IT Project Manager

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Job Title: IT Project Manager Location: Remote (This will be a remote position with the possibility of minimal travel)Duration: 6 Months
Description:IT PM needed to create and maintain master project schedule and update playbook for the ERP transformation program.Support the deployment group to build a schedule from a high level to a detailed level using MS Project and the Planview platform.Support the Corning specific rollout methodology by maintaining and developing the deployment playbook on tools such SharePoint, Confluence and JIRA.
Key responsibilities:•       Create and develop schedules to plan and assign resources to each individual project while understanding the project charter and scope.•       Manage early resource allocations, schedule communications and adjustments.•       Maintain the high-level Powerpoint project schedule as well as medium and low level Planview schedule, transfer to other planning tools as needed (MS Project, Excel, JIRA).•       Measure project schedule performance using appropriate tools and techniques to monitor the progress of the project and the program, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions and communicate to various stakeholders•       Manage schedule changes affecting project scope, project schedule and project costs to keep the program plans accurate and updated•       Report on high level aspects of the deployment such as resource demand, dependencies and deployment progress.•       Communicate high level resourcing roadblocks to leadership•       Create and implement remedies to schedule obstacles and challenges throughout the course of the project•       Work with business functions and document requirements as they impact the program / project schedule and timeline•       Advise and consult with others in all phases of the program about production go lives, concerns, problems and questions•       Participate in kickoff meetings with all key stakeholders to announce the start of a project and review the overall project plan and gain consensus•       Provide common sense business skills with the ability to effectively understand and facilitate priorities across multiple groups and teams•       Understand high-level risks, assumptions and constraints as they impact the program schedule; propose or implement schedule adjustments and workarounds to minimize the impact of risks to the project
Skills and attributes for success:•       Planview/MS Project experience and an understanding of master scheduling and integrated project planning•       Microsoft Office skills beyond the average user level (Excel, PowerPoint); experience with PowerBI•       Interest in scheduling and delivering implementations that include multiple components with tight interdependencies between these components•       Project Manager acumen and willingness to develop project and program management skills in a cross-functional coordination role•       Highly organized, possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills•       Experience in project delivery, including release and change management of software solutions•       Understanding of test approaches in packaged solution projects•       Experience working with IT or business leadership•       Knowledge of standard IT methodologies and processes, such as SAP Activate, ITIL, Prince2, systems development life cycle, or software lifecycle•       Understanding of SAP S/4 Hana Private cloud system landscape management (n+1 landscape/multiple parallel projects) and release management in SAP environments would be a plus•       Relevant industry certification (e.g., SAP Activate, PMP, Agile CSM, SAFe) preferred•       Active usage of Solution Manager especially Focused Build preferred•       SharePoint site administration experience including workflow and site design
o Bachelor’s degreeo 10+ years of Project Management Experience
• Desired:o PMP certification
Job tags: Cross-functional CSM ERP Excel ITIL Jira Powerpoint Project Management SAP
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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