Computer Aid, Inc.

  • Sr. Project Manager

    Location US-PA-Pittsburgh
    Employment Type
    Contract to Permanent
  • Position Description/Responsibilities (CCC/Vendor)

    PROJECT MANAGER

    LOCATION: PITTSBURGH

    6-12 MOS - RIGHT TO HIRE

     

    A full, comprehensive benefits package is offered- if interested.

     

    JOB SUMMARY


    This job contributes to the definition, planning, and delivery of complex product/technology capabilities that require cross-functional collaboration and alignment to product/technology roadmaps.

     

    Includes management of interdependencies between a group of projects or a single project, and related activities within the constraint of scope, quality, time and budget. Understands the product/technology roadmap, capabilities, and the business value proposition.

     

    Develops and communicates a data-driven impact analysis, including risk assessment and mitigation.

     

    Assesses, tracks, and addresses financial and budgetary statuses. Ensures the business value is delivered and realized for the capability and passed on to customers.

     

    ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES


    • Contribute to the definition, planning, and delivery of product/technology capability roadmaps, working with the executive sponsor (Director or higher), and other management as required to ensure achievement of the objectives as defined. Organize, direct, and coordinate cross-functional activities to focus resources on the successful delivery and implementation of the desired results for a defined program and/or strategic initiative.


    • Plan, organize and control the day-to-day operation of the project, including budgetary oversight and optimal resource utilization. Direct corrective action as needed to maintain the viability of the program, report to the executive team/sponsor/steering committee on the progress, business impacts, and strategies around the project(s).


    • Work with stakeholders to frame out delivery strategy and approach. Organize, plan, and maintain delivery roadmap consisting of cross-functional activities/projects.


    • Work with stakeholders to assemble backlogs. Lead solutions or teams in the development and maintenance of comprehensive plans.


    • Work with Executive Sponsor and other management as required to achieve the delivery objectives. Acquire understanding of the value proposition of the capability/technology. Understand customer commitments and regulatory requirements.


    • Leverage industry leading Lean and Agile practices and audit requirements. Support and contribute to the improvement of delivery methods, security, and practices.


    • Other duties as assigned or requested.

    Position Requirements/Technical Skills (CCC/Vendor)

    REQUIRED EDUCATION
    Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management Information Science, or related field.

    No substitutions

     

    PREFERRED EDUCATION
    Master's Degree Business Administration, Management Information Science, or related field.


    EXPERIENCE
    Minimum:
    • 2 to 5 years’ work experience in project management
    • 2+ years’ work experience delivering business solutions using information technology

     

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
    • Outstanding customer focus, results orientation, strategic thinking, change advocate, continuous improvement, talent development

    • Excellent written and spoken communications skills
    • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
    • Analytical and problem solving skills
    • Experience with Risk Mitigation Planning
    • Experience with conflict resolution

     

    PREFERRED LICENSURE
    Project Management Professional or other Certification in Project Management, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), (Lean) Six sigma, American Society for Quality (ASQ) or equivalent, (Agile) Project Management Institute - Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Certified Scrummaster (CSM) or equivalent.

     

    PHYSICAL, MENTAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS


    Position Type: Office-Based

    Office-Based Positions
    An employee in this position works in an office environment.  The position frequently requires the employee to communicate effectively with others both inside and outside the workplace (e.g., in person, via telephone, via email).  The employee must be able to understand, interpret and analyze data, solve problems, concentrate, and research, use available technological resources and systems (e.g., computers and computer programs), multi-task, prioritize, and meet multiple deadlines to complete essential tasks.  The employee generally works in a fast-paced and frequently stressful environment, must attend work on a regular and reliable basis as well as adhere to all workplace policies, and may be called upon to work outside regular business hours. Teaches/Trains others regularly

    Travels regularly from the office to various work sites or from site-to-site

    Works primarily out-of-the office selling products/services (Sales employees)

    Company Overview (CCC Only)

    Computer Aid, Inc. (CAI) is an innovative solutions company managing engagements with numerous Fortune 1000 companies and government agencies. CAI is headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania with a staff of over 4,200 professionals working at locations around the world in a variety of industries. Our services leverage technology to provide outstanding customer experiences that generate new value for our clients, our employees, and our greater communities. 

     

    CAI is building a culture of continued learning, support, and personal development in a collegial environment. We also strive to make a positive impact on our surrounding communities through various outreach programs. We make a positive difference for our associates and the communities in which we serve.

     

    Our mission: Provide industry-leading services and an incredible workplace for our associates, while making an impact on our communities.  For more information on our professionals, services, and industries we support, please see our website www.compaid.com.

     

    EEO Statement:

     

    It is the policy of Computer Aid, Inc.(CAI) not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of CAI to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.

     

    Employees and applicants of CAI will not be subject to harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. Additionally, retaliation, including intimidation, threats, or coercion, because an employee or applicant has objected to discrimination, engaged or may engage in filing a complaint, assisted in a review, investigation, or hearing or have otherwise sought to obtain their legal rights under any Federal, State, or local EEO law is prohibited.

     

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