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Project Manager - Enterprise Technology

Company: Baird
Location: Milwaukee
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Are you driven to build a reputation as a trusted IT advisor? To drive mission critical business processes and decisions? Want to contribute to a growing financial services firm who values IT as a partner to the business? Keep reading...As we continue to grow and add top talent to the Baird family of technical associates, we are currently seeking aProject Manager in Enterprise Technology for our downtown Milwaukee headquarters. This is a key role within IT Operations team focused on delivering value through the technology solutions used across the enterprise. The ideal candidate will have success in managing and delivering complex IT infrastructure projects (data center, telecom, security, OS upgrades, etc) projects supporting the IT enterprise including infrastructure, architecture, and client servicesAs an IT Project Manager, you will:Execute - make it happen!Effectively apply project methodology to include planning, organizing, monitoring, managing budget, project closure activities and enforcing best practicesRemove, resolve, or escalate roadblocks for team members in a timely mannerIdentify and manage project risks to ensure time, cost, and quality meet business expectationsFacilitate project meetings effectively and ensures team is focused positive client outcomesNavigate group dynamics by motivating team to work together in the most efficient and effective manner while working to resolve conflictWork with vendors to manage deliverables and project timelineBe a Leader!Develop relationships across organization to ensure successful delivery of projectsContinually seek opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationshipsCommunicate and Collaborate!Responsible for all project communications to leadership, the stakeholder community, and project teamProactively understands how and when to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfullyScope the Project!Identify and work with Technical Managers to manage necessary team member capacityCreate Project Charter, facilitate definition of scope, and coordinate creation of a work backlogCoordinate vendor selection and vendor related contracts and documentsWhat makes this opportunity great:Ability to work on critical projects with a variety of teams and leaders, proving your ability to influence and make business impact through providing technology solutionsInformation technology is a core part of Baird's business strategy and plays a critical role in the growth and transformation of the firmComputer World Best Company to Work For with collaborative culture that values diverse backgrounds and perspectives while emphasizing teamwork and a strong sense of partnershipTeam of associates passionate about achieving great results for clients and give back to the communities where we live and workWhat we look for:A minimum of five years of prior IT experience, including at least three years related PM experienceBachelor Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Business Administration is preferredExperience in managing enterprise wide infrastructure projects in areas such as (Data center, security, networking, etc.)Detail oriented and possess exceptional organizational, time management, and problem solving skillsStrong communication and collaboration skills, ability to influence without authorityExperience in managing technical projects with large deployments (geographic and / or user counts).Thorough working knowledge of Microsoft Office Visio & Project are a plusPrior enterprise and global experience is a plus Apply To Job Send to a friend Talent Community Sign Up

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