CSS - Project Manager 2
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CSS - Project Manager 2
Ref No.: 18-28568
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Start Date: 04/25/2018
Status New
Position # 559455
Position CSS - Project Manager 2
Client & Department State of Michigan- CSS- EPMO/PMO/Treasury/Lottery
Worksite Address Downtown and Secondary Complex in Dimondale, MI
Tenure 6+ Months
No. of Openings 1 (INTERVIEW TYPE: In Person only)
No. of submittals 1

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience Candidate Experience Last Used
Solid skills in project management utilizing a formal project management methodology. Required 7 Years    
Solid skills in project scheduling utilizing a project scheduling tool such as MS Project. Required 7 Years    
Solid skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Required 7 Years    
Strong leadership and communication skills. Required      
Ability to communicate technical terminology at levels appropriate to the audience both orally and in writing. Required      
Experience in project planning, scheduling, tracking, issue/risk management, and status reporting. Desired 7 Years    
Project Management Professional certification from PMI. Required      
State of Michigan SUITE experience Desired      
Experience managing projects utilizing Agile Scrum. Desired 2 Years    
Experience with Agile User Stories and preparing test plans Required      
Experience with Agile and Waterfall based implementation projects Required      
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI's framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor.
COMPLETE DESCRIPTION: The required position is for a Senior Project Manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) projects in support of the Michigan State Lottery. As a member of the Project Management Office (PMO), the project manager will follow the State's SUITE methodology (and required deliverables), and utilize the State's Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) tool, to perform project planning through project closeout.
DTMB employees/contractors and family members residing within the same household are prohibited from purchasing lottery tickets and from participating as a worker in charitable gaming events licensed by the bureau (i.e., bingo, raffle, etc.) for the duration of a Lottery project.
Positions within DTMB that support the Bureau of State Lottery will require a criminal history background check.
Years of Experience: Minimum 4 years of experience as a Project Manager.
Job Description: Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
  • Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI's framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor. Creates project charter and work plan and tracks budget and schedule progress via appropriate metrics. Establishes project organization and methodologies and defines roles and responsibilities. Documents risks and develops mitigation plans. Manages scope. Creates and implements a communication plan. Builds an effective team, assigns tasks to team members, and evaluates outcomes. Negotiates resources. Communicates to stakeholders and project sponsor. Identifies, tracks, and ensures resolution of issues and removal of barriers. Provides technical support to project team members. Handles complex application features and technical designs. Designs and implements the components required for complex application features. Generally manages a group of applications system analysts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Professional certification is highly desirable.
  • May require specific PC, workstation, operating system, application or platform skills. Provides overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project. Exercises management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts. Ensures that the project plan maintains tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers. Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives. Arranges for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance. Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.