IT Delivery Lead


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for an IT Delivery Lead for a contract opportunity with one of our largest clients located in Detroit, MI!

Title: IT Delivery Lead

Location: Detroit, MI (Remote)

Duration: 12+ Months

Role Type: W2 Contract Engagement

Engagement Description

Serve as Delivery Lead for medium to large initiatives. This person will be responsible and accountable for successful end-to-end project delivery as measured by: On-Time, On-Budget, With Quality and Customer Satisfaction.

Duties /Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing complex initiatives using a formal project management methodology.
  • Partner with Business areas to assist with Business Case obtaining approved scope and value.

    Ensures established project budget and schedule are met.
  • Facilitates meetings with multiple levels within the organization to obtain, drive and communicate the status of the project.
  • Present project-related presentations for director-level leadership.
  • Direct and frequent involvement in sponsor, client, and customer relations to ensure that service expectations are met.
  • Identify, document, and driving issues and risks to resolution / mitigation and when necessary escalate to leadership for assistance.  Develop decision documents for options to resolve issues / risks.
  • Establish, analyzes, monitors and forecasts project budget based on information provided from a variety of areas.
  • Develop detailed plans and schedules using MS Project.

Top 3 Required Skills/Experience

  • Proven experience successfully managing complex IT initiatives – 5 Years
  • Proven experience successfully managing large teams of diverse resources – 5 Years
  • Proven experience collaborating at the Manager and Director level – 5  Years

Required Skills/Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience running IT projects
  • Demonstrated strong leadership skills with hands on management of project execution
  • A -take charge- approach and desire to remove project road blocks, resolve issues and mitigate risks
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (English speaking – required)
  • Able to communicate using terminology that can be understood by both technical and business leadership.   Translate complex technical items in a form that can be understood by non-technical resources.
  • Demonstrated experience in building win- win relationships with Business and IS partners
  • Proven analytical skills to analyze financial and schedule forecasts and identify issues and opportunities
  • Proven experience managing a large dollar project that have significant business implications
  • Keen understanding of key success factors for large scale initiatives
  • Successful record of Project Work Plan (resource, cost, and time) management
  • High proficiency (expert-level) in the use of MS-Project
  • Experience with projects that have multiple stakeholders

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Planview experience preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree required, Masters degree preferred
  • PMP certification preferred

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job ID: JOB-235508
Publish Date: 13 May 2024

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