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Senior Project Manager - 18-00109
Ref No.: 18-00109
Location: Augusta, Maine
Position Type:Contract
The role of the Senior Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to agreed-upon scope, timelines and budgets.
This individual also tracks to closure critical tasks to ensure the project stays on schedule.
Candidate is:
  • Responsible for following up on all action items and outstanding issues with assigned owners- strong facilitative and coordination role
  • Coordinates and manages meetings processes - facilitates meetings and partners with agency management to drive resolution to roadblocks or bottlenecks
  • High level Communication and Documentation skills : Manages reports and summaries including time tracking, error and defect tracking (JIRA a plus)
  • Manages all project documentation and artifacts, provides planning support 
  • Experience managing technical projects
  • Works closely with IT and agency leadership to provide status reports and escalate issues as needed 
Qualified candidate should:
  • Have strong communications to team and stakeholders
  • Be detailed oriented
  • Be able to foresee roadblocks
  • Be able to identify the right people to be in the room during meetings
  • Have a working knowledge of the State Government
  • Guide team members by breaking down large amounts of work or large meeting agenda
  • Demonstrate strong follow-up on tasks
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork skills
  • Be able to gain alignment between executive sponsors
  • Be able to identify and manage to critical path milestones
  • Have the ability to coach and negotiate with team members
  • Demonstrate patience
  • Be able to assess situations or roadblocks and provide a plan of action