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Senior IT Project Manager

Conduent

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, KY posted April 30, 2021.

About ConduentThrough our dedicated associates, Conduent delivers mission-critical services and solutions on behalf of Fortune 100 companies and over 500 governments
– creating exceptional outcomes for our clients and the millions of people who count on them.You have an opportunity to personally thrive, make a difference and be part of a culture where individuality is noticed and valued every day.

Job DescriptionSenior IT Project ManagerJOB RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:Provide project management for multiple concurrent Technical Infrastructure projects developing pragmatic delivery and implementation plans with project resources.Responsible for adhering to PMO best practices, standards and framework for projects.Design, develop and maintain a detailed work breakdown of project milestones, deliverables and tasks to be accomplished for the initiative and ensure that tasks are accomplished on time and within budget.Leads and communicates project scope, goals and responsibilities to project team.

Establish clear project sponsor and stakeholder expectations and engagement model which is then managed throughout the project life cycle.Proactively lead and manage program tollgates, risks, issues, mitigation plans, dependencies and continuous improvement actions.

Monitors work of technical personnel, such as network, compute and storage engineers, providing support and direction to meet objectives as needed.Develops and maintains reporting procedures and monitors performance in project control activities; prepares and distributes reports related to project activities, health, risk, issues and budget.

Drive collaboration and accountability with Tower Leads, Service Managers, Global Operations personnel, and Suppliers to develop and implement infrastructure projects in a complete and timely manner consistent with business needs.All other responsibilities as directed by management.REQUIREMENTSTen (10+) years’ experience project management experience including developing project schedules, managing team resources, creating work breakdown structures, estimating size and effort for new deployment projects.Solid understanding of PMO, SDLC and governance best practices.Ability to effectively apply project management methodologies and enforce project standards.Self-starter who can dive in to complex projects and take it forward with minimal supervision.Proficient with project management s/w tools as well as other productivity tools including: MS Office, Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and SharePoint.Excellent communications skills (interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written)Ability to direct and drive complex project efforts to completion.Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.Ability to provide competent and proactive leadership.Ability to establish cross-functional, collaborative relationships with business and technology partners.Sound business acumen and good judgment.Ability to negotiate and influence at all levels of the organization.Flexibility, interest and ability to work in a fast-paced environment on mission critical projects.Possess excellent technical aptitude and a desire to learn constantly.Knowledge of infrastructure concepts and experience with managing technology projects; familiarity with ITSM methodologies (e.g.

ITIL).Significant background with Data Center migrations across diverse landscapes strongly preferred.Experience working in an IT outsourcing environment and/or managing IT service provider(s).Experience implementing projects using Agile methodologies a plus.PMP and/or Six Sigma certification is a plus.Minimum Bachelors degree or equivalentClosingConduent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, gender identity, gender expression, sex/gender, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, use of a guide dog or service animal, military/veteran status, citizenship status, basis of genetic information, or any other group protected by law.

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