Job Details

Position: Project Manager (Ref: 5570)
Location: Augusta,ME,04333,United States
Duration: 9 Months 18 Days - Contract
Openings: 1
Pay Rate:Login

Description:

• Responsible for the development of estimates for the enhancement or development effort in planning, analysis, design, construction, testing, and implementation.
• Accountable for delivery of all work tasks identified in the program plan.
• Responsible for the capture and reporting of required program management metrics.
• Adjust and revise estimates when necessary.
• Ensure all changes to scope follow processes and are documented.
• Ensure new estimates are approved by the client and agreed upon.
• Adjust and revise estimates when necessary.
• Manage, and track the program progress against the program plan.
• Monitor project milestones and phases to ensure the project is on schedule. Take corrective actions if a project begins to slip its schedule.
• Prepares status reports on a periodic basis for program team, team leads, group leads, and Project Manager and appropriate stakeholders.
• Plan, organize, prioritize, and manage multiple work efforts across application teams.
• Develop the detailed program plan for the enhancement or development effort
• Accountable for the final program management evaluation review with stakeholders for approval upon program completion.
• Responsible to tailor and baseline all program templates.
• Accountable to schedule or monitor status reviews, peer reviews, program management inspections, and software quality assurance work product and process reviews with the appropriate designated resources.
• Notify team leads of project timelines, milestones, phases, work requests target dates, and approved executable work package.
• Communicate and work with users and client as necessary.
• Analyze and distribute reports on program metrics associated with work items related to improvement measures.
• Ensure processes and activities are followed.
• Accountable for the approval and sign-off of the program plan with customer representatives, such as portfolio managers, and all affected program stakeholders.
• Accountable for management of scope for the program and gaining agreement and approval of scope changes with customer representatives and affected stakeholders.
• Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer representatives.
• Direct work planning and scheduling design work.
• Manage, and track the program progress against the program plan.
• Serve as the primary point of contact for all program-related issues and resolution of issues.
• Coordinate and present proposals to agencies as necessary.
• Identify and manage program risk and develops risk mitigation strategies, track to closure.
• Ensure team leads adjust and revise estimates when necessary.
• Anticipate issues and proactively address them. Resolve conflicts with sensitivity and tact.
• Coordinate the establishment of program standards and program specific procedures with team leads.
• Responsible for project compliance with standards and procedures.
• Responsible for the capture and reporting of required program management metrics.
• Responsible to tailor and baseline all program templates.
• Develop and facilitate achievement of program service commitments and performance metrics.
• Ensure that tasks provide value and support the strategic direction of the program and meet service commitments; conduct reviews with agencies.
• Accountable for the final program management evaluation review with stakeholders for approval upon program completion.
• Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers supporting as appropriate.
• Identify and track issues.
• Balance workload with program members’ capacity.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Recent Experience as a Project Manager (Required 5 Years)
  • Experience managing teams in multiple locations (Highly Desired 5 Years)
  • Strong customer-service, communication and editing skills (Required 5 Years)
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills (Required 5 Years)
  • Mentor staff manager in the training and support unit to eventually take over the duties outlined above. (Required 5 Years)
  • Experience managing and directing third-party vendor in execution of (Required 5 Years)
  • Proven experience managing and leading IT team consisting of direct employees and contractors. (Required 5 Years)
  • Ability to multi-task and manage priorities with conflicting timeframes. (Required 5 Years)
  • PMP Certification (Nice to Have 2 Years)

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