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Project Manager III
LONG TERM CONTRACT
 - Dallas TX
Job Code: OBOX:2805

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing the portfolio of projects for the Desktop Services Team. Including project tracking, project reporting, facilitating project status meetings and supporting the delivery strategy for the overall team. The candidate must possess strong leadership skills because of the challenges inherent in enterprise project delivery. Both technical depth and strong soft skills are necessary to excel in this position. Building and maintaining good relationships with internal customers is key to success.


Education/Experience
O Bachelor degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required. MBA or other related advanced degree preferred.
O 5-7 years experience required

Responsibility level
O Exercises independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor

Skills
o Must possess strong aptitude for problem solving, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to concisely present work with attention to detail along with excellent verbal and written communication skills
o Finance, accounting, or computer science background required in order for incumbent to accomplish analytical functions which position demands
o College degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering preferred;
o Effective organization and planning skills, knowledge of software applications Microsoft 2010 Excel, Word, Project, SharePoint
o Ability to work independently and manage one’s time (Required)
o Knowledgeable of enterprise desktop services such as email, print, SharePoint, instant messaging, software and file services
o Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and business process modeling
o Experience working as part of a PMO (Highly desired)
o Certification from PMI or ITIL a plus
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

o Assist the Delivery Manager with the creation of the Desktop PMO as the Lead Project Manager
o Track/build metrics that align with the departmental objectives
o Build a master plan/schedule that details the status of current projects, key milestones and project risks
o Lead project status review meetings, maintaining the agenda and post-meeting follow-up
o Consult with service owners, management, vendors, and engineers to assess the project needs and business requirements
o Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems
o Provide guidance to service owners on project engagement and portfolio guidelines as they are established