JOB TITLE: IT PROJECT MANAGERLONG TERM CONTRACTPOSITION SUMMARY:
IT Project Manager is responsible for a variety of department and project tasks associated with the managing and tracking of business and IT initiatives.
The client is seeking an IT Project Manager to drive business and technology projects to completion while insuring adherence to established budgets, business plans, process, procedures and requirements while working closely with Business unit personnel, Business Analysts and Architects.
The project manager will be responsible for adhering to project management governance on multiple current and future projects.
Additionally, the PM will be accountable for generating project schedules, identifying/staffing needed resourcing, completing the procurement of vendor products / implementation services, and submitting funding requests as required. The PM will manage the delivery efforts and report status of each to the Executive Steering Committee.
The PM will work with multiple business and platform areas including Information Technology, Medicaid, Child Welfare, and other areas.
The Project Manager will conduct project meetings and is responsible for project tracking and analysis, ensuring adherence to quality standards and project deliverables.
The PM will be part of a PMO team responsible for all aspects of IT project governance, assessment, management and control. The ability to gather and define requirements; build a project plan; identifying resource needs; and transparent, clear communications across all levels of stakeholders.
Essential is the ability to multi-task on continually changing and morphing priorities as prescribed by leadership in response to department and legislative direction.
Minimum 4 to 5 years of experience in an enterprise level driving it projects
Ability to work within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting)
Ability to interact with, educate, learn from, and drive business and IT teams.
Ability to work effectively under very broad direction with general supervision
Ability to motivate team and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
Ability to gather and organize multiple simultaneous complex business process scenarios
Ability to break down complex tasks into actionable work items, sequenced appropriately
Ability to manage scope creep with a focus on delivering a minimum viable product
Excellent organizational, presentation, interpersonal and team building skills
Excellent time management and project planning/strategizing skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations, implementing service improvement initiatives
Demonstrated experience managing multiple parallel work efforts
Track project progress, monitor and modify project schedules and provide status updates to project team. Escalate issues to management and/or appropriate leadership as appropriate.
Provide insight and knowledge into improving processes related to portfolio, project and program management