GENERAL FUNCTIONS (Job Summary): The primary focus of the duties of the Project Manager is to manage the successful delivery of IT projects, including planning, design, development, implementation, training, and transition to post-production support.
This contract role is to work full-time managing several IT projects, including a website redesign and other projects as assigned.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
Responsible for the overall ownership and management of projects to ensure they are completed according to the timelines and budgets.
Lead project initiatives and ensure they are adhering to the PMO processes and methodologies.
Create and maintain project artifacts that are well-documented, organized, and consistent with the PMO standards.
Prepare and maintain the project plans, system and functional requirements, specifications, and financial constraints of the projects.
Develop and monitor a project schedule for each project by evaluating an appropriate timeline, milestones, tasks, resources, and dependencies.
Control and track project performance, resource allocations, budget adherence, and product quality by frequently evaluating project and team progress and conducting regular status meetings.
Identify any key risks/issues within the projects and ensure they are appropriately communicated, managed, and mitigated as needed to keep the projects on track.
Escalate issues to management as necessary.
Manage the relationships with customers and vendors.
Responsible for the complete implementation of the projects and provide a single point of contact to all stakeholders.
DUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required
Minimum of 5+ years of project management experience required
Demonstrated experience with project management processes, methodologies and tools
Strong problem solving, organization, and time management skills
Proven experience leading multiple successful Website redesign projects with knowledge and understanding of website development and hosting concepts
Demonstrated proficiency managing Infrastructure and Network projects that have enterprise-wide implications and are technically complex
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the project teams and stakeholders.
Utility experience preferred
Solid working knowledge of SharePoint is preferred
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification a plus
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