IT Project Manager

Peer Solutions Group - Lansing, MI

Full-timeEstimated: $110,000 - $160,000 a year
Skills
We are hiring a IT Project Manager

Those with managing IT project government experience and Scrum/Kanban process are strongly engouraged to apply.

Location:Lansing, Michigan

Interview: In person only

Short Description:
Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI's framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor.

The project manager will be assigned projects in the portfolio (as noted above or other projects) as prioritized b the State of Michigan.

Potential projects include: MSP - Alias Rewrite Project

As a member of the Program Management Office (PMO), the project manager will follow the State's SUITE methodology (and required deliverables), and utilize the State's project management tools, to perform project planning through project execution and close out.

Years of Experience:
Minimum 4 years of experience as a Project Manager.

Job Description:
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

  • Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI's framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor. Creates project charter and work plan and tracks budget and schedule progress via appropriate metrics. Establishes project organization and methodologies and defines roles and responsibilities. Documents risks and develops mitigation plans. Manages scope. Creates and implements a communication plan. Builds an effective team, assigns tasks to team members, and evaluates outcomes. Negotiates resources. Communicates to stakeholders and project sponsor. Identifies, tracks, and ensures resolution of issues and removal of barriers. Provides technical support to project team members. Handles complex application features and technical designs. Designs and implements the components required for complex application features. Generally manages a group of applications system analysts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Professional certification is highly desirable.
  • May require specific PC, workstation, operating system, application or platform skills. Provides overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project. Exercises management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts. Ensures that the project plan maintains tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers. Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives. Arranges for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance. Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.
Required / Desired Skills

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

Documented experience in successfully managing IT projects (full project lifecycle) > $2m

Required

5

Years

Proven record of delivering projects on time and within budget; ability to develop, monitor, and track full project budget

Required

5

Years

Experience in managing IT projects in a government environment

Required

5

Years

Experience creating and managing comprehensive project plans utilizing PM flows and tools

Required

5

Years

Experience performing scope management for projects, including disciplined change control

Required

5

Years

Experience performing issues management across multiple departments

Required

5

Years

Experience in delivering excellent verbal and written communication with clients and technical teams

Required

5

Years

Experience managing software development projects using Agile development methods

Required

3

Years

Experience with Scrum and/ or Kanban processes

Required

3

Years

Experience with the State of Michigan's SUITE project management process

Highly desired

About Peer Solutions Group, Inc

Peer Solutions Group, a full-service, Minority Certified (MBE) IT Services company founded by professionals with hands on experience in Staffing, Recruiting, Project Management, Technology and Consulting. Since the past 10+ years, we have helped our customers strengthen their competitive advantage, reduce operational costs, and improve efficiency by providing our Personalized Effective Efficient Reliable services with integrity, intellectual growth, quality, respect and positive thinking. Our core capabilities include but are not limited to:

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)
Business Process Analysis, Re-engineering and Automation
Cyber Security Consulting
Project Management Consulting
Custom Application Development/Programming
IT Staffing - Contract & Permanent
Peer Solutions Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing the right opportunities for the right people. We have a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation where our employees can make a difference. We are looking for like-minded, dynamic individuals to come and join our rapidly expanding team.