The IT Project Manager is primarily responsible for CNS IT systems and technology project management. IT systems include internal and externally hosted platforms. Project Management includes a variety of information technology project and support duties to ensure smooth delivery of technology services to CNS staff and membership.
The essential duties and responsibilities of this position, include but are not limited to:
Responsible for enhancing IT services and managing the development and execution of plans with external project dependencies.
Collaborates directly with partners, staff and other stakeholders to determine project scope/specifications and to develop and deploy effective technical solutions.
Ensures quality delivery of hardware and software solutions by managing all third party consultants/administrators in the project implementation activities according to plans and within budget.
Implements best practice processes, standards and quality controls that increase the CNS operational maturity, operational performance, project delivery and software quality.
Collaborates with IT, staff and 3rd party developers to produce software design, development, system and data flow analysis, detailed dataflow diagrams, structures and charts.
Co-develop business contingency plan.
Occasional website support (Drupal).
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Minimum of three years’ experience in project management and general business analysis.
Bachelor’s Degree in computer science preferred or equivalent experience.
Intermediate SQL skills.
QA skills in cross-browser compatibility, unit testing and debugging tools.
Possess an understanding of the life cycle of a technology project and is capable of keeping projects within scope and budget while staying on the timeline.
Strong computer skills required, including expertise with Microsoft suite of software: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
Work with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment and tact.
Excellent writing, grammatical, and proofreading skills required.
Strong interpersonal and oral communication skills required.
Supervisory experience with demonstrated ability to develop a cohesive team and utilize the diverse abilities of staff.
About Congress of Neurological Surgeons
The Congress of Neurological Surgeons is the leader in education and innovation, dedicated to advancing neurosurgery. The CNS provides members with the educational and career development opportunities they need to become leaders and innovators in the field.
Our volunteers and staff serve more than 9,600 members around the world. Working with us gives you firsthand opportunities to support our mission!
CNS offers a collaborative team environment, generous holiday/time off policy, comprehensive (health, vision, dental, short-term disability, long-term disability and life), employee assistance program and 401(k). In addition, CNS offers an employee referral bonus, casual dress code, flextime and telecommuting options.