Project Management - Enterprise Project Manager - Advanced

Location Columbia
Discipline: Information Technology
Salary: $60 to $65
Contact email: rgarcia@brightmetro.com
Job ref: 435187
Published: about 2 months ago
Summary
  • Client is seeking an experienced project manager to work directly with the client's leadership team to ensure the successful management of complex project efforts that directly impact the success of the state’s enterprise services and technologies.
  • The project manager will interact with staff, other team members, all levels of management and internal and external organizations, including vendors performing outsourced work, in the compilation and management of information needed for project plans, portfolio/program plans, metrics, reports and project management documentation.
Roles & Responsibilities Daily duties / responsibilities:
This implementation assistance would include, but is not limited to:
  • Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting and stability of project oriented work efforts.
  • Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies for client's to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
  • Responsible for assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts on a daily basis, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of customers.
  • Coordinates communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
  • Assists program manager(s) in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities for utilizing it to achieve the goals of the enterprise.
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools, resource management practices and change management techniques.
  • Manages one or more cross-functional projects of medium to high complexity.
  • More senior role has responsibility for multiple large, complex projects with greater impact to the enterprise.
  • Implementation assistance would include, but is not limited to:
  • Coordinate cross-project activities
  • Formulate, Organize And Monitor Inter-Connected Projects
  • Monitor and support deadlines, budgets and activities
  • Apply change, risk and resource management
  • Collaborating with agencies to provide recommendations
  • Document all meetings attended, directives, and significant phone conversations.
  • Develop and deliver professional technical program updates to senior management and project stakeholders.
  • Communicates with it leadership, business leadership and it business consultants to communicate program strategy, direction and changes.
  • Responsible for tracking key project milestones and recommending adjustments to project managers
  • Must possess extensive knowledge and expertise in the use of project management methodologies and tools.
Preferred Qualifications Preferred skills (rank in order of importance):
Minimum Qualifications Required skills (rank in order of importance):
  • Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods
  • Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
  • Excellent communication skills
EXCELLENT PROBLEM-SOLVING ABILITY
 
  • Required education/certifications:
  • B.A. In information technology or related field.
  • 5 years’ of relevant work experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in management of large it projects
  • Simultaneously manage multiple work efforts
  • Strong schedule management and resource planning skills
  • Ability to work at a high-volume and fast pace
  • Strong collaborator and strong ability to meet deadlines
  • Manage regulatory compliance project
  • Ability to identify, map, and re-engineer business processes
Certifications:
  • Project Management Professional