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IT Project Manager II

Job Title: IT Project Manager II

Requisition Number: 23941

Position Type: Full Time

City: Brentwood

Campus: Corporate OH

State/Province: Tennessee

Job Description:
The IT Project Manager II is responsible for developing, coordinating and maintaining technical IT Project Plans, and supporting tracking tools and documentation in a cross functional environment. The position provides leadership to the project teams and is the liaison between GEODIS IT, GEODIS business units and GEODIS clients.
Primary Duties:
– Creates and executes cross-functional IT project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements of clients
– Manages multiple mid to large-scale IT projects across various disciplines to include software development, systems and infrastructure
– Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities
– Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope, while applying our methodology and enforcing project standards
– Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
– Prepares for gate-check reviews and applies quality assurance procedures
– Minimizes our exposure and risk on projects
– Ensures project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately
– Manages project budget, tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis; provides budget forecasts; analyzes variance
– Leads planning efforts including project scope, requirements and LOE assessments
– Communicates with team, to include: holding status meetings, providing updates to leadership and delivering presentations
– Provides formal updates to GEODIS Executive level management
– Other duties as required and assigned

Education and Experience:
– Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute of higher education required; focus in Information Technology, Project Management or Business Administration preferred
– Minimum 3 years related experience
– Experience with Project Management software preferred
– Experience in estimation, budgeting, procurement of IT equipment and software, technology vendor statements of work, contracts and agreements
– Experience creating technical project plans with Project Management software required, Microsoft Project Server preferred
– Knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle and experience with incorporating all phases in project plans
– Knowledge of general principles of systems architecture and design with experience in managing projects to integrate systems and migrate existing systems
– Knowledge of general principles of networking to include LAN/WAN/wireless and equipment
– Knowledge of general principles of database systems, servers and operating systems
– Experience in vendor relations and managing contractors assigned as project resources
– Experience in creating technical flowcharts and other process diagrams
– PC literate with high proficiency in software to include Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Visio.Essential Skills:
– Ability to manage multiple technical projects in a fast-paced environment
– Knowledge of project management best practices, resource acquisition, and management
– Highly organized with the ability to manage teams and facilitate cross-functional technical meetings and workgroups effectively
– Superior problem solving, analytical, and organization skills
– Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
– Excellent oral communications skills to facilitate meetings and workgroups in conference rooms and/or teleconference
– Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization, as well as external customers
– Excellent written communication skills to write detailed reports and correspondence
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. He/she is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. He/she must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. He/she is regularly exposed to ambient lighting and temperate climate conditions.

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