IT Project Manager in Charlotte, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/20/2022

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Job Description

Join one of the world's largest global manufacturing companies that is seeing incredible growth!

In this GLOBAL role as SENIOR IT PROJECT MANAGER, you will be directly responsible for driving a wide range of cross-functional multimillion-dollar strategic projects (or programs); managing the triple constraints and making sure that projects are completed within the agreed timeline, budget, and scope. You do this by taking ownership and engaging all different teams (regionally and globally) to ensure the best solution is put forward and appropriate resources are assigned.

  • Partner with internal customers to understand the objectives associated to a project and to ensure requirements are properly defined and documented.
  • Take ownership and actively manage the project throughout its entire life-cycle following the standard project management processes and methodologies.
  • Engage all different teams involved (regionally and globally) to ensure the best solution is put forward and appropriate resources are assigned.
  • Communicate status of the projects to key stakeholders on a regular basis and with total transparency. Make sure risks are proactively identified, documented and mitigated throughout the life of the project.
  • Promote the use of good project management practices within the company, not just by "leading by example" but also by playing consulting roles to any organization that might require support with their own projects or project management processes.
  • Contribute, in cooperation with other members of the IT PMO Organization, to the continuous improvement of standard project management processes and tools.
  • Management of change and dealing naturally with ambiguity

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field, Master degree strongly preferred OR
  • A minimum of 10 years with relevant work experience (managing multiple technology projects, in design, development, and implementation of high-volume software systems and components, client-facing web applications, and major Internet-oriented applications and systems)
  • Formal training in Project Management, PMP or other Project Management certification, strongly preferred
  • At least 8 years managing complex multi-million dollar projects of diverse size and complexity in a cross functional, multicultural and global environment using formal project management processes
  • Prior experience managing complex multi-million dollar IT Projects in a variety of areas (Business Systems, IT Infrastructure, IT Operations, Digital/IoT...). Key areas of experience preferred are; ERP implementations/upgrades (SAP...), CRM implementations (SalesForce...), other large best in breed application roll outs (Workday, Ariba, Concur, etc.), cloud computing, infrastructure refreshes and new office infrastructure setups.
  • Experience managing technology projects and working with technology project management methodologies. (e.g. waterfall, agile, iterative) and knowing when to one method is more applicable than another
  • Well versed in ITIL. Has been part of organizations with a strong ITIL culture and/or has helped roll out ITIL processes and supporting tools.
  • Fluent in reading, writing and speaking English language, other languages considered a plus
  • Ability to work in the US without sponsorship
  • Ability to travel up to 15%, domestic and international as needed to support project deliverables
  • Working knowledge of and competency in project management processes, including planning tasks and allocating resources, risk management, issues management, time management, and financial management

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proven ability to translate business requirements into products, projects and programs
  • Experience with Project Portfolio Management Tools, a plus
  • Result oriented and service minded.
  • Attention to detail and passion for quality.
  • Ability to drive change and make things happen.
  • Process driven
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to build a network and influence others in a consultative approach to influence key decision makers at all levels
  • Passion for removing obstacles and being part of the solution and the ability motivate teams during ambiguity
  • Collaborative team player - Should be able to establish solid working relationships with stakeholders to drive progress, remove obstacles and accomplish goals together
  • Professional communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate to both business and technical individuals at any level within the company
  • Professional and effective facilitation skills - Should be able to facilitate group discussions
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment - Should be able to multi-task with proven follow-through and adherence to changing priorities and deadlines
  • Action orientated - Should be able to follow up on feedback to ensure positive outcomes

BENEFITS & REREQUISITES:

As a full-time employee of, you will be eligible to enroll in our robust benefits package on your first day which includes, but is not limited to, the following;

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
  • 401k (w/ Employer Match up to 6%)
  • Paid vacation days
  • Paid sick time
  • 8 paid holidays annually

2 floating holidays annually, prorated based on start date