25 days old
2018-01-232018-02-22

Senior IT Project Lead - Content Management

MetLife
Cary, NC
**Job Location:** Cary, NC







**Role Value Proposition:**







Manages the implementation of medium to large sized projects including strategic initiatives. Identifies and assembles the resources required to support the project. Defines and manages the scope of the project with minimum supervision. Conducts project review meetings, documents project status, and supports the resolution of open issues. Escalates critical issues to management, including a resolution approach and the potential impact to the project. Manages the financials of a project. Delivers projects using agile methodologies as well as waterfall methodologies where appropriate. Uses modern IT project tools. This role is primarily for leading projects within the Content Management area (document and content storage, archival, and records management).







**Key Responsibilities:**







+ Working independently, manages medium to large projects or oversees multiple medium sized projects



+ Identifies resources needed, assembles project team, and assigns individual responsibilities



+ Determines scope and documents scope and deliverables based upon documentation and requirements supplied



+ Creates and administers project plan



+ Communicates with Project Management counterparts, customers, and project stakeholders (BSAs, software developers, business, and management) to ensure continuing alignment with project and program objectives



+ Manage stakeholders (customers, vendors, etc.) and team expectations



+ Manage assigned resources to ensure on-time completion of planned tasks



+ Provide senior management and stakeholders with project status



+ Identify and mitigate issues and risks



+ Facilitates project meetings and produces meeting minutes



+ Creates project status using defined templates; participates in template design and refresh



+ Creates and maintains project documentation



+ Ensures that project prerequisites are complete, available, and reviewed/approved







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







Required:







+ 6+ years of working experience in IT or similar field



+ 3+ years of project leadership experience



+ Proficient with project management concepts (scope, communication, financial practices, risk management, etc.)



+ Detailed knowledge and/or experience with technology concept and software development lifecycle (SDLC) methodologies (e.g., Waterfall, Iterative, Agile).



+ Proficient with office automation tools (MS Office, e-mail, Internet)



+ Proficient in Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tools (Clarity, etc.)



+ Experienced with managing offshore teams and/or vendors



+ Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to a technical and non-technical audience.



+ Demonstrated ability to establish relationships and built rapport in order to influence colleagues at all levels, uncover business issues, and identify needs







Preferred:







+ Bachelors degree; a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or business field (accounting, finance, etc.)



+ PMP certification



+ Experience with information lifecycle management records retention / records management







**Business Category**







_Global Technology_







**Number of Openings**







_2_







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 94008

Categories

  • Information Technology
  • Legal

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Senior IT Project Lead - Content Management

MetLife
Cary, NC

Share this job

Senior IT Project Lead - Content Management

MetLife
Cary, NC
US

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast