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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-01640
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 02/14/2018
 Title: Sr IT Project Manager
 Job Type: 4 Month Contract to Hire
 Pay:  DOE
 Location: Arlington, VA (Crystal City area)

Job Description:

  • Develop project plans to accomplish the project's goals within constraints such as time, cost and agreed quality standards
  • Schedule tasks, deadlines and milestones for stakeholders and resources
  • Develop schedule contingency plans
  • Develop budgets for each project and monitor the overall IT department budget
  • Define, list, mitigate and overall manage project risks and issues
Day-to-Day Management:
  • Run multiple projects on a day-to-day basis
  • Coordinate project subordinates, other staff, service providers, and vendors
  • Disseminate information to the various team members through task and sub-tasks assignment based on requirements
  • Efficiently and competently manage problems -- when things go off plan (due to scope-creep, changed requirements, missed deadlines etc.) bring them back on plan or create a new plan with the assistance of key-stakeholders
  • Record, analyze and understand the requirements of the project and ensure that work proceeds per the specifications
  • Evaluate deliverables prepared by the vendor and internal staff members to make sure the work meets requirements and maintains a high level of quality
  • Constantly monitor and report on the progress of a project to stakeholders
  • Managed the IT procurement process and the management of the IT budget to include the reconciliation with Finance.
  • Provide detailed weekly status reports (written and graphical) of the projects
  • Provide an overall summary of IT projects and their statuses
  • Provide monthly summary report for the executive management
  • Provide weekly budget status
  • List Key Responsibilities
  • Participate in innovation efforts and in teams on innovation initiatives
  • Assume responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication and communication plan
  • Coordinate with various departments and personnel and with management.
  • Coordinate the assignment of tasks and collection and management of requirements with related departments, field offices, and headquarters.
  • Assist and support Organization's personnel as needed.  
  • Respond to questions and information needs.
  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant concerns.
Qualifications, Knowledge Skill Required
  • Bachelor degree in IT and/or business or equivalent education and experience.
  • PMP, PRINCE or other similar project management certificates is required
  • At least 5 years project management experience.