Project Manager-IT

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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

American Greetings Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Position Title
Project Manager-IT

Cleveland, OH

Job Description
The IT Project Manager works under limited supervision to plan and direct multiple complex initiatives that impact multiple departments and systems. Provides work direction and leadership to project team members and is responsible for the quality delivery of all phases of the project life cycle. The IT Project Manager is actively involved in the creation and execution of the project plan, ensuring successful development and implementation.

This is a bonus eligible position.

Primary Responsibilities:
Managing multiple concurrent IT projects in different business areas with varying technologies
Utilizing the structured methodology in developing and managing detailed project work plans in order to keep projects on schedule and under budget
Maximizing the utilization of resources in a matrixed environment while sharing resources with other project managers
Managing the project budget, schedule, scope, quality, and risk to achieve business objective
Analyzing project performance to implement corrective actions when necessary
Actively managing project work plan and resolving project issues
Monitoring and reporting progress throughout the lifecycle of the project
Providing proactive project communications to project stakeholders
Ensuring system implementation is conducted with minimal impacts to end-users and all required support activities have been accomplished prior to turning over to production
Providing support for career planning and personal growth of team members

Experience Required:
Five years experience as a IT project manager preferred.
Must be able to demonstrate expertise in creating Work Break Down Structures, Risk Management techniques, Cost Estimating and other concepts associated with project management methodologies.

Education Required:
Bachelor's degree in a business or IT discipline, which could include Computer Science or Business Management

American Greetings is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. Employees will be treated on the basis of their job-related qualifications, ability and performance. It is also our policy that sexual harassment or any other kind of harassment including harassment based on sexual orientation will not be tolerated. The foundation of these policies is our commitment to treat everyone fairly and equally and to have a bias-free work environment.