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IT Project Manager

Company:
HireITPeople
Location:
Atlanta, GA
Posted:
April 08, 2021

Description:

Job Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, manages and/or coordinates all tasks for medium and large-sized project(s) of moderate to high complexity and risk.

Manages and/or provides project management consultation for all aspects of the project through the project management and software development life cycle.

Works closely with the resource manager, vendor, business analysts, and subject matter experts on the various system support teams.

Manages the project as scoped by the project steering committee.

Manages schedules, risks, issues and interdependencies with understanding of on premise and cloud technologies.

During initiation, helps clients determine the best approaches for reaching objectives; during planning, develops project management tools including plans for scope management, risk management, communications, change control, and performance measurement and tracking.

Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project.

During execution, monitors performance and reports to management project status and pertinent issues, including major milestones and potential project risks.

Provides continuing direction to the project team, conducts status meetings, assesses proposed changes in scope, and recommends courses of action to project sponsors during the execution phase.

Near the end of the project, uses the product verification process to make sure that the project has delivered what the client expected and performs a lesson learned for all projects.

Promote and support Project Management Office policies and processes.

Detailed Job Description:

Works with Office of Information Technology Leadership to Identify specific opportunities or weakness within assigned projects and make specific project performance improvement changes to structures, processes, or people.

Briefs and presents project status to Agency and State level executives.

Work with the project steering committee and senior project management.

Develops time and cost estimates, project plans/schedules, and budgets.

Works with security, architectural and quality assurance teams to utilize established system standards, procedures, and quality objectives.

Oversees and controls ongoing costs, schedules, resources, scope, and risks.

Directs project team members to take necessary action steps to achieve the goals and objectives of the project.

Facilitate critical process assessments and redesign for process improvements.

Chairs, manages, or facilitates project kickoff meetings, communicating individual roles and project expectations.

Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors, and key clients.

Ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively.

Manage scope by using a variety of data sources to support project negotiations related to time, cost, and/or quality.

Develops, monitors, coordinates and oversees project activities, such as scheduling, tracking, and reporting; leads change efforts impacting own projects.

Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues. Keeps management aware of the situation.

Assesses variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.

Conduct formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field or specialized training and Seven (7) years of IT project management experience

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