Sr IT Project Manager

Company : Avantor

Job Location : Coffeyville, Kansas, us

Posted on : 2021-05-24

Job Description :

Job Summary The Sr Project Manager -IT is responsible for leading and managing IT projects considering scope, planning, resources and budget with a global approach. To accomplish this, the PM will follow the PMO’s direction regarding standards, methodology, and tools which will allow them to manage artifacts to successfully complete the initiation, execution, testing, go live and post go live project phases/milestones. MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance) INTAKE Works closely with the Business relationship manager and business sponsor to secure project funding. This will include facilitation and coordination of efforts to complete the business case and have the business team ready to present the project business case. Completes project charter Engages project team resources and/or works with the functional managers to on board external resources as stated in the business case. Facilitates and documents RACI Facilitates, defines and documents the change control process suitable for the project Defines and route all other admin artifacts needed by the project team, ex. Project SharePoint site, Jira tickets, etc. INITIATION-PLANNING Facilitates and coordinates requirement elicitation, completion, review and final sign off from all key stakeholders Facilitates and confirms metrics to measure project success post go live Locks down scope EXECUTION (Design, Build, Testing) Gathers estimates and documents the project plan, gets approval and locks down the Go live date Defines and documents phases, key milestones and identifies critical path Documents and gets approval for all completed milestones from the Governance Controller Defines monthly reviews to track financials and capex/opex project time Defines meetings cadence and schedules them to track status at the tactical level but also at the more leadership level via Steering Committees or executive Steering Committees Tracks and documents risk/issues on a regular basis and formulates mitigation plans as needed Facilitates, documents and gets sign off for deployment, communication, training and business readiness plans. Secures execution of all these plans. Tracks and confirms that testing plan is documented, signed off and executed. Go Live (Go Live, Hypercare, Post Review) Leads efforts of all resources globally and executes dry runs as needed Gets final sign off and stakeholders’ support to execute cut over Leads efforts and facilitates coordination during go live activities and addresses situations and other issues in a timely manner and effectively Leads efforts in case of roll back activities Informs all key participants and send formal reports to the leadership Leads Hypercare efforts and send daily reports Conducts Lessons learned and track post production metrics in coordination with the Business relationship manager. QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications) Bachelor’s degree 7+ years of applicable experience in managing ERP integration projects 7+ years of demonstrated experience managing medium to large IT projects PMI certification (PMP) desired Formal training or experience working with project management tools, techniques and best practices KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently) Proven communications skills as this position will work with a wide variety of individuals at all levels of the organization Leadership skills; will normally be managing associates and other parties in a matrix environment Excellent presentation skills Interpersonal skills; able to manage relationships and deal with conflicts in a professional and objective manner Ability to effectively manage vendor, contractor and business partner relationships during the project duration; clear understanding of key accounting concepts (capitalization vs. expense) ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions) Typically works in an office with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level. Work assignments are diversified. Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems. New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems. A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis. Minimal physical effort is required. Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 lbs. DISCLAIMER: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. EEO Statement We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the Equal Employment Opportunity is THE LAW Poster, EEO is the Law Poster Supplement, and Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision using the links below. EEO is the Law OFCCP EEO Supplement PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION 3rd party non-solicitation policy By submitting candidates without having been formally assigned on and contracted for a specific job requisition by Avantor, or by failing to comply with the Avantor recruitment process, you forfeit any fee on the submitted candidates, regardless of your usual terms and conditions. Avantor works with a preferred supplier list and will take the initiative to engage with recruitment agencies based on its needs and will not be accepting any form of solicitation

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