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Project Manager

Date: Feb 11, 2019

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Industries, headquartered in Birmingham Alabama, was founded by an entrepreneur who was passionate about honoring our commitments to our customers, rejecting the status quo, and seeking to continuously improve our team. We continue to operate that way today, with a passion for our people and our businesses succeeding together. EBSCO has a variety of businesses that are within 5 different industries including Information Services, Publishing, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Insurance Services. We hire passionate people, driven to grow, because we know the success of EBSCO depends on the long-term success of our businesses and our teams.

EBSCO Industries, Inc. has an opportunity for a Project Manager  to organize and oversee multiple cross-functional projects.  This position will work closely with all levels of management as well as multiple Business owners in order to organize, document, and communicate delivery milestones for ongoing projects.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement and oversee a Project Management Methodology for technical initiatives, maintaining consistent standards.
  • Create project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Invoke appropriate change control in order to manage scope (feature creep).
  • Communicate with all levels of the organization (including Executive level) regarding the project status, issues, risks and other pertinent information.
  • Ensure proper planning is done in order to efficiently transition between project phases and areas of responsibility.
  • Minimize EBSCO’s exposure and risk on projects.
  • Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.
  • Work closely with project stakeholders to effectively manage resources on projects and ensure milestones and deadlines are met.

Job Requirements 

  • Associate’s Degree
  • 5+ years of IT project management experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience with MS Project
  • 1 year of experience with Lean Principles and Methodology
  • 1 year of experience working with or reporting to C-Suite or GMs/Presidents

Preferred Skills

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Experience managing technical implementation projects
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
  • Understanding of ITIL principles

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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