IT PROJECT MANAGER

Overview

Date Posted:
4/27/2022
Job Code:
IT1300
City:
Seattle
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Information Technology



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

 

Summary:

Trident Seafoods Corporation is looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to direct enterprise IT projects and initiatives. This is a hands-on position that provides project management from small to large-scale projects. Projects may include key infrastructure upgrades, replacement technologies, applications, and system integrations. This position acts as the liaison between our IT teams and business partners with an emphasis on organizing projects effectively following PMI standards. This position will work closely with IT leadership to guarantee timely delivery of projects on time and within budget.  Bring your ideas and best practices!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage diverse IT projects through the various lifecycle stages from business need through design and delivery, including creating, monitoring, modifying, and communicating the project plan and status to all stakeholders and project teams.
  • Project scheduling and task management, including creating, monitoring, modifying, and communicating all aspects of the project
  • Resource forecasting, allocation, and scheduling of resources with IT leadership team, including advocating for resources.
  • Goal setting and developing appropriate strategies for achieving realistic and practical goals.
  • Accountable for project success and documented retrospectives or lessons learned.
  • Strategic project planning.
  • Acquire knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs 
  • Notify leadership of any environmental or safety incidents or risks

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience in an IT Project Management role
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Proficient with Project Management Software (Smartsheet, MS Project, etc.)
  • Project management certifications are a plus
  • Familiarity with and understanding key technologies and platforms (e.g., web services, cloud)
  • Understanding of IT infrastructure and the ability to effectively communicate technical requirements to technical staff and/or consultants, including a solid understanding of data structures, business views, system configurations, integration points, application tools and module functionality

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and application of Project Management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, etc.)
  • Organization skills in managing multiple, parallel projects using formal project planning and scheduling techniques
  • The ability to work through ambiguity
  • Leadership skills to portray a positive attitude in directing and motivating others
  • Effective communication skills (written, verbal and presentation) and proven ability to interact with diverse levels of individuals, both horizontally and vertically, including key stakeholders within the company
  • Adaptability to self-manage in times of stress and making timely decisions in alignment with business goals
  • Consensus building skills to professionally drive change and process improvement in a loosely structured environment
  • Proven track record of managing risk including negotiation and risk mitigation
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills to handle demanding situations with diplomacy and tact

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.