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G-TECH Services, Inc. Project Manager I in Dearborn, Michigan

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

The Project Manager I owns the delivery of results in support of defined objectives, applying best practices in project management, system development, and organizational change management. Engages leaders across the enterprise to define success factors, scope, and contributing departments. Ensures project stakeholders and team members have clear understanding of project objectives and their respective roles. Develops the solution delivery approach collaboratively with business and technology domain experts. Facilitates the evaluation of alternatives to achieve the results of the project. Produces deliverables to support effective communication, monitoring, and control. Integrates the knowledge of domain experts to create project forecasts (resources, time, and budget). Involves all contributing organizations in planning and gains commitments to deliver as a matrixed project team.

Leads the execution of a large project or several smaller initiatives. Establishes working partnerships among organizations to properly integrate delivery functions and lines of business, including external service providers. Makes team members are aware of their expected contributions to the project. Incorporates product quality assurance as a continuous focus in parallel with solution development. Ensures preparation for solution adoption and operational support is thorough for successful transition and sustainability in operation. Adapts to changes and utilizes knowledge gained as the project progresses to improve plans. Applies project budget, schedule, and resource forecasts to maintain an accurate representation of how the team will complete the project. Monitors fulfillment of responsibilities and actual results to implement mitigation plans that preserve success factors. Implements effective analysis and communication methods to maintain expectations of project team, stakeholders, sponsors, and executive leadership.



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Computer, Information Technology or related field

  • Project Management Certification (PMP)

  • Data Center Operations or Cloud Operations experience (Note: This is the domain scope of the RFP the PM will be asked to lead. Therefore, we prefer the candidates to have Data Center or Cloud Operations background).

  • Managed Service Provider (MSP) Performance and/or SOW governance experience (Note: Again, related to the domain content of the RFP the PM will be asked to lead. Therefore, we prefer candidates have working knowledge of with MSP SLA and SOW content and management concepts)

  • Expert in Microsoft Project and Visio

Required Qualifications:

  • Education:

  • College level coursework in Business Administration, Finance, Computer, Information Technology or related field

Experience:

  • 4+ years leading projects (2+ years with Bachelor’s degree)

  • IT Managed Service Provide (MSP) RFP management experience

  • Data Center Migration and/or Cloud Migration Project Management experience Note: This is the type of services that will be requested in the RFP that this PM will manage to produce. Therefore, we want the PM candidate to have domain background in this area

  • Managing initiatives on behalf of a sponsor

  • Leading multiple contributors to achieve a common goal

  • Achieving process change and/or technology solution delivery

  • Communicating regularly with team members and external stakeholders using a combination of meetings, email, documents, and presentations

  • Developing and maintaining scope, schedules, cost estimates, and resource plans

  • Managing and tracking project deliverables and progress

  • Identifying and analyzing risk, potential impacts, and mitigation alternatives

  • Documenting complex business and/or system processes and component interdependencies

  • Facilitating prioritization and decision making

  • Managing contributions of systems integrators, and/or third party solution providers

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Project management processes, methods, and their integration

  • Conflict resolution and negotiating compromise

  • Project information management

  • Work breakdown structure development

  • Critical path management

  • Resource allocation and leveling

  • Baselining, variance analysis, and change management

  • Analytical techniques to identify trends and produce aggregate representations

  • Understanding of general business functions and concepts

  • Familiarity with Data Center and Cloud Operations

  • Familiarity with IT terminology (e.g., application development, technology infrastructure, information security, and shared services)

Category Project Management

Function Information Technology

Req ID JN -092020-114639

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