IAM Project Manager in Newport Beach at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Sr. Project Manager will plan and manage medium-to-large sized systems projects of

moderate-to-high complexity, and ensure project results contribute positive

business value and meet agreed on scope, cost, schedule and quality objectives.


  • Ensures end results are of the highest caliber with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit realization
  • Contributes to thoughtful and creative discussions with project sponsor(s), department and division management on resource and scheduling, plans and challenges.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, exhibit poise and exercise diplomacy in communication, conflict management and effective decision-making
  • Ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision both written and verbally
  • Escalates issues in a timely manner, with clear plan of action for project team members and project sponsor(s)
  • Develops and maintains project charter, integrated project plan, resource plans, project status reports, risk and issues log and other related project management artifacts
  • Proposes recommendations and adjustments working with IT Management on utilization of resources for project planning activities
  • Ability to operate a computer and relevant software (MS Project, SharePoint, Excel, PPT, Word)

Success Factors:

  • Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; execute with limited information and ambiguity
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines
  • Ability to direct the work of others and informally influence project team members, sponsors, etc…
  • Ability to work in a team environment, with department and division management, business staff, software engineers, business systems analysts and network engineers.
  • Strong planning, organizational and leadership skills
  • Ability to navigate a matrixed and federated organization effectively


  • Knowledge or experience supporting a Corporate IT business unit a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of project planning techniques and automated project planning tools required
  • 7 years of previous experience working with technical applications and/or information systems, or equivalent, including 4 years in managing information technology projects, or equivalent, required
  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • PMP certification highly preferred