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Project Manager

Employer
Rowan University
Location
New Jersey, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 9, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Instructional Technology & Design, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Computer Sciences & Technology, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology, Other Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other
Employment Type
Full Time
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Summary: In this role, the Project Manager (PM) will manage integration projects with emphasis on quality assurance and process development & improvement. The PM ensures projects are executed, tracked and communicated in a consistent and effective manner through the development and deployment of defined, repeatable and measurable processes.

Description:

Primary Responsibilities – including but not limited to the following:
  • Responsible and accountable for overall project performance for projects.
  • Ensures project costs, schedule and scope are managed to stay within approved constraints.
  • Interface with external and internal stakeholders to coordinate project requirements.
  • Primary communicator with the project sponsor/owner and key stakeholders on project issues and concerns.
  • Ensures a good working relationship between the project team, functional managers, and matrix organization.
  • Coaches and leads team members to ensure completion of assigned tasks.
  • Identify and obtain project team resources.
  • Responsible for development and/or improvement of processes.
  • Responsible for performing quality assurance within projects, products, and processes.
  • Ensures the project team members understand their respective responsibility and accountability.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related discipline.
  • At least four (4) years of practical project management experience with a strong focus in the following project areas: IT, process & quality improvement, and auditing.
  • Ability to work within a matrix organization.
  • Ability to mentor others, including peers, in the execution of projects.
  • Experience with project development utilizing PMBOK & Agile industry standards
  • Strong Experience with quality assurance methodologies and techniques (i.e. Corrective Actions & Preventative Actions, Internal Configuration Audits, Physical Configuration Audits, Functional Configuration Audits, Document Control)
  • Strong Experience with process development and improvement methodologies (i.e. Six Sigma, Lean)
  • Ability to function effectively in a team environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to think independently.
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex problems.
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical issues and offer solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • PMP Certification.
Desired
  • Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Administration, or other related field.
  • At least five (5) years of project management experience.
  • At least five (5) years of quality assurance experience.
  • At least five (5) years of process development and improvement experience.
  • At least five (5) years of IT and higher education/ business work experience.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
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