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Project Manager, Technologyat CDW Careers

Job ID: 
21003373
Focus Area: 
Information Technology
Post Date: 
Nov 19, 2021
Location: 
Remote, Remote
Contract Type: 
Full-Time

The Delivery Manager will lead technology projects from conception to execution, including gathering of business and system requirements, management of software design and development activities including: the development and maintenance of the project work plan and project schedule; budget tracking; conducting status meetings; developing status reports; tracking issues; and assisting with change control. In additional, the Delivery Manager will serve as business area liaison to understand the functions of that area and act as a primary contact for managing new project requests. This role is guided by CDW’s project management methodology.

 
Key Areas of Responsibility
  • Work with cross-functional stakeholders to clarify requirements and business objectives, as well as acquire necessary commitments and approvals.
  • Gather and prepare supporting analysis and design documentation from a business perspective.
  • Maintain current understanding and knowledge of project management, business relationship management, and development best practices.
  • Manage projects according to the CDW project management methodologies.
  • Facilitate requirements gathering utilizing facilitated focus sessions, one-on-one interviews, and job shadowing.
  • Derive a detailed understanding of the stated business problem and objectives and work with stakeholders to solve problems and achieve objectives.
  • Develop high-level system narratives, use cases, and storyboards
  • Coordinate the development of the detailed functional design specifications for use by the technical team.
  • Work with QA team to develop system test plans, ensure software quality assurance (SQA) standards are achieved, and validate that business goals are accomplished.
  • Develop detailed estimates, schedules for projects, including resource allocation, timelines, budgets, and business cases.

Education and/or Experience Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business\Economics, or a related field – or demonstrated, equivalent/practical knowledge or experience.
  • 3 years Project Management Experience, including evaluation and estimation of high-risk initiatives, working under project management methodology.
  • 3 years of experience focusing on IT technologies.

Required Qualifications

 

  • Track record of identifying and documenting business needs
  • Excellent written and verbal and communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with and present to stakeholders including senior leadership.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively facilitate meetings.
  • Demonstrated analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
  • History of managing project teams, delegating work, holding team members accountable and proactively overcoming obstacles.
  • Advanced modeling techniques experience, including software, system, and data
  • Demonstrated ability to influence stakeholders for a positive outcome.
  • Track record of balancing multiple priorities simultaneously with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business while meeting deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Project Management certifications
  • Business Process Transformation experience

 

COVID-19 Update:
CDW is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free of known hazards and to ensuring the safety, health, and well-being of coworkers and candidates for employment and their families, as well as the community.

CDW requires all coworkers be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, with the only exceptions being a documented, legally required medical or religious accommodation.  Prior to starting with CDW, successful candidates will be required to: (i) be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide CDW with proof of full vaccination; or (ii) apply for and receive a medical or religious-based accommodation to be exempt from the mandatory vaccination policy.

 

 
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