Reference # 19-00081 Title Project Manager
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 2019-02-25 00:00:00 --- 2020-02-25 00:00:00
Description
Essential Duties:
" Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through complete task definitions and work requirement identification and assignments.
" Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes; identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s).
" Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness.
" Prepares and maintains all project status reports and schedules; tracks milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.
" Develops resource allocations based upon the project scope of work
" Documents, communicates risks and issues as they are defined
" Responds to all inquiries regarding project status
" Coaches, and supervises all project team members both internal and contracted to ensure optimal outcomes; builds, develops, and maintains relationships vital to project success.
" Takes action to mitigate conflict; escalates serious project issues.
" Effectively communicate relevant project information in a professional manner to the business and technical personnel.
Skills:
" Technical (data, governance, data migration, data warehouse etc.) project management experience.
" Experience with SaaS projects and data migration.
" Excellent written and verbal communication skills; expertise in managing customer expectations.
" Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.
" Experience with change management in a dynamic environment.
" Comfortable using Microsoft O365 suite, Microsoft Project and SharePoint.
" PM training and certification desirable, but not required.

Qualifications:
" Minimum of 5 years of experience with industry standard project management and service delivery methodologies for IT (SDLC, Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, Lean/Six Sigma, OCM, PMBOK or ITIL a plus).
" Experience developing strategies and technical specifications for projects, ability to manage complex technology projects.
" Experience in clarifying roles and responsibilities to ensure understanding of expectations.
" Experience in taking action to mitigate conflict.
" Experience in preparing and maintaining all project status reports and schedules.
" Experience in tracking milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies.
" Experience in re-setting expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.
" Experience working in a Project Management Office.
" Experience delivering and/or managing IT Applications projects.