The Project Manager is responsible for planning and managing the delivery of business systems solutions, as well as associated data and application support solutions. This position's typical functions include systems and project planning, execution and implementation. The individual in this role will work closely with the functional business groups and development teams to ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of process and systems solutions deployed in support of business goals and objectives.
Essential Characteristics: 1. Must be a self-motivated, results-oriented individual with strong problem solving and analytical skills. 2. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills (written and verbal). 3. Consistently exhibit a positive, detail oriented attitude 4. Exhibit the ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously 5. Possess the knowledge and ability to facilitate meetings, conduct effective briefings and presentations, and to develop consensus, both internally and externally.
Essential Functions: 1. Prepare and maintain reporting on project and resource financials 2. Must understand and have direct experience with mission critical enterprise software deployments. 3. Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements 4. Minimize exposure and risk on projects, set proper expectations and mitigate conflicts Coordinate communication to business owners on project status, requirements, definition, review, signoff, user acceptance testing and production implementation 5. Plan and facilitate user training sessions 6. Effectively convey goals and priority assessment criteria in both written and verbal business development discussions, and tactfully communicate difficult or sensitive information as needed Resolve and/or escalate issues in a timely fashion 7. Create detailed work plans with precise estimates for each task, managing tasks according to prescribed project priorities 8. Meet with user groups and business management to understand user requirements Document business requirements, use cases, functional requirements, report requirements, and training documentation for new applications, reports, and modifications to existing applications or reports ensuring project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately; document questions and responses from customer interviews 9. Work with software architects and developers to meet project requirements within project constraints; document decisions made at each design meeting and the reason for the decision Identify project and design risks, and work with supervisors and the project team to develop contingencies, prioritizing tasks to mitigate risks 10. Maintain specification documents throughout the development life cycle Facilitate project team reviews to discuss test cases, documentation, and other specifications throughout the project to insure all project team members understand and implement functional and user interface requirements as intended