IT Project Manager
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: November 6, 2018
IT Project Manager Job Description The IT Project Manager supervises every aspect of a project from start to finish. This includes hiring and training a staff, determining business needs, delegating tasks and keeping records up-to-date. Along with meeting a deadline and ensuring its success, you will also draft a detailed plan, measure project success, establish a budget and negotiate contracts with third-party vendors. In this role, you must work with both technical and non-technical employees. Consequently, you must be able to communicate the details of the projects to everyone including clients, other employees and stakeholders. Projects you might work on include computer security, network planning, site re-designs, software selection/purchases/installation and data transfer. If you are working with a small business, you will wear many hats as the IT Project Manager. However, it is important to become strong in one or two areas of project management/technology in order to be most marketable for managerial roles. Some areas you might become an expert in include software estimation, risk management, web design or cloud computing. Job DutiesHire, mentor and train a teamDelegate tasks and coordinate schedulesDevelop work plans and manage timelinesProduct review/testingPreparing budgetsSystem maintenance and disaster recoveryPurchasing equipment and suppliesDraft proposalsIdentify risksCompleting status reportsPost project reviewsEvaluate project results Typical Job RequirementsBachelor s Degree in Computer Science, Informational TechnologyExperience in a particular industry such as environmental services, finance, media or biotechnologyExtremely organized with the ability to manage multiple projectsFamiliarity with a variety of software applications includingKnowledge of project management lifecyclePeople management experienceStrong verbal and written communication skillsDetail orientedNegotiation and conflict resolution skillsSelf-starter, able to work independentlyStrategic planningQuality management Other Desired SkillsCoding/programming languagesInventory managementNetwork administration/operationFamiliarity with data privacy standardsSoftware lifecycle managementDocument migration/consolidationTech start-up experience As IT Project Manager, you will spend much of your day in meetings coming up with strategic plans and solving problems. Extensive travel might also be required. Jobs related to IT Project Management include software developer, business analyst, web designer and IT support analyst. A career in IT Project Management can be very exciting as no two projects are exactly the same. Additionally, various industries hire IT Project Managers which will give you the chance to build your resume by switching from one industry to another. In this career, you will never get bored as you will always be learning and acquiring new skills. If you are committed to this profession, you will receive a competitive salary and will have the opportunity to advance into managerial and executive level positions.Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task
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