Job Details

Position: Project Manager (Ref: 7811)
Location: Richmond, VA 23219 United States
Duration: 3 Months 17 Days - Contract
Openings: 1
Deadline: 10/22/2020
Pay Rate:Login

Description:

We’re seeking an experienced Project Manager on a part-time, temporary basis, to assist with the project management oversight of an effort to migrate new hire “onboarding” workflow from an existing commercial software system to a newly acquired software system. The role is related to the project management activities of this effort, referenced below, and does not require knowledge of the software systems, system configuration, programming, or related technical activities.

This is a part-time remote position.

The duties anticipated for this contracted project management role include:

• Accurately and proactively managing project documentation including the project charter, progress dashboards and reports, etc.
• Organizing, holding, and documenting project team and resource meetings.
• Working closely with project team members to proactively support their successful project engagement, answer questions, advise coach and mentor, assist with training, and alert project sponsors when concerns or issues arise.
• Assessing project progress, identifying risks/issues, and recommending mitigating actions, and reporting such progress and actions to key project stakeholders.
• Updating project planning and scheduling materials using traditional “waterfall” methodology and managing these plans in Microsoft Project.
• Where appropriate, assisting assigned project team members with project task activities such as user needs assessments, workflow design, documentation and communication, data mapping, etc.
• Serve as a liaison with vendor technical staff engaged in project task activities, including monitoring, and reporting on vendor project planning and task delivery.
• Supporting and advising project stakeholders as needed.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Demonstrated experience in managing successful projects, with evidence of activities and skills relevant to the duties set out for this role (Required 5 Years)
  • Demonstrated experience and expertise in formal project management practices including project chartering, risk registers, “waterfall” project planning (Required 5 Years)
  • Evidence of training in project management and business practices is desired. (Required 5 Years)
  • Solid expertise in Microsoft Project and Office software. (Required 5 Years)
  • The ability to understand team dynamics, identify risks and concerns, offer guidance, and escalate issues to project stakeholders in a professional manner. (Required 5 Years)
  • Experience with software migration projects. (Desired 5 Years)
  • PMP certification is desired but not required. (Desired 2 Years)

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