American Electric Power IT Project Mgr-IT Project Mgr Sr in Columbus, Ohio

16996BR

Title:

IT Project Mgr-IT Project Mgr Sr

Job Description:

Please note that Education and/or relevant Experience will be used to determine the appropriate salary and salary grade.

IT Project Manager

IT Project Manager, Sr.

Job Summary:

Under a general level of supervision, the IT Project Manager (PM) is accountable for the execution of Information Technology (IT) projects of moderate size, risk, and complexity. The PM employs their skills, talents, and knowledge of project management frameworks (e.g. Scrum, waterfall) to assure high quality products are delivered while optimizing the cost and delivery of value. The PM maintains complete transparency on the current state of the project, and maintains complete transparency on the forecast cost and delivery. The PM enables project stakeholders to make good business decisions based on project transparency. The PM coaches the project team members on the art of project execution as it pertains to the project management framework being utilized. The PM enables and promotes team level continuous improvement activities that increase quality and optimize delivery of value. The PM should have a considerable amount of experience with forecasting the budget for the projects, keeping track of the actual spend and ensuring the actual spend is closely aligned with the projected spend at the conclusion of the project.

Principal Accountabilities:

  1. Verify project scope and determine methods of managing and controlling

  2. Plan, estimate, schedule and trend the less complex project

  3. Estimate, budget and control project cost

  4. Develop, implement and manage quality assurance programs

  5. Identify and manage project risk

  6. Develop and manage procurement plans

  7. Coaches team members on project management skills and techniques

Auto req ID:

16996BR

Relocation:

No

Location:

Columbus, OH

Job Type:

Full-Time

Job Category:

Information Technology

Minimum Requirements:

IT Project Manager

EDUCATION: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field, OR Associates degree with 2 years of related technical/project management experience, OR High School Diploma/GED with 4 years of related business or technical/project management experience.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 4 years (in addition to any educational experience in lieu of degree as identified above) IT and Business experience including work in one or more of these areas: project management, Agile Framework, major construction, or engineering.

CERTIFICATION: Certification or degree aligned with project management discipline.

IT Project Manager, Sr.

EDUCATION: Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or related field, OR Associates degree with 2 years of related technical/project management experience, OR High School Diploma/GED with 4 years of related business or technical/project management experience.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum 6 years (in addition to any educational experience in lieu of degree as identified above) IT and Business experience including work in one or more of these areas: project management, Agile Framework, major construction, or engineering.

CERTIFICATION: Certification or degree aligned with project management discipline.

Requirements-Other: These are additional expectations for the job and could include specific work experience, license / certifications, pre-employment testing, expectations about travel, shift work, etc.

  1. Experience with multiple project types (e.g., in-house development, vendor, off-shore) is expected.

  2. Knowledge and experience using multiple project management frameworks (e.g., Scrum, Waterfall) is expected.

  3. Demonstrates an advanced level of experience in project management.

  4. Promotes continuous improvement within the project team

  5. Communicates effectively with peers, business partners, and upper level management.

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