We are currently seeking a IT Project Manager for a contract opportunity with a prominent multinational chemical company in Houston, TX.
This role is responsible for planning, scheduling, and monitoring of project activities across multiple resource groups. Also, a position of influence, negotiation, expectation management, responsible for leading, driving, and tracking project status while managing issues and risks. Reporting to the IT Project Delivery Team.
-Maintains complete autonomy for the management of the business project to meet the needs of the business, as outlined in the business case and articulated by the steering committee.
-Coaches and mentors project team members.
-Works closely with business and IT technical teams, serving as an expert project manager resource.
-Maintains and controls the project budget, schedule and resources.
-Responsible for project planning, resource allocation, steering committee leadership and team organizational structure management.
-Responsible for project communications.
-Manages project scope, risk and issue resolution.
-Responsible for quality of project deliverables.
-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.
-Ensures the successful transfer of knowledge from the project team to the post-implementation support organization and all employees affected by the implementation.
-Responsible for the project management of multiple enhancements for SAP and Non-SAP projects.
-Bachelor's degree in business administration, information systems, or related field.
-10+ years of IT and industry related experience with large, global organizations.
-Relevant work experience in a project management role, managing medium to large global teams.
-Relevant experience managing Success Factors implementation.
-Project Management certification; PMP certification from the Project Management Institute preferred.
-MBA a plus.