Boston University is seeking a Project Manager I (PM) within the Information Services & Technology (IS&T) Project Management Office. This individual will be focused on Research Administration and Faculty Systems projects. This position is part of a diverse project team to help support strategic goals of the University. The Project Manager I is responsible for managing the execution of projects through the full project lifecycle. The PM manages the project team and is accountable for delivering to committed scope, on-time and within budget. The Project Manager reports on the status of projects to the project sponsor/steering committee, manages risks and issues, and ensures good communication within the team and with client stakeholders. Responsibilities include:
Plan delivery of projects in close collaboration with clients, and with IS&T staff (Architects, Developers, Engineers, System Administrators, and Service Operations).
Manage project teams and delivery of projects including requirements gathering, solution approach, design, resourcing, project plan, execution, transition to service operations, and project closure.
Proactively manage issues and risks, as well as project resources, budget and schedule.
Communicate status of projects and future project plans to stakeholders including faculty, project sponsors, IS&T management, and IS&T governance committees. Note that the responsibilities may occasionally include business analysis work to manage requirements gathering within projects.
The ideal candidate will be excited to join an energetic team focused on delivering high quality projects in partnership with our clients. Specific requirements are:
Strong organizational skills.
Ability to manage, structure, and lead group work.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
One to three years of related experience desired. Salary is competitive.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Internal Number: 6637/I1018
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