Current Openings

Project Manager

Albany, NEW YORK | Contract
Post Date: 10/06/20
Job ID: 20-00945
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Title : Project Manager
Location : Albany, NY
Duration : 12+ Months (More Likely to Extend)
Interview : Either Webcam Interview or In-Person

Job Description:
The Project Manager will work with client's project teams in the development and implementation of multi-faceted, high visibility projects.

Activities will include but not be limited to:
  • Facilitating successful completion of IT projects by working across project team boundaries in a matrix environment to secure resources, resolve issues, and set project timeline and milestones.
  • Prepare and manage Project Management Plan including but not limited to: scope statement, schedule, budget, quality plan, risks, issues and communication plan, etc)
  • Prepare and deliver executive-level reports and documents including presentations, proposals and training materials;
  • Track Project performance to ensure goals are being met;
  • Identify and facilitate communications with stakeholder groups;
  • Utilize formal project change process and communicate all changes with all stakeholders;
  • Communication of project status and updates at all levels of organization, with internal stakeholders, project team and executive staff;
  • Coordinate with Agency Executives, project team members, ITS portfolio staff, ITS Enterprise staff and other stakeholders;
  • Identify and mitigate project risks; escalate and resolve issues impacting project success;
  • Provide weekly, bi-weekly and/or monthly status updates using established standards, tools and procedures; Coordinate with ITS Chief Technology Office and Chief Portfolio Office as needed;
  • Develop transition plan(s) and execute those plans to ensure orderly transition to ITS Enterprise Operations including proper mentoring and training as needed to ensure successful transition.

Desired Skills:
  • 24 months of project management experience leading enterprise wide business initiative in a state or federal regulatory environment.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent PM credential/education/relevant experience.
  • 48 months' experience in managing more than one interdependent Information Technology (IT) projects for the public sector/government from initiation through closeout.
  • 84 months' experience managing complex, cross-functional, multi-year IT projects including oral and written communications with all stakeholders; with a focus on application development, vendor software implementation and/or technology infrastructure projects.
  • 84 months' experience developing and maintaining project artifacts including scope, charter, budget, schedule, resource, and communication plans using standard PM methodologies and tools.
  • 84 months' experience managing and implementing projects utilizing industry standard software development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies including Waterfall, Agile and Hybrid.