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Senior Technical Project Manager

Company: Acxiom LLC
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

As a Project Manager at Acxiom, you will manage the development and execution of medium to large, complex, multi-phased projects within the Information Technology Group. You will promote client satisfaction by ensuring the project adheres to stakeholder specifications and ensure project completion is within the determined scope, quality, time, and cost constraints.What you will do:+ Define, organize, and plan project schedules to meet required project timelines; Facilitate/lead estimation of moderately complex projects, developing the project schedule and determining resource needs+ Work closely with resource managers to ensure proper resource allocation to the project+ Independently and successfully manage the development and execution ofmoderately complex and multi-phased projects while concurrently managing multiple, simple projects+ Inspect and review projects to ensure adherence to project standards+ Monitor compliance with established EPMO guidelines and methodology+ Control project scope through effective change management skills+ Perform qualitative/quantitative risk analysis of identified risks+ Manage risk response and control+ Ensure all project closeout activities are completed and documented+ Resolve potentially conflicting requirements+ Coordinate preparation of complete written scope statement that spells out project goals and details, ensuring compliance with SLAs+ Obtain agreement on an approved, clearly-stated review and approval process+ Ensure changes to the project scope are implemented according to the project change management process+ Help define, communicate, and enforce project roles and responsibilities+ Consistently generate sound estimates of project resource needs+ Anticipate and proactively resolve exceptions within established tolerance parameters+ Manage budgets and timelines of small to large projects+ Utilize project management tools/techniques (e.g., PERT charts, critical path method, earned value) to track and manage project costs and schedules+ Determine the impact of proposed changes in project scope on time and cost, recommending budget changes to management, as needed, to support changes in project scope+ Manage and communicate cost and schedule variances and exceptions, using time and cost reports to manage the project+ Develop/implement/update a communications plan for each project that specifies audience, medium, timeframes, and methods+ Implement process steps for bringing appropriate project issues to the attention of management.+ Expedite decision-making on project-related issues (e.g., effectively navigates a matrixed organization and follows project escalation path); ensure timely delivery of accurate, complete, and concise project status report information+ Understand the risk and issues management process and techniques, including risk identification, quantification, and risk response (e.g., acceptance, mitigation, avoidance, risk response control)+ Work with others to identify and categorize project risks and issues related to cost/estimates, schedule, quality, and employee retention+ Informs team member of risks and issues associated with each project, assisting others in determining the impact and probability of various project risks and the impact of issues+ Take steps to mitigate project risks by reducing their probability, impact, or both; take action to re-evaluate risks during project implementation (i.e., discusses them during project team meetings)What you will need:+ A minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree,+ Experience with deploying infrastructure and/or other IT related projects+ Thorough understanding of project management principles and the application thereof+ Knowledgeable in project management methodology and solution development methodologies+ Advanced, proven knowledge of project management as well as basic knowledge of infrastructure+ Experience managing schedules and using various cost management approaches (i.e., fixed-cost management)+ Experience with budgeting and forecasting processWhat will set you apart:+ 2+ years of experience directly in the IT field+ Networking knowledge in the areas of firewalls, load balancers and IP Management.+ Basic operating systems knowledge in the areas of Windows, Linux and VMWare.+ PMP certification; Handles 2-3 complex projects+ ITIL CertificationWhy Acxiom? We pride ourselves on cultivating an environment that is inclusive, flexible, and full of opportunities for growth. Many of our associates stay at Acxiom for decades, which speaks to our love for and dedication to our associates. Acxiom repeatedly wins company awards including Great Places to Work, Best Workplaces for Innovators and Women. If you want to work at a tech company that prioritizes innovation, empowers diversity, believes in work-life balance, provides world-class associate training and development, and offers great benefits, this IS the place for you!\#GD17**Primary Location City/State:**Homebased - Conway, Arkansas**Additional Locations (if applicable):**Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.Attention California Applicants: Please see our California Consumer Privacy Act notice here (http://www.interpublic.com/ccpa-privacy-notice/) .Attention Colorado, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Nevada, New York City, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington Applicants: This position is not located in the aforementioned locations but applications for remote work may be considered. For information about this role under state or local equal pay or pay transparency laws, please contact recruit@acxiom.com .We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business - know your customer. For fifty years, we've helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.We're one of the marketing industry's most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we've helped the world's best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you're an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We're looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise - to our clients and to our associates - and define our company culture.If you are interested in applying for employment with Acxiom and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our recruiting department at 1-877-314-2049.**We highly recommend you create an account to monitor your resume submissions. Click on the Sign In link above to create an account or sign up at the end of your application.**Interested in Acxiom? Learn about our Equal Opportunities, job postings, and more:About Us (https://www.acxiom.com/about-us/)Follow Us on TwitterFind Us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/AcxiomRecruiting)Careers PageLinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/company/acxiom)Internal applicants need to apply for open positions through their Workday account. Please log into Workday and use the **Find Jobs** report to search for and apply for positions posted internally. For questions, please contact the recruiter listed on the job posting.Attention California Applicants: Please see our CCPA/CPRA Privacy Act notice here (https://www.acxiom.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/CCPA-CPRA-Notice-for-Employees-Eff-01012023.pdf) .Attention Colorado, California, Connecticut, Maryland, Nevada, New York City, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington Applicants: This position is not located in the aforementioned locations but applications for remote work may be considered. For information about this role under state or local equal pay or pay transparency laws, please contact recruit@acxiom.com .

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