Project Implementation Manager

Georgia Lottery Corp - Atlanta, GA3.7

The purpose of this job is to manage the project management solutions for the Information Technology and Operations Division. This position is responsible for the project initiatives, project plans, system enhancement requests that the division is assigned to implement in partnership with other departments and vendor partners. Develops project plans and ensures that implementations are completed on time, within budget and meet client expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following duties are normal for this job. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Create and execute a project management plan for each project assigned. Maintain updates and revisions as necessary to manage change request board scope approvals.

Manage day-to-day operational aspects of projects assigned.

Conduct team meetings to review project updates, issues/risks, etc.

Create, publish, and communicate status reports to stakeholders.

Manage tollgate meetings to ensure agreement to move through subsequent software development lifecycle stages.

Engage with stakeholders in a proactive, ongoing basis to ensure accurate project status, and identification/awareness of issues/risks.

Manage end-to-end delivery project with quality, and within schedule and budget.

Accountable for accurate estimates of scope, schedule, resources, assumptions, and risks.

Ensure project documents are complete, current, stored appropriately.

Recruit and manage assigned project staff according to IT Governance procedures or project needs including performance management.

Review proposals and offers to ensure that requirements are well documented and are priced accurately to meet financial targets and risks are documented and reduced.

Update and revise project management standard operating procedures on a continual basis to ensure optimal performance and effective resource management.

Collaborate with project stakeholders to gather and document approved projects through each step in the IT Governance process,

Prepare reports and analysis to determine key performance metrics, collaborate with Project Director, Sr. Business Analyst and other key project team members to confirm scope and requirements.

Coordinate with the QA Director in order to develop testing approach and work with project members to execute test plan.

Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions

Minimum of seven (7) years of project management and implementation experience
Minimum of five (5) years managing people and resources required.
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Computer Science or Information Systems, required.
PMP certification required.
Expertise in Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project / Brightwork project tool is highly desired.
Experience creating and implementing automated workflows required.
Strong negotiation, communication (both oral and written) and presentation skills
Good understanding of systems development lifecycle methodology, with experience in Agile and/or Waterfall.
Possesses and maintains a thorough understanding of software development, system and networking and quality assurance methodologies, concepts and best practices.

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