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IT Project Manager

Main Office (MOS)



Our Information Technology team is looking for a high organized and detail-oriented Project Manager to facilitate and manage the processes and timelines of our IT projects. If you enjoy collaborating with others to effectively deliver high quality technology solutions, read further and apply today!


As an IT Project Manager, you'll be responsible for the execution and improvement of Sun's IT agile and lean project management process. You'll plan, coordinate and facilitate activities for the successful execution of projects in a range of sizes and in various stages of the technology development process. You'll create and maintain project schedules and foster communication between technical and non-technical audiences. Additionally, you'll track all details of assigned projects, execute mitigation plans when risk arises and report the status to management.


  1. Create and maintain projects documentation in accordance with project management guidelines.  Communicate project status to leadership through standard project documentation.
  2. Develop appropriate communications for team members, management, sponsors, and stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.
  3. Create project budgets, plans, and timelines.
  4. Ensure the assigned technology project is implemented within scope, according to the project budget, and within the project timeline.
  5. Coordinate project tasks and facilitate efforts and communication between stakeholders.
  6. Coordinate software deployment activities, collect approvals and documentation to ensure compliance with Sun's IT SOX controls.
  7. Facilitate sponsor governance sessions to review project change requests.
  8. Track project risks and issues; facilitate impact analysis efforts and coordinate mitigation activities.
  9. Coordinate leadership review sessions to lead decision process.
  10. Prepare and maintain meeting minutes for all project meetings; track and follow-up on all open items.
  11. Facilitate all major deliverable approvals during the project lifecycle.
  12. Submit process improvement recommendations and partners with the business to manage business change.
  13. Facilitate requirements reviews and prioritization sessions to finalize project scope.
  14. Conduct project retrospective meetings to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  15. Other duties and special projects as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field, OR equivalent education and experience
  • Minimum of 3 years IT project management experience
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of project management tools and procedures
  • Knowledge of technology methodologies, processes, technical relationships, data security and compliance standards (i.e. Sarbanes-Oxley)
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong negotiation, presentation and reporting skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Advanced computer proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with two PPO plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family
  • Comprehensive Dental Plan
  • Voluntary Vision Plan with the option of electing coverage for you and your family members at affordable rates
  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Identity Theft Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education
  • Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities
  • Paid Time Off including nine holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty

Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type:  Regular
Classification:  Full Time
Job Reference:  79562

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Manager, Business Process, Management

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