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IT Project Manager Job in Rochester, NY:

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Posted 5 days ago

IT Project Manager Job in Rochester, NY:

Direct Hire

Must be located in Western, NY for occasional onsite meetings

As an IT Project Manager, you would spearhead project teams and act as a consultant, coach, and leader.

You would lead the project team to ensure the goals of the project are delivered on time and within budget. Being curious and inquisitive will help you understand the needs of each business line and manage the project from beginning to end. A successful IT Project Manager would understand the business needs, and balance that with technical knowledge to create the best solution for the challenge at hand.

  1. position would work with all levels of the organization and key stakeholders, including our Executive Team. Managing expectations and timeline are keys to success in this role.

Responsibilities of the IT Project Manager Job in Rochester, NY:

  • Responsible for the delivery of technology and business projects in support of strategic objectives.
  • Manages and coordinates major systems and business projects, providing tactical and strategic input to the project.
  • Collaborates with Line of Business leaders and other project participants to plan project schedules, allocate resources, and ensure projects are on time and within budget.
  • Utilize technical and business expertise to resolve issues to ensure project goals and requirements are met, communicate with appropriate management, and staff, and provide periodic reports.
  • Maintains proper documentation and reporting, ensuring all proper requirements and supporting development deliverables are accounted for and well documented.
  • Initiates, compiles, audits and assembles all project resources and reporting materials for key stakeholders.
  • Evaluates project risk, changes and issues, including development of contingency plans and solution and process alternatives.
  • Ensures all project participants have all the tools and information needed to perform their project tasks.
  • Ensures that the project complies with IT Project Life Cycle methodology. This includes ensuring “gates” at various critical milestones are in place and formal sign-off is obtained from Executive sponsors.
  • Communicates project schedule and status, key accomplishments, upcoming tasks, and any risks or issues involved with the projects.
  • Monitors issues between projects and resolves project conflict.
  • Participate in contract negotiations with vendors.
  • Conducts project Post Implementation Reviews and documents knowledge gained on the project in accordance with prescribed practices.
  • Assist the PMO Director and PMO Operations Manager in continuous improvement of PMO processes.
  • adhere to them, including new or upgraded software applications.
  • Contributes to the development and continuous improvement of PMO standards, processes, and tools.
  • Qualifications of the IT Project Manager Job in Rochester, NY:

  • Strong project management skills including the ability to lead cross-functional teams, build commitment and overcome resistance from others, and proactively identify and resolve issues.
  • Able to manage multiple, complex projects concurrently, with minimal direct supervision, to achieve scope, schedule, and cost objectives.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, communication, facilitation, and project leadership skills.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and at appropriate level of summary and detail across multiple organizational levels.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field normally required. Equivalent work experience will be considered.
  • A minimum of five (5) years' experience in managing complex IT projects strongly preferred.
  • PMP certification highly desired.
  • For more information or to be considered for the IT Project Manager Job in Rochester, NY please contact Thomas McCarthy at

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