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Title: IT Project Manager with PMP
Location: Atlanta Georgia
Duration: 12 Months
Interview Type: Webcam Interview or In-Person
Work Status: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.
Job Type: C2C, C2H, W2
Experience: 10 YEARS
The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS), Office of Information Technology, is seeking qualified candidates for a Technology Project Manager in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
The Technology Project Manager will provide project management support and oversight for an on-premise to Cloud Services Management system migration and support. The position is accountable to the Project Management Officer , the Department’s Chief Architect and the supported system and business owners. The Technology Project Manager works with Agency and State level executives, software vendors, service providers, and business directors to implement changes to the environment.
Under general supervision, manages and/or coordinates all tasks for medium and large-sized project(s) of moderate to high complexity and risk.
Manages and/or provides project management consultation for all aspects of the project through the project management and software development life cycle.
Works closely with the resource manager, vendor, business analysts, and subject matter experts on the various system support teams.
Manages the project as scoped by the project steering committee.
Manages schedules, risks, issues and inter-dependencies with understanding of on premise and cloud technologies.
During initiation, helps clients determine the best approaches for reaching objectives; during planning, develops project management tools including plans for scope management, risk management, communications, change control, and performance measurement and tracking.
Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
During execution, monitors performance and reports to management project status and pertinent issues, including major milestones and potential project risks.
Provides continuing direction to the project team, conducts status meetings, assesses proposed changes in scope, and recommends courses of action to project sponsors during the execution phase.
Near the end of the project, uses the product verification process to make sure that the project has delivered what the client expected and performs a lesson learned for all projects.
Promote and support Project Management Office policies and processes
Works with Office of Information Technology Leadership to Identify specific opportunities or weakness within assigned projects and make specific project performance improvement changes to structures, processes, or people.
Briefs and presents project status to Agency and State level executives
Work with the project steering committee and senior project management
Develops time and cost estimates, project plans/schedules, and budgets
Works with security, architectural and quality assurance teams to utilize established system standards, procedures, and quality objectives
Oversees and controls ongoing costs, schedules, resources, scope, and risks
Directs project team members to take necessary action steps to achieve the goals and objectives of the project
Facilitate critical process assessments and redesign for process improvements
Chairs, manages, or facilitates project kickoff meetings, communicating individual roles and project expectations.
Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors, and key clients
Ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively.
Manage scope by using a variety of data sources to support project negotiations related to time, cost, and/or quality.
Develops, monitors, coordinates and oversees project activities, such as scheduling, tracking, and reporting; leads change efforts impacting own projects.
Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues. Keeps management aware of the situation.
Assesses variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.
Conduct formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.
Bachelor’s degree in related field or specialized training and seven years of IT project management experience
PMP certification from PMI or equivalent certification
Ten (10) years’ experience leading projects of moderate to high complexity S
Seven (7) years’ hands on experience leading server-based application development/enhancement projects
Led/coordinated vendor managed projects within the last 5 years
Executive level written and oral communication skills.
Hands-on experience with MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365
Experience and knowledge migrating on-premise applications to cloud managed environment
Master’s degree in related field or specialized training and seven years of IT project management experience
Experience with state government procurement and administrative procedures
Experience with Government Health and Human Services Eligibility Systems, projects and business processes
Experience working in an Enterprise outsourced environment
Apply here or Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Keywords: PMI,project management,MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365
Pay Rate: DOE
Job Duration: 12 Months
% Travel Required: None
Job Posted by: Consulting Services
Job ID: OOJ - 2007
Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S