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IT Project Manager

O'Reilly Auto Parts · Sep 9th 2020

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Project managers contribute to the company's success by planning, executing and managing medium to large projects using sound judgement, strong interpersonal skills, and effective tools and techniques. Projects typically require both a business and technology focus, and may deliver new or enhanced capabilities to multiple functional areas; or, may support a larger cross-functional program being managed by a senior project manager or program manager.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Elicit, accurately characterize, and document project goals, scope, stakeholders, risks, issues, success measures, effort and resource estimates

  • Create communication plans and deliver project status updates

  • Create and maintain project charters, plans, schedules and budgets

  • Proactively manage projects to deliver them in-scope, on-time and on-budget

  • Set an example to the project team of the O'Reilly culture

  • Maintain an objective, fact-based perspective on the project's status, risk, and issues

  • Encourage the project team to display transparency about project status and risk, and influence them to proactively recommend solutions for issues

  • Facilitate and manage project change-control

  • Monitor the project's progression through its lifecycle and enforce checkpoints and phase gates

SKILLS / EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE / EXPERIENCE / ABILITIES

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • 3+ Years IT project management experience

  • Knowledge of project management tools, techniques, and processes

  • Knowledge of software application development concepts and practices

  • Familiarity with different types of SDLC methodologies including Waterfall and Agile

  • Knowledge of information technology concepts and practices including networking, hardware, and infrastructure

  • Strong interpersonal, collaboration, negotiation, escalation, and influencing skills

  • Strong business and organizational acumen and leadership abilities

  • Good judgment, appropriateness, and courage

  • Advanced planning abilities, organizational skills, and problem solving abilities

  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with technical and non-technical individuals

Desired:

  • PMP Certification

  • ITIL Certification

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