Information Technology

IT Project Manager - HRIS  Wayne, PA  
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A leading US Industrial, Medical and Safety Product Supplier client of ours located in the King of Prussia, PA area is currently looking to hire a Project Manager to join their team on a full-time basis to support a HRIS (Workday) implementation project. This person will be responsible for evaluating, planning and executing IT-related projects.  The position requires an individual with a deep understanding of managing complex projects within full life cycle implementation management.
  • Manage the entire project lifecycle from project initiation through closure
  • Be accountable for on-time and on-budget project execution in IT
  • Serve as the first point of contact/liaise between project stakeholders and project team to ensure project success
  • Create, execute, monitor and revise project plan to meet changing project requirements and resources; plan, prepare for and facilitate all project status meetings; manage resolution of project issues including proper escalation to project stakeholders.
  • Identify project resource requirements and timelines and negotiate with IT service owners on resource availability and allocation; lead team members to complete assigned tasks within specified timelines and ensure all team members feel engaged, productive and effective
  • Facilitate project procurement (products and services required by third parties) and consult IT resources as needed; manage project time and cost expectations with project stakeholders
  • Collaborate with Project Owner and stakeholders to assess project risks and ensure mitigation strategies are in place
  • Manage project budget
  • Provide direction and support to project team
  • Monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Facilitate issue identification and resolution
  • Document project change requests, assess change impact
  • Conduct project Lessons Learned meetings and use results to continuously improve project and IT processes; promote project management process and the institutionalization of project management standards and best practices through mentoring and lead-by-example
  • Ensure successful transition of applications or infrastructure changes to Customer and Production Support teams

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in management Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or Business, or equivalent work experience
  • 6 – 8 years’ experience in an Information Technology project management and/or lead systems analysis function
  • Large & complex global application implementation experience with a strong preference for HRIS implementation experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of all aspects of a full life cycle project implementation and support
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills; ability to lead discussions, present ideas to audiences of all sizes, and interact with all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge of Workday and SAP functionality and configuration a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate well and cooperate with others to effectively coordinate activities and accomplish goals
  • Proven ability to understand complex business processes and suggest possible solutions
  • Experience leading and managing project team members and deliverables
  • PMP certification and familiarity with Agile methodology a plus
  • Experience in wholesale distribution a plus
  • High degree of proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, Microsoft Project, Google Suite and Smartsheet is a must


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