Job Description :
Greetings from IPS Technology Services ! I’ve been scouting for the Nation’s top talent for a while now, and I must say, your experience is impressive.
Looking over your profile, I feel you would make you a terrific fit for several of our clients across multiple industries including financial, automotive and healthcare.

Do you have time for a short call in the near future?

Position: IT Delivery Lead Looking for IT Delivery Lead II in Detroit,MI
Location: Detroit,MI


Engagement Description:

· Serve as Delivery Lead II for medium to large initiatives

· This person will be responsible and accountable for successful end-to-end project delivery as measured by: On-Time, On-Budget, With Quality and Customer Satisfaction.

Duties /Responsibilities:

· Responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing complex initiatives using a formal project management methodology.

· Partner with Business areas to assist with Business Case obtaining approved scope and value.

· Ensures established project budget and schedule are met

· Facilitates meetings with multiple levels within the organization to obtain, drive and communicate the status of the project

· Present project-related presentations for director-level leadership

· Direct and frequent involvement in sponsor, client, and customer relations to ensure that service expectations are met

· Identify, document, and driving issues and risks to resolution / mitigation and when necessary escalate to leadership for assistance. Develop decision documents for options to resolve issues / risks.

· Establish, analyzes, monitors and forecasts project budget based on information provided from a variety of areas

· Develop detailed plans and schedules using MS Project.

· Develop integrated plans tracking milestones across multiple enterprise initiatives

· Monitor project metrics for significant deviations in quality, cost, or schedule.

· Collaborates with different business areas to prepare the project for implementation, including coordinating communications, process changes and training.

· Coach and mentor individuals on the project teams and provides feedback on performance to their leaders.

· Adhere to Project Management Office policies, procedures and methodologies.

· Possess thorough knowledge of PMI standards and terminology (including PMBOK)

· Assist in establishing and improving project management methodologies, procedures and policies.


Top Three Technical Skills/Experience:

1. Proven experience successfully managing complex IT initiatives - 5 Years

2. Proven experience successfully managing large teams of diverse resources - 5 Years

3. Proven experience collaborating at the Manager and Director level - 2 Years

Required Skills/Experience:

· Minimum 5 years of experience running IT projects

· Demonstrated strong leadership skills with hands on management of project execution

· A -take charge- approach and desire to remove project road blocks, resolve issues and mitigate risks

· Excellent oral and written communication skills (English speaking - required)

· Able to communicate using terminology that can be understood by both technical and business leadership. Translate complex technical items in a form that can be understood by non-technical resources.

· Demonstrated experience in building win- win relationships with Business and IS partners

· Proven analytical skills to analyze financial and schedule forecasts and identify issues and opportunities

· Proven experience managing a large dollar project that have significant business implications

· Keen understanding of key success factors for large scale initiatives

· Ability to achieve forward progress and maintain momentum in a project environment

· Ability to manage volatility, uncertainty

· Ability to participate at a key level in the process of distilling strategic goals into actionable tactical plans

· Successful record of Project Work Plan (resource, cost, and time) management

· High proficiency (expert-level) in the use of MS-Project

· Experience with projects that have multiple stakeholders

· Ability to manage engagements with -executive level- visibility and interaction

· Must have the discipline and rigor to optimally use the project management tools (e.g. MS Plan Enterprise) to produce and deliver high quality project plans, status updates and reports

· Proven experience managing large project teams and sub teams

· Proficient in formal project management methodologies

· Great understanding of issue / risk management and resolution / mitigation

· Requirements management and scope containment skills

· Great interpersonal skills and conflict resolutions skills

· Great organizational skills including meeting agendas, minutes, documentation, etc

· Proven experience working with and gaining the confidence of technologists

Preferred Skills/Experience:

· Experience with Agile methodologies including performing the role of Scrum Master preferred

· Healthcare experience preferred

· (Add any specific to the types of projects, such as security or financial background)

Educational Requirements:

· Bachelor''s degree required, Master’s degree preferred

· PMP certification preferred