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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-03307
Location: Lansing , Michigan
Responsibilities:
  • Provides recommendations for improvement of project management processes currently in use
  • Performs training, mentoring, and knowledge transfer as assigned
  • Manages and oversees large, long range, or multiple complex projects
  • Assigns work to project team member to meet project or program objectives
  • Establishes and monitors program or project priorities, objectives, and procedures, determining area objectives, targets of service, and resource needs allocation.
  • Provides leadership and direction to the project team to ensure successful project completion
  • Develops and maintains records, prepares reports, and composes correspondence relative to the work
  • Serves as a liaison between DTMB and MDOT customer/users concerning requests, standards, and other program and project matters.
  • Coordinates work activities by scheduling staff assignments, setting work priorities, and directing the work of assigned employees, (including contractual) in the development of new information technology systems and enhancements to existing systems.
  • Uses state of Michigan standard methodologies such as the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE), Systems Engineering Methodology (SEM), and Project Management Methodology (PMM) in the maintenance, development, enhancement, and deployment of information technology systems
  • Maintains awareness of emerging technologies and project management techniques.
Required Skills:
Documented experience in successfully managing IT projects (full project lifecycle) > $2,000,000 5 Years
Proven record of delivering projects on time and within budget. 6 Years
A history of managing a project in a multi-vendor environment. 6 Years
Experience in managing IT projects in a government environment 5 Years
Experience creating and managing comprehensive project plans utilizing PM flows and tools 5 Years
Experience performing scope management for projects, including a disciplined change control 5 Years
5 years experience performing issues management across multiple Departments 5 Years
Experience creating and executing Implementation plans 5 Years
Experience in delivering excellent verbal and written communication with clients and technical staff 3 Years
Preference will be given to candidates with PMP or other certification 3 Years