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about 1 year ago
Location: Long Island
Job type: Contract/Locum
Contact: No Name
Category: Project Manager

Position Expectations 


Position Title:  IT Project Manager (BlueCities Engineering)


Position Summary:

The IT Project Manager manages a portfolio of projects through all phases of the project life-cycle. The Project Manager interfaces with business leaders, and others within an assigned Business functional area to actively lead all aspects of the project, including project team definition, project planning, documentation, execution, tracking, reporting, rollout, interfaces with training and support groups, and formalized project closure. The Project Manager also provides direction, coaching, and mentoring by sharing their knowledge and expertise in project management with others.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Create requirements, specifications, and project plan. Define project team; establish resource allocation with managers of each IT discipline; facilitate product purchasing and establish success criteria.

  • Proactively communicate and collaborate with internal/external customers to analyze informational needs and functional requirements and deliver those requirements and use Case documentation

  • Define project high level scope, establish stakeholders, considering financial, resource, and technological constraints; develops cost estimates with consideration to business impacts and risks.

  • Collect technical documentation, deployment plan, production support plan. Interface between IT and business units and/or Business Partners.

  • Manage changes, risks, scope, cost, quality, communications, time, and procurement.

  • Ensure that JetBlue IT and business standards and procedures are maintained in accordance with Company policies, audits, security, and regulatory requirements.  

  • Manage deliverables that are within scope as well as changes for those items that are added or deleted

  • Schedule and coordinate the tasks of the highly interdependent deliverables, resources, projects, and initiatives.

  • Identify the projects and/or programs critical path and plan and measure the project goals and objectives.

  • Develop mitigation responses and strategies to address project risks.

  • Report status and address project questions with the team and leadership.

  • Create and maintain a repository for department-level projects and knowledge management, allowing our business stakeholders to regularly communicate relevant information to senior leadership.

  • Provide up-to-date information on the project dashboard and SharePoint sites to ensure all status reports are current and correct for all stakeholders to review.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Experience and Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Diploma

  • Five (5) years active project management experience

  • Expert in industry standards in project management and development methodologies (PMBOK, MSF, SEI, Agile Methods, RUP, etc.)

  • Practical knowledge of the Project and Program Management Lifecycle

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply project management techniques, tools and documents.

  • Sound decision making ability, analytical reasoning and organizational skills with the ability to successfully complete multiple projects simultaneously

  • Financial acumen, net present value analysis, moderate return on investment analysis, and ability to structure a business case (or ability to quickly learn said skills.)

  • Knowledge & experience of project cost tracking

  • Technology and systems knowledge (cursory knowledge of how Information Technology systems work from a business standpoint.)

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • Self-motivated and the ability to work with little supervision

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Available for overnight travel (up to 50%.)

  • Proficient with the Microsoft Project, Visio and Office Suite (Excel, Word PowerPoint, Outlook.)

  • Flexible and able to work at any time, including nights, weekends, and holidays

  • Able to pass a ten (10) year background check and pre-employment drug test

  • Legally eligible to work in the country in which the position is located

    Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Project Management Certification (PMP)

  • Ability to tailor communication style to different audiences, and to exercise good judgment in frequency and nature of communications to different parties (senior management, stakeholders, team members, etc.)

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment

  • Ability to rapidly resolve issues and recognize when escalation is necessary

  • Excellent problem solving and structured thinking skills

Crewmember Expectations:

  • Regular attendance and punctuality.

  • Potential need to work flexible hours and be available to respond on short-notice.

  • Well groomed and able to maintain a professional appearance.

  • When working or traveling on JetBlue flights, and if time permits, all capable crewmembers are asked to assist with light cleaning of the aircraft.

  • Must be an appropriate organizational fit for the JetBlue culture, that is, exhibit the JetBlue values of Safety, Caring, Integrity, Passion and Fun.

  • Promote JetBlue’s #1 value of safety as a Safety Ambassador, supporting JetBlue’s Safety Management System (SMS) components, Safety Policy and behavioral standards

  • Identify safety concerns, issues, incidents or hazards that should be reported and report them whenever possible and by any means necessary including JetBlue’s confidential reporting systems (Aviation Safety Action Program (ASAP) or Safety Action Report(SAR))


  • Computer and other office equipment.

Work Environment:

  • Normal office environment.

Physical Effort: 

  • Generally not required, or up to 10 pounds occasionally, 0 pounds frequently. (Sedentary)



Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the crewmember(s) assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of individuals in this position. Position Expectations may be subject to change as the needs of the organization change. 

JetBlue Airways Corp. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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