Job Summary

IT project manager (LMS)

  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Job reference:
    US_EN_6_17198_59855499
  • Category:
    Project Manager
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temporary

The IT project manager will work closely with members of the Learning & Development team to implement new and enhanced IT services that maximize employee experience and efficiency for the firm.  Working closely with the IT Senior Manager for Learning Systems, the role will help develop an overall assessment of the Learning & Development IT needs and a prioritized list of initiatives.  This list of initiatives will include helping to develop an enhancement road-map with the learning function, implementing a learning simulation platform, and developing a global support model for procurement systems.
 
Job Overview
Develop IT assessment of learning systems needs and prioritize list of initiatives
For approved initiatives, provide strong project management skills to deliver value within cost and time expected.  
 
This will include:


  • Overseeing small to medium sized projects through completion while managing project scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Providing strong project management, vendor management and solution delivery services to the Operations team.
  • Work closely with-IT service owners and vendors to deliver new and enhanced IT services described above – including mobile solutions
  • Coordinate business requirement gathering, testing and training efforts to ensure the function's needs are met at the quality expected
  • Effective use of project management and expectation management skills to provide predictable results and keep expectations aligned
  • Build and manage relationships with key stakeholders through effective communication resulting in stakeholder buy-in

 
Required Skill:

  • Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in an internal or external consulting role responsible for driving technical and process initiatives
  • Experience across learning technology
  • Understanding of system life cycle principles and ability to lead low to medium complexity implementations
  • Basic understanding of learning drivers and ability to align them to project
  • Experience in project management and systems life cycle principles
  • Ability to lead complex implementations
  • Proven ability and success in project managing custom, SaaS and package software implementation projects on a global level
  • Common knowledge of best practices and leading software packages used in learning technology preferred
  • Successful track record of delivering components or work streams of global projects
  • Knowledge of learning systems such as Saba and Saba Classroom
  • Proven success in effective virtual team management
  • Balance of business process knowledge and experience documenting mix of custom and package software to meet business needs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

 


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