Job Details

Position: Project Manager (Ref: 6774)
Location: Harrisburg,PA,17101,USA
Duration: 10 Months 3 Days - Contract
Openings: 1
Pay Rate:Login

Description:

The Project Manager must be familiar with a variety of the project management methodologies and rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. They will have proven experience in leading projects to successful implementation. They consult with the client to define needs or problems, conduct research, perform studies and surveys to obtain data, and analyze problems to advise on or recommend solutions, utilizing knowledge of theory, principles, or technology of specific discipline or field of specialization. The Project Manager will drive entire initiatives from start to finish ensuring that the project is completed on schedule and that the final project meets business, technical and established quality requirements.

Generally, the contractor needs to have the skills and abilities to:
• Manage, and track the project progress against the project schedule.
• Serve as primary point of contact for defect management after implementation; this includes defect triage processes.
• Manage contract compliance.
• Monitor integrated 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 teams.
• Notify team leads of project timelines, milestones, phases, work requests target dates, and approved executable work packages via status reports.
• Schedule or monitor status reviews, project management inspections, and software quality assurance work product and process reviews with the appropriate stakeholders.
• 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.
• 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.
• 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.
• Accountable for peer reviews with the appropriate project team resources.
• Coordinate and present to agencies 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.
• Ensure project compliance with DHHS standards and procedures.
• Develop and facilitate achievement of project service commitments.
• Ensure that tasks provide value and support the strategic direction of the project.
• Balance workload with project members’ capacity.
• Plan project specific training and orientation needs.
• Experience in managing large scale IT projects involving product and platform migration.
• Experience in projects involving complex data conversions
• Experience in implementation of complex COTS and SaaS solutions
• Experience in implementing public sector IT projects desired
• Healthcare experience desired
• Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification desired

Required / Desired Skills

  • Experience with formal project management methodology (Required 10 Years)
  • Experience in managing large scale IT projects involving product and platform migration. (Required 3 Years)
  • Experience in projects involving complex data conversions (Required 5 Years)
  • Experience in implantation of complex COTS and SaaS solutions (Required 3 Years)
  • Experience in implementing public sector IT projects (Highly Desired 3 Years)
  • Healthcare experience (Highly Desired 3 Years)
  • PMP Certification (Highly Desired 1 Years)

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