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Sr. IT Project Manager in Houston, TX at Vaco

Date Posted: 5/25/2018

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Job Description

Vaco has a contract opportunity (potential contract to hire) in Houston, TX for a Sr. IT Project Manager.
The IT Senior Project Manager (Contract) role is responsible for providing a standardized approach to identify, prioritize, and successfully execute a technology portfolio of initiatives and projects that are aligned with the IT and business strategic goals and vision.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Training and Communication. Providing tool training on Primavera and project management framework and working with the IT Director to update and maintain the methodology, templates, and seeking opportunities to train other PMs on the methodology/tools.
  • Project Administration. Tracking and updating status on key project milestones, activities and schedules, preparing project documentation and conduct project kick-off, maintaining Project SharePoint Site and project information in Primavera and communicating project status to project team, stakeholders, sponsors and IT management.
  • Project Governance. Working with Director to conduct Project Audit during closure of projects and tracking and updating monthly financials on assigned projects
  • Program Management. Maintaining the program SharePoint site, providing program status updates to the roadmap owner, program sponsor, and IT leadership team and managing the program scope and work with the Roadmap Owner to manage the queue of projects within the program.
  • Project Management. Documenting project requirements, assisting project initiation deliverables, securing project funding, assisting with project planning deliverables, conducting project kickoff, completing the execution phase of the project (managing the project task tracking, issues tracking, test planning and execution and project communication plan execution), controlling, updating, and reporting project financials, ensuring compliance to control measures, managing the vendor deliverables, purchase orders, work orders, and SharePoint site and planning and managing project completion, transition to support, and project closure.
  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Experience with ERP systems is highly desirable
  • Experience managing teams of internal resources, customer and vendor relationships
  • Demonstrated strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Experience working cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results
  • Experience and/or training in ITIL
  • Up to 50% travel

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) preferred

Projects include:
  • JDE upgrade
  • JDE enhancements
  • Analytics projects
  • possible implementation of Document management solution

***No 3rd party resumes please. US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Our client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas at this time.***