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IT Project Manager in Newport News, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/17/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  968299

Position: IT Project Manager
Location: Newport News, VA
Type: 1 year Contract with potential for permanent conversion
If interested, please e-mail Leanne a copy of your resume at
The IT Project Manager will be responsible for managing different initiatives & projects ranging in size, complexity, duration, risks factors and spend. The IT Project Manager will be held responsible for the timely completion and the quality of the work produced by the project teams that they manage. 

Project Management Responsibilities: 

• Ensure the successful completion of assigned projects 

• Ensure that the project team members are aware of project milestones and deliverables 

• Build relationships with key stakeholders 

• Manage the scope of the projects 

• Resolve any issue that may hinder project success 

• Execute/implement the appropriate communications plan 

• Ensure that the appropriate processes and methodologies are followed 

• Maintain project documentation and metrics as defined in the Ferguson Project Methodology 

• Effectively lead the project team, maintaining good morale, etc. 

• Manage appropriate levels of risk and budget reporting and tracking 

• Develop and maintain a detailed project schedule and communications 

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities: 

• Strong time management and organizational skills 

• Able to complete tasks and assignments with minimal supervision 

• Good leadership and management skills 

• Knowledge in project management software, processes and methodologies 

• Possess good, general business and technical knowledge 

• Strong verbal and written communication skills 

• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with all levels of associates 

• Facilitation—able to work within a group/team environment 

• Planning and scheduling experience using project planning tools 


• Minimum of 5 years’ professional project management experience 

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an IT project environment 

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in relevant IT roles 

• Experience in a team lead or mentor/coach role 

• Experience with blended waterfall/agile delivery methodologies 

• Experience with applications development and deployment in a cloud environment 

• Experience with delivering large scale ERP solutions 

• Familiar with software and systems development lifecycles 

• BA or BS degree preferred
EEO Employer
Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.