IT Project Manager - Implementation and Deployment

Employer
FTI Consulting
Location
Annapolis, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 22, 2017
Hours
Full Time
About the Company: FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations protect and enhance enterprise value in an increasingly complex legal, regulatory and economic environment. With more than 4,400 employees located in 26 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges in areas such as investigations, litigation, mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, reputation management, strategic communications and restructuring. Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields including: certified turnaround professionals, forensic accountants, corporate investigation specialists, intellectual property specialists, former political leaders, former chief executives, Nobel Laureate economists, banking and securities professionals, certified public accountants, e-discovery professionals, corporate, financial and crisis communications specialists, chartered financial analysts and industry experts. Since our founding in 1982, clients have turned to us for high-stakes issues that require specialized expertise. FTI Consulting was engaged to work on some of the biggest news stories of the last two decades including the Bernie Madoff investment securities scandal, the Stanford Financial Group investigation, the 2010 Gulf oil spill crisis, the Major League Baseball steroid investigation, and high profile corporate restructurings including Lehman Brothers, General Motors and CIT, just to name a few. FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information. FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes. FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. About Corporate: FTI Consulting's Corporate functions provide support to our client service professionals so they are able meet and exceed the needs of our clients. Professionals within our Marketing and Communications, Information Technology, Finance and Accounting, Human Resources, Office Infrastructure, Legal, and Real Estate teams are dedicated to working together and delivering world class support across our global community. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY: The Enterprise Systems Architecture Implementation & Deployment Project Manager is responsible for the global deployment and adoption of FTI's strategic information technology standards. The Implementation & Deployment Project Manager will support the Enterprise Systems Architecture organization by assisting with project and program administrative efforts. The project administration tasks include project initiation, requirements definition, project planning, proposal and design development, project execution oversight, service transition, project closure, deployment\communications\adoption\training plan development and execution, stakeholder management, risk management and upkeep of project documentation. The program administration tasks include review of Microsoft project plans, status reports, purchase orders and contracts associated with project initiatives and upkeep of program documentation. PRIMARY DUTIES: Initiates projects through the submission of Project Definition Forms to the IT Project Management Office Facilitates and documents project scoping and requirements definition meetings with project stakeholders Develops initial IT budgetary estimates and project schedules to satisfy project requirements Responsible for the development and presentation of proposals and detailed design documentation for executive approval Reviews project deliverables from team members for quality and completeness Adheres to published standards and follows prescribed exception process when designs deviate Provides technical guidance to project team members Coordinates and oversees the execution of project assignments by team members, corporate departments and third party vendors Develops mitigation strategies to address project risks and issues Authors and executes deployment plans to ensure effective rollout of IT services to global practitioners Creates and executes communications plans to ensure appropriate stakeholder awareness Produces and executes adoption plans to ensure practitioners maximize the utilization of new IT services Authors and presents training materials to facilitate end user adoption Leads onsite implementation and deployment activities; by example Transitions production services to operations personnel for ongoing maintenance & support through formal documentation Continuously compares actuals to estimates to ensure projects remain on schedule and within budget Conducts and learns from comprehensive lessons learned sessions to ensure continuous improvement Facilitates and documents assigned program coordination meetings Maintains and posts program documentation to management portals Ensures effective resource utilization through the development and maintenance of organization resource plans Proactively identifies and communicates issues to leadership Confirms all appropriate documentation, requirements, design and test specifications, templates and other required deliverables are created and reviewed/approved by external and internal stakeholders Reviews and facilitates on-time delivery of organizational contracts Reviews contracts for accuracy, completeness and timeliness of submissions Coordinates and tracks procurements across project to ensure accuracy and timeliness of submissions Maintains the organization contract management tracking process BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's Degree 5 years of experience in successfully managing projects/programs in an IT environment PREFERRED SKILLS: Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preferred Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft, Cisco & VMware technologies Demonstrable command of MS Office Suite, MS Project and Visio Deep understanding of project management methodology Excellent communication (written & verbal), planning, organization, and administrative skills Ability to handle and balance multiple critical tasks at the same time Experienced in driving and leading change Strong facilitation skills Great attention to detail Positive Attitude Organized Self-Motivated Adaptable to changing priorities Flexibility to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment Ability to travel (25%) including international ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Daily time entry to record billable and non - billable time As developed and coordinated upon request by supervisor Support other IT staff with open and unresolved issues Provides on-call support via cell-phone or pager 24 x 7 Physical labor from time to time, which may include moving equipment, furniture, etc #LI-MG1 #CB# Annapolis, MD