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IT Project Manager

ITR Group
Minneapolis, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client in downtown Minneapolis area is looking to bring on an experienced Technical Project Manager on a contract to hire basis.  Having a general understanding of technology infrastructure (desktop equipment, network connections, equipment rooms, etc.) are ideal for this role. 

Client requirements: must be US Citizen or Green Card holder

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required (focus in Business/Finance or Technology preferred)
  • Experience: 8 - 10 years (as a Project Manager).
  • Technical background required.
  • PMP Certification is a plus.
  • Travel will be required, up to 25%

Summary:
The role of the Technical Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to agreed upon timelines and within budget. This includes developing and managing the detailed project plan, acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants to deliver projects according to plan, and communicating project status. The Technical Project Manager defines the project's objectives and oversees quality control throughout the life cycle.

Skills/Experience:

  • Demonstrates a thorough understanding of all phases of the project life cycle and project deliverables.
  • Works with all levels of the business line to identify and define business needs and formulate agreed upon project scope.
  • Develops and maintains detailed project/task plans via MS Project or Excel spreadsheet
  • Exhibits an understanding of and an ability to align project dependencies
  • Provides clear and timely communication to project team members and stakeholders. This includes regular status reporting as well as issue and risk reports
  • Possesses the ability to tailor communications, both verbal and written to the appropriate audience level and in doing so, is also able to communicate complex project details in a manner that is able to be easily understood.
  • Works with technical teams in gathering and submitting cost estimates - required.
  • Determines project resource requirements and works with resource managers to obtain necessary resources - both internal and external.
  • Develops business relationships and partners with many internal and external resources for the success of the projects. That includes but is not limited to, the inhouse Real Estate team, architects, general contractors, technology project team members, business line and technology stakeholders, various other external vendor resources.
  • Experience managing project resources that are not fully committed to a single project and may have for example, responsibility for tasks on other projects, baseline work or production support.
  • Defines project roles and responsibilities for project resources.
  • Possesses the ability to work with and negotiate with vendors to obtain vendor cooperation for the success of the project.
  • Works with the business users to identify, define and analyze risks or issues and provides input into risk mitigation and issue resolutions.
  • Leverages past experiences to identify potential problems early before they become larger issues and assess a situation to make a decision when not presented with all of the information.
  • Schedules and leads/attends project meetings as needed. Includes providing meeting agendas and meeting minutes.

 

Company Description
At ITR Group, we match ideal IT candidates with unique clients and projects—fast and effectively—time and time again. We excel in this critical space because we place the emphasis where it matters: on knowing. Knowing our consultants and contractors and what makes them tick. Knowing our clients and their particular needs. This knowledge helps us make the smart connections between the two sides of our business—and allows everyone to succeed. ITR Group. Connect smarter. Check out our website for additional roles – www.ITRGroup.com

ITR Group is an equal opportunity employer

ITR Group

At ITR Group, we match ideal IT candidates with unique clients and projects—fast and effectively—time and time again. We excel in this critical space because we place the emphasis where it matters: on knowing. Knowing our consultants and contractors and what makes them tick. Knowing our clients and their particular needs. This knowledge helps us make the smart connections between the two sides of our business—and allows everyone to succeed. ITR Group. Connect smarter. Check out our website for additional roles – www.ITRGroup.com ITR Group is an equal opportunity employer

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Minneapolis, MN
USA

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Technology

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