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Estimate Length of Engagement: 2 Years - 40 Hour Work Week

Overview
Overall, the project manager oversees a project over the full life cycle, from origination through close out, using a formal project management methodology. He/she takes ownership of the project and provides leadership to the team.

Specific tasks include: develop the project plan, build the project team, develop the schedule using MS Project, maintain the schedule using MS project to track progress, manage resources, manage issues, manage risks, manage changes through a formal change management process, manage user acceptance of deliverables, facilitate meetings, prepare status reports, give presentations to management, and ensure adherence to project management standards and methodologies.

Required skills include strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills. The project manager must be a team player, who is flexible, has a positive attitude, and is focused on customer service.

Mandatory Requirements

Project Manager should possess 7 + years of experience:

Overseeing projects comprised of multiple deliverables
Delegating and coordinating of tasks
Project status, meetings, scope changes, issues

Qualifications

  1. 8 years of experience in managing multiple large, complex IT projects defined primarily as those with the following characteristics: budget over $500,000, duration over 12 months, multiple funding sources including federal and grant funding, managing 3rd party vendors, managing external stakeholders, multi-level project team organization, and deployment to geographically diverse end users.
  2. 8 years of experience in engaging in project communication including leading regularly scheduled project team meetings, preparing meeting summaries, facilitating meetings to resolve project issues, preparing clear and concise status reports, presenting project status briefings to IT leadership, presenting project status briefings to project steering committees and/or agency executive management.
  3. 8 years of experience in developing and maintaining schedules in Microsoft Project.
  4. 4 years of experience in managing projects using a Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) based project management methodology containing well defined and documented processes, templates, and guidelines for all project phases, the adherence to which is required and managed by a formal Project Management Office.
  5. 4 years of experience in managing COTS software implementation projects and in-house application development (SDLC) projects.
  6. 4 years of experience in facilitated elicitation and documentation of business requirements.
  7. 2 years of experience in managing projects for New York State agencies.
  8. 12 months of experience in managing projects involve multi-agency systems.
  9. 12 months of experience in managing an asset management implementation.
  10. 12 months of experience in managing a Primavera implementation.
  11. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college, university or institution
  12. Project Management Professional Certification.

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