THE OPPORTUNITY


The Associate Project Manager, Information Security supports projects end-to-end through the planning, development, execution, and implementation stages to ensure administrative excellence while adhering to company enterprise IT project practices. Overall, this role contributes to IT projects that ultimately work to move the organization forward and provide technological improvements across the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supports multiple IT projects that are less complex or manages one small to medium complex project from planning to minimum realization with responsibility for specific tactical outcomes through consistent organization, tracking, and communication with project stakeholders and personnel
  • Develops, analyzes, and manages all touchpoints of the project plan including responsibility for scheduling, global resource forecasting, managing project financials, and providing input and justification for costs and budget impact
  • Monitors the overall project performance (timeline, budget, and resource utilization) against plan and makes adjustments as needed when issues are identified and require resolution
  • Assists in the request for information (RFI) and vendor request for proposal (RFP) processes as directed
  • Helps mitigate project risks by collecting and analyzing data for trigger events, drafting contingency plans, and adjusting dependencies affected by ongoing project changes
  • Maintains relationships with diverse project stakeholders by communicating with internal customers, third-party vendors, and senior management to support questions, feedback, and requests
  • Participates in formal and informal training to continuously develop technical capabilities and project management skillset
  • Prepares reports on key metrics to ensure project alignment and for project status communication
  • Applies technical knowledge in software development, database management, IT architecture, etc. to ensure the alignment, buy-in, and support of diverse project stakeholders such as internal customers, third-party vendors, and senior management
  • Supports and is accountable to the IT Program Manager for the management, delivery, and outcomes of assigned projects within the program


REQUIRED EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, MIS or related field, Additional equivalent work experience may be substituted for the degree requirement
  • 2+ years of experience in IT or related business area, including 1+ years, managing IT-specific projects.
  • 2+ years of experience working on and/or managing IT project(s) involving the implementation of SDLC project life cycle methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, etc.)
  • Experience managing operational or project financial budgets and leading project teams
  • Background in business analysis, software design, Software development, data architecture, operating systems, software testing or other technical area


PREFERRED EDUCATION/ EXPERIENCE

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) or other projects/program management certification
  • 1+ years of experience in IT project planning and coordination and working on projects or programs requiring the integration of cross-functional IT solutions
  • Experience using formal business process improvement methodologies

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City
Columbus
 
State
OH

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

Discipline
Information Technology

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