This IT Project Manager will be responsible for managing multiple DHS IT projects, as well as identifying opportunities for improvement and making constructive suggestions for change while remaining on the forefront of emerging IT project management practices. Specifically the IT Project Manager will be responsible for:
*Ensuring project documents are complete, current and stored appropriately.
*Identifying scheduled uncertainties and risks.
*Ensuring the work of the project, including requirements and deliverables, are clearly defined.
*Controlling the project, in part, by leveraging formal change management and identifying and mitigating risk.
*Ensuring stakeholder expectations are understood and managed accordingly.
*Managing stakeholder communications and participation.
*Promoting effective individual and team performance.
*Acting as primary point of contact to handle project issues, as well as manage changes to project scope.
*Confirming project success criteria and manages accordingly.
*Monitoring, evaluating and controlling project performance.Resolving and/or escalating issues in a timely fashion.
*Planning and scheduling project tasks based, in part, on resource availability and other dependencies.
*Overseeing or modifying a schedule of tasks with minimal supervision.
*Conducting routine project status calls and reporting of project status.
*Providing direction to the group by suggesting areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions; fosters and supports constructive change.
*Reviewing and monitoring budgets for each project/initiative working with each business lead to deliver projects on time and within budget.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field from an accredited college/university, plus 1-3 years project management experience. Experience managing large, cross-functional projects is preferred, along with experience in application of project management concepts, practices and procedures as they relate to the delivering IT project. Project Management Certification (PMP) is preferred.