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Hired by Matrix, Inc. IT Project Manager in Windcrest, Texas

IT Project Manager

Job Type:Contract

Job Location:Windcrest

Texas

Job Description:

Job Summary

  • The main function of the IT Project Manager is to plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming within this American managed cloud computing company.

  • This role provides the opportunity to learn/grow, new experiences, cross business exposure, and work closely with Executive Leaders

  • Typical office work; 40% meetings, 60% other activities.

  • Compliance

How does this project impact the business?

  • This project will help to provide value to our customers buy standardizing business practices to meet industry guidelines.

How does your team impact the business?

  • Leadership and Direction along with holding teams accountable and maintaining open communications

What does the team environment look like?

  • Dynamic, fast-paced!

What is the interaction level this resource will have with the team? The manager?

  • Daily contact with project teams; minimal supervision with regular check ins with leaders/mentors

What is driving the need for this resource?

  • The need to create a world class environment for their customers

How will the performance be measured?

  • Successful execution on deliverable

  • Stakeholder communication

Responsibilities

  • Help deliver business outcomes for projects.

  • Responsible for large and significant projects where scope is subject to change and there may be a high degree of risk.

  • Project objectives address complex business opportunities.

  • Project stakeholders range across multiple business units.

  • Manage multiple crossfunctional interdependencies.

  • Own change management throughout the lifecycle of the project.

  • Drive change control process post plan of record.

  • Focus on the continuous improvement of project management practices.

  • Experienced professional using best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products or services.

  • Work independently, but receives some guidance and direction from manager, then determines best approach to accomplish work.

  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.

  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.

  • Manage backup, security and user help system.

  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.

  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.

  • Provide users with technical support for computer problems.

  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.

  • Evaluate data processing proposals to assess project feasibility and requirements.

  • Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.

  • Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.

Qualifications

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred; Secondary degree required (high school diploma, associate's degree or global equivalent).

Required Certifications/Testing:

  • PMP or PRINCE2 certification preferred. Typically requires 8+ years of relevant experience.

  • Typically requires 8 years’ of relevant experience.

Operating System Needed for this role:

  • Any

Skills

  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem-solving skills, attention to detail and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong ability to work independently and manage ones time.

  • Strong leadership and mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback.

  • Strong knowledge of circuit boards, processors, electronic equipment and computer hardware and software.

  • Strong knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

  • Strong knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and production methods.

  • Strong knowledge of computer software, such as Visual Basic, Java, SQL, etc.

Required Soft Skills

  • Interpersonal communication

  • Leadership

Preferred Skills

  • PMP/Prince2

Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact Mary Jane at201-226-35 for additional information.

Approx. Duration: 6 months

About Hired By Matrix

Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.

Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.Equal Opportunity EmployerWBENC CertifiedWOSB Certified*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.

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