IT Project Manager

Post Date

Feb 13, 2024


North Carolina

ZIP/Postal Code

Jul 27, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type



Project Manager

Req #


Pay Rate

$53 - $79 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

Insight Global is looking for an IT Project manager to join one our large manufacturing clients. As an IT Project Manager, you will play an important role in organizational success by prioritizing and delivering on key initiatives for the client, providing effective project oversight and project reviews to affect program success. Projects are typically large in scale, high risk, and span organizational and national boundaries including multiple business units and multiple service partners/vendors. Other responsibilities include:

1. Project Delivery

* Manage multiple projects throughout various stages of the project life cycle, and collaborate with IT, Business and Vendor resources to deliver expected outcomes

* Institute appropriate Steering and Operational Governance, and conduct project phase stage-gate reviews with Project Management Office (PMO)

* Provide leadership to diagnose and overcome barriers to team/project progress, implementing mitigation strategies and contingency plans

* Identify project uncertainties, alternative resource plans, scope changes, and other risks for both client and the Company

* Prepare overall (integrated) project management plan in conjunction with Project Sponsor/Customer and report on deliverables, outputs and progress against this plan

* Manage project scope to ensure that requirements are analyzed, documented and agreed and the impact of any change is formally assessed, evaluated and approved

* Provide input to the Project Charter and secure Sponsor sign-off, prepare Project Checklist and Compliance Questionnaire

* Organize and lead the project team to achieve the project objectives, ensuring that team roles, responsibilities, and expectations are understood and fulfilled

* Ensure the collection, generation, distribution, storage, retrieval and timely distribution of project information to all stakeholders and project team members

* Monitor and control project risks, implementing mechanisms to identify and analyze them as well as plan responses to them

* Identify people, groups or organizations impacting or impacted by the project and develop strategies for engaging and communicating with them to meet their needs and expectations

* Contribute to the continued improvement of PMO standards of performance, striving for project execution excellence

2. Planning

* Assist IT Leadership with scoping and estimating f assigned projects

* Determine required resources for assigned projects

* Assess, document, communicate, and manage risk for the engagement

* Maintain program documentation and updates; analyze lessons learned and share with the Project Management Office for utilization on future projects

* Define policies, procedures and documentation to create, manage and control the project schedule

* Assist in the development of the project cost baseline and measure progress and completion forecasts against it, ensuring that variances are reported and approved as necessary

3. Communication and Support

* Ensure communications, both written and verbal, are timely, and unambiguous

* Liaise with other parts of the business to ensure they are aligned with the IT strategy

* Work with the business community to ensure all issues are resolved as quickly as possible

* Support fellow IT colleagues to resolve technical problems

* Work closely with management to identify and enable change in the business

* Facilitate and support project implementations worldwide within the organization

* Support the Company in identifying how IT can improve the business

* Provide relevant IT support in implementing the organization's Strategic Plan

4. Continuous Improvement

* Continuously seek process improvement opportunities by identifying and recommending changes that improve IT efficiency and effectiveness

* Participate in other projects as assigned that relate to the overall goals of the department and organization

Required Skills & Experience

* IT experience -- especially within Infrastructure and Systems -- they don't want to see SDLC

* 5 years of Project Manager experience

* Knowledge of ERP processes and functions

* Knowledge of CRM processes and functions

* Change management knowledge

Nice to Have Skills & Experience

* Manufacturing background

Benefit packages for this role will start on the 31st day of employment and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as HSA, FSA, and DCFSA account options, and 401k retirement account access with employer matching. Employees in this role are also entitled to paid sick leave and/or other paid time off as provided by applicable law.