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Sr. Project Management Specialist

Hire IT People Inc.
New Castle, Delaware, 19720, United States
November 29, 2016

JOB ID: Sr. Project Management Specialist (478237)

Location: New Castle, DE

Duration: through 6/30/17 with good possibility of extension.

Years of Relevant Experience: 7 + years.

Interview: In-person only

Visa status: Open. Prefers US Citizen or green card holders.

Last date to submit resumes: Wednesday 11/30/16. This may be extended.


The Senior Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and manages an enhancement or development of large size project(s). This role involves implementation of an OCR system, an image system and various other projects.

The Senior Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and manages an enhancement or development of large project(s). The Project Management Specialist is the individual ultimately responsible for projects. The Project Management Specialist’s primary responsibility is to drive the entire project/program from start to finish. The Project Management Specialist must ensure that the project/program is completed on schedule and that the final product meets the business, technical standards and policies.

This individual will support multiple types of projects (hardware, infrastructure, software/app dev or enterprise) simultaneously.

Prior management of resources and team members is a factor in this role.

Years of Relevant Experience: 7+ years

Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study required

PMP Certification REQUIRED.

Role Description:

All roles specified in PMS1 plus the following:

•Accountable for the approval and sign-off of the program plan with customer representatives, such as portfolio managers, and all affected program stakeholders.

•Accountable for management of scope for the program and gaining agreement and approval of scope changes with customer representatives and affected stakeholders.

•Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer representatives.

•Direct work planning and scheduling design work.

•Manage, and track the program progress against the program plan.

•Serve as the primary point of contact for all program-related issues and resolution of issues.

•Coordinate and present proposals to agencies as necessary.

•Identify and manage program risk and develops risk mitigation strategies, track to closure.

•Ensure team leads adjust and revise estimates when necessary.

•Anticipate issues and proactively address them. Resolve conflicts with sensitivity and tact.

•Coordinate the establishment of program standards and program specific procedures with team leads.

•Responsible for project compliance with standards and procedures.

•Responsible for the capture and reporting of required program management metrics.

•Responsible to tailor and baseline all program templates.

•Develop and facilitate achievement of program service commitments and performance metrics.

•Ensure that tasks provide value and support the strategic direction of the program and meet service commitments; conduct reviews with agencies.

•Accountable for the final program management evaluation review with stakeholders for approval upon program completion.

•Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers supporting the State as appropriate.

•Identify and track issues.

•Balance workload with program members’ capacity.

•Communicate to team members how their work assignments relate to and help achieve program objectives.

•Plan program specific training and orientation needs.

The position is anticipated that this position will run beyond the end date in this requisition as that is simply the end of the state funding year.


Question: Is the candidate able to attend a round one, in-person interview in New Castle, Delaware?

Question: Where is the candidate currently located (geographically)?

Question: Does this candidate require visa sponsorship to be employed legally if the State were interested in hiring directly? (not planned at this time).

Question: Is the candidate willing to relocate for the

position if living in excess of 45 minutes from New

Castle, Delaware?

Question: Please list the types of projects the candidate has managed (infrastructure, app dev, hardware, enterprise etc.)

Question: Please provide PMP Certification number.

Question: If applicable, please list the clients and

relative techologies where the candidate has managed the implementation of OCR/Imaging Systems.