JOB DESCRIPTION Primary Purpose Responsible for full life- cycle of projects from initiation to completion

• Apply IT project management methodology and appropriate project management framework for all projects (using established project standards)

• Develop requests for proposal (RFPs)

• Successfully initiate, plan, execute and close all project deliverables as committed

• Main Tasks Responsible for managing the overall planning, execution and delivery of projects including:

          Defining the project charter, roles, tasks, milestones, budgets and measures of success Developing project estimates                and plans to manage the end-to end project execution

          Ensuring client requirements are captured accurately and completely

          Creating and maintaining project documentation

          Facilitating day-to-day coordination while adhering to standards and sponsor expectations

• Acting as the link between the assigned project resources and key stakeholders

• Ensuring project closure including completion of lessons learned and required documentation

• Use disciplined project management methodology to define scope, develop project plan, and execute projects that adhere       to guidelines and deliver within cost and schedule

• Good cross IT and business communication, influence and negotiation required

• Responsible for tracking project status and managing project issues and risks including:

          Monitoring projects on an ongoing basis, evaluating progress/quality, managing issue resolution

          Managing the process to assess gaps and develop action plans to address these gaps

          Monitoring financial delivery and issue management processes, and escalating issues

          Promoting and monitoring compliance activities with audit and information policies

          Develop robust project risk management plans to ensure timely delivery, testing and commissioning of all projects with              no impact to business continuity

  Responsible for building and leading effective project teams including:

     Using problem-solving/critical thinking skills, and independent thinking to overcome challenges

     Communication to project team members, key stakeholders and sponsors Adapting to cultural and organizational climates         across Teams

     Manage individual work styles and development of project staff Work with cross-functional team, contractors, and vendors         to deliver critical projects

Requirements:

• 3-5 years related PM experience

• Demonstrable experience with Waterfall, Agile, PMI, and other formal project management methodologies.

• Knowledge of project management vocabulary and terminology

• Training and understanding of project domain

• Strong communication, negotiation, analytic, and critical thinking skills

• Ability to work collaboratively

• Excellent facilitation and presentation skills

• Independent and innovative spirit

• Flexible and responsiveness to input

 At this time, we are unable to sponsor applicants for employment authorization for this position. 

  ApprenTek is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.