Job Description

Project Manager - Boston, MA

Location:

BostonMassachusetts

Date Posted:

6/18/2020

Employment Type:

Permanent

Recruiter:

Christopher Stile

Recruiter Email:

christopher.stile@avidtr.com

Job ID:

JN -062020-14059

Job Description

Responsibilities:
 
  • Manage medium-large sized high priority, technical project(s) of moderate to high complexity and risk
  • Provide consultation for all aspects of the project throughout the entire software development life cycle
  • Facilitate project kickoff meetings and direct project team members while working closely with the resource managers, partners, business analysts, and subject matter experts on the various system support teams
  • Record and manage schedules, mitigate risks, raise issues and inter-dependencies with understanding of technologies and desired outcomes
  • During initiation, help clients determine the best approaches for reaching objectives; during planning, develop project management tools including plans for scope management, risk management, communications, change control, and performance measurement and tracking
  • Prepare time and cost estimates, and detailed plans/schedules for all phases of the project
  • During execution, monitor performance and report management project status and pertinent issues, i.e. major milestones, and potential project risks
  • Conduct status meetings for senior leaders, assessing proposed changes in scope, and recommending courses of action to project sponsors during the execution phase
  • Verify product process to ensure the project delivered meets the clients needs/ expectations
  • Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues. Keeps management aware of the situation
  • Promote and support Project Management Office policies and processes; work with security, architectural and quality assurance teams to utilize established system standards, procedures, and quality objectives

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • 10-15+ years of Experience leading highly complex, technical projects
  • 5+ years of experience leading vendor managed projects
  • 7+ years of overall project management experience
  • 5+ years of hands on experience with MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365
  • Proven experience identifying risks and identifying solutions as needed
  • Strong verbal and written communication abilities and proven experience presenting to senior leaders

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • PMP, PMI or equivalent certification
  • Experience leading end user devices and tools
  • Experience and knowledge migrating to latest Microsoft user environment and supporting infrastructure
  • Experience with state government procurement and administrative
    procedures
  • Experience working in an Enterprise outsourced environment

 
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