IT Project Manager



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The primary role of the IT Project Manager is to provide tactical management, administration and leadership to project teams, in order to ensure that the project proceeds within the agreed tolerances of time/budget and delivers a fit for purpose outcome to the organisation.

Working in partnership with different business and technical areas, the Project Manager will be responsible for the coordination of multidisciplinary global project teams to deliver Technology projects of varying size and complexity, focusing specifically on software projects.

Key Accountabilities
- Be responsible for the timely and effective delivery of personally assigned projects, bringing to the attention of the senior management any circumstances causing delay, concern or requiring higher level authority to proceed.
- Consults with management and reviews project proposals to determine goals, time frame, constraints, risks, staffing requirements and procedures for accomplishing projects.
- In conjunction with key resources from each department, coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget. Clearly defines timelines and expectations of other team members by effective collaboration.
- Be responsible for the production and supply of project information as requested or required by the organisation. This includes (a) update on project statuses; (b) issues and problems; and (c) suggestions and improvements.
- Be responsible for supporting the Senior Director, Project & Programme Management in the development and achievement of the departments operational and strategic objectives considering the global impact of Project Manager Initiatives on the overall business strategy.
- Takes ownership of customer issues, seeing them through to a satisfactory conclusion, delegating where appropriate and communicating appropriately and effectively.
- Contributes to the introduction of the Project Management discipline to the Technology department, acting as a coach and mentor to other personnel on its principles and best practice.
- Establishes and maintains standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation, ensuring that these solutions conform to company standards and SOPs and bringing to the attention of the Senior Director, Project & Programme Management any developments in practice and procedure that warrants review

- Good customer focus, attitude and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
- A thorough understanding of generic Project Life Cycle management controls
- A thorough understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
- Ability to manage and delegate work as part of a team in a matrix environment
- CSM designation highly desirable equivalent
- Agile/Scrum Master knowledge is required.
- Related business experience (project manager and/or equivalent) typically gained over 2-3 years and overall experience of 3 to 5 years would be preferable
- Relevant experience with Agile project management in a high technology or Internet-based software development environment
Additional Information
Location | | | Billerica Start Date 2013-07-18
Job Type Full Time
Salary Not Provided
Career Level Not Provided Relevant Work Experience Not Provided
Education Level Not Provided Job posted on 18-Jul-2013

Contact Information
Company Name PAREXEL Telephone No Not Provided
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