IT Project Manager

Job Locations US-NJ-Mount Laurel
ID
2022-1037
Category
Information Technology
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

About Us

About Us

Vertical Screen is one of the world's leading applicant screening firms. Operating through three subsidiaries – Business Information Group, Certiphi Screening and Truescreen, as well as a sister-company, Fieldprint – we serve the largest and most respected organizations, institutions, corporations, and government entities worldwide.

 

Vertical Screen is at the forefront of the applicant screening industry. We design innovative technology that delivers accurate, timely results to our clients. Our success begins with our diverse team of kind, collaborative professionals who are passionate about the work we deliver.

Job Description

Job Description


 


We are currently seeking an IT Project Manager to manage software development projects in our IT Department at our Mt. Laurel, New Jersey office. This is a hands-on position in a fast paced, dynamic environment that necessitates engagement throughout the entire project process. It is a client facing role which requires excellent communication skills, excellent negotiation skills and excellent conflict management skills.


 


 


This position is a HYBRID position out of our Mt. Laurel, NJ office. 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities



  • Manage complex product implementations and software delivery across multiple teams and through all phases of the software development life cycle to ensure projects are delivered on time and within on scope.

  • Successfully manage the relationship with the client, stakeholders, partners, development team, QA, and vendors through the delivery of each project.

  • Establish and manage client expectations, changes, or gaps in delivery.

  • Drive estimation, work project breakdown and resource allocation.

  • Define and manage a complex set of upstream downstream business and technology requirements and dependencies.

  • Own the schedule, drive intermediate deliverables and ensure project commitments are met.

  • Responsible for requirements gathering, project coordination, developing project plans, status reporting and issue escalation.

  • Engage with client leadership to ensure proper expectation setting and to fully understand requirements.

  • Mitigate risks and address program / project obstacles as needed.

  • Work collaboratively and professionally with outside organizations while dealing with organizational complexity and competing priorities.


 


 


The following skills are a plus:



  • Previous experience as a software developer.

  • Previous experience as a business analyst

  • Demonstrated experience delivering web or server software projects to successful completion.

  • Experience communicating with C-level exec's

  • Experience with MS SQL

Required Skills

Required Skills



  • Written and oral presentation skills, along with excellent communication skills.

  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills.

  • Planning and organizing, decision-making.

  • Can own complex efforts and manage the risks.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Ability to identify open questions or areas of ambiguity, and facilitate conversations with the right people to resolve those unknowns.

  • Flexibility in problem-solving and handling uncertainty, adapting, and changing as needed.

  • Ability to influence and lead others and delegate tasks.

  • Strong negotiation, conflict management skills.

  • Proficiency in project management software (MS Project), and office products (MS Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint).

  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated Information Technology project management experience.

  • Strong interpersonal communication and relational skills, good organizational and project management skills; sound judgment; initiative; flexibility; detail-oriented.

  • Documented working experience with Microsoft Windows Environments.

  • PMP certified or able to take the PMP test within 1 year of date of hire.

Education

The candidate we are seeking will have a bachelor degree or equivalent work experience.

Benefits

Vertical Screen offers a comprehensive suite of benefits, an environmentally friendly workplace and flexible scheduling to assist employees in managing their lives outside of work.



  • Medical, dental and vision coverage with spouse/family coverage options

  • 401K plan with generous company match

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Voluntary insurance coverage plans (life, disability, etc.)

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid training program/ Internal employee development

  • Casual dress code

  • Flexible work schedules

  • On-site Employee Gardens - plants & flowers provided

  • Discounts through partnerships & neighborhood business programs

Additional Information

All candidates are subject to a drug test and a background screening.

EOE M/F/Disabled/Veteran

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