IT Project Manager

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Alliance Defending Freedom is an alliance-building legal organization that advocates for the right of people to freely live out their faith. Please visit to view our Statement of Faith and Doctrinal Distinctives.

I.T. Project Manager

Alliance Defending Freedom is looking for a highly professional I.T. Project Manager to join us in our Scottsdale, AZ office. As the I.T. Project Manager (PM), you are a vital part of the Information Technology team. In this role, you will report to the Project Management manager and manage medium to large size IT projects.  Projects will include both infrastructure and software initiatives. Responsibilities will include creating project plans, managing the project budget, vendor management, risk identification and mitigation, task assignment, project resource planning, and managing issues, defects, and action items.  As an I.T. PM, you will also be asked to assist in identifying and documenting requirements while working with the project team.  In this position, you will also be expected to provide reporting to various team members, including the Executive Leadership team, on the status of projects.

Your Essential Responsibilities:

In this position, you will:

  • Outline, define, and initiate projects.
  • Create project plans.
  • Manage all day-to-day activities of the project, including issue & defect tracking, risk identification & mitigation, action items, and the project budget.
  • Identify resources needed.
  • Hold the project team accountable for completing tasks and achieving milestones.
  • Manage project budgets.
  • Compile project reports and informing the project team and management regarding project status and issues.
  • Assist in maturing the Project Management Team by refining documentation, processes, and procedures.
  • Manage the handoff between the project team and the product team after the project is completed
  • Work with other team members on personnel research management to ensure resource conflicts are managed.
  • Manage multiple projects at one time.

Other Responsibilities (Non-Essential):

You will be asked to perform related duties or special projects as assigned.

Skills you need to succeed:

Demonstrated proficiency in:

  • Excellent communication, customer service, research, organization, decision-making, listening, and detail-oriented analytical skills, including articulately explaining any problem or bug and describing how problems were fixed.
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.

Education and/or experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work/technical experience.
  • 7+ years in formal I.T. Project Management.
  • 3+ years of direct I.T. PM experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in vendor management.
  • 3+ years of leading or interacting with software developers, business analysts, quality assurance analysts, trainers, and various levels of business subject matter experts


We have it! Alliance Defending Freedom offers team members a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes major medical insurance, dental care, medical and dependent care reimbursement, paid disability, long-term care insurance, and life insurance. We also offer a 401(k) plan with a generous company match. Work and life balance is important to the well-being of our team members. You will receive paid time off (PTO) that starts accruing from your hire date and 11 paid holidays per year.

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