IT Project Manager

Post Date

Oct 27, 2023

Location

Covington,
Louisiana

ZIP/Postal Code

70433
US
Apr 21, 2024 Insight Global

Job Type

Contract-to-perm

Category

Project Manager

Req #

MSY-660750

Pay Rate

$36 - $55 (hourly estimate)

Job Description

A large and growing Sporting Goods Wholesaling company (swimming pool equipment, parts and supplies, and related outdoor living products, etc.) is seeking a IT Project Manager to join their team. In this role you will play a key role in a company-wide Digital Transformation that is compromised on multiple software projects. This role will require someone to truly hit the ground running working closely with their software teams. Candidates must have the ability to translate information from Azure DevOps into their Project Management tracking platform for the business side. There will be a lot of high-level coordination between business and technology, task tracking, and playing a heavy role in the implementation process. Common responsibilities for this role include working cross-functionally with multiple departments, implementation planning and execution, budget management, resource management across multiple projects and teams, project and resource management working with other Project Managers, managing the relationship with different vendors, documentation of project meeting tasks, action items, and timelines, etc. To be successful in this role you must be assertive, able to pivot quickly and think on your feet based on what may arise that day/week, be extremely detail oriented, an incredible listener/note taker, business savvy, outgoing, and personable so that you can manage relationships throughout the organization and with vendors. Additional responsibilities will include:

Lead the planning and implementation of the project

Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables

Define project tasks and resource requirements

Develop full scale project plans

Assemble and coordinate project staff

Manage project budget and project resource allocation

Plan and schedule project timelines

Track project deliverables using appropriate tools

Provide direction and support to project team

Quality assurance

Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders

Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions

Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs

Project evaluations and assessment of results

Document project meeting information including tasks, action items, and timelines

Create user documentation and assist with user training where required

Required Skills & Experience

Bachelor's Degree

3+ years of experience in a Project Management role, specifically being part of project initiation, scoping, resourcing, scheduling, budgeting, risk management, etc.

Ability to quickly respond to management and end user requests

Proven experience working in an agile environment, specifically working hand in hand with the development teams

Experience with Azure DevOps, specifically know how to translate information from Azure DevOps into their Project Management tracking platform for the business side

Excellent written and verbal communication and negotiation skills

Outstanding planning, organization, and problem solving abilities

Proven ability to effectively coordinate cross-functional teams

Creative and business focused clear thinker with good problem

Ability to work independently, multi-task, and be a strong, proactive team player

Excellent customer service skills and professional demeanor

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.