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IT Project Manager - Contract - Houston, TX in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/24/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Vaco has a 1+ year contract role in Houston, TX for an IT Project Manager with mobility experience. The IT Project Manager manages all aspects of one or more small projects concurrently from initiation through closure.

  • Develops, sells and implements comprehensive project plans, encompassing project team structure and resource assignment, implementation, testing and training plans, creation of a control plan identifying both business process metrics and IT platform quality requirements and ensuring successful transition to support and maintenance teams
  • Owns all project risk; including time, budget, and scope, and the associated plans to contain and/or mitigate risk
  • Identifies critical path decisions, makes recommendations and influences program leaders and business process owners to maximize project payback
  • Manages daily activities, issue resolution and communication across project execution teams in order to deliver projects on-time, on-budget, as-requested by customer

Criteria & Qualifications

  • Experience with process quality methodology
  • Experience with two or more core infrastructure technologies (compute, network, database, etc.)
  • Demonstrated project management skills including project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management and communication
  • Project management experience in North American environments
  • Awareness of and ability to deliver compliance requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to interface and influence at all levels in the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in a North American matrix organization
  • Strong leadership skills - Analytic, creative and business focused problem solver
  • BS Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalent -
  • 4-7 years IT experience including project management or equivalent

This project management position will focus on the mobility/mobile device space of IT. Experience with Mobility, IT Architecture, Network, Firewall, Security, Information Management and Exchange is preferred.