Contract - Project Manager (Infrastructure)
General Business, Information Technology, Strategy - Planning, Management
Job : Administration
JOB TITLE: Contract Project Manager (Infrastructure)
Duration: estimated at 12 months
Location: Portland, OR
Con-way, a recognized leader in the transportation industry, seeks an accomplished Infrastructure Project Manager who has years experience managing complex Client/Server Infrastructure projects. One of this Infrastructure Project Managers main objectives will be to ensure the successful implementation of technology solutions in support of Con-way business objectives.
In Addition, the Infrastructure Project Manager serves as the Managed Services/Vendor primary point of contact between IT, business operations, internal business partners, and external clients.
This Project manager will be accountable for the project scope, schedule, budget, quality, communication, risk management, and issue management.
7 years of cross functional business experience including one or more of the following: technical project management, warehousing and/or transportation management, IT solutions development, customer relationships. Experience with vendor management desirable.
3 years of direct project management experience on medium to large IT projects (6 or more people for 9 or more months) working within a defined project management methodology and standard practices.
Solid written and verbal communication skills in customer settings and with internal senior management. Solid active listening, facilitation and presentation skills.
Working knowledge of basic business/accounting principles and transportation management.
Broad range of network and desktop knowledge, including experience with MS Office Suite.
Solid knowledge of IT software development life cycle methodologies and processes.
Strong project management skills.
Negotiation and budget management skills.
Demonstrated analytical capabilities.
Experience managing customer expectations.
Ability to lead and motivate professionals to produce high quality results on time and within budget.
Ability to learn and understand functionality of multiple transportation and/or logistics related systems.
Ability to establish solid business relationships and work effectively with senior business and client or stakeholder contacts.
Ability to work and participate effectively in a dynamic self directed environment.
Ability to lead and mentor teammates to increase overall team capabilities.
Ability to communicate business needs to technical people and to communicate and simplify complex technical information for non-technical people.
Con-way Enterprise Services, located in northwest Portland, includes the company’s Information Technology, Finance and Administration teams. The Enterprise Services campus consists of approximately 700 professional services employees, and borders The Pearl, near Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital in Northwest Portland.
Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), our parent company, is a $5.3 billion freight transportation and logistics services company headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI. An industry leader combining the resources of over 28,500 professionals in the transportation and logistics industry, Con-way delivers industry-leading services through its primary operating companies of Con-way Freight, Con-way Truckload, and Menlo Worldwide Logistics. These operating units provide high-performance, day-definite less-than-truckload (LTL), full truckload and intermodal freight transportation; logistics, warehousing and supply chain management services; and trailer manufacturing. Con-way and its subsidiaries operate from more than 440 operating locations across North America and in 18 countries across five continents.
Con-way is an Equal Opportunity Employer offering challenging and rewarding careers. More information about Con-way, its operations and services can be found on the Web at www.con-way.com.
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