Organizational Area: Information Technology Services - IT Project Office
Location: Oakland, CA
Posting Salary: salary commensurate with experience
Position Summary: Applies skills as a seasoned, experienced technical project management professional with a full understanding of project management frameworks and methods, relevant policies and procedures to resolve a wide range of issues. Demonstrates competency in selecting methods and techniques to obtain solutions. Manages projects of diverse scope, size, impact, budget and / or project team size. Flexible, proactive, self-starter who can navigate through ambiguity and change with a 'can do' attitude and positive disposition. Able to interact with key stakeholders and business partners with effective written and verbal communication skills.
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Applies and implements best practices through the the project management lifecycle in support of UCOP services. Manages operational as well as strategic initiatives in various projects supporting payroll, financial and data applications in close collaboration with cross-functional teams and business stakeholders. Monitors and reports on project progress from initiation through delivery, including oversight of system integration, project and campus, medical center or Office of the President communications, interaction with vendors and managing risk. Creates project proposals and reports. Takes initiative and is able to work in dynamic, fast paced environment in some cases working through ambiguity. Not afraid to question status quo while striving towards collaborative solution delivery.
Job Requirements Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Minimum of 5 years experience with complex IT projects and a comprehensive knowledge of PM life-cycle and methodologies. Required
Knowledge/Skills: Highly developed communication and organization skills. Knowledge of project management principles, theories, and concepts. Ability to assess campus, medical center or Office of the President needs for information technology products and design services to meet those needs. Working knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives. Demonstrated capacity to anticipate obstacles and plan for contingencies. Demonstrated attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to determine relevance and prioritize tasks. Demonstrated advanced organization and project management skills. Proven leadership ability. Effective problem solving skills. Demonstrated ability to put forth persuasive arguments. Effective skill at tracking effort and project progress. Required
Professional certification such as PMP, CSM. (Technical leadership experience of large projects through project lifecycle process is considered as substitute for industry certifications)
Demonstrated effective writing skills. Demonstrated competency in selecting and implementing project management methods and techniques. Broad knowledge of technology-related initiatives and an understanding of impact to the organization of such initiatives. Knowledge of most aspects of computing and communications including hardware infrastructure, networking, software, operations and disaster recovery. Preferred
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