IT Project Manager

US-OH-Richfield
1 week ago
Job ID
2017-3423
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
3
Category
Information Technology

Company Overview

MCPc is a technology logistics company that helps clients empower their employees to work from anywhere and on any device through innovative end point computing architectures.
 
The company’s heritage as a top 100 solution integrator and unique anyplace workspace ideology has positioned it to become a thought leader in the rapidly expanding next generation Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace.
 
As customers continue to expand their use of connected devices, MCPc will also continue to deploy and develop enhanced services around managing the intelligent device life-cycle in a proactive and efficient fashion. Headquartered in Cleveland and with branch locations across the Midwest, MCPc provides custom solutions for the three biggest issues facing customers today: Logistics, the Secured Client and Workspace Transformation. These three offerings make up the core of the Anyplace Workspace ®, our answer to the Internet of Things and PC-as-a-Service.
 
MCPc is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, focused on recruiting and retaining top talent at every level. We employ premier associates in the industry who deliver value and support to our growing customer base. In order to ensure MCPc is holding itself to the highest level of security, as a trusted and premier endpoint solutions provider, all new employees must undergo our standard background check and drug screen test for pre-employment purposes.
 
As a NorthCoast 99 winner for 8 consecutive years, MCPc is consistently recognized as one of Northeast Ohio’s best places to work. MCPc offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes optional Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, 401k, Voluntary Life Insurance (for you and your family), Group Accident and Critical Illness Insurances as well as company-paid Life and Long Term Disability Insurances. We also offer Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, a Wellness Program and other perks to take advantage of through our strategic partnerships!

Position Overview

Leads large Information Technology projects and engagements through phases of systems upgrade and development including requirement gathering, planning, and implementation. Minimizes exposure and risk on projects. Coordinates and facilitates the execution of multifaceted technology initiatives in line with strategic plans and operating objectives. Manages life cycles, vendors, sponsors, and stakeholders.

Responsibilities

  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and its scope: Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities (may include resources outside of IT); reviews deliverables, project milestones, and final project outcome before passing to internal or external clients.
  • Manages life cycle of IT projects including project risks/issues and escalates them by mitigation plans; tracks and communicates changes so that milestones can be reached.
  • Manages relationship, communication, and training with project stakeholders, sponsors and vendors by keeping them closely engaged in all aspects of the project and escalating issues. Incorporates projects/licensing into IT project prioritization and Project Management process.
  • Releases resources back to the department manager and finalizes project closure.
  • Coordinates efforts with director to prepare IT department project budgets. Monitors budgets to ensure that IT spending is appropriately tracked and within established budget guidelines.
  • Establishes and works closely with business and legal to negotiate vendor contracts/ agreements for projects such as SOW's, NDA and BOMs along with other agreements pertaining to projects.
  • Integrates projects with other IT departmental or business areas and stakeholders to ensure integration of assigned project plans and agreement on strategic choices including procurement.
  • Develops and provides technical training to customers and staff as required. Develops and maintains documentation that provides user functionality and protects data assets.

Qualifications

Education
An undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university with a focus in Business
Management, Information Technology, or related discipline. In the absence of a degree, directly
related job experience providing IT project management, utilization, and support for
systems/applications across various platforms, where a number of years and proven knowledge may
offset the degree requirement.


Experience & Skills
In addition to the education outlined above, at least five (5) years prior project management
experience working with medium to large scale IT projects. Professional project management
certification is preferred (PMP) and/or Six Sigma training certification. A proven track-record leading
teams through medium to large size projects. Strong communication skills are necessary to support
and interact with internal and external customers; must be able to motivate and lead internal
resources to work together to resolve complex technical problems. Additionally, refined
communication skills are required to make formal presentations to management and interact with
potential vendors to evaluate their products or services. Manages projects through proven skills in
problem analysis/solutions, cost/benefit analysis, change management, risk and issue management,
balancing multiple priorities, and being able to explain technical information to non-technical
colleagues and customers.

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