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Infrastructure Project Manager

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 30 days ago
Contract Type: Contract
Industry: Data & Technology
Contact Name: Rashid Morad
Contact Email: rashid.morad@ojassociates.com

Rashid A. Morad

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Infrastructure Project Manager

Summary:

The Infrastructure Project Manager will provide direction, guidance and organization on new IT infrastructure project initiatives. The position requires an understanding of corporate IT business functions; focused on infrastructure hardware and software, network, security, data center, shared services, collaboration technologies and application enabling infrastructure (e.g. database). The ideal candidate will also possess knowledge of Infrastructure operations, service delivery, help desk, related services, as well as, driving projects toward realizing intended benefits in alignment with the needs of the business.


This individual will manage the project work and project budget acting on variances from the plan, as well as, bringing the projects to closure, documenting project execution by creating a body of knowledge, and suggesting process improvements for future projects.

Functional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate broad knowledge of Enterprise Technology Infrastructure solutions
  • Work with client, stakeholders, senior executives, the project team, functional and IT SMEs to ensure that project deliverables are achieved on schedule and within budget with a high level of quality and customer satisfaction
  • Participates in solution design reviews to be able to accurately identify resources, estimate timeline and forecast project financials. Ensures that design inputs are provided within the development of projects for new solutions to meet requirements and constraints stemming from the enterprise architecture
  • Performs the overall day-to-day management of multiple projects to ensure that project objectives are achieved within time/cost/quality constraints
  • Responsible for project documentation including project plan and weekly status reports
  • Identify, review, track, monitor and report on project status, and issue resolution
  • Calculate, mitigate and monitor risk, creating contingency plan and advising management, as appropriate
  • Manage project scope, adhere to the change control processes, document all changes, and escalate issues where necessary
  • Liaise with any vendors or suppliers in relation to the project
  • Facilitate regular project and update meetings
  • Take responsibility for overall progress and use of resources
  • Monitor quality assurance and user acceptance testing stages, and document post-mortem lessons
  • Recommend continuous improvement of the overall project management process
  • Manage multiple complex projects simultaneously

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of project management experience
  • Experience with IT Infrastructure projects involving enterprise hardware/software implementation, network, security, data center, shared services, collaboration technologies and database technologies
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels within the organization
  • Strong track record of project delivery and benefits realization
  • Experience in strategic planning and analysis
  • Detail-oriented, problem solver and critical thinker
  • Strong skills in MS Project, Visio, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Self-starter/self-motivated, capable of staying on track and pursuing solutions without supervision
  • Relevant project management qualification/certification (e.g. PMP) is a plus
  • Able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Determined to deliver outcomes and able to overcome obstacles in order to move projects forward
  • Insurance industry knowledge is a plus

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