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Junior Project Manager - F2F - Citizens & GC only Lansing MI

Company:
MSys Inc
Location:
Lansing, Michigan, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2018

Description:

Title: Junior Project Manager - F2F Interview - Citizens and GC only

Location: Lansing, MI, United States

Length: Long term

Description:

*** F2F Interview Required - Reasonable expenses will be paid for face to face interview *** Due to security, only US Citizens and Green Card holders are eligible ***Interview week of 10/19 ***

*** Very long term project; initial PO for 1 year and usually the project goes for 3-5 years with this customer ***

IT Project Manager is responsible of running multiple small, low complexity projects (each $100k - $150k and 3-6 months duration).

Responsibilities

Manage several small projects from start to finish as assigned by the PMO

Take directions from the PMO Manager/Supervisor and execute all projects as per the PMO processes

Provide professional analytical expertise to and client agency managers for project budgeting.

Conduct impact analysis on project schedule and budget; build constraints, assumptions, and estimates to create formal Change Control Requests for approval by Agency Managers/Executives.

Create mitigation plans to assist senior PMs

Facilitate workgroups for Technical Requirements, Structured Walkthroughs and define the program and project deliverable for the Stage Exits.

Interpret standard reports, analyze deviation from project plans, and perform root cause analysis to facilitate decision making by client agency executives on project prioritization by displaying project data in an informative and meaningful manner.

Research and collect project data necessary to meet project reporting.

Provide project plan trend analysis and control including analysis, research, development and maintenance of the project data

Stay abreast of emerging technologies, project management techniques, and external process changes by reading industry publications, attending training, etc.

Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods

Required Skills

3 years Project Management/Project Coordination experience

Solid Skills in MSProject, Microsoft Office Suite

Experience in PPM tools - CA PPM and Changepoint

Ability to build relationships and collaborate across functional and virtual teams. High degree of attention to detail

Understanding formal project management methodology. Must have worked in the PMO environment

Have release management experience

Agile Scrum Management experience with TFS or JIRA