IT Project Manager- REMOTE Local- Norfolk or Richmond

| Hampton Roads, VA
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REMOTE Local- Hampton Roads or Richmond, VA

As an IT Project Manager at PRA, you will manage executive-prioritized projects with significant IT components to help drive change in the organization. Acting as a liaison between stakeholders at all levels, and across multiple departments, you will work with a cadre of talented and motivated individuals and expand your knowledge and skills. As a servant leader, enjoy seeing the impact of your support in the growth of others and the outcome of your projects. Join an ever-growing Project Management Office (PMO) and be part of establishing best practices in an environment split between Agile, Waterfall, and Lean.
Professional Experience/Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of experience managing projects
  • 1 + years of experience in a technical discipline preferred; knowledge of application development, IT infrastructure, or architecture
  • Project Management, Agile, Lean, and Change Management certifications are strongly preferred
  • Experience interfacing with multiple disciplines (e.g., IT, finance, procurement, compliance, etc.).
  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of technical project management platforms such as MS Project, Jira, Smartsheet, etc.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Suite
  • Must have effective organizational, communication, time-management and interpersonal skills with high attention to detail
  • Must be able to handle multiple small to large projects/tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines
  • Must have superior written, verbal and oral communication skills.
  • Strong facilitation, self-awareness, situational awareness, conflict resolution skills
  • Able to handle multiple at times competing priorities and appropriately balance delivery and expectations with all levels of leadership
  • Adaptive/flexible leadership style focused on meeting business needs using a variety of techniques and practices

Key Responsibilities:
  • Support the PMO by managing the technical and non-technical aspects of IT centric projects through the project lifecycle.
  • Act as a high-level specialist who regularly interacts with senior management.
  • Deliver projects on time, within budget, and with appropriate resources.
  • Lead and manage project teams to ensure plans are realistic and consistent with business objectives, remove impediments, and facilitate team work to achieve iterative deliverables.
  • Ensure project outputs and outcomes are agreed upon internally and externally.
  • Ensure delivery dates are adhered to and provide management with appropriate visibility into status and progress toward implementation.
  • Identify and manage project related risks and scope changes, escalating as appropriate.
  • Ensure appropriate internal and external resources are applied to projects in collaboration with their management.
  • Interface with product owners, scrum masters, engineers, developers, architects, and other IT personnel to drive technical solutions within project constraints and communicate solutions in business terms to non-IT stakeholders.
  • Develop repeatable reporting and routinely communicate project status, resource utilization and high-level project schedule to PMO leadership, project stakeholders, and project team members, promoting transparency.
  • Coordinate and prepare ad hoc reporting and presentations as necessary.
  • Maintain productive working relationships cross departmentally to promote a healthy PMO feedback loop, and effectively manage project expectations.
  • Upon request, provide project management support for miscellaneous projects that may arise.
  • Promote a culture of continuous learning and improvement, knowledge sharing, and teamwork.
  • Establish and implement process and methodology improvements pertaining to IT centric projects
  • Support the PMO prioritization process and efforts to create predictable and streamlined practices

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, sex, gender, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, citizenship, or any other classes recognized by state or local law or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. We are a drug free workplace.
More Information on PRA Group
PRA Group operates in the Financial Services industry. The company is located in Norfolk, VA, Birmingham, AL, Hutchinson, KS, Henderson, NV, Burlington, NC, Jackson, TN, North Richland Hills, TX and Hampton, VA. PRA Group was founded in 1996. It has 1720 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 19 open jobs at PRA Group, click here.
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