Velocity Staff

  • IT Infrastructure Project Manager (130105)

    Location US-GA-Savannah
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/1/2018 5:06 PM)
    # Positions
  • Overview

    Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our client located in Savannah, GA to identify an IT Project Manager to join their team on a 12-month contract for hire opportunity. The right candidate will be responsible for planning, executing, and finalizing projects according to strict deadlines and within budget as well as for defining the projects objectives and providing day-to-day coordination to ensure quality control throughout the projects life cycle.



    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develops individual group project plans (project work scope, task descriptions, budget estimates and manpower requirements) to meet objectives and commitments. 
    • Develops, maintains, and monitors master project schedule. 
    • Defines and implements project standards and processes for structuring all IT projects, including process/documentation evaluation and improvement. 
    • Tracks projected vs actual project performance and informs management of accomplishments and major problem areas as well as budget & schedule status. 
    • Develops and executes enterprise-wide communication plan as related to milestones via status reports, and presentations suitable for all levels of management and staff. 
    • Conducts post implementation project reviews to evaluate sustaining support and document lessons learned. 

    Additional Functions: 

    • Develops project documents through work with business analyst, technical and customer contacts. 
    • Maintains current knowledge of technical and process developments in the project management arena. 
    • Maintains and analyzes project budget. 
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 


    • Bachelor's Degree in CS, IS, related field, or equivalent combination of appropriate education and/or experience. Masters in Management or related field preferred. 7+ yrs in an IT/IS environment.
    • Extensive project management experience, Certified Project Manager (CPM) status and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.
    • Experienced in managing and monitoring the work of team members and ability to provide project leadership and training.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of accepted Project Management principles and practices.
    • Excellent analytical skills with special attention to detail.
    • Ability to lead/facilitate cross-functional teams and meetings.
    • Ability to meet tight deadlines and to work in a highly dynamic environment.
    • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to work well with managers, directors, a diverse department, and a variety of internal and external customers.
    • Works to resolve resource constraints by leveling resources in project planning activities.
    • Works to secure funding from project sponsors for unbudgeted efforts.
    • Identifies/escalates issues as necessary.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation design and delivery skills. 

    Unique Skills:

    • ITIL Certification preferred.
    • Strong experience with IT Infrastructure Projects.
    • Data Center Design/Build project experience.
    • Cisco Network, Wireless and VoIP Projects.
    • Network Closets, Fiber Optic projects, Structured cable/ low voltage Projects, Telecom Projects, IT Deployment Projects for new buildings/new campus.
    • Any past experience in Data Center or IT Facilities is a bonus.


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