The division of Information Technology Services is currently seeking a talented individual to fill the role of SR Project Manager. The SR Project manager role is to lead, oversee and ensure the successful delivery and management of single or multiple projects within scope, quality, time and cost constraints that may be clearly defined or may require dynamic change management.
To ensure that essential services are provided to the university community, the employee will be required to work outside their regular working hours as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in business information systems (IS), computer science or related field, or equivalent related IT experience. MBA in IS or other master’s degree preferred. PM training and certification desirable, but not required.
- Seven or more years of progressively responsible IT experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving - Five years successfully managing complex and risky projects - Five or more years of BU or BU-facing experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving - Demonstrated experience in leading diverse team
Knowledge and Skills
- Distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills, as this is a highly visible position with substantial impact - Knowledge of project management methodology and experience or familiarity with major defined PM approaches (for example, PMI, agile) - Significant knowledge of project planning/scheduling tools (for example, Microsoft Project and Open Workbench), with solid track record of practical application - Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; expertise in setting and managing customer expectations - Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment where this role may not directly control resources - Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence - Ability to support a tactical resource plan by mapping future demand to forecast project completions in the project portfolio.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
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