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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-12107
Location: Georgia, Georgia
DCA IT is seeking to contract a PMP certified IT Project Manager for our Agency Website Redesign Project. Reporting to our IT Client Services Manager, the IT PM will plan, execute and deliver within budget based on strict project requirements and deadlines. Our ideal candidate is a thought-leader, detailed with outstanding communication and collaboration skills. This IT PM is highly organized, possessing strong project management skills and a passion for successfully delivering projects.
Primary Responsibilities:
• Develop and Implement Project Management Plans that identify management strategies to be followed and goals to be achieved
• Serve as liaison between technology vendor, system users/project stakeholders and IT
• Provide day-to-day leadership and coordination for the DCA project team and ensure timely completion of assignments within schedule
• Determine resource requirements to ensure the success of the project
• Revise/Update the detailed work plan tasks, priorities, resources and artifacts to implement the defined project strategies
• Hold weekly status meetings with Technology Vendor's Project Manager
• Coordinate meetings, interviews and schedules with DCA personnel
• Conduct a weekly status meeting with project team
• Resolve project issues and facilitates issue escalation to the Business or IT Sponsor
• Assist in Monitoring the overall project progress against the project plan
• Primary responsibility for project communication keeping project stakeholders adequately informed
• Manage all project risks/requests for change in the project plan and escalate to the Business or IT Sponsor when necessary
• Schedule DCA resources for testing and training; track and report results
• Share responsibility for Project Management deliverables with Technology Vendor PM
Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields (such as Information Systems),
• Minimum 5 years IT Project Manager experience managing and delivering $1MM Projects
• PMP Certification
• Experience using MS Projects, Outlook, Visio and Microsoft Office Suite
• Advanced proficiency of SDLC disciplines and Agile methodology disciplines.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
• Experience reporting to and creating reports for Executive Management