IT Sr. Project Manager

Job Number: 800220107
Job Type: Full Time(FTE)

Candidate Type – USA Work Authorization

Job Location – Durham, NC: Raleigh, NC Seattle, WA

Job Description

This lead project management role will work with multiple internal and external stakeholders and selected vendor(s) to analyze, plan, and implement the new system. This position will be responsible for working with senior-level business executives, IT personnel, business program resources and Vendor staff to execute project requirements and manage stakeholder expectations. This position will manage the day-to-day activities for the project and complete all input to the Client Project Management (Touchdown) system as needed. 

Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Developing and maintaining detailed project schedule, budget and monitoring expenditures
  • Developing and maintaining all required project management artifacts following State, DHHS and PMBOK guidelines
  • Managing scope, resources, timelines, costs/budget, quality, communication, and procurements to meet the goals of the State
  • Leading and performing hands-on analysis of the business and technical environments, and writing RFP
  • Working with vendors to manage contract deliverables, oversee all vendor activities to ensure that all the milestones are met
  • Ensuring that project plans and schedules are established and maintained, ensuring that deliverables are completed timely and accurately
  • Establishing project governance, conducting formal presentations, coordinating with all project stakeholders and ensure that appropriate project controls are instituted
  • Serving as an IT project liaison to the business client
  • Working with business stakeholders to develop necessary project management, change management, risk management, rollout, and training plans
  • Working with the technical team to ensure technical readiness during implementation and supervising implementation activities
  • Developing and maintaining all required State CIO project documentation

Management prefers applicants with the following: 

  • Candidate with PMP Certification
  • Experience managing or supervising legacy system replacement projects
  • Experience collaborating with State and Local Government 
  • Experience planning and managing data conversion activities
  • Experience building rollout plans
  • Required skills include: 
  • The selected candidate must be a results-oriented individual with a very strong work ethic and must be able to demonstrate excellent IT Project Management, negotiation, communication and problem-solving skills. 
  • Capable of leading effective project meetings that are tailored to the audience
  • Ability to create simple to complex project plans, timelines and work breakdown structures using project management tools
  • Must have proficiency in project management, agile, scrum, and kanban software tools
  • Must have strategic planning skills with good understanding of roadmap development.
  • Ability to write and present effective project materials, including presentations and status reports
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, clients and other IT personnel
  • Proven experience with working collaboratively with business/program partners 
  • Ability to effectively identify and resolve system or business process/project issues
  • Ability to build, influence, lead and motivate effective teams towards end results
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to work in a high-demand dynamic environment
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including development of project
  • Must have experience writing RFPs/technical writing
  • Must have experience as a Project Manager on a Salesforce implementation project
  • Project management experience, preferably with large, complex automation implementation efforts Required 8 Years
  • Demonstrated Project Management experience on system deployments with multiple clients. Required 8 Years
  • Objective decision-making ability based on strategic objectives priority, business performance analysis and resource availability. Required 8 Years
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication and presentation skills. Required 8 Years
  • Experience with MS Office and SharePoint.. Required 5 Years
  • Demonstrated experience with both Waterfall and Agile Projects Required 8 Years
  • Demonstrate technical architecture/infrastructure knowledge and experience, including experience with multiple hardware platforms and operating system Required 5 Years
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge and analysis skills with hands-on experience in development, data base design, and web-based technologies Highly desired 8 Years 
  • Experience writing RFPs/technical writing Highly desired 5 Years
  • Comfortable working in an environment that is driving toward Agile Transformation while continuing to operate within a mature waterfall structure Highly desired 5 Years
  • Experience with Jira Highly desired 3 Years
  • Experience with DevOps processes, tools, and techniques Highly desired 3 Years 
  • Demonstrated experience with Salesforce deployments with multiple clients. Required 5 Years
Pay Range – DOE. Benefits are per company policy