and thrives working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment that operates on collaboration and partnership with all business stakeholders. The successful candidate will have extensive technical expertise, demonstrate previous experience and success in large, enterprise-wide products/projects with an emphasis on implementing projects in software development, data warehousing, and vendor management.              



• Directs and monitors all activities for large, high risk, major technology-based projects from initiation to delivery; projects cross platforms, applications, and/or business lines              

• Works with stakeholders to develop technology concepts, requirements, design alternatives, project schedules, and costs for project initiatives              

• Plans and directs complex project and program schedules and budgets, monitoring and tracking              

• Manage all phases, dependencies, risks, and strategy to meet project and account objectives              

• Provides consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing cost analyses, significant issue management and resolution              

• Manages and drives multiple projects              

• Delivers work effort and project artifacts that demonstrate a commitment to transparency and traceability              

• Directs the activities of project staff and is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources are allocated and maintained to facilitate the successful completion of the project              

• Ensures the ongoing process/system capability associated with projects and manages any changes required to meet or exceed the expectations established in project designs              

• Works with product owner to coordinate training plans for newly released functionality              

• Works with system users to capture system deficiencies and work with product owner to manage change control              

• Identify/recommend process improvements when gaps are uncovered              




• BS Degree CS or MIS or equivalent              

• 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager in Software project management              

• PMP, Six Sigma, Agile certification strongly preferred              

• Proficient in project and program management techniques, understands multiple software development methodologies, and uses current tools and techniques to monitor and measure project performance              

• Listens, asks appropriate questions, and respects the viewpoints of others              

• Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members; builds morale and team productivity by recognizing and praising the efforts and achievements of the team              

• Works effectively across team boundaries; develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others              

• Demonstrated ability to use discretion and make sound decisions              

• Ability to excel in a collaborative and distributed team environment              

• Ability to work with a minimal amount of direction while being pro-active in keeping management informed of project related issues, changes, and risks              

• Ability to work well under pressure and maintain confidentiality              

• Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of employees ranging from entry level to senior leadership              

• Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly              

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills              

• Proven strong relationship-building and communication skills with team members and business users              

• Experience in the education industry preferred