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IT Project Manager

Company: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

The Project Management Office (PMO) executes several investment and key operational projects for the client as well as some high cost, high risk and high visibility Digital Enterprise Transformation projects in collaboration with Business transformation Office and other Departments and Divisions. Responsibilities Duties include, but not limited to:-- Reporting to the PMO Manager, the IT Project Manager is responsible for concurrently executing multiple high visibility, high risk and complex projects for the client. The IT Project Manager will coordinate delivery of Proof Of Concept, pilot and production releases that meet quality assurance standards. The IT Project Manager will provide leadership and direction to the functional teams for the evaluation of project feasibility, development of business cases, establishment of priorities, monitoring progress, continual evaluation of project status and resource utilization from project inception to post-deployment closeout. One of the key job functions is creating and maintaining project plans that communicate tasks, milestone dates, and status. The individual will be responsible for development of project documents such as project charter, communications plan, requirements metrics etc. The individual will do project status reporting to stakeholders, ISD management and Laboratory senior management. The IT Project Manager will build relationships, execute, manage and negotiate in a matrixed environment. The IT Project Manager will continually balance risk, efficiency of execution, quality of results and PMO process requirements in the fulfillment of Departmental and Laboratory goals.

Responsibilities:
--- Execute ISD's major projects and or programs using standard methodology, templates, tools and framework for effective project performance
--- Lead efforts to define new projects/programs including scoping, sizing and planning.
--- Direct and facilitate development of business case, charter, project plan, communications plan, and requirements metrics with the input from the project teams.
--- Drive project results that are aligned with strategic organizational objectives.
--- Collaborate with business analysts, technical leads, developers, quality assurance associates and other key stakeholders from project scope definition through implementation.
--- Manage scope, schedule, risks, issues and changes while always striving to minimize exposure and risk across multiple projects.
--- Hold regular meetings with project teams including project kick off and close out meetings, set agendas, document and communicate meeting notes and action items.
--- Provide project/program status reporting to stakeholders, ISD management and Laboratory senior management and manage expectations across the Laboratory.
--- Act as the single point of contact for third party vendors working closely with vendor PMs to ensure on time and on budget completion of agreed upon deliverables.
--- Coordinate procurement activities with project team and contracting services department.
--- Lead project/program reviews and quality assurance process to ensure successful execution of projects as measured by Laboratory, and Departmental goals and customer satisfaction.
--- Provide a significant level of competency to project teams by leveraging technical acumen and strong business management experience
--- Ensure projects are in compliance with the Laboratory enterprise, security and infrastructure architectures.
--- Actively maintain awareness of new and emerging technologies and project management methodologies and tools. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
--- Must be a U.S. citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance
--- MS OR BS. Bachelor's Degree in Information Technologies, Engineering or equivalent is required, Master's Degree preferred or equivalent industry experience. At least 8 years of applicable experience
--- Diverse and broad experience executing multi-year, multi-phase infrastructure, product deployment, software development, business applications, ERP implementations and website development programs and projects.
--- Experience delivering cloud implementations including but not limited to Software as a service (SaaS), Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) and Platform as a service (PaaS)
--- Deep knowledge and hands on experience of Project Management Methodologies, specifically PMBOK Waterfall and Agile Scrum
--- Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design. Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures.
--- Proven ability to working in a highly matrixed organization, influence and work with cross functional teams and lead organizational change management
--- Candidates should be enthusiastic, self -starters able to work independently with little supervision but also demonstrate solid teamwork and interpersonal skills
--- Ability to lead dynamically and energize multidiscipline work teams, to learn and apply new skills and techniques to respond to business needs.
--- Ability to negotiate and use persuasion to remove obstacles and achieve project objectives
--- Experience in process improvement and business re-engineering methods and organizational change management
--- Good analytical and problem-solving skills to evaluate business problems and apply knowledge to identify appropriate solutions.
--- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to communicate with customers, associates, vendors and management.
--- Strong presentation skills; ability to present and discuss strategies and technical information in a manner that establishes rapport, persuades others, and gains understanding.
--- Solid teamwork and interpersonal skills
--- Proficient in project management software - Microsoft Project Professional. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
--- Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
--- Scrum Master Certification CSM)
--- Exposure or certification in ITIL Foundations
--- Project management methodology development and or continuous improvement to an existing process
--- Experience as a business analyst WORKING LOCATIONS & ADDITIONAL INFO
--- Location: Lexington, MA
--- Travel: Infrequent
--- Employment Status: Full-Time Employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement)
--- Other: All candidates must also successfully pass a Commercial Background Investigation (CBI). Investigation (CBI).
This job posting sets forth the authorities and responsibilities of this position, which may be changed from time to time as shall be determined.
#LI-IM1 Company Overview Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, is an innovative small business committed to providing world-class technical, management, and training support services to government and public sector clients. We focus on people, processes, and performance to deliver superior results. Since our inception in 1997, our commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction has been recognized with exponential growth and exceptional past performance ratings. We accept challenging assignments and drive projects from the planning stages, through implementation, and into operations and support. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.

Keywords: Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo, Huntsville , IT Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Lexington, Alabama

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