IT Project Manager II

IT Project Manager II

Wall Corporate Office, 1415 Wyckoff Rd, Wall, New Jersey, United States of America Req #1251

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New Jersey Service Corporation is seeking an IT Project Manager. This role is responsible for delivering strategic IT investments for New Jersey Resources (NJR). Support corporate and IT strategies through collaboration with internal business users, IT peers, technology vendors and industry leaders. Plan, execute, and deploy innovative technology solutions that drive operational excellence, profitability and enable business strategy. Collaborate with the business and IT Leadership to develop technology investment plans and lead the implementation of solutions using the NJR IT project management methodology as defined by the IT Project Management Office.

Major Responsibilities:

• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the successful execution of projects

• Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and budget

• Ensure availability and allocation of resources, develop detailed project plans to track and report progress

• Develop executive level reporting for executive and steering committee level meetings

• Implement verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs

• Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques

• Perform risk management techniques to minimize project risks; escalate to management as needed

• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors during project execution

• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation as defined by the IT Project Management Office

Position Specifications:

• Bachelor's degree in business, computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related field, and five to ten years of experience working within a business and technical environment

• Demonstrated experience working as an IT project manager in a matrix environment and with clients and third parties

• Experience in IT application development, business analysis, as well as working with enterprise architecture, infrastructure, and/or quality assurance

• Excellent project management skills with demonstrated experience in initiating, planning, and executing large-scale projects from envisioning through implementation, involving internal cross¬ functional personnel, contractors, and vendors

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization

• Strong knowledge of the Project Management and Software Development Life Cycles (SDLC)

• Team player with strong analytical and decision-making skills with the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization

• Experience in estimating, forecasting, financial management and business case development

• Strong leadership and consultative skills with the ability to influence others to move toward consensus

• Experience collaborating with and presenting to leadership stakeholders

• Must foster an inclusive work environment and respect all aspects of diversity, demonstrate and value differences in others' strengths, perspectives, approaches, and personal choices

New Jersey Resources is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, disability, veteran, or other protected status.