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Associate IT Projects Director

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Primary Location: Durham, North Carolina, United States Full time R1205100 Date Posted: 05/04/2021

Job description

Job Overview
Plans and directs the activities of cross-functional teams assigned to a large IT project to meet business requirements.

Essential Functions
• Enforces organizational policies and establishes goals for project teams which develop business applications and information services products.
• Leads cross-functional teams in the execution of full product development life cycle development.
• Under general direction, responsible for all aspects of the development and implementation of assigned projects and serves as a single point of contact.
• Takes projects from original concept through final implementation.
• Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including clients, computer services, and client services.
• Defines project scope and objectives.
• Initiates, plans, executes, and closes software and product development activity.
• Provides direction and mentoring to more junior level project managers.
• Participates in setting and enforces project direction with cross-functional teams.
• Plans and manages resource allocations and task assignments within a matrix managed environment.
• May lead medium to large sized cross-functional teams. Works with management across the organization to define, plan, develop and implement new information products and services.
• Manages, and controls scope, schedule and budget for projects. Communicates project status and risks, with associated recommendations, to all stakeholders including senior management.
• Ensures adherence to quality standards and reviews project deliverables.
• Provides business guidance to project team.
• May have direct client contact on a daily or weekly basis.

• Bachelor's Degree  Req
• Eight (8) years of experience in software and/or product development, including two (2) years in IT project management Req
• Advanced project management education and experience. Req

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