Quanta Services

  • IT Project Manager

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for establishing and leading enterprise wide and cross functional strategic IT initiatives for Corporate and our multiple operating units.  The position provides leadership for our IT projects.  This position drives continuous improvement to business processes and business results. 


    The position works closely with business and technical leadership, serving as an expert resource, bringing forth opportunities to better the business and influence decisions regarding business and technical process changes.


    The relative importance or seniority of this position is based on the strategic impact of the IT Initiatives assigned, the scope of the implementation and the complexity of the rollout.  Some of the oversight functions of this position move to the support organization at the end of implementation (e.g., help desk, knowledge management, business consulting and training).  This includes ensuring project results are of the highest caliber, with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit/value realization. 



    • Manages highly complex business issues arising from the implementation of new processes or functions.
    • Maintains and controls the project budget, schedule and resources.
    • Responsible for all facets of our IT projects, including project planning, resource allocation, steering committee leadership and team organizational structure management.
    • Responsible for project communications, in conjunction with our Organizational Change Manager.
    • Manages project scope, risk and issue resolution.
    • Responsible for quality of project deliverables.
    • Manages integration of solution(s) into enterprise technical architecture and business environment.
    • Responsible for ensuring that the project can deliver the benefits outlined in the business case, and that it meets the reasonable expectations of end users.
    • Responsible for procurement of package-related hardware, software and services.
    • Maintains complete autonomy for the management of the initiative to meet the needs of the business, as outlined in the business case and articulated by the steering committee.
    • Coaches and mentors staff and managers dedicated to this initiative.
    • Manages project scope, goals, and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
    • Effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, including C level at multiple operating units.
    • Understands the business benefits of a project by grasping business performance indicators and mapping them to goals of IT projects, oversees organizational change with the Organizational Change Manager.
    • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    Primary Contacts:

    • Line of business (LOB) managers for business users affected by the project.
    • IT line managers for all IT associates involved in the design, implementation, rollout and/or update of the business application.
    • Business stakeholders/steering committee.
    • Support leaders.
    • Hardware, software and service vendors.


    • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 10+ years of experience in IT Industry with an emphasis in IT project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution. 
    • 3 -5 years of leadership responsibility managing midsize to large teams and influencing senior-level management and key stakeholders.
    • Prefer Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other technical discipline and 8 years of experience.
    • Agile, Scrum Master Certifications preferred. PMP a plus.



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