Istonish is a minority owned, privately-held, award-winning business enterprise, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices located in Texas, Minnesota, and Wyoming. When you join Istonish, you become a part of the team dedicated to delivering outstanding technical and customer service to our clients.
Our Public Sector Client located in Cheyenne, Wyoming has a requirement for a Senior Project Manager. The anticipated duration of this contract engagement is 1 year. The Senior Project Manager must work on-site in Cheyenne, Monday through Friday (excluding Holidays) and may require some travel.
Maintain a Project Charter and a Project Management Plan to include the following: Project Scope Statement, Change Control and Configuration Management Plan, Work Breakdown Structure, Project Schedule, Quality Management Plan, Resource Management Plan, Communication Plan, Issue & Risk Registry, Procurement Management Plan and a Project Closeout Plan.
Use standardized project management methodologies, tools, and techniques.
Work closely with technical personnel to assure the functional requirements meet the Client's Policies, Procedures and Standards.
Plan, direct, manage, schedule, develop, implement and maintain the project within the project schedule.
Track and monitor project budget/expenditures.
Identify and assign the necessary skills and resources needed to complete the associated project(s), and effectively manage the project team.
Manage vendor contracts for delivering business and technical resources and product(s) in support of the project.
Produce and submit weekly status reports.
Produce and manage a monthly progress report of activity (using the approved state template(s)) to the OCIO for monitoring of compliance to the project budget and schedule.
Measure and report project progress against the business and functional requirements traceability matrix.
Contractor must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Business, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, or Project Management. At least five (5) years of experience performing Project Management/Business Analyst functions in an Information Technology environment (including software, hardware, and network infrastructures). Preference will be given to candidates with a PMP certification.
Must have the ability and experience in planning, developing, executing and monitoring large & diverse IT projects.
Must have the ability to develop and build project teams from internal and external resources.
Must be well-versed in PMI project management practices, principles and Agile Project management Methodologies.
Must understand project management standards and have knowledge and experience working with project management tools.
Must have the ability to assemble, analyze and evaluate data and to be able to make appropriate, well-reasoned and evidence based recommendations and decisions to support the business stakeholders and the project team.
Must maintain knowledge and expertise in best procurement practices.
Must possess advanced skills and expertise in contract management.
Must have an understanding of software, hardware, and network infrastructure as it relates to software development and deployment.
Provide expertise in administering the change management process and facilitating and resolving disruptions and project delays, if necessary.
Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in order to convey realistic project goals, objectives and requirements to all stakeholders.
Maintain and complete projects within budget and schedule.
Must be able to follow proper project closeout activities.
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