The Information Technology Department of the Wills Group is a service department, responsible for all of the data processing needs for The Wills Group, Inc. The IT Department provides either directly or via outsourced arrangements, computer hardware, software, network and communications support. In addition it produces and supports, again directly or indirectly, business applications serving the needs of internal departments, business partners and customers.
We are currently in search of an IT Project Manager. The IT Project Manager reports directly to the Information Technology Director and works closely with other corporate staff to evaluate user requests for information. Incumbent then applies knowledge of available technology to outline and scope requirements to fulfill such requests. Once approved, incumbent manages the project, including determination and procurement of necessary resources, establishment and management of milestones and necessary tasks and schedules, change management, internal and external communications
The Project Manager position, working in concert with other IT and corporate staff members, analyses user information and application needs and then documents and designs solutions within cost/time constraints. The incumbent also ensures that all projects include complete documentation of user requirements and procedures, to include design schematic/layout and user instructions. Providing guidance to the Software Developers is essential to support internally developed applications.
The position demands a full technical knowledge of Requirements and Design Methodologies, general knowledge of and experience with high level programming languages and the environment in which they run. Complete understanding of the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) and how to apply the concepts. Familiarity with structured code design, security, and maintenance is needed.
As a member of the IT team, this position will also be required to cross train with other team members in order to attain a working knowledge of other positions within the department. As a service department there will be times when the incumbent will be required to support requests from users other than managing specific projects. The incumbent will sometimes respond to inquiries and end user requests for assistance.
The incumbent handles special assignments on an as needed basis as directed by his/her superior. This may involve applying formal structure to activities involving software installations, troubleshooting hardware issues, software upgrades, and generations of reports, debugging of software and assisting in a variety of computer related areas.