Sr. IT Project Manager
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Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer’s first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.
We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.
As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!
JOB DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
IT Senior Project Manager
Are you seeking an entrepreneurial, empowering workplace that allows you to:
• Develop a career track
• Leverage your current skills while developing new skills
• Work with an incredible team of people
Sunbelt Rentals–the fastest growing rental business in North America–is seeking a IT Senior Project Manager. The Sr. IT Project Manager will work directly with the business, project, and technical teams and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Sunbelt Rentals IT strategic projects from feasibility to closure as assigned. This will include (but not limited to) performing feasibility analysis, overseeing project planning, managing project scope, ensuring effective monitoring and controlling of project execution, and following Sunbelt Rentals IT PMO governances. The ideal candidate will also possess the following: the ability to manage several initiatives simultaneously, have strong collaboration skills, and the ability to champion the use of technology for critical business needs. Because this role is interactive with our internal business customers, the candidate must also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and exhibit a customer-service oriented approach to working with stakeholders. The ideal candidate must also be able to work autonomously with little oversight, be driven, and show initiative.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Project Management: Overall responsibility for the following general project lifecycle activities:
Project Feasibility and Scoping: Performs feasibility analysis, scopes projects, and is responsible for the development of detailed project plans to ensure activities are understood and commitment is gained to meet overall project objectives.
Project Requirements and Design: Ensures detailed Business Requirement Documentation (BRD) is in place, and approved, by business stakeholders so that it may be translated it into functional specifications by the IT Delivery teams.
Project Execution: Implements solutions by monitoring project progress and navigating stakeholder change; tracking action items; conducting design and implementation reviews; examining, researching, and resolving issues; escalating issues to appropriate authority; responding to team members’ concerns, and submitting project status reports to the project team, IT PMO, and Sunbelt CIO bi-monthly.
Project Quality: Assures quality of solutions by assisting with creation of test plans and strategy; maintaining project and technical documentation; identifying work process improvements; meeting cost standards by monitoring expenses; and implementing cost-saving actions when/where appropriate.
Backup role to the Director of the IT Project Management Office (as needed): As a senior leader in the IT Department, this role may occasionally be required to assist the Director of the IT Project Management Office in the following way: understand how portfolio reporting is created and managed; fill in for the Director at senior leadership meetings; serve Sunbelt’s CIO as needed in the absence of the Director; and will be required to develop proficiency in Sunbelt’s IT PPM (portfolio/project management) tool – Clarizen.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Information Systems, Computer Science or other related degree.
3+ years of progressive experience managing medium-to-large-scale IT projects involving various technologies and project teams in a corporate office or support center environment, consulting firm, or other established private or public company.
2+ years of experience participating in a medium-to-large-scale IT Project • • Management Office is preferred, but not required.
Experience developing complex project plans to meet business objectives
Experience building and developing project teams
Proven experience in strategic planning, risk management, and change management functions
Proficient in project management software, such as MS Project, MS SharePoint, and Clarizen PPM Tool (preferred, but not required)
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Products: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Visio
Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Experience using Balsamiq (rapid wireframing tool) preferred, but not required
PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification strongly preferred
Excellent critical thinking skills
Demonstrates enthusiasm and urgency
Excellent relationship and interpersonal skills (i.e., driven, personable, and outgoing)
Ability to foster a cooperative environment for a wide variety of sources, including senior leadership, customers, vendors and other departments
Ability to manage and reduce tension among project team members, should it arise
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to communicate upward to key stakeholders, senior leadership and executives
The duties and responsibilities listed above are intended to provide general guidelines and parameters for the job and are not intended to be a comprehensive, detailed description of the job.
The physical demands of this role require bending, squatting, crouching, reaching, lifting 50 pounds or more, and working indoors/outdoors when required by the job. The above description is not a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day. Reasonable accommodations may be made to comply with applicable laws. Sunbelt Rentals is an Equal Opportunity Employer — Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran and any other protected class.
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