Information Technology

Employment TYPE

Contract

LOCATION

Lansing, Michigan

DATE POSTED

March 28, 2019

INDUSTRY

Information Technology

POSITION(S)

1

SALARY

Negotiable

Job# J410

Project Manager 3

About The Opportunity

  • 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.
  • Years of Experience:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Project Manager.

Job Description

  • Advanced experience managing programs of projects, complex projects or multiple projects. Demonstrated and advanced understanding of project management methodologies. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A significant 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.

Required Skills

  • Experience as a Project Manager on information technology projects with budgets in excess of $5,000,000 Required 5 Years
  • Experience working directly for the State of Michigan as a project manager focused on IT systems. Required 5 Years
  • Experience managing projects involving vendor owned, designed, and hosted solutions. And also, internally owned hosted solutions. Required 5 Years
  • Experience managing multiple tech resources such as developers, database admins, and business analyst to meet deliverable deadlines with high quality Required 5 Years

Duration

11 Months

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Harmanpreet Singh

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 108
Email: harman.s@staffactory.com

Hi! My name is Harmanpreet Singh. I love to work with people and help them find their dream job. I work with my consultants to understand their niche area of work and look for the best match for them. I feel that keeping in mind the priorities of my consultants help me to serve them better. Additionally, I always keep them posted about new relevant jobs which help me to build a connection with them not only professionally but at a personal level as well.