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Project Manager - SS
Ref No.: 18-07023
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 09/10/2018 to 06/29/2019
  • Under limited supervision, the project manager is responsible for accomplishing the stated project objectives on several small to mid-sized projects.
  • The project manager is responsible for ensuring the end product produced by the project provides the expected benefit to the customer.
  • The project manager will accomplish this by ensuring that each project has clearly defined requirements and success evaluation criteria. Additionally, the project manager will be expected to oversee all activities related to the project including establishment of internal and external policies and procedures, training, testing, researching and providing the customers with IT solutions, and vendor contracts/procurement.
  • The project manager is also expected to advise management of problems or potential problems related to projects on a timely and proactive basis.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in project coordination and management
  • General working knowledge of practical aspects of project management
  • Previous experience managing custom software development and COTS implementation projects
  • Ability to balance project management process with rapid delivery of benefit to the customer
  • Experience with maintaining project schedules and budgets.
  • Strong customer focus
  • Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Skilled in the creation of project related documents, including but not limited to RFIs/RFQs/RFPs, business cases, research findings and detailed statements of work.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization

Preferred Skills
  • Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Certified Scrum master (CSM) or equivalent Scrum and Agile experience