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Project Manager, Database Middleware Enterprise Systems

Position: Project Manager, Database Middleware Enterprise Systems
Reports To: VP, Database Middleware Enterprise Systems
Location: Dallas TX, New York, NY, or Winston-Salem, NC

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will work closely with the Technology Infrastructure & Platform Systems teams to deliver programs and projects focused on improving capabilities to design, plan, implement and maintain infrastructure solutions.  The successful candidate will provide oversight for the program; ensuring project objectives are met while cost, quality and schedule are effectively managed through our strong project delivery process. Oversee multiple projects with limited supervision. Work within the team to segment program/project objectives into manageable work efforts and collaborate with program/project stakeholders across the organization to ensure projects are documented, prioritized, and executed to satisfy requirements while setting milestones and effectively coordinating activities to deliver on objectives.

Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or technology-related field, or related education and training
  • Five years of experience in mid to large scale project management in complex environments
  • Three years of experience leveraging Agile methodologies
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 
  • Scrum Master certification
  • Knowledge of software development lifecycle in an enterprise environment
  • Extremely strong analytical and problem-solving skills, detail oriented
  • Goal-oriented, action-focused, good interpersonal and communication skill
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently toward goals in a diverse and dynamic environment 
  • Outstanding record of project management success
  • Ability to work with all levels within the organization
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to undertake additional duties and responsibilities that may arise from time to time as directed
  • Broad knowledge and awareness of Infrastructure technologies at enterprise scale
  • Excellent communication skills including the ability to build relationships, build consensus, negotiate solutions, and guide customers through their decision process

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and chair meetings related to project status calls, including triage/breakout/training sessions 
  • Manage agendas/meeting notes covering accomplishments, open action items and risks related to project providing summation of progress via weekly status updates
  • Strong facilitation skills with working committees and steering committees 
  • Adherence to organizationally defined project templates and documentation, following governance procedures for approvals and workflow tollgates regarding both waterfall and agile project deliverables
  • Provide leadership in managing multiple and/or large-scale high-risk projects
  • Manage the critical day-to-day operational elements of assigned programs/projects including: project vision/objectives, financials, scope, quality, schedule, resourcing, vendor management, dependencies, risks, status reporting, stakeholder engagement, business readiness/organizational change management, value realization necessary to deliver specified requirements, objectives and value
  • Document the project charter, roles, tasks, and measures of success
  • Provide leadership by facilitating project definition, planning, budgeting, scheduling and resource planning to accomplish project objectives while managing applicable scope, quality, time, and cost constraints
  • Manage internally with other project and department managers to secure appropriate resources and coordinate activities to successful delivery
  • Ensure smooth project progression by effectively defining/managing the project plan, phase gate reviews, change requests and stakeholder status reporting
  • Provide leadership, vision, and direction for both project team and business partners while working cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes and ensure appropriate and professional communication among stakeholders
  • Manage projects throughout the project lifecycle; evaluate progress and quality, manage issue resolution process, and take corrective action, as necessary
  • Interact with EPMO and process managers to ensure adherence to standards, governance and other applicable corporate policies and procedures
  • Proactively develop innovative approaches, ensuring quality by demonstrating a commitment to excellence anticipating needs, mitigating risks, and minimizing challenges
  • Mentor, coach and set direction for team members; provide feedback to group managers regarding the work performance of members
  • Continued self-development of knowledge, improving skills and abilities, with a focus towards continued education related to industry specific certifications to better support Technology initiatives
  • Proven ability to direct the efforts of others using Clarity Project and Portfolio Management (CA PPM), Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Measure and report appropriate metrics (key risk/performance indicators) related to the programs/projects
  • Ability to communicate crisply and candidly with highly technical and non-technical partners 
  • Collaborative team player that connects across groups with proven ability to influence stakeholders 
  • Ability to travel up to 20% (between NYC, NC, and TX locations)

Behavioral & Leadership Competencies:

  •  Possesses and applies broad knowledge of concepts and principles while exhibiting technical project expertise 
  • Works well independently with minimal instruction\guidance, confident to escalate issues appropriately
  • Excellent team player and effectively engages external\internal partners across the enterprise portfolio
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and focus for continuous improvement
  • Adhere to the corporate Code of Conduct and exude a Lead by Example approach

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require standing and walking. The working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.

TCH places paramount importance on the health and safety of its employees, and, as such, we are taking all necessary steps to protect our workforce. Because this position may require business travel and/or working in close contact with colleagues and other third parties, TCH is requiring that the employee hired into this role present proof that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 during their first week of employment.

Apply Below*:

  • A letter of interest describing your experience and interest in the position
  • Your resume
  • Names and contact information of three references, or three letters of reference

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