Cass Information Systems, Inc. Project Manager IT in Bridgeton, Missouri
Project Manager IT
The role of the Project Manager is to plan, execute and finalize software-related projects according to strict deadlines. This includes verifying the completeness of requirements and coordinating the efforts of team members and consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The project manager will also define and coordinate the execution of the test plans and scenarios necessary to verify and validate the solution.
Primary position responsibilities:
Establish project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
Develop project plans and associated communications documents.
Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
Track project milestones and deliverables.
Develop and deliver progress reports and requirements documentation.
Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
Knowledge and minimum requirements:
Strong familiarity with project management software, such as MS Project.
Relational database experience with MS SQL Server.
Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft Office Suite.
Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
Customer service skills an asset.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or business administration with an emphasis in management information systems or equivalent work experience
3 - 5 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
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About our company:
Cass Information Systems is the nation's leading provider of payment and information services for Corporate America’s freight, utility, waste and telecom expenses. We are a business-to-business solutions provider focused on invoice processing, payment, auditing and business intelligence services. We are strongly committed to providing consistently high-quality service to our customers and deeply committed to the welfare and professional growth of our staff.