Job Description :
Job Title: Infrastructure Project Manager
Job location: Kalamazoo, MI
Job Duration: 6-12 Months Contract

Qualifications & experience:
Minimum 7 years of professional experience is required
Experience implementing commercial ERP systems in global company required
Has a proven record of managing successful projects
Experience leading successful large projects with remote team members
Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Project preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to understand, analyze and report on financial data
Proven ability to build team cohesion and motivate people
Self-motivated and organized with a strong desire to succeed

Education & special trainings:
Bachelor’s degree required
PMP certification required
Knowledge of Lean and ITIL desired

Position summary:
The IS Sr. Project Manager is responsible for overall planning, coordination, execution, delivery and completion of all projects on time and within budget. Essential duties & responsibilities:
Work with global team of stakeholders on project delivery, lead and facilitate meetings, follow ups and action items
Manage change requests. Assess impact to scope, schedule and cost and communicate with key stakeholders
Develop a detailed project plan defining project tasks and resource requirements
Liaise with resource managers to ensure resources are available to support the timelines within the project schedule
Ability to identify training opportunities for team members
Ensure all tasks are completed on time
Monitor and report on project status to all stakeholders. Escalate issues as required
Proven ability to lead a large scale project from recovery to successful completion
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with Senior Management
Needs to have an understanding of all processes involved and have the ability to confidently challenge others at a level of informed understanding
Proven ability to guide change and influence decision making
Maintain a risk register to actively manage items that may impact project cost, quality, scope or schedule
Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
Review and approve time cards associated with your project
Create Capital Expenditure Request, monitor and report on project financials
Submit at minimum one status report per month
Liaise with the VMO on vendor quality, experience and cost
Partner with the project team to ensure compliance with regulations, policies, standards, procedures, and associated documentation including but not limited to computer systems validation, SOX, and PM standards
Willingness and ability to coach other Project Managers