• Project Manager – Corporate IT

    Job Locations US-PA-Newtown Square
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2018 11:22 AM)
    ID
    2018-1280
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    The Project Manager of Corporate IT will successfully lead project teams to deliver based on the defined business outcome directly impacting the success of our clients, teams and bottom-line revenue growth in the leisure travel technology arena.

    Responsibilities

    • Partner with business stakeholders to identify applications that are strategic to generate roadmap ensuring short-term stability and long-term scalability to ALG
    • Supports and participates in the governance and management of work request intake, scoping and scheduling by the team
    • Facilitates and negotiates prioritization of service requests with business leaders based on strategic drivers and anticipated business value (ROI)
    • Plan and scope the development and deployment of new applications, systems software, and/or enhancements to existing applications with the defined business portfolio
    • Reviews and analyzes existing application effectiveness and efficiency, and develops strategies for improving or leveraging these systems
    • Collaborates in development of actionable and targeted application change management plans – including communication plan, sponsor roadmap, coaching plan and resistance management plan
    • Ensures that processes exist and are used to design, develop, and install enhancements and patches/upgrades to systems and application software per business requirements and in line with vendor recommendations.
    • Collaborate with business and IT in developing and maintaining documented procedures for management of systems, system configurations, and environments
    • Communicates regularly with business stakeholders, management chain and IT leadership on strategy and execution of application solution delivery
    • Advise during vendor evaluation and selection process; support contract renewal discussions through in-depth analysis of existing and potential vendors, product features, and return on investment decisions.
    • Facilitates in establishing service level agreements with business unit and operational level agreements with IT service units.
    • Increase visibility and awareness regarding business value of IT, identify opportunities to transform the business, and establishing a business partnership with the Executive Committee.
    • Drive cost optimization by identifying opportunities to leverage solutions cross-functionally across business areas and generate economies of scale
    • Partners with team members in fostering the growth of trusting customer relationships to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Takes part in establishing team vision, mission, yearly operations goals, and tactical plans in alignment with key business areas, IT and the organization.

     

    ☒ The ability to communicate clearly

            ☒ Written communication is required

            ☒ Verbal Communication is required

    ☒ Write and speak clearly, using grammatically correct language

    ☒ Identify problems and solutions

    ☒ Computer navigation skills

    ☒ Ability to work in a high volume, deadline driven, high pressure environment

    ☒ Consistent attendance is required

    ☒ The ability to manage and resolve conflict

    ☒ The ability to work in a team environment

    ☐ Must be able to perform repetitive motions: making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

    ☐ The ability to drive a motor vehicle in a safe manner

    ☒ The ability to travel by air, car, train and other means

    ☒ The ability to follow instructions

    Qualifications

      • Minimum 7+ years of IT and business work experience with broad exposure to various technical environments and business segments.
      • Minimum 7+ years of experience providing integrated technical solutions.
      • Minimum 5+ years of experience in strategic planning, business development or operations management, working with a broad range of diverse and complicated business units.
      • Experience with Agile Scrum, Scaled Agile, Kanban, Lean and Waterfall principles
      • Demonstrated success in communicating with key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
      • Team leader that can identify needed resources, define roles and responsibilities, and ensure assignment of key project participants.
      • Demonstrated ability to balance competing requirements and interests, keep focused on top priorities, and find ways to achieve win-win or obtain acceptance/consensus for best compromise.
      • Problem solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Exhibits accountability and accepts responsibility and consequences for work performance and conduct.
      • Consistently displays initiative and acts to inspire, coach employees.
      • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Travel and work schedule flexibility.

     

     

     
    • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related business field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    The physical activity of this position.

    ☐  Climbing. Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized. This factor is important if the amount and kind of climbing required exceeds that required for ordinary locomotion.
    ☐  Balancing. Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling and walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. This factor is important if the amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
    ☐  Stooping. Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
    ☐  Kneeling. Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
    ☐  Crouching. Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
    ☐  Crawling. Moving about on hands and knees or hands and feet.
    ☐  Reaching. Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
    ☐  Standing. Particularly for sustained periods of time.
    ☐  Walking. Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
    ☐  Pushing. Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
    ☐  Pulling. Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
    ☐  Lifting. Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
    ☒  Poking, picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
    ☒  Grasping. Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
    ☐ Feeling. Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
    ☒  Talking. Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
    ☒  Hearing. Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discriminations in sound.
    ☒  Repetitive motion. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

    The physical requirements of this position.

    ☒  Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
    ☐  Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for sedentary work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for light work.
    ☐  Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
    ☐  Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
    ☐  Very heavy work. Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

    The visual acuity requirements including color, depth perception, and field vision.

    ☒  Team member is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
    ☐  Team member is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, such as lathes, drill presses, power saws, and mills where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenter, technicians, service people, plumbers, painters, mechanics, etc.
    ☐  Team member is required to have visual acuity to operate motor vehicles and/or heavy equipment.
    ☐  Team member is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.).

    The conditions the team member will be subject to in this position.

    ☐  Team member is subject to environmental conditions. Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.
    ☐  Team member is subject to outside environmental conditions. No effective protection from the weather.
    ☐  Team member is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.
    ☐  Team member is subject to extreme cold. Temperatures typically below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
    ☐  Team member is subject to extreme heat. Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour. Consideration should be given to the effect of other environmental conditions, such as wind and humidity.
    ☐  Team member is subject to noise. There is sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
    ☐  Team member is subject to vibration. Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities or whole body.
    ☐  Team member is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
    ☐  Team member is subject to atmospheric conditions. One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
    ☐  Team member is frequently in close quarters, crawl spaces, shafts, man holes, small enclosed rooms, small sewage and line pipes, and other areas that could cause claustrophobia.
    ☐  Team member is required to function in narrow aisles or passageways.

    ☐ Team member is able to travel ____% of time
    ☒ None. Team member is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)

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