Reference # 19-00087 Title Project Manager
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 2019-02-25 00:00:00 --- 2019-08-25 00:00:00
Description
Role and Responsibilities
Under limited supervision, the project manager is responsible for accomplishing the stated project objectives on several small to mid-sized projects. The project manager is responsible for ensuring the end product produced by the project provides the expected benefit to the customer. The project manager will accomplish this by ensuring that each project has clearly defined requirements and success evaluation criteria. Additionally, the project manager will be expected to oversee all activities related to the project including establishment of internal and external policies and procedures, training, testing, researching and providing the customers with IT solutions, and vendor contracts/procurement. The project manager is also expected to advise management of problems or potential problems related to projects on a timely and proactive basis.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
3 to 5 years of experience in project coordination and management
General working knowledge of practical aspects of project management
Previous experience managing custom software development and COTS implementation projects
Ability to balance project management process with rapid delivery of benefit to the customer
Experience with maintaining project schedules and budgets.
Strong customer focus
Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Problem solving skills
Skilled in the creation of project related documents, including but not limited to RFIs/RFQs/RFPs, business cases, research findings and detailed statements of work.
Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization

Preferred Skills
Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
Certified Scrummaster (CSM) or equivalent Scrum and Agile experience