Quanta Services

  • IT - Project Manager

    Job Location US-TX-Houston
    Requisition ID
    2018-1731
    # of Openings
    2
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for establishing and leading enterprise wide, cross functional strategic initiatives.  The IT Project Manager will lead a variety of different types of projects including application development, enterprise integration, and infrastructure upgrades and deployments.  This includes ensuring project results are of the highest caliber, with a clearly articulated scope and quantifiable business benefit/value realization.

    Responsibilities

    • 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.
    • Understands the business benefits of a project by grasping business performance indicators and mapping them to goals of IT projects
    • Proven capability of managing multiple priorities effectively and efficiently with ability to perform under tight deadlines and demonstrate problem solving approach while maintaining strong integrity
    • Manages, and appropriately escalates, delivery impediments, risks and issues. Including reaching out to the larger company network for impediment removal
    • Coordinates the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan
    • Conducts project retrospectives and creates a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
    • Maintains relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing (project plan, status reporting, resource planning, sprint burn down charts, etc.)
    • Acts as an agile Project Manager with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work, servant leadership
    • Acts a liaison between developers and operations teams and fosters better communication between the functions, ensuring cross-team coordination
    • Minimizes impact of change on project delivery.
    • Ensures end user needs are met to drive adoption
    • Adheres to internal standards, policies and procedures.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 5 years of experience in IT Industry with an emphasis in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
    • Agile, Scrum Master Certifications preferred.
    • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
    • Advanced oral and written communication skills
    • Advanced decision making skills and exercises good judgment regarding when and how to escalate issues
    • Excellent communication skills required to interface with multiple levels of the organization
    • Strong problem solving skills with ability to clearly articulate issues and concerns and recommend solutions to management.
    • Knowledge and experience with Lean, Six Sigma, Kanban, Kaizen, Servant Leadership a plus
    • Takes accountability and demonstrates effective judgment and learning agility
    • Encourages collaboration and easily gains trust and support of peers
    • Strong interpersonal skills; able to work collaboratively as part of a diverse team (customers, developers, testers, business analysts, managers, executives, etc.) at all levels
    • Strong self-organization and self-management skills
    • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
    • Must be self-aware and willing to adapt to changing work environment.
    • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
    • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
    • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
    • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
    • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

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