Kelly Services IT Project Manager - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas

IT Project Manager

The successful candidate will work with our client, one of the largest global providers in building innovative mechanical solutions, technology applications, and services for all phases of oil and gas developments. Our client operates in over 100 countries worldwide.

This position is based in Houston, TX. 10 – 30% travelling required.

6 months contract position with potential of renewal.

Job Description:

The Senior IT Project Manager will:

  • Guide the project team members while achieving project objectives and balancing the project constraints (time, resources, risk and scope).

  • Manage all project activities throughout the entire project lifecycle, in accordance to the standard PMO Project Delivery Methodology. Able to apply project management discipline to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet business partner expectations.

  • Communicate at various levels the project status and key performance indicators. Prepares communication which is complete and comprehensive, as appropriate.

  • Create, own, and drive project plans & key milestones to completion; monitoring project plans and/or resources appropriately to meet project objectives.

  • Responsible for project cost estimations, tracking and forecasting. Establishing and monitoring financial performance of projects, in keeping with accounting and project delivery practices.

  • Identify & manage risks, accurately analyzes root cause from the symptoms. Focuses on solutions and or mitigation of these emerging issues/risks using team expertise, technologies and innovative concepts.

  • Develop sound project schedule, issue/risk management log and other relevant project documentation to ensure the project is successful.

  • Demonstrate effectiveness in working as team member and engaging the diverse strengths of colleagues.

  • Manage project conflicts and lead crucial conversations focusing on solutions which results in successfully delivering business outcomes.

  • Manage multiple priorities and competing demands calmly and effectively, addresses obstacles which may prevent the project from moving forward.

  • Monitor the project relationships and dependencies, as well as overall integration and issues.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in related fields

  • 15+ years of business experience, 10+ years project management experience, including strategic IT project management and IT program management experience.

  • PMP preferred.

  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills with varied levels of the organization, PMO and project team members are mandatory.

  • Ability to work in areas of ambiguity, analysis surrounding circumstances/conditions and recommend best course of action to continue to move project forward and meet objectives.

  • Ability to negotiate & influence effectively and work well with a team or individually.

  • Experience working with and managing technical resources, business resources, and consultants in a project setting, including a global distribution of staff.

  • Possess a working knowledge of infrastructure components to allow for interaction with infrastructure support functions.

  • Able to produce written documents and presentations with clearly organized thoughts.

  • Understands project management principals, processes and tools at a level which allows effective management of simple to complex projects as assigned. Areas include - integration, time, cost, quality, HR, communication, risk and procurement.

  • Understands general accounting principles, processes and systems for managing expenses.

  • Capable of developing solid project estimates, projects schedules and the concurrent plans needed for delivery of the project (testing, documentation, change management, and training).

  • Effective communicator with strong emphasis on inter-personal skills, to manage and motivate teams across multiple disciplines.

  • Utilizes extensive project management skills to ensure accurate, efficient, and timely delivery and implementation of project deliverables to meet stakeholder objectives.

  • Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment on assigned projects.

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have direct connections to leading IT organizations in the best companies around

the globe—offering you the chance to work on some of today’s most intriguing, innovative and high-

visibility projects. In a field where change is the only constant, our connections and opportunities

will help you take your career exactly where you want to go. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™

companies, and more than 3,000 IT hiring managers turn to us each year to access the best talent:

people like you.

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AboutKelly Services ®

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