Job Description

IT Infrastructure Project Manager
Job Number: 20-00911
 
Use your skills where innovative technology solutions begin. Eclaro is looking for an IT Infrastructure Project Manager for our client in New York, NY
 
Eclaro's client drives America's workforce toward the future, creating efficiencies and opportunities for efficiency. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • Responsible for leading teams to deliver IT Infrastructure project(s) that span across one or more business units and/or locations
  • Manage resources, schedules, financials and adhere to internal guidelines throughout the full project life cycle
  • This also includes management of issues, risks and project change requests to ensure successful and on-time project delivery
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery
 
Responsibilities:
  • Manage a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business and/or locations
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Build and maintain relationships by engaging business leaders to establish credibility, solve problems, build consensus and achieve objectives
  • Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment for one major or several minor initiatives simultaneously
  • Review, analyze and evaluate business systems and user needs. Document requirements, define scope and objectives and formulate systems to parallel overall business strategies
  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions; gathering information; evaluating output requirements and formats
  • Manage all aspects of multiple related projects to ensure the overall program is aligned to and directly supports the achievement of strategic objectives
  • Report on project success criteria results, metrics, test and deployment management activities
  • Work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
  • Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project(s)
  • Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes
  • Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and chairs the project management team meetings
  • Provide status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership
  • Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs
  • Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices
  • Manage project scope and changes
  • Act as an internal quality control check for the project
  • Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution
  • Assist in dispute, negotiation, arbitration or litigation, as needed
  • Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract
  • Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services. Create and support RFI/RFP documents
  • Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders
  • Develop and manage all aspects of project and program engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues
  • Set and continually manage project and program expectations while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel
  • Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, company leadership and key stakeholders
  • Define success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project and program life cycle
  • Identify and develop trusted adviser relationship with project and program stakeholders, sponsors and university stakeholders
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project and program team
  • Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards
  • Manage project and program issues and risks to mitigate impact to baseline
  • Provide on-site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones
  • Establish practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization
 
Required Experience:
  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of project management experience, successfully leading projects and programs to on-time, on-schedule and within budget close
  • 5+ years of experience working with business stakeholders within a cross-functional matrix environment
  • 5+ years of previous experience with gathering requirements from the client / business and documentation
  • Experience leading, motivating and managing various project and program team sizes, including internal and external resources, while holding team accountable for performance
  • Experience with procurement and negotiating vendor contracts
  • Experience drafting and submitting budget proposals and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
  • Experience influencing and gaining buy-in from executives, sponsors, team members, stakeholders and peers
  • Experience working both independently and, in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
 
Required Skills:
  • Strong leadership, diplomatic and motivational skills including the ability to lead and communicate up, across and down multiple business and technology organizations
  • Proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholders and / or Senior Leadership
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment demonstrating teamwork, innovation and excellence
  • Self-motivated, decisive, with the ability to adapt to change and competing demands
  • Flexible with proven ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Support diverse and inclusive work environment
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Jeanine Hastings
jth@eclaro.com
646-755-9303
Jeanine Hastings | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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