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It Project Manager

Company: Brown & Brown Inc.
Location: Plano
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Job Description:

Brown & Brown is seeking an experienced and dedicated IT Project Manager to join our team in Plano, TX or Daytona Beach, FL. The IT Project Manager, Team Lead is responsible for stewarding critical enterprise investments and supporting strategic and transformational change by providing leadership and direction to assigned projects, programs and/or product rollouts. This individual provides guidance to Technology Solutions team members and Profit Centers as needed, for IT project and portfolio management related activities. The IT Project Manager, Team Lead is responsible for managing the development, implementation, maintenance, communications and training of the Portfolio/Project Management methodology, tools, techniques, and processes. Coordinate and participate in activities including but not limited to; Portfolio Management, IT Project Management, Project Submission and Review process, Project Budgeting and Reporting. Essential Duties and Functions: IT Project Management Directs large-scale, complex projects that may involve multiple internal and external stakeholders Defines project scope, goals and deliverables, in collaboration with the business and sponsor, that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders Defines, creates and executes project plans for project, portfolio, and product prioritization and implementation Evaluates trade-offs between project size and complexity, cost, urgency, risk, and stakeholder value Partners with business sponsors to define success metrics and criteria Builds, leads, and coaches multiple project teams throughout project life-cycles Provides frequent on-site monitoring and enforcement of schedules, milestones, and vendor accountability Facilitates all checkpoint activities throughout the lifecycle of projects Creates risk mitigation strategies to anticipate, assess and resolve project risks as they are encountered Ensures all projects adhere to project methodology compliance standards set by the company Prepares project status reports and presents project performance updates to relevant business stakeholder Defines and tracks project milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan Ensures all projects meet success parameters and ROI targets stated in business case Establish and oversee methodologies and governance structures related to the delivery of IT programs/projects. Perform other specific duties and projects as assigned Oversight/Review of adherence to Technology Solutions PMO Portfolio and IT Project Management methodology execution - Utilizes and maintains IT Project Management tools and techniques throughout the life cycle of projects Provide monitoring of projects to ensure adherence to the methodology and practices Must have demonstrated leadership ability, business acumen, and industry knowledge Proven ability to build and lead integrated teams from various internal and external organizations across multiple sites Ability to achieve broadly communicated objectives with a minimal amount of supervision Provide dashboards and regular reports to management on various status indicators for projects. Liaison with Finance, Infrastructure, Security, IT Compliance, Internal Audit, IT Operations - Work with all Technology Solutions functions related to Portfolio Management (intake, project prioritization, project execution, etc.) Work with the Finance team related to the overall Technology Solutions budget and project budgeting. Engage with Security, IT Compliance and Internal Audit related to initiatives in the in-take process as well as projects in-flight. Stakeholder Management & Reporting - Provide reports to IT management and other stakeholders on the status of projects under management related to their areas of responsibility. Foster collaborative relationships with the project team members, third-parties, and others key to the success of the project. Competencies: Planning/organizing-the individual prioritizes and plans work activities and uses time efficiently. Interpersonal skills-the individual maintains confidentiality, remains open to others' ideas and exhibits willingness to try new things. Oral communication-the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations and demonstrates group presentation skills. Written communication-the individual edits work for spelling and grammar, presents numerical data effectively and can read and interpret written information. Problem solving-the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully and maintains confidentiality. Quality control-the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality. Adaptability-the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events. Ability to innovate under new and/or changing conditions Qualifications: Required: Bachelor's degree required; BS/BA in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or business-related discipline. 3-5 years of IT project management experience, including large-scale complex projects OR equivalent experience Familiarity using Agile, Hybrid and Predictive project methodologies Ability to lead and manage both on-site and virtual teams Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products Ability to travel approximately 25% Ability to work independently, with limited required direction and guidance. Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills Preferred: Experience with one or more Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) software tools Project management certification (PMP, CMP or related, CSM) Employment Type: Full Time Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Brown & Brown Inc., Plano , It Project Manager, Executive , Plano, Texas

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