Local candidates strongly preferred
Candidate MUST possess PMP certification through PMI or VITA's PM certification. No other certification qualify.
Candidate must also be able to work onsite 2-3 days/week.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Asset Management Division is seeking a senior technical Project Manager to manage and deliver a complex IT project(s) with multiple teams and work streams coordinated to an aggressive delivery schedule.
Project manager is responsible for the outcome of the assigned projects. The project manager leads the team through the Commonwealth Standard for Project Management for successful completion of the project phases: PreSelect, Initiation, Planning, Execution and Control and Closeout.
The selected candidate will:
Serve as a hands-on technical project manager with development staff and business groups.
Coordinate and communicate with ITD management and staff to coordinate work tasks and resourcing.
Communicate timelines and expectations to technical and business staff.
Collaborate with vendors, consultants, and contractors in the execution of projects including contract management and working with the procurement office(s).
Adhere to VDOT and VITA project management practices and governance requirements; coordinate with VDOT and VITA Project Management Offices.
Maintain project budget, plans, tasks, schedules, risks, and status and disseminates information to team members and customers as defined in the communications plan.
Ensure documentation of requirements and uses cases, facilitate design workshops for assigned project.
Ensure definition of test objectives, designed test plans and test cases for assigned project.
Provide the management of project milestones and deliverables for on-time and on-budget delivery.
Define, measure, and clearly communicate progress with metrics.
Support system and application training efforts.
Required/Desired Skills Skill Required /Desired Amount of Experience Consultant Experience Consultant Last Used The candidate must have a minimum of 8 years experience managing large projects and a bachelor's degree. Required 8 Years Experience in IT Infrastructure delivery (networking, physical plant, vendor management, site provisioning Required 8 Years Experience managing large, multi-stream projects. Required 8 Years PMP or Qualified under Commonwealth of Virginia Qualification Standards for IT Project Managers for Category 4 Projects. Required 0 Experience in both Agile and Waterfall project management Desired 5 Years Agile Scrum Master certification Desired 5 Years Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, Project Server) Desired 15 Years Questions No. Question Consultant Answer Question1 Commonwealth of Virginia security policies prohibit the use of offshore IT contractors. Do you attest to the fact that your candidate will physically reside within the US for the duration of the assignment? Question2 Please list candidate's email address. Question3 Does candidate possess an active PMP from PMI OR a PM certification from VITA (no other certifications are accepted? This is REQUIRED, NO exceptions. Please upload a copy of the PMP certification, in order to be considered. Question4 Does candidate possess an active Agile Scrum Master certification? This is REQUIRED, NO exceptions. Please upload a copy of the Scrum certification, in order to be considered. Question5 Does your candidate agree to work onsite 2-3 days/wk? This is REQUIRED. Question6 How soon after an offer can your candidate start?