Project Manager

Madison Sterns - Baltimore, MD

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $130,000 a year
EducationSkills
Madison Sterns, a National IT Consulting Firm, is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager for a direct end client in Baltimore, MD. The client is seeking a seasoned Project Manager to oversee and direct system enhancement efforts, define requirements for future system development, provide budgetary support for TOs, projects, and contracts with a financial focus. The resource will serve in a lead project governance and direction capacity as part of the client’s project team and support the Department of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation throughout the project life cycle.

Duties / Responsibilities:
The work to be accomplished:
Provide management of specific assigned projects Task Orders. Performs day-to-day management of project budgets, identifies issues and risks and recommends possible issue and risk mitigation strategies associated with the project.
Acts as a facilitator between a State agency and IT contractor.
Is responsible for ensuring that projects and are delivered on time and on budget.
Identifies critical paths, tasks, dates, testing, and acceptance criteria. Provides solutions to improve efficiency (e.g., reduce costs while maintaining or improving performance levels). Monitors issues and provides resolutions for up-to-date status reports. Demonstrates excellent writing and oral communications skills. Provides expertise in the most current principles and practices of architecture data management systems and experience in large system designs, and with data modeling in the information management arena.
May develop use cases for information technology projects.
Advises management in matters related to designated area of specialization to maintain efficient and effective information support functions by recommending solutions or alternatives to problems, new projects and changes in objectives in consideration of factors such as availability of resources, cost effectiveness and overall program policies and objectives;
Performs other related duties as required

Minimum Qualifications:
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or other related discipline. Master’s degree preferred.

General Experience: At least ten (10) years’ experience planning, designing, building, and implementing IT systems.

Specialized Experience:
At least five (5) years of the required must be in the direct supervision and management of major projects that involve the integration, implementation and transition of large complex system and subsystem architectures.
At least seven (7) years of experience in managing IT related projects.
Must demonstrate a leadership role in at least three successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.
Seven (7) or more years project experience developing functional (non-technical) requirements for implementing IT systems for private or public sector organizations.
Three (3) or more years of experience in managing complex projects for a government agency.
Experience within the last 10 years will be given priority.