Project Manager (desktop deployment)
We are seeking a Project Manager for our Direct Client. Location: Mentor, OH Duration: 4 Months Under very minimal/limited direction, candidate will be engaged primarily in planning and project managing a global Windows 7 desktop refresh. The successful candidate will have a general IT infrastructure background and experience in project management of various types of IT projects. JOB DESCRIPTION: Plans, schedules and ensures timely delivery of multiple, concurrent medium or large IT infrastructure projects from the initiation phase, through the requirements, design, production, and launch. Works with diverse business stakeholders to gather requirements, and with internal technical staff to complete projects on-time and within budget. Develops complete project plans and oversees project delivery. Ensures scope, benefits, costs, time-line, and risks are managed for each IT project. Works with service groups to perform resource planning, getting project staff commitment and determining cost estimation. Conducts project meetings, distributes meeting minutes and project status reporting. Tactfully facilitate the successful resolution of project problems with minimal to no escalation. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education: Bachelor’s degree preferably in the field of business or computer technology, or equivalent. Active PMP or PRINCE2 certification Must have 5+ years of overall hands-on project management experience in a large company environment using PMI-based (or PRINCE2-based) project management processes, methods, tools and forms including project scope, planning, scheduling, time & cost management, earned value, communications management, resource management, change management and risk management. Minimum 3 years international desktop deployment experience at the project management level, overseeing the interaction between vendors, engineers, procurement and management. Must have proven experience successfully planning for, and leading desktop deployments involving hundreds of devices with Windows 7 and/or XP in multiple global locations. Experience dealing with vendors; working with Procurement to develop RFI’s, RFQ’s, and doing vendor proposal reviews. Experienced with project proposals cost and justification (value proposition, cost-benefit, ROI, NPV). Excellent Communications: Must be highly effective at written and oral communications, formal project planning and status reporting. Well organized and attentive to detail. Microsoft Project (or equivalent): Intermediate or higher level experience. Active Passport: Some limited international travel may be required. DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: Experience in leading virtual, regional and global teams. Microsoft Office general usage (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio). Microsoft Certification. ITIL Foundation Certification. Lotus Notes basic usage. SharePoint basic usage. CA Clarity basic usage. If you or any of your friends are interested, please call me at the earliest. Regards, Carolyn Brooks Talent Acquisition Manager 310-563-3800 x 217 email@example.com
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