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IT Project Manager

Atlanta, GA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Cleint is seeking a qualified candidate for the temporary contractor staffing position of IT Project Manager in Atlanta, Georgia.

The IT Project Manager will provide project management support and oversight for an on-premise to Cloud Services Management system migration and support. The position is accountable to the Project Management Officer, Department's Chief Architect and the supported system and business owners. The IT Project Manager works with State level executives, software vendors, service providers, and business directors to implement changes to the environment.


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

Job Duties:

Works with 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.

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

PMP certification from PMI or equivalent certification

Ten (10) years experience leading projects of moderate to high complexity

Seven (7) years hands on experience leading server-based application development/enhancement projects

Hands-on experience with MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and knowledge migrating on-premise applications to cloud environment

Experience within the last 5 years leading/coordinating vendor managed projects

Executive level written and oral communication skills

Master's degree in related field or specialized training and seven years of IT project management experience

Experience working in state government

Experience in Health and Human Services Systems, eligibility projects and business processes

Experience in with Government Health Services eligibility systems

Experience working in an Enterprise outsourced environment Required/Desired SkillsSkillRequired /DesiredAmountof ExperiencePMP certification from PMI or equivalent certificationRequired0Experience leading projects of moderate to high complexityRequired10YearsHands on experience leading server-based application development/enhancement projectsRequired7YearsExperience within the last 5 years leading and coordinating vendor managed projectsRequired5YearsBachelor's degree in related field or specialized training and IT project management experienceRequired7YearsHands-on experience with MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365Required7YearsExperience and knowledge migrating on-premise applications to cloud environmentRequired5YearsExperience with Government Health and Human Services Eligibility Systems, projects and business processesHighly desired0Experience working in State GovernmentHighly desired0Experience working in an Enterprise outsourced environmentHighly desired0Note:
Remote Work Permitted: Due to COVID-19, the client has agreed to allow the selected candidate to work remotely for the time being. However, the selected candidate must be available to report onsite as directed by the client.



Atlanta, GA
30303 USA



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