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Enterprise Project Manager - Advanced

Novalink Solutions LLC Columbia, SC
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
SCOPE OF THE PROJECT:
Position is assigned within the Division of Technology Operations IT Planning and Administration Project Management unit. Under limited supervision, manages and coordinates strategic and tactical assignments and project management activities associated with state-wide enterprise level and agency-level information technology initiatives directed from the Division of Technology Operations and/or the Department of Administration. Coordinates project activities, deliverables, and deadlines with the Department of Administration's Program Management Office, Division of Information Security, Enterprise Privacy Office, other state agencies, and with private sector professionals.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serves as a Division of Technology Operation’s enterprise project manager for assigned projects. Uses project management methodologies from inception through completion. Responsible for managing projects and for coordinating with private sector professional project managers of assigned projects. Is also responsible for internal tracking of state resources, project schedules, project deliverables, and for producing regular status updates and reports to management. At project conclusion, closes out each project in a timely and orderly manner, with documentation of lessons learned and archiving of essential project documentation.

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. STRONG KNOWLEDGE OF BEST PRACTICES FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRINCIPALS AND
METHODOLOGIES INCLUDING KNOWLEDGE OF STANDARD PROJECT MANAGEMENT TERMINOLOGY, AS DEFINED IN THE PMI PMBOK
2. STRONG VERBAL COMMUNICATION AND WRITTEN SKILLS WITH THE ABILITY TO COMPOSE CLEAR, CONCISE REPORTS, DOCUMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE
3. ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
4. ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY PLAN AND ORGANIZE WORK ACTIVITIES AND PRIORITIZE TASK COMPLETION ACCORDING TO SCHEDULES AND GOALS
5. STRONG KNOWLEDGE OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND BUDGETING

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. ABILITY TO LEAD AND INFLUENCE
2. ABILITY TO UNDERSTAND AND CLEARLY COMMUNICATE COMPLEX PROJECTS
3. CONSIDERABLE DIPLOMACY AND TACT EXHIBITED IN STRESSFUL SITUATIONS
4. STRONG WORKING KNOWLEDGE OF MICROSOFT PROJECT SOFTWARE
5. EMPLOYEE MUST DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN KNOWLEDGE OF AGENCY MISSION, GOALS AND OBJECTIVES

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
A bachelor's degree in the liberal arts, business management, public administration, information
technology, or other related field of study.
AND a minimum of three (3) years in project management experience is required. Five (5) or more years of project management experience is preferred.
OR 15 years of work experience in Project Management.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:
Certified Project Management, PMI training or PMP certification

Requirements


Skills:
Category
Name
Required
Importance
Level
Last Used
Experience

Administrative
Verbal Communication Skills
Yes
1
Advanced
Currently Using
2 - 4 Years

Administrative
Written Communication Skills
Yes
1
Advanced
Currently Using
2 - 4 Years

Education
Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business field
No
1

Miscellaneous
Ability to deal effectively with the needs of technical peers, technical and user management, users, vendors, and staff members, and to communicate clearly and effectively in spoken and written form
Yes
1
Advanced
Currently Using
2 - 4 Years

Miscellaneous
ABILITY TO DEVELOP, COMMUNICATE AND PRESENT PROJECT DOCUMENTATION AND REPORTS
Yes
1
Advanced
Currently Using
2 - 4 Years

Miscellaneous
Leadership skills
Yes
2
Advanced
Within 6 Months
2 - 4 Years

Miscellaneous
Teamwork
Yes
2
Advanced
Within 6 Months
2 - 4 Years

Packaged Applications
MICROSOFT PROJECT 2013
No
2
Advanced
Within 6 Months
2 - 4 Years

Packaged Applications
Microsoft Office Suite
No
2
Advanced
Within 6 Months
2 - 4 Years

Program Management
budget planning
Yes
1
Advanced
Currently Using
2 - 4 Years

Program Management
financial management
Yes
1
Advanced
Currently Using
2 - 4 Years

Program Management
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
No
1

Specialties
Project Management
Yes
1
Advanced
Currently Using
2 - 4 Years

Additional Skills:
REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
1. STRONG KNOWLEDGE OF BEST PRACTICES FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRINCIPALS AND
METHODOLOGIES INCLUDING KNOWLEDGE OF STANDARD PROJECT MANAGEMENT TERMINOLOGY, AS DEFINED IN THE PMI PMBOK
2. STRONG VERBAL COMMUNICATION AND WRITTEN SKILLS WITH THE ABILITY TO COMPOSE CLEAR, CONCISE REPORTS, DOCUMENTS AND CORRESPONDENCE.
3. ABILITY TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EFFECTIVE WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
4. ABILITY TO EFFECTIVELY PLAN AND ORGANIZE WORK ACTIVITIES AND PRIORITIZE TASK COMPLETION ACCORDING TO SCHEDULES AND GOALS.
5. STRONG KNOWLEDGE OF FINANCIAL PLANNING AND BUDGETING


Novalink Solutions LLC

Address

Columbia, SC
USA