Kenneth Copeland Ministries IT Project Manager in Fort Worth, Texas
This position holds significant project management assignments with the primary objective of managing the execution of technology-centric projects. A key focus is continually analyzing all functions for process improvement, service enhancement, quality, and efficiency to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished according to time, cost and performance.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supports and works with the IT Department in the day-to-day aspects of managing projects or programs to ensure the program's overall success.
Effectively able to communicate (oral & written), and able to confront personnel and resolve conflict positively.
Must have an active and assertive project management style to be successful in this role.
Define the scope of the project, develops project plan, determines schedule and budget.
The personnel determine methods and procedures for project accomplishment.
Identify and manage potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects.
Assists in the definition of project scope and goals.
Responsible for managing all aspects of the project, including project plan, project timeline, project resources and personnel, milestones, and active regular reporting for all stakeholders, team members involved, and management.
Responsible for working with stakeholders to develop project checklist of actionable items, and checklist of all testing scenarios to be performed by all parties working on the project.
Maintains updated list of all active projects to include percentage of completion, challenges or obstacles, resource constraints, conflicting directives, or competing initiatives.
Schedules and maintains regular active meetings with project sponsors, project stakeholders, project personnel, and documents meeting minutes of all meetings held and made available to management for frequent review.
Making effective decisions when presented with multiple options for how to progress with the project.
Serving as a point of contact for teams when numerous units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions remain synergy.
Responsible for performing quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected
Motivating people involved in the project to complete tasks on time.
Provides active and regular project reporting.
Responsible for maintaining schedule of required resource personnel needed for the successful completion of projects and fully understanding their day-to-day work loads in relation to the project and the competing responsibilities personnel are faced with outside of the project that could impact project performance or cause delays in successful project completion.
Oversees the purchase and distribution of approved devises and software.
Maintain a high level of proficiency in systems application with specialized knowledge in computer analysis and programming.
Coordinates the implementing of consistent processes across the ministry and projects and ensure the execution of projects per the established processes.
Provides feedback to management on changing methodologies/standard operating procedures, as appropriate
Maintain the detailed project schedule with routine updates.
Provides the IT Manager with written project status reports as needed.
Responsible for maintaining good working relationships with personnel from other departments, keeping open lines of communication, and promoting cooperation between the IT Department and other departments within the ministry.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or related area is preferred.
PMP certification a must. Must be willing to obtain if not already certified.
SCRUM master certification a plus.
Minimum of 5 years' experience in managing IT and Technical Projects is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Practical project management skills and ability to resolve problems.
Project Management Institute (PMI) framework is preferred.
Proven leadership, Problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.
Cost and risk management skills.
ITIL Certification or knowledge a plus.
Ability to make crucial decisions under pressure.
Current and evolving technology savvy.
Detailed knowledge of WRIKE project management application a plus.
Knowledge of various project management methodologies (e.g., agile/scrum) is preferred.
Should be proficient in various programming technologies coupled with expertise in hardware and networking technologies used throughout KCM and KCM related events.
High level of analytical skills to assist in finding solutions to complex technical and system problems.
Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written materials, and articulate goals and action plans
Must be very organized and require minimum instruction
Strong interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all KCM supervisory and non-supervisory employees to effectively coordinate projects between KCM staff and outside vendors and contractors.
Confident, self-starting, goal-oriented, friendly and approachable.
EQUIPMENT TO BE USED:
Computer, copier/print machine, telephone, flip charts, easel, and any other equipment common to a standard office setting.
Will be required to drive a vehicle from time to time.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Able to lift 50 lbs.
Must be able to sit at a computer for the most of the day.
Requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate standard office machines such as computers, fax machines, calculators, telephones, and other office equipment.
Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
TYPICAL MENTAL DEMANDS:
Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate work plans, prepare written and project materials, and articulate goals and action plans.
Must be task and goal orientated.
Must adapt well to changing work situations.
Must be able to grasp and apply new ideas.
Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions.
Must be able to relate to and interact with people at all levels.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills and must be a strong team leader.
Must be highly motivated and able to work with minimal direction.
A team member in this position works in an environment that demands constant attention.
Adherence to and commitment to Ministry policies, rules, and regulations.
Regular work hours are from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Thursday. Occasional overtime and event support is a possibility.
Born again believer and must adhere to the doctrines of this organization as upheld by Kenneth and Gloria Copeland and their appointed representatives.
Must work well with others, as a team and according to Romans 16:17, must not cause dissension and division.
Must maintain a good attendance record.
External Company Name: Kenneth Copeland Ministries
External Company URL: http://www.kcm.org/