Project Manager

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Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Remote
Job Type: Contract
Referral Fee:
Employment Eligibility: Gravity cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S. for any employer directly 
Position Overview
Our client is seeking an IT Project Manager to join the Office of Information Technology (OITS) and the Office of Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) in the planning, design, and implementation of a new, comprehensive data collection system.
Duties and Responsibilities

  • Comprehensive Project Governance and Management which includes:
    • Project Schedule Management Plan
    • Risk Management Plan
    • Change Control and Issue Management Plan
    • Scope Management Plan
    • Cost Management Plan
    • Organizational Change Management Plan
    • Staffing Management Plan
    • Communication Management Plan
    • Project Meetings and Protocols
    • Project Control Procedures
    • Periodic Project Management Status Reports
    • Plan, schedule, facilitate, and document meetings, to include:
    • Discovery meetings
    •  Design meetings
    • Status meetings
    • Agile meetings (daily stand-up, iteration planning, sprint review, and iteration retrospective, etc.)
  • Scope management
  • Continuous project schedule management and monitoring
  • Risk and issue management
  • Change control management
  • Staffing plan management
  • Assist with project procurements
  • Assist with the evaluation of potential solutions
  • Produce reports and project artifacts
  • Assist with the management of project budget and spend plan
  • Create or analyze business requirements documents and project timelines
  • Drive team iteration execution, communicates with management and stakeholders, protects the team from uncontrolled injection of work (changes are evaluated/intentional)
  • Manage project conflicts, challenges and dynamic business requirements to keep operations running at a high performance
  • Work with the team leads to resolve people problems and project roadblocks
  • Implement and support principles, rules and processes
  • Proactively identify and eliminate impediments and facilitate flow
  • Maintain team data in project management software (i.e. MS Project, Azure DevOps, SmartSheet, MS Teams, etc.) to support estimates and execution 
  • Presents high-level project readouts for senior management

Required Experience and Skills

  • 5 + years of experience in managing large IT projects
  • Experience in developing and executing complex project plans, schedules, budgets, and spend plans
  • Experience in leading large multifaceted IT teams to execute and lead successful project implementations
  • Experience in managing large projects with system integrators
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast paced, high velocity, environment; ability to stay focused on responsibilities, meet deadlines and manage competing priorities under pressure.
  • Ability to drive effective meetings: workshops, design, and problem-solving sessions.
  • Ability to present ideas in business friendly and user-friendly language; demonstrated aptitude for communicating effectively with users and customers

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