IT Infrastructure Project Manager (m/f/diverse)

5. Dezember 2018
Miami, FL

The IT Infrastructure Project Manager (“Infrastructure PM”) role works under the guidance of an assigned Project Manager to complete projects on time and within the established budget and quality standards. The Infrastructure PM will participate in project initiation, planning, execution, and close down tasks, and will be responsible for planning, leading, and documenting meetings. The Infrastructure PM will assist in preparation of project budgetary and other financial reports, prepare project status information/reports, and assist in procurement management tasks.

The Infrastructure PM will also create/update technical documentation, and will support project manager on an as-needed basis with an array of administrative tasks such as project tracking, communication, financials and other tasks.

The position requires the Infrastructure PM to be highly organized with a strong attention to detail and ability to effectively multi-task.

A background in the maritime industry is highly desired along with knowledge of new builds and/or dry docks. Previous experience as a junior project manager and/or project administrator is required; aspiring to achieve PMI certification is desired.

Goals

  • Follow LHIND and/or customer standards and processes for project management.
  • Apply experience in the PM knowledge areas to support successful project initiation, planning, execution and close down activities.
  • Create and maintain project deliverables that reflect high quality.
  • Use exceptional communication skills to keep project manager and local LHIND management informed of status and issues; and to keep customer informed as directed by the project manager.
  • Develop an understanding of the technical landscape in order to identify impacted areas/processes resulting from the project objectives, to identify risks and opportunities.
  • Apply flexibility, initiative and know-how to support the project manager for overall project success.
  • Professionally represent LHIND.

Tasks

  • Assist with or independently perform the following tasks:
  • Document requirements; prepare and maintain technical diagrams and documentation.
  • Prepare Bill of Materials.
  • Maintain project budgets, forecasts, and actual expenses.
  • Develop and maintain project plans and documentation.
  • Proactively identify risks and issues
  • Follow up on open items and issues. Maintain the related log/documentation.
  • Lead and/or participate in meetings as directed by project manager.
  • Prepare meeting minutes.
  • Work independently with customers and/or vendors on a variety of project related topics, under the direction of the project manager.
  • Critically evaluate information from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts.
  • Under direction of the Project Manager, prepare quality management plans.
  • Successfully engage in multiple concurrent activities while maintaining high degree of organization and accuracy.
  • Functionally report through, and receive direction within a matrix style organization
  • Utilize various tools and systems such as MS Project, Visio, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel as required to fulfill position duties.
  • Represent company in a professional manner and prepare intelligent and informative presentations.
  • Use exceptional communication skills to help ensure timely and accurate internal, external, and customer communications.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned
  • Travel is required, including international travel – 50-75%

*Additional working hours above 40 and/or on normal “off hours” may be required due to working as part of a global team, and during peak workloads.

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Education

  • High school certificate required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or equivalent experience will be considered
  • Master’s degree required

Equivalent related work experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree may be considered

Professional experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience as a junior project manager or project administrator in a Maritime environment with a focus on ship new builds and/or dry docks, yard preparations, convergence projects.
  • Experience in infrastructure planning, network and server design and delivery including WAP, Wi-Fi, AP, CCTV, phones, cabling and switches; knowledge of related technologies, devices/components, and vendors.
  • Experience developing or understanding technical diagrams and in writing technical documentation.
  • Prior application of PMI based PM standards for project planning, monitoring and controlling on medium to large-scale projects.
  • Experience developing BOMs and in preparing and managing project budget.
  • Experience developing project KPIs and related reporting desired.
  • Experience developing compelling business cases with accurate cost and effort estimations.
  • Experience using MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Visio required.
  • Prior experience working directly with customers and vendor partners is required.
  • Experience in the bus, rail, other transportation and/or hotel industries is a plus; in other industries in which LHIND markets products and/or professional services is a plus.
  • Prior experience as a business / systems analyst is a plus.

Language

  • Fluent English required.
  • German desired.
  • Other language desired.

Expert Knowledge

  • This position is requires the person to bring genuine expertise in the job as defined in the responsibilities.
  • Proficiency in MS Project, Visio, Word, PowerPoint, Excel are required.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, documentation/writing, presentation skills required.
  • Knowledge of infrastructure diagramming required.
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot problems that may arise in work products.
  • Outstanding interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong work ethic, self-starter; demonstrates intellectual curiosity, teamwork and integrity.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and to changing business requirements; ability to work in a dynamic and challenging environment.
  • Ability to confidently build consensus and relationships among vendors, customers, and team.
  • Ability to work independently and carry a high level of responsibility and autonomy while working within defined boundaries of the position authority and within the standards of the company is required.
  • Familiarity with LHIND products, services, and LHIND Quality Standards is desired but not mandatory.

IT Knowledge:

  • Expert Computer proficiency.
  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), MS Project, Visio.
  • High level of expertise in Excel is highly desirable

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent Analytical Skills
  • Good Entrepreneurial / commercial mindset
  • Excellent Ability to manage complexity
  • Good Negotiation Skills
  • Excellent Independent and proactive approach
  • Excellent Strategic and conceptual thinking
  • Excellent Attention to quality and detail
  • Excellent Decisiveness
  • Excellent Assertiveness
  • Excellent Problem solving / solution oriented
  • Excellent Service / Customer Orientation
  • Excellent Innovative and open to change
  • Excellent Flexibility
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Excellent Communication skills (verbal and written) /
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good Intercultural competence
  • Excellent Conflict management skills
  • Excellent Cooperation skills/Team player
  • Excellent Structured / systematic approach/
  • Process orientation
  • Excellent Professional and confident manner
  • Well-groomed appearance

Environmental Influences:

  • Extensive travel may be required including international travel.
  • Additional working hours above 40 and/or on normal “off hours” may be required due to working as part of a global team, and during peak work loads
  • Ability to work autonomously, under time pressures, and ability to multi-task are critical to this position.
  • Must possess permit to work in the U.S.
  • Willingness to travel
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

Formal selection procedure

  • Multiple levels of interviews may be required

*CV/Resume required.

*Cover letter required.

*Company will not provide relocation assistance.

About Lufthansa Industry Solutions BS GmbH

Lufthansa Industry Solutions is a service provider for IT consulting and system integration. This Lufthansa subsidiary helps its clients with the digital transformation of their companies. Its customer base includes companies both within and outside the Lufthansa Group, as well as more than 200 companies in various lines of business. The company is based in Norderstedt and employs more than 1,500 members of staff at several branch offices in Germany, Switzerland and the USA.

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