Technical Project Manager

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Merrimack, NH


<strong>Founded in 1982, Connection delivers valuable IT services and advanced technology solutions to business, government, education, and healthcare markets. Today, we serve our customers through our staff of highly trained Account Managers, our team of on-staff experts, and our efficient procurement websites. We are also proud to offer custom-configured computer systems from a ISO 9001:2015 certified technical configuration lab at our distribution center in Wilmington, OH.</strong><br /><br /><strong>Our company has over&nbsp;<a href="">2,500 technical certifications</a>&nbsp;that ensure our experts can solve any customer need, no matter how complex. Additionally, our GlobalServe offering delivers global procurement solutions through our network of 500 suppliers in 174 countries.</strong>

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Overview: The IT Project Manager leads small to mid-size projects, managing all aspects of the project including; planning and initiation, assignment of tasks, scheduling of meetings, progress tracking, issues management, status reporting, budgeting oversight, and driving results. The Project Manager collaborates with internal business and system teams, stakeholders, and clients to ensure the successful delivery of assigned projects ranging in size and scope. The Project Manager produces project management reports and assists the PMO with preparing status and executive communications.&nbsp;
Responsibilities: <p><strong><u>Business Knowledge</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Business acumen with the ability to develop an understanding of the Connection business, and the Company's strategies and the ability to develop an understanding of the competitive landscape driving business strategies.</li> <li>Working knowledge of customer business requirements with the ability to develop an understanding of the organization's customers and their behaviors and preferences.</li> <li>Proven experience working with all levels of an organization with the ability to develop strong business relationships within the organization. Must be comfortable working with and across various teams including: <ul> <li>Business partner user community: Finance, Sales, Product Management, Distribution center, eCommerce</li> <li>Development, application, and database</li> <li>Quality Assurance</li> <li>Operational shared services (infrastructure)</li> </ul> </li> <li>Strong project management skills, which include experience organizing, planning, and executing, from vision through implementation, large-scale projects involving internal personnel, contractors, and vendors.</li> <li>Working knowledge of requirements gathering with the ability to analyze project needs and determine resources needed to meet objectives.</li> <li>Global project management experience with the ability to manage globally dispersed, cross-functional teams across multiple time zones and cultures.</li> <li>Solves a variety of problems in situations where only limited standardization exists leveraging both logic and creativity.</li> <li>Strong change management skills and the ability to influence decision-makers.</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: 483px; top: 25.3608px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <div>Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.&nbsp; Minimum of 8 years career expeience, which includes a minimum of&nbsp;&nbsp;6 years&nbsp;of work experience in progressively responsible roles in project or program manager role within Connection or a similar environment.</div> <div>&nbsp;</div> <div> <p><strong><u>Technology</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Strong background across multiple information technology disciplines and platforms including: <ul> <li>A diverse integration of ERP, Web E-Commerce and CRM applications for a transactional sales and order fulfillment business</li> <li>Third party integrated applications</li> <li>Hybrid infrastructure including on premise and cloud based solutions</li> </ul> </li> </ul> <ul> <li>Proficient with MS Office Products: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project or similar applications.</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Proficient with Microsoft Team Foundation Server or similar project tracking software</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Proficient with SharePoint</li> <li>Experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies.</li> <li>Experience managing technical projects, including, but not limited to: <ul> <li>Software -- internally built, external solutions and 3rd party integrations</li> <li>Infrastructure - Data center, cloud services, networking</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </div>