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IT Project Manager

Premier Staffing Partners, LLC • Knoxville, TN

Posted 21 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - At least 4 year(s)
$85,000.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
Information Technology


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Job Description

IT Project Manager Direct Hire opportunity!

The Project Manager will manage major and intermediate level IT projects with a proven track record of leading technical and non-technical, cross functional teams. The ideal candidate will have strong, comprehensive project management background, with methodologies such as PMI and Agile/Scrum.

IT Project Manager Role and Responsibilities:

  • Leads Agile teams to work together in completion of identified backlogs.
  • Act as the liaison between the executive leadership, business sponsors, IT and vendors to create project schedules, milestones and delivery dates.
  • Prioritize and allocate project resources based on timing, scope, budgets and project requirements.
  • Expedite the process when necessary to ensure that projects are completed on time..
  • Identify process and workflow issues and fine-tune schedules as necessary based on the team’s overall priorities.
  • Participate in project Kickoff meetings and coordinate approvals at every project stage.
  • Providing on-going communication regarding project status or budget issues.
  • Utilizes and updates project management tools as necessitated by the project.
  • Communicates often and regularly to project stakeholders with regard to project status.
  • Skilled in use of burn charts and task boards.
  • Track and provide reporting with regard to scope, progress, risks and issues.
  • Acts as the point of effective control over coordination, communication, escalation, and follow up for issues.
  • Works with all IT organizations and business clients to maintain good business relationships and practices.

Job Requirements

IT Project Manager Requirements:

  • 3 to 5 years of technical IT project management experience in an agile environment.
  • Experience managing Enterprise level projects
  • Experience managing projects in an unstructured environment.
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical cross functional teams to identify project goals and work collaboratively to achieve the goals set forth.
  • Ability to motivate team members and gain group consensus
  • Experience negotiating contracts with outside vendors.
  • Working experience managing projects following PMI aligned methodologies to include defining scope, estimating resources, scheduling deliverables, budgeting and managing costs, assessing and mitigating risks, establishing communication plans
  • Experience with Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, Visio and PowerPoint.
  • Experience managing multiple, simultaneous projects.
  • Experience managing projects following PMI aligned methodologies to include defining scope, estimating resources, scheduling deliverables, budgeting and managing costs, assessing and mitigating risks and establishing communication plans.

Keywords: Project Manager, IT Project Manager, Project Management, IT Project Management, PMI, PMP

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