IT Project Manager


POSITION OVERVIEW: Lead the company’s Corporate focused information technology business transformation process by fully leveraging established SDLC and project management methodology. Work directly with assigned business unit and clients, evaluate their needs, analyze the options and provide effective and resourceful business IT solutions.


  • Function as a key contributor to a software development team
  • Ability to operate across various levels of the organization
  • Proven ability to act independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and strong communication skills
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, exhibit strong listening and feedback skills
  • Proven ability to thrive/be successful in a fast-paced corporate environment
  • Track record of delivering on deadlines
  • Excellent analytical skills and close attention to detail
  • Ability to motivate and coach project team members including developers, other project managers/coordinators, miscellaneous IT staff, and management in SDLC
  • Ability to quickly understand and explain complicated processes clearly
  • Ability to quickly analyze and identify more efficient workflows/processes
  • Ability to serve as a change agent in the organization


  • Partner with the company’s business units as well as internal teams to lead core program initiatives
  • Responsible for negotiating scope and representing the company’s IT to different business units and stakeholders
  • Lead the identification of project or program purpose, scope, deliverables, benefits, priority, stakeholders, and success criteria
  • During evaluation of scope, ensure project strategy is in place to align with overall program goals
  • Collaborate with other PMs, business analysts, subject matter experts, and project sponsors to determine optimal solution options as it relates to project scope
  • Lead stakeholders and other project team members to prioritize collected requirements
  • Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of current solution and implementation approach
  • Collect and report project status and metrics to the team manager as required
  • Provide analysis of and make recommendations for improvement of project team processes
  • Develop strategic communication plan and present status, risks, costs, and goals to stakeholders
  • During solution identification provide business requirements, implementation costs, timing, and scope guidance
  • Participate in managing the company’s SDLC for solutions to ensure features and functions have been enabled and optimized, are stable and scalable
  • Coordinate and participate in the vetting of 3rd party vendors throughout the RFP/SOW process
  • Help lead and direct 3rd party vendors in vended software implementation projects
  • Recommend process improvements both in business processes and in the SDLC
  • Perform other tasks as needed to deliver successful solutions
  • Complete all required project management documentation
  • Ensure staffing and training requirements are met to ensure a seamless turnover to services support team post-implementation
  • Perform job duties with minimal supervision
  • Mentor and make recommendations for improvement to less experienced team members
  • Other duties assigned as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, management information systems, engineering, math, business from an accredited university or equivalent experience and certifications
  • 4 years of experience in the domains of IT Project Management, PMP, and enterprise system implementation experience preferred
  • Experience in the integration and implementation of different technology platforms on a software development team
  • Track record of successfully leading the implementation of different types of cross-functional projects on time and under budget


  • Ability to engage in repetitive motions, including movements of the hands, wrists, or fingers
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods
  • Ability to speak, including expressing oneself or exchanging information with others
  • Ability to hear, including perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction
  • Ability to see and distinguish shapes with or without corrective eyewear
  • Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make discriminations in sound
  • May be required to lift objects less than 25 pounds, occasionally

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

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