IT Project Manager (Contract)

Title IT Project Manager (Contract)
Category Corporate

The World, Residences at Sea, is the largest privately owned residential yacht on earth. At The World we are one team, we are always passionate and caring and we support one another in mutual respect.

We believe in our mission and drive for continuous improvement by challenging each other to be better and by measuring and benchmarking against the best. We take ownership and hold ourselves accountable. We have a unified, empowered, and strong team culture that values diversity and recognizes, develops and retains talent.

The IT Project Manager’s primary responsibility is to manage multiple projects and deliver them on time, within budget and scope.


A strong understanding of, and ability to execute project management methodologies and tools.

The ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams to manage the successful completion of projected related activities.

Planning: 30%

  • Works with business leaders to understand and document requirements
  • Works with IT and product owner to document product requirements
  • Works with vendors to obtain project specific documentation
  • Establish formal meeting controls – update meetings, project updates, meeting summaries, etc

Execution: 70%

  • Successfully manage and execute projects on schedule and on budget
  • Accountable for in-scope, on-schedule, on-budget and high-quality delivery of all IT programs and projects in the accountable portfolio
  • Follows and exemplifies consistent project management practices, processes, and metrics
  • Develop clear, business language presentations for business senior leadership to support swift decision making and issue resolution when needed
  • Maintains, socializes and enforces the overall project management lifecycle for Clients
  • Work with the IT leaders and product owner(s) and key executives on key decision-making activities during project execution as needed

Hiring Requirements

  • Experience in managing software development and infrastructure implementation projects
  • Strong working knowledge of Smart Sheet, MS Projects and MS Excel
  • Able to travel internationally
  • Previous experience managing shipboard dry-dock projects is desired
  • Experience managing different types of IT projects, including:
  • Managing multiple projects at same time
  • Delivering web-based projects while using agile methodologies
  • Delivering network infrastructure and cabling projects
  • Delivering server upgrades
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving/decision making skills
  • Ability to work out of the country for 4 to 6 weeks at a time
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