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Project Manager in Troy, MI at Interactive Business Systems

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Interactive Business Systems is teaming up with a Troy, MI company to locate and bring on Project Manager on a contract to hire opportunity!

The Project Manager  is expected to support the organization in the area of client and internal project management. Our dynamic organization is looking for a high-energy professional with sound judgment and experience. This company offers a fast-paced, innovative environment where you will be provided the tools, resources and outstanding leadership to support the implementation of new programs. This position requires solid communication/interpersonal skills, planning, critical thinking, excellent problem solving, and a proven track record in a similar role. This role is based in Troy, MI.

This person is responsible for driving cross-functional project teams, identifying resource requirements, and developing detailed project plans to ensure on-time completion of projects. The Project Manager communicates frequently and works closely with internal team members and client business stakeholders regarding project status while working to identify and resolve project problems, issues and risks. The Project Manager should be a team player who is responsible, knowledgeable, and highly collaborative.

What you will do:

? Lead and manage enterprise client implementations of solutions for new and existing customers. Lead and direct the activities of internal resources, vendors (as needed), and clients throughout the project to completion, while ensuring customer satisfaction.

? Review all pre-sale documents on assigned projects to understand project scope, deliverables and resources necessary to deliver the solution.

? Participate in the solution development process, to reaffirm initial scoping documents, and ensure that customer requests and needs are recorded for inclusion in any product enhancements Build and maintain project timeline. Monitor project progress, coordinate resources, and adjust schedule when necessary to ensure the least amount of negative impact to the overall project.

? Manage the completion and approval of project deliverables in accordance with the project timeline.

? Communicate and manage project status, milestones/scope, action items, risks and issues.

? Prepare project management documentation; organize and conduct project meetings, internal and external kickoffs, and weekly status meetings.

? Assist with internal QA testing and/or coordinate UAT testing with clients (as applicable)

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? Identify and escalate project risks and lead risk mitigation and resolution activities

? Assist with platform configuration activities

? Participate in pre-sales activities and internal initiatives as required

? Management of internal cross-functional projects, as availability permits. Client implementation projects will take priority.

? Ability to travel up to 25%

? Participate in the identification of dept. quarterly goals to enhance existing implementation tools, processes and metrics. Lead effort towards specific goals as assigned.

? Delivery of training programs to guide company team members and/or  implementation partners on the use of standard implementation processes and tools

? Develop organizational talent by providing training and mentoring to other team members (as applicable).

What you will need:

? Bachelor's degree (or equivalent work experience)

? 5-10 years of progressive experience in a project management and/or program management related role

? Excellent client facing/ stakeholder management skills

? Experience in design and implementation of enterprise software solutions

? Experience developing partner-based implementation approaches and structures

? Experience implementing Software-as-a-Service based applications

? Strong understanding of Information Technology planning and deployment

? Ability to easily adapt to changing or evolving needs

? Highly developed verbal and written communication and presentation skills

? Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively

? High energy and positive attitude

? Creativity and demonstrated success in problem-solving

? High comfort level with Accounting and financial topics.

? Ability to take initiative


Interested candidates should send a resume and brief cover note to the attention of Chris Douglas at Interactive Business Systems (

IBS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to all employees. Referral and sign-on bonuses may also be available.

About IBS: IBS, Interactive Business Systems, Inc., is an IT solutions and staffing company known for achieving business objectives and bottom-line results through the smart architecting, implementation and management of technology. In three decades of developing the technology applications, tools, environments and teams that foster top business performance, we have become an industry-leading IT services provider. 


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