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IT Project Manager IV

Company: VanderHouwen
Location: Portland
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Project Manager
What You'll Do / Key Responsibilities
The IT Project Manager will play a role in a variety of projects of various sizes, durations, and complexities. Projects may span two or more divisions, rely on new technologies, possess large capital budgets, or have significant impact on the Information Technology infrastructure. You will be responsible for managing work streams and collaborating between business groups, all striving towards a shared end goal.In this role, you will facilitate projects using waterfall and hybrid/agile methodologies with on-shore and off-shore resources, cross-functional and cross-organizational team members, and in a matrixed-managed environment. Your responsibilities include project communications, project schedules, financial management, issue and risk tracking, and change management activities. You will initiate corrective actions as appropriate to ensure that deliverables are produced on time, within budget, and in accordance with quality standards.The Skills & Background You'll Need
7+ years of project management experience and run complex programs.
HS Diploma or GED is required. A Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is preferred.
PMP/Agile certification is preferred.
Success in leading medium to large-scale, complex, technical cross-organizational projects using various project management methodologies - waterfall/hybrid/agile.
Fosters teamwork at all levels through influence over authority and meeting facilitation.
Managing risks and impediments.
Experience with budgets and financials such as: forecasts, actuals, variances, accruals, time-tracking.
Facilitation of agile practices such as daily stand-ups, retrospectives, sprint reviews, sprint planning, velocity and financial analysis.
Experience with Project Online, Apptio, Jira, or/or Confluence is preferred.Traits of a Successful Candidate
Business and technical knowledge.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively and effectively across various business groups.
Driven to achieve the best outcome possible for all parties involved.Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.Thank you for your interest in applying for this position! Please fill out the fields below. Your profile will be reviewed with the rest of the applicants.

Keywords: VanderHouwen, Portland , IT Project Manager IV, IT / Software / Systems , Portland, Oregon

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