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IT Project Manager

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Information Technology

Ref #:

201700753
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Corporate overview

You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

 

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

 

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

 

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Description

At Kronos, the IT Delivery organization provides a full-range of project and program management services focused on Information Technology. We partner across teams and stakeholders to help deliver enterprise IT projects and programs of critical importance that directly impact revenue and continued viability. We strive to deliver business value for our clients through program and project management services that enable consistent, on time, on budget, high quality results. Our team members work collaboratively and apply their specialized knowledge and experience to help plan, execute and deliver projects and programs that innovate toward a technology-driven future, within an optimized technology portfolio aligned with business needs.

Responsibilities
• Follow/enhance a repeatable framework for a project structure to account for all IT required tasks
• Develop detailed project plans for projects with clear identification of resources, dependencies, risks and milestones.
• Develop detailed cost estimates for the project. Develop change management procedures for the project and milestone sign off criteria.
• Drive integration project plans with clear metrics, operating mechanisms and regular updates to stakeholders.
• Identify and manage project risks; escalate as needed for resolution. Improve project management processes and increase efficiency
• Manage relationships with cross-functional project partners/service providers
• Demonstrate flexibility to assist / manage projects in multiple competency areas (eg Finance, Marketing) as needed

Qualifications

• BS in Computer Science, Engineering or IT-related field, or equivalent practical experience.
• 3-5+ years of experience managing projects and programs in IT
• Demonstrated capability to manage cross-functional teams
• Experience in technology infrastructure application development and system integration
• Strong leadership and strong written and verbal communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Confidence and presence
• Good problem solving skills
• Know when to solve and mitigate risk and know when to escalate
• Capable of navigating complex and dynamic environment on a politically sensitive tightrope
• Ability to discern order out of chaos
• Skilled in integrating change management into program management methodology
• Expertise with ERP systems (eg Oracle, SFDC, SAP, etc.)
• Excellent computer skills: Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint, MS Project
• PMP and/or Agile certification is a plus
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EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.