Project Manager (10129)

Project Manager
Albany - NY
Posted 3 months ago

Project Manager plans, organizes and integrates cross-functional information technology projects that are significant in scope and impact. Candidate is able to provide guidance to large teams and/or has extensive industry experience and is considered at the top of his/her field.

Responsibilities and Duties

Staff will perform the full range of project management tasks as defined by PMI PMBOK and The NYS Project Management Guidebook, R2, such as, but not limited to:

  • develops detailed scope statements, and documents project requirements for complex projects by eliciting business goals, information needs, and relative priorities from end users, subject experts and others;
  • balances resource alternatives and potential solutions;
  • develops a project schedule including identifying and scheduling project deliverables, milestones and required tasks using project scheduling software;
  • documents and presents resource needs to agency management and coordinates project activities with those of program areas;
  • designs and implements quality metrics to analyze project performance;
  • develops project communication plan and provides detail project status reports to stakeholders; communicates project information to internal and external stakeholders;
  • directs or coordinates the activities of project or technical staff;
  • identifies risks and their potential impact on the project; manages contract relationships; provides recommendations or makes decisions on changes in project schedule;
  • plans and conducts project analysis sessions, such as Focus Group and project close-outs sessions

Qualifications and Skills

  • 84 months of experience managing project execution and control, including maintaining project budgets, schedules, scope requirements, status reports, and quality standards
  • 60 months of experience in a lead project manager role on software development projects
  • 60 months of experience developing and managing communications plans
  • 60 months of experience in tracking, managing and communicating issues and risks
  • 48 months of experience managing project schedules and resources using Microsoft Project
  • 24 months of Project Management experience managing expectations of and communicating with stakeholders
  • 24 months of experience in managing public sector government IT projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree, from an accredited institution
  • Project Manager Professional (PMP) Certification, from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

Job Features

Job CategoryGovernment
TravelNone
TelecommuteN/A
TypeContract

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