IT Project Manager

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, Illinois, USA
Posted
Mar 05, 2018
Ref
1801189
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Job Description:

Manages one or more high-level, complex projects within the constraints of scope, quality, time, and cost, to deliver specified requirements. Projects focus on the internal IT infrastructure with the emphasis being on network infrastructure. Projects types include initial implementation, maintenance and upgrade, reimplementation, and technology migration. Responsibilities will include resource allocation and all phases of the project life cycle. Will regularly interact with the management team. Coordinates and directs the activities of project team members. Will be responsible for cross-functional teams. Ensures all project requirements and/or objectives are documented. May obtain and manage external resources required for project completion.

Job Requirements:

Coordinate planning and delivery efforts across various technology, vendor and Infrastructure teams.

10+ years of experience managing network infrastructure projects and a strong background in network implementation and design

Organize and lead milestone creation activities resulting in the creation of a project/program roadmap.

Lead technical engineers in conjunction with the platform manager to ensure work is properly allocated, planned, and executed across the project.

Manage major activities, issues, and risks across teams in support of the program or portfolio.

Ensure measurable KPIs are developed for projects, and that they align to the overall KPIs for the portfolio space.

Manage stakeholder communication regarding deployment plans and deliverables. Ensure regular, active communication with adjacent project and external stakeholders, including international regions.

Identify project impediments and address including proper escalation to individuals/groups as needed.

Contributes to and demonstrates a solid understanding of program vision and roadmap.

Maintain awareness of cross portfolio/program synergies and actively communicate opportunities to simplify work across teams.

Qualification

 

Basic:

  • Bachelor degree in Business, Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 years experience in project management, business systems analysis, or software development.
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