IT Project Manager
East Aurora, NY 14052-0018 | Contract
The Project Manager will work alongside a number of other Project Managers, with guidance from the Program Manager, delivering a range of projects designed to improve Trade Compliance Systems. The projects include both IT applications projects and infrastructure projects. The project teams will be built from a mix of full time staff and 3rd party staff.
While experience with Trade Compliance Systems projects and US export regulations is an advantage, it is not a necessity for this role.
The majority of the work to be performed will take place in Elma, NY. Some travel (approximately 10%) may be required to support testing, training, and system rollout activities at various sites within the US.
SUMMARY or MAJOR FUNCTION OF THE JOB
To provide management and direction for projects and programs, ensuring that customer expectations and business value are delivered as per the business case. A PM provides an advanced level of project management practices and acts as a subject matter expert to all stakeholders associated with a project, helping understanding of the benefits of those practices and how they can be achieved.
PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES or KEY RESULTS OF THE JOB
The management of customer expectations of projects, in areas of schedule, costs, quality, scope, risk and benefits.
Key challenges include:
The IT environment at the company is complex and the PM must be able to quickly assimilate necessary knowledge of a particular system or process with which they may not be familiar.
Some of the processes and systems within scope of the role have impacts across global locations and the role must deal with global cultural, regulatory, and process differences. Must have ability to work on virtual teams.
Due to the different customers and markets in which Operating Groups typically operate, development of Enterprise-wide solutions which satisfy the distinct needs of each Operating Group can be a challenge.
Two Roads is an Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability
Typically a four year Bachelor of Science (BS) college degree and a Masters degree in either a technical or business discipline. A PM will also typically have a formal project management certification from a professional body. A PM will generally have a minimum of six (6) years of Progressive Experience in project management. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills coupled with the ability to listen, question and understand end users needs.