IT Project Manager

Boston, MA | Work from home flexibility

Posted: 03/08/2023 Category: Information Technology Job Number: DAPEL31

Job Description

Title: IT Project Manager

Location: Westwood, MA (Hybrid)

The IT Project Manager is responsible for using best practice PMO methodology to create a project plan to fit the stakeholders’/sponsors’ needs and deliver on desired outcomes.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Developing integrated baseline project plans applying estimating models, identifying resources and skills required, documenting estimating assumptions, refining plans, and managing performance against them
  • Recommending best solutions based on understanding of business issues
  • Providing task-based schedules and cost forecasts, and assisting in assessing risk-based provisions
  • Capturing and tracking program metrics and performing analysis
  • Managing project scope by assessing requirements changes, determining and conveying impacts on budget, time, and risk
  • Managing client expectations, anticipating operational and tactical risks and tracking them
  • Clarifying, identifying, and tracking requirements and issues, removing barriers, resolving minor project issues, and escalating to immediate managers, where required
  • Managing project closure initiatives, such as client satisfaction surveys and closure analysis
  • Documenting and archiving project activities, deliverables, tools, and findings for future projects

Job Qualifications

  • 1 – 2 years’ experience managing IT projects
  • Ability to develop project plans, and manage individual deadlines and goals
  • Knowledge of project metrics, including gathering, reporting, trend analysis, creation, and metrics
  • Ability to identify issues and problems, generate solutions, and choose appropriate alternatives using basic root cause analysis
  • Advanced proficiency with all MS Office applications, MS Project, and/or Visio
  • Highly organized with good time management skills
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills; strong command of the English language, both written and oral
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Analytical thinking ability with creative problem solving skills and strong attention to detail
  • Bachelor's Degree in IT-related discipline preferred
  • PMP Certification highly preferred


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