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Senior IT Project Manager
Id 624
Type Full-time
Location St. Petersburg, FL
Category Technology / IT
Description

The Times is looking for experienced project managers to lead initiatives for our team of talented technologists in delivering solutions that showcase our award-winning news and information. These positions will work across our multiple platforms, including web & mobile applications for both consumer facing and internal use. Ideal candidates can provide a clear path to complete complex projects while fostering teamwork. They can manage multiple projects, using a variety of common project methodologies. They’ll work closely with technologists; business stakeholders and vendors to ensure responsibilities are clear, accountability is held, and needs are met.

 

Come join our talented team that is quickly making the Times one of the premier technology destinations in the Tampa Bay area.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

·       Ensures projects are tracked and managed from start to finish

·       Able to get work done through employees and vendors alike

·       Tracks, reports and communicates progress to stakeholders -- eliminating potential surprises

·  Ensures testing, requirements gathering, business continuance considerations, project sign-offs and financial tracking occur

·       Anticipates and resolves problems throughout a project’s life cycle

·       Focuses team efforts so there’s shared ownership and deep commitment to deliver results

·     Monitors progress and makes necessary adjustments to ensure customers get what they need when they need it

·       Uses and promotes best practices


MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

·       Stakeholders are informed

·       Commitments are met

·       Customers are delighted


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

·       Bachelor of Arts or Science degree or experience equivalent

·       Experience with various project management tools, software and methodologies (experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies a must)

·       Professional certification (PMP, Certified Scrum Master) or equivalent qualifications a plus

·       Minimum of 10 years experience as a PM

·       Proven ability to lead teams and overcome problems through personal influence

·       Proven ability to document and improve business processes

·       Enthusiastic, high-energy, positive personality that acts as the glue within, and across teams.

·    Expert at conflict resolution and able to facilitate discussions that include outside the box alternatives and approaches

·       Strong analytical and problem solving skills

·       Detail-oriented and highly organized