EPMO Project Manager.

EPMO Project Manager.

08 Apr 2021
Florida, Orlando, 32801 Orlando USA

EPMO Project Manager.

Apex Systems, the nation's 2nd largest Information Technology staffing firm, has an opportunity for an Enterprise Project Manager to work for a large education company in Orlando, however, this position can sit 100% REMOTE,.

This is a contract to hire opportunity and the client offers a variety of perks, including a flexible schedule and the opportunity to work with the newest technologies. This Project Manager will be joining an existing team but will need to be able to work on his/her own and take ownership of the project.

Applicants must have 5+ years of IT Project Management experienc e . If interested in this position or any other Project Management opportunities in the greater Central Florida area, send a resume to Sara Wisneski, Senior Professional Recruiter in Apex's Orlando Office -

Responsibilities Overview of the Enterprise Project Manager:

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing projects and deliverables against a timeline, budget and scope in order to recognize and mitigate risks. The Project Manager manages resources, schedules, financials and adheres to the EPMO best practice processes throughout the life of the project. Contributes to process improvement initiatives as it relates to improving project delivery. The Project Manager has the authority to run the project on a day-to-day basis to verify that the project produces the required deliverables of quality, within the specified constraints of time and cost in order to achieve the potential benefits defined in the business case.

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:

• Provide leadership for the project team: develop and motivate team members to meet project goals by adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

• Ability to analyze and synthesize business requirements, including recognizing patterns and conceptualizing processes

• Full project life cycle ownership: successful project delivery will include full implementation from initiation to deployment

• Report on project success criteria results: reporting includes measuring against established metrics, adherence to testing requirements and deployment management activities

• Create a problem-solving environment: work creatively and analytically using skills that demonstrate teamwork, innovation and a focus on solutioning results

• Participate in establishing practices, templates, policies, tools and partnerships to expand and mature these capabilities for the organization

• Prepare estimates and a detailed project plan for all phases of the project

• Procure adequate resources to achieve project objectives in planned timeframes

• Manage the day-to-day project activities and resources and facilitates the project management team meetings as well as other required events associated with the needs of the projects

• Provide status reporting by communicating across leadership levels regarding project milestones, deliverables, dependencies, risks and issues

• Understand interdependencies between technology, operations and business needs

• Demonstrate a functional acumen to support how solutions will address client goals while maintaining alignment with industry best practices

• Manage project scope and changes against the project's timeline and budget requirements

• Participate and/or drive feasibility studies, vendor selections and proposals for evaluation by appropriate key stakeholders

• Act as an internal quality control check for the project

• Manage ongoing quality control and participate in quality issue resolution

• Assist as needed in dispute, negotiation, arbitration and/or litigation

• Support formal/informal schedules to manage the engagement contract

• Define the Statement of Work and Specifications for the requested goods and services

• Develop and manage all aspects of project engagement from planning, external vendor relationships, communications, resources, budget, change, risks and issues

• Set and continually manage project requirements while delegating and managing deliverable with team members and stakeholders

• Monitor, track and control outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables

• Define success criteria and key performance indicators and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle

• Ensure that projects and programs are proceeding according to scope, schedule, budget and quality standards

• Manage project and program issues, developing mitigation(s) to that impact the baseline

• Continue professional development to keep abreast of emerging technologies, methods and best practices

• Understanding of project management principles, methods and techniques

• Meet professional obligations through efficient work habits such as, meeting deadlines, honoring schedules, coordinating resources and meetings in an effective and timely manner, and demonstrate respect for others

• All work responsibilities are subject to having performance goals and/or targets established

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education/Licensure/Certification:

• Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field of study or equivalent work experience

• Industry certification in project management practice (preferred)

Experience:

• Five (5) years of project management or related experience

• Five (5) years of experience working with business stakeholders

• One (1) year of previous experience gathering requirements from stakeholder groups

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Intermediate level of proficiency with MS Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint and SharePoint with experience presenting to stakeholder and/or senior leadership

• Proven ability to demonstrate a drive for results and accountability of business needs

• Proven ability to work in an ambiguous environment and collaborate across multiple areas to achieve a common business objective

• Interpersonal skills to influence and spur change, facilitate and enhance performance within a cross-functional environment

• Demonstrate decisiveness in resolving business problems, making decisions and identifying priorities

EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or

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