United Way of King County

IT Project Manager

United Way of King County is a recognized leader in solving the community’s toughest challenges and we’re looking for an IT Project Manager to join our IT Operations team. This position is responsible for managing the planning and implementation of IT and organization-wide projects and supports improvements and change across business processes, teams and technologies. The IT Project Manager provides project direction and ensures projects are delivered within scope, on budget and in a timely manner. This position uses well-developed judgment to understand the business environment and shares customer perspective with the project team. Projects vary in scale, ranging from managing a fairly routine application selection to managing complex, large scale, operational changes involving multiple, interconnected applications and processes and several departments. This position provides coaching and mentoring in project management across the organization, and supports the IT Team by contributing to the IT Project Portfolio.

Essential duties:

  • Provides option analysis and decision-making frameworks for project-related choices and risk mitigation.

  • Provides tactical and team leadership throughout project lifecycle.

  • Develops all project deliverables such as charter, requirements, detailed design, test plan, etc.

  • Applies internal and external project management best practices in support of quality, consistency, and effectiveness (e.g. PMI, Agile, Waterfall, etc.).

  • Successfully establishes, manages, and maintains relationships with project team members.

  • Manages the IT project request process including a clear, well-communicated path for staff to request projects and stay informed of their status.

  • Estimates IT project capacity; identifies available project data, resources, and budget; understands organization's business goals and objectives; analyzes information and aligns project portfolio to capacity, resources, and business drivers.

  • Designs, develops, and delivers classroom and online training resulting from new application acquisition and/or development until handing off training to responsible department.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

For more information about this opportunity, please refer to the job description.