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Senior Project Manager - HDQ


American Airlines
Location: Fort Worth
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Project Manager
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Job Description

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead project team(s) through all phases of technology projects, including requirements definition, planning, development, and implementation
  • Responsible for management and reporting on assigned projects, utilizing standards, methods, and techniques employed by Technologies
  • Manages/oversees all aspects of assigned projects (including definition of project scope/objectives, development of project plan and schedule, budget and resource plan, status reporting, project development, and implementation)
  • Develops and manages project team(s), including allocation of work assignments among team members
  • Negotiates for resources (as required) within the context of the project objectives, requirements, and priorities
  • Interfaces with business owner(s)/customer(s) and all other areas/individuals affected by the project
  • Ensures proper project document requirements and deliverables are clearly defined, maintained and delivered
  • Manages project meetings; completes project tracking/analysis reports; reports to management and business owners regarding project progress, issues, and risks
  • Manages vendors, as needed; tracks/reviews vendor deliverables, approves vendor invoices/timesheets
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team, as needed
  • Manages project budget; reports budget status and acts as liaison with Controller(s), as needed

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in CS/CE/CIS/MIS/Engineering/Technology or Project Management certification or equivalent experience/training
  • At least 5 years project management experience
  • At least 10 years IT experience
  • Experience with IT methodologies (Agile preferred) and project management tools (Rally preferred)
  • Experience with financial justification of projects/products
  • Strong organizational skills for development, management, and coordination of multiple projects/schedules
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly MS Project
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels within organization, as well as external vendors

Job Description

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead project team(s) through all phases of technology projects, including requirements definition, planning, development, and implementation
  • Responsible for management and reporting on assigned projects, utilizing standards, methods, and techniques employed by Technologies
  • Manages/oversees all aspects of assigned projects (including definition of project scope/objectives, development of project plan and schedule, budget and resource plan, status reporting, project development, and implementation)
  • Develops and manages project team(s), including allocation of work assignments among team members
  • Negotiates for resources (as required) within the context of the project objectives, requirements, and priorities
  • Interfaces with business owner(s)/customer(s) and all other areas/individuals affected by the project
  • Ensures proper project document requirements and deliverables are clearly defined, maintained and delivered
  • Manages project meetings; completes project tracking/analysis reports; reports to management and business owners regarding project progress, issues, and risks
  • Manages vendors, as needed; tracks/reviews vendor deliverables, approves vendor invoices/timesheets
  • Provides technical and analytical guidance to project team, as needed
  • Manages project budget; reports budget status and acts as liaison with Controller(s), as needed

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in CS/CE/CIS/MIS/Engineering/Technology or Project Management certification or equivalent experience/training
  • At least 5 years project management experience
  • At least 10 years IT experience
  • Experience with IT methodologies (Agile preferred) and project management tools (Rally preferred)
  • Experience with financial justification of projects/products
  • Strong organizational skills for development, management, and coordination of multiple projects/schedules
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products, particularly MS Project
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to effectively interact with employees at all levels within organization, as well as external vendors

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