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Project Manager

Certco Inc
Madison, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Position Title: Project Manager

Reports to: Director of IT

Department: IT

Job Summary

The primary purpose of the Project Manager is to deliver intended business outcomes on time, on budget, within scope according to business priorities. The stakeholders will primarily be internal business partners and end-users. The Project Manager will build and manage project teams of both internal and external team members, drive excellent communication and coordination, and ensure quality control throughout project life cycles. They will also ensure predictable, consistent, and successful project delivery. The Project Manager will need to manage multiple simultaneous projects of varying complexity. The incumbent of this position will be responsible for establishing foundational Project Life Cycle methodologies that Certco will use spanning across all project types, IT and non-IT.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Engages and partners with Certco business units to understand their business requirements and ensure that the project and project teams are focused on delivering and executing those requirements.
  • Responsible for any sized projects with varying complexity, risk, and impact, including managing multiple simultaneous projects of small to medium complexity or focusing on a more considerable effort.
  • Works with project sponsors and stakeholders to develop scope, goals, deliverables, resources, budget, and timing (the project charter).
  • Partners with the sponsor to define success metrics and criteria which will be included and measured as part of the project.
  • Ensures project efforts are well-orchestrated and successfully meet the critical business needs relevant to each project.
  • Develops and evolves Certco's Project Lifecycle Process for all project types concurrently with running live projects, including IT Business System, IT Infrastructure, Building Expansion, and other various projects.
  • Identifies and plans ways to overcome barriers to successful implementation.
  • Assesses the potential impact of issues or opportunities against project scope and plan. Uses business criteria and values to evaluate options and make timely decisions.
  • Negotiates win-win solutions with others while addressing conflict with assertiveness; reaches agreements that promote mutual interests and maximize commitment.
  • Assembles project plans, coordinates schedules, communicates status, adjusts project plans to meet the company's needs and ensures the effort remains within allocated budget plans.
  • Manages prioritization and change management processes.

Desired Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Business Management, or related field with a minimum of seven years of Project Management experience.
  • Experience with multiple project management tools.
  • Experience in IT and non-IT projects using traditional Waterfall and Agile methodologies is required.
  • Preferred candidates will also have expertise in change management.


  • Excellent project management skills
  • Articulate communicator, both verbally and written
  • Analytical and problem-solving ability
  • Customer-focused with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong business acumen and sense of priorities

Certco Inc


Madison, WI
53711 USA



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