Collins McNicholas

Global IT Project Manager – Co. Galway
For further information please contact Noeleen Stewart Collins McNicholas – 091706712 or noeleen.stewart@collinsmcnicholas.ie

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and schedule project deliverables, milestones, and required activities and tasks.
  • Provide leadership and motivation to project team members throughout the project life cycle and confer with project staff to outline work plan.
  • Act as a coach to junior project managers, executives and others who need assistance and advice regarding project management practices.
  • Establish a work plan and staffing for project activities, iterations or phases, and arrange for recruitment or assignment of project personnel.
  • Review project proposals or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing projects, staffing requirements and allotment of available departmental resources to various project phases.
  • Analyze project proposals to determine time frame, funding limitations and appropriate process for accomplishing projects.
  • Review/approve work plan of external service provider or consultancy contracted to execute project.
  • Implement project communication plan.
  • Conduct risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Monitor project activities, ensuring the currency, quality and integrity of the information, while providing consistency in content and “look and feel” across the enterprise.
  • Ensure that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives.
  • Assign duties, responsibilities and scope of authority to project personnel.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.
  • Review status reports prepared by project personnel, and modify schedules or plans as required.
  • Establish standards and procedures for project reporting and documentation.
  • Continuously benchmark project management performance to identify improvements and achieve higher capability maturity in project and portfolio management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business information systems (IS), computer science or related field, or equivalent-related IT experience.
  • Project manager training and certification desirable, but not required.
  • 7 or more years of progressively responsible IT experience, with sensitivity and commitment to business problem solving
  • Five years successfully managing and delivering on complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience in leading diverse teams
  • Distinctive blend of business, IT, financial and communication skills, because this is a highly visible position with substantial impact
  • Knowledge of project management methodology and experience or familiarity with major, defined program management approaches (for example, PMI, Prince II or agile)
  • Effective influencing and negotiating skills in an environment in which this role may not directly control resources
  • 15% to 20% travel required with this position

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091706712 or email noeleen.stewart@collinsmcnicholas.ie.

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