Sr. IT Project Manager in Novato, CA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/14/2020

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Job Description

Job #:  1049265

Position Summary:
The IT Project Manager is responsible for the definition and delivery of one or more projects within the IT Systems Change Program for a specific division or business area.
Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Develop strong relationships with key business stakeholders in the area of their portfolio.
  • Ensure IT project plans are aligned with the business counterparts.
  • Produce and deliver against the agreed project plans and key milestones.
  • Contribute to a clear improvement in project delivery across the IT Projects remit.
  • Responsible for the effective operation of the IT Request for Change (RFC) process.
  • Close, effective collaboration with Systems Architect, Support manager and other senior IT management.
  • Provide functional expertise where appropriate.
  • Lead, train, mentor and coach the Project team ensuring people development, staff and key skill retention and knowledge management.

Other Skills and Abilities:
  • Required track record of managing the implementation ERP systems or eCommerce.  Specifically experience with IFS and Hybris a plus.
  • Work across IT with effective engagement across all team.
  • Contribute to the IT Change Approval Board (CAB) review process regarding proposed changes from the program delivery perspective.
  • Matrix management responsibility for assigning tasks to project team staff.
  • Skilled at risk and issue management.
  • Demonstrable financial control of project budgets.
  • Highly organised individual capable of defining project and driving though to delivery against defined plan.
  • Experience with leading business change programs a big plus.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
Experience at managing multi-discipline projects which include both business and technical resource from initial inception through to delivery and benefits realisation.
Experience of managing a portfolio of projects to required deadlines, quality and cost
  • Bachelor's degree in technology, life sciences or another relevant discipline
  • 10+ years of work experience in functional or cross functional roles
  • Project Management Certification
  • MBA or an advanced university degree or professional qualification a plus
  • Program Management Certification is a plus
  • Line Management experience

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