Current Openings

Project Manager

Denver, COLORADO | Contract
Post Date: 01/05/21
Job ID: 21-00008
Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Job Title: Project Manager
Location: Denver,CO
Type: Contract
Duration: 3 months
Either Webcam or In Person Interview
Work Hours : 4 hours per day
Job Description:
  • Takes projects from original concept through final implementation by defining project scope and objectives, analyzing project requirements and determining best approach to complete project using existing and/or new approaches, developing detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports, managing the project budget, and developing plans for transition to operations
  • Manages the integration of vendor tasks and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables
  • Collaborates, negotiates and works with others in a matrixed organization
Day to Day Project Management
  • Provides project management and direction to ensure overall success of the large, complex initiative by developing project implementation plans including project business benefit, scope, objectives, schedule, deliverables, and success criteria that support business goals in collaboration with management and project sponsors
  • Develops an appropriate implementation plan that focuses on current and future functional performance objectives, total cost of ownership (TCO) and compliance with Client's Project Lifecycle Methodology and Enterprise standards
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of contract and award/RFP proposal, Legislation terms related to implementation, roll-out and budget. Ensures scope and deliverables from contracted agreement with Vendor, and proposal or related documents are met, on time, and within contracted budget.
  • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential risks, and devises contingency plans
  • Determines content of status reports from the project team, troubleshoots problem areas and delivers overall progress reports to senior management
  • Conducts project post-mortem assessments and suggests improvement in process or procedures
  • Determines what preventive and corrective actions will be taken to bring a project into schedule and budget compliance (how to get a project back on schedule and within budget)
  • Decides on best approach to convey and communicate stakeholder requirements and project objectives to appropriate team members, and manages all technical requirements accordingly to realize each for the stakeholder
Provides Budget and Resource Management
  • Drafts and submits budget proposals and recommends subsequent budget changes
  • Identifies resources and participants needed to achieve project goals
  • Communicates and coordinates any approved budget changes with contract and budget personnel before implementation to initiate contractual or budgetary changes required to maintain compliance with fiscal and procurement rules.
  • Determines and assesses requests for additional staff and/or contractors and works with outside service providers where needed to complete technology projects
  • Negotiates with department managers, when necessary, regarding the support of required personnel to ensure project continuity through completion
  • Provides Strategic Project Management
  • Proactively manages full life-cycle of technology initiatives, including overall project plan, scope, change control, risks, issues, impacts, and reporting through standardization and best practice project implementation
  • Promotes the use and adoption of standard Project Lifecycle Methodology (PLM) and supports functional and project managers by providing guidance in the usage of PLM
  • Provides status report of contracted deliverables/timelines
Communication and Collaboration
  • Coordinates project related activities for cross functional teams
  • Collaborates to develop, and appropriately execute, a change strategy, including stakeholder analysis, communication plans, and adoption plans
  • Coaches, mentors, and motivates project team members and contractors and influences them to take positive action and accountability for assigned work
  • Manages relationships across customers and vendors to develop a thorough understanding of core business functions and align project with overall business objectives.
  • Manages issues and proactively escalates critical issues for immediate resolution effectively demonstrating decision making, issues management and resolution skills
  • Ensures that milestones and deadlines are set and other project team members deliver on those commitments
  • Perform any other duties as assigned.