The Hershey Company IS Project Manager, IT Infrastructure in Hershey, Pennsylvania
Location: Hershey, PA
Provide day to day direction to multi-disciplined project teams of internal IS staff, external consulting partners, and business unit representatives. Allocates resources across various complex projects to ensure completion of project goals within financial and time budget. Works extensively with many internal customers, staff, and management across IS and within the business.
Responsible for managing and overseeing the operation of the project, including setting priorities, facilitating design sessions, setting milestones, reviewing progress, reporting status, re-allocating resources, and resolving conflicts. Assures that the project team is managing the system development process including systems analysis, technical design, coding, testing, turnover to production, acceptance criteria and review schedules. Assures that project team is managing communications, change management, and training. Responsible for managing the project budget, including approval and tracking of all expenditure, and assuring conformance to the Capital Control process.
Interacts with IS Leadership and Business sponsors in developing the project’s managerial approach including: risk assessment, communications, change management, project team roles, reporting structure, and develops the master project plan. Provides direction to project team and business unit team members. Managers interactions with key project suppliers.
Leads the overall project proposal development, including discovery, creation of the statement of work, (including project requirements, risk, time and cost of project) and identifies key deliverables of given project. Represents the project during the project approval cycle in making presentations to management. Prepares and leads steering committee updates on a regular basis, informing sponsors and management of program status and following through on issues.
Maintain extensive knowledge and expertise in project management disciplines, as well one or more business processes and/or technical areas. Responsible for developing technical and business process expertise through mentoring and team coaching. Identifies and assists in facilitation of process improvements regarding PMO internal processes
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:*
/Education: /*Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Business Administration, or similar. Masters degree or advanced certification preferred. PMI certification preferred.
/Experience: /*Minimum 10 years progressive responsibility within Information Technology or related field, including 3 years as Project Lead of projects involving multiple resources.
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