Project Manager

Professional Technology Integration, Inc. - Harrisburg, PA (30+ days ago)

Submission Deadline: 04/22/2018

  • Direct, administer, manage and facilitate an enhancement, business process re-engineering or development of a high priority, high profile, and enterprise – wide information technology project of strategic importance.
  • Accountable for activities with excess delivery cycles of 8 to 12 months.
  • Accountable for project coordination with multiple departments.
  • Conduct reviews.
  • Report status and recommendations to senior leadership as needed.
  • Make decisions with in the designated authority as defined in the project Charter to minimize project risk supported by sound analysis and project management best practices.
  • Mentor less experienced project management project staff to build overall understanding of project management when needed.
  • Manage, coordinate, and establish priorities for complete life-cycle of projects including the planning, design, programming, testing, and implementation of business solutions designed to meet requirements of various departments.
  • Design project plans, which identify needs and define major tasks and milestones, based on scope, resources, budget, and personnel.
  • Coordinate project schedules across multiple departments.
  • Accountable for the approval and sign-off of the Project Management Plan with customer representatives, and all affected project stakeholders.
  • Accountable for management of the project’s scope for the project and gaining agreement and approval of scope changes with customer representatives and affected stakeholders.
  • Direct work planning and scheduling work.
  • Accountable for peer reviews with the appropriate project team resources.
  • Coordinate and present proposals to departments as necessary.
  • Identify and manage project risk, and develop risk mitigation strategies, and track to closure.
  • Coordinate the establishment of project standards and project specific procedures with team leads.
  • Responsible for project compliance with standards and procedures.
  • Develop and facilitate achievement of project service commitments.
  • Ensure that tasks provide value and support the strategic direction of the project and meet service commitments.
  • Balance workload with project members’ capacity.
  • Plan project specific training and orientation needs.
  • Responsible for the development of estimates for the enhancement, business process re-engineering or development effort in planning, analysis, design, construction, testing, and implementation.
  • Works with team leads to adjust and revise project estimates when necessary.
  • Ensure new project estimates are approved by the client and agreed upon.
  • Develop the detailed Project Management Plan for the enhancement, business process re-engineering or development effort.
  • Accountable for delivery of all work tasks identified in the Project Management Plan.
  • Manage, and track the project progress against the project schedule.
  • Develop work planning and scheduling work.
  • Monitor project milestones and phases and take corrective action as needed to ensure the project is on schedule.
  • Monitor and track the project budget and advise necessary stakeholders.
  • Plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple work efforts across the project team.
  • Notify team leads of project timelines, milestones, phases, work requests target dates, and approved executable work packages.
  • Accountable to schedule or monitor status reviews, project management inspections, and software quality assurance work product and process reviews with the appropriate stakeholders.
  • Responsible for the capture and reporting of required project management metrics.
  • Analyze and distribute reports on project metrics associated with work items related to improvement measures.
  • Ensure all changes to scope follow processes outlined in the Change Management Plan and are documented.
  • Prepare status reports on a periodic basis for the project team, team leads, group leads, Sponsor, and appropriate stakeholders.
  • Responsible to tailor and baseline all project templates.
  • Ensure processes and activities are followed.
  • Communicate and work with users and client as necessary.
  • Anticipate issues and proactively address them. Identify and track issues.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer representatives.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for all project-related issues and resolution of issues.
  • Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers supporting as appropriate.
  • Communicate to team members how their work assignments relate to and help achieve project objectives.
  • Accountable for the final project management evaluation review with stakeholders.
Required / Desired Skills
Experience for formal PMI project management methodology with the ability to adjust as needed (Required 6 Years)
4 year college degree or equivalent technical study (Highly Desired 4 Years)
PMP certification. (Required 1 Years)
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. (Required 5 Years)
Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, including Microsoft Project. (Required 5 Years)
Experience and comfortable with Scrum or other Agile software development methodologies, processes, and practices (Highly Desired 5 Years)
Public Safety or government experience. (Highly Desired 1 Years)
Experience using SharePoint. (Highly Desired 5 Years)