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IT Project Manager

Knowledge Services Nashville ,TN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

 

Overview

Knowledge Services is actively seeking an IT Project Manager for a long term contract opportunity with our client, the State of TN's Department of Human Services. This role is based in Nashville, TN. State of TN contractors work 37.5 hours per week. The Project Manager can work 2-3 days/ week from home, however will be required to be onsite a few days a week. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage project(s) through their entire lifecycle: initiation, planning, execution, deployment, closure and effectively monitoring and controlling variations 
  • Create effective project plans, schedules, manage risks/issues/changes, create effective status reporting and managing multiple projects simultaneously while remaining flexible to changing priorities/timeframes and scope of services
  • Coordinate external vendors, personnel from multiple Program areas, and information technology resources.
  • Create a collaborative consultative work environment, with matrix teams, and work groups cross departmentally and cross-functionally.
  • Demonstrate professional communication skills when interacting on behalf of TDHS.
  • Ensures established budget is adhered to base upon project requirements and quality and timeliness of project results.
  • Establishes and monitors project requirements, priorities, and deadlines from inception to completion.
  • Explore and implement a variety of best practices and standardized processes to ensure operational efficiency and scalability.
  • Facilitate the development and implementation of detailed reports to keep key stakeholders up to date on progress, issues, and outcomes.
  • Lead, manage, and facilitate concurrent projects, while remaining flexible with changing priorities, timeframes, and scope of services.
  • Manages activities of assigned project team.
  • May also lead sub-teams for larger projects/programs.
  • Oversee and provide hands-on project management of medium to large business unit and/or enterprise-wide projects including all phases of project life cycle and/or software development life cycle (SDLC), under limited direction.
  • Responsible for work-streams to develop new services and programs to meet customer specific needs.
  • Strategically and tactfully determine resolutions to issues as they arise without direction.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.
  • Manages risks and mitigations accordingly.
  • Analyzes, documents, and shares lessons learned with other project managers.
  • Explore and implement a variety of best practices and standardized processes to ensure operational efficiency and scalability.
  • Coaches, mentors, and encourages project team members to take action and be accountable for their assigned work.
     

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience working as an IT Project Manager
  • Possesses advanced knowledge of project management applications (i.e. Planview, Microsoft Project, Visio, and Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Sound knowledge of Agile methodologies, processes, & tools
  • Sound foundational knowledge of IT infrastructure and architecture.
  • Sense of balance between the roles of project manager and technical adviser.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both technical and non-technical terms
  • Ability to interface professionally with all levels of management, and the ability to work with multiple personality types to facilitate cooperation both within the Department and outside
  • Previous experience with government work is preferred
  • PMP certifications is preferred

 

Company Description
By utilizing technology, Knowledge Services has been expanding the reach of professional organizations since 1994. A certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), Knowledge Services was started by Julie Bielawski as a computer training facility that partnered with big names like Oracle and Microsoft to provide on-the-job instruction. When the growing need for temporary IT staffing became apparent, Knowledge Services began exploring vendor management, prompting the development of the solutions they use today to serve both the public and private sectors.

Today, Knowledge Services is the largest government MSP provider in the nation with twelve state accounts and counting. With a diverse and growing team, seven office locations across the country, and a focus on mobile capabilities, Knowledge Services is poised to help organizations serve the modern citizen through cost-effective solutions that put people first.

Knowledge Services

Why Work Here?

As a Knowledge Services team member, you will experience first-hand our exceptional culture, great benefits and laid back environment!

By utilizing technology, Knowledge Services has been expanding the reach of professional organizations since 1994. A certified woman-owned business enterprise (WBE), Knowledge Services was started by Julie Bielawski as a computer training facility that partnered with big names like Oracle and Microsoft to provide on-the-job instruction. When the growing need for temporary IT staffing became apparent, Knowledge Services began exploring vendor management, prompting the development of the solutions they use today to serve both the public and private sectors. Today, Knowledge Services is the largest government MSP provider in the nation with twelve state accounts and counting. With a diverse and growing team, seven office locations across the country, and a focus on mobile capabilities, Knowledge Services is poised to help organizations serve the modern citizen through cost-effective solutions that put people first.

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Nashville, TN
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