05 Apr Top 3 Requested Skills Hiring Managers Look For From IT Project Managers
When looking for an IT Project Management position, there are a ton of opportunities out there to choose from, but not every company shares the same culture or value system that you do. How do you know when
Luckily, there are three skills that most hiring managers look for when hiring a great IT Project Manager. Drum roll please…(sound of drums)
#1: Visionary Leader – This type of leader looks at the whole picture and tackles it, they can see through the uncertainty and challenges of the IT project. They have a clear vision of how they will complete the IT project. They make their team feel like they have a real stake in the IT project. They think about things like what IT project management methodology to use. They ensure the IT project is goal-oriented that is on time and on budget which equates to a successful project.
#2: Communication – According to Project Management Institute(PMI), communication is the lifeblood of the IT project and the IT project manager should spend 90 percent of the time doing so. A good IT project manager actively listens then gives feedback, collaborates with the team and always keeps the stakeholders in the loop. They use this skill to also negotiate and/or sway stakeholders to ensure the success of the project.
#3: Motivation – Having the can do attitude goes a long way with and IT Project Management team. That type of positive attitude become the norm and create a culture within the team. It increases productivity, efficiency and the quality of work.
When you’re looking to find your next IT Project Management position with a company who values culture and growth, – contact Nicole Perry @ Staffing USA: (609) 496-5200 or [email protected].