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Hire IT People, LLC
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Job Description

Project Management Specialist

This Job was posted over 30 Days Ago on 03-16-2012

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State of Delaware

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dover, DE

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5 years ago

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Short Description:

The Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and

manages an enhancement or development of small to medium size project(s).

Complete Description:

Please note – This position is being reopened for new resumes. If the past

submitted candidates are not available, please change their status to

“Reject-not available”. Also, this position has been changed to

include a 3-month RTH. Not all candidates need to consider this, but please

be aware that this is an attribute of the position. If this is not

acceptable to your company, please reject the candidate.

The Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and

manages an enhancement or development of small to medium size project(s).

The Project Management Specialist is the individual ultimately responsible

for projects. The Project Management Specialist’s primary responsibility is

to drive the entire project/program from start to finish. The Project

Management Specialist must ensure that the project/program is completed on

schedule and that the final product meets the business, technical standards

and policies.


Years of Relevant Experience: 5 to 7 years

Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study or

PMP Certification

Role Description:

All roles specified in PMS1 plus the following:

•Accountable for the approval and sign-off of the program plan with

customer representatives, such as portfolio managers, and all affected

program stakeholders.

•Accountable for management of scope for the program and gaining agreement

and approval of scope changes with customer representatives and affected


•Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer


•Direct work planning and scheduling design work.

•Manage, and track the program progress against the program plan.

•Serve as the primary point of contact for all program-related issues and

resolution of issues.

•Coordinate and present proposals to agencies as necessary.

•Identify and manage program risk and develops risk mitigation strategies,

track to closure.

•Ensure team leads adjust and revise estimates when necessary.

•Anticipate issues and proactively address them. Resolve conflicts with

sensitivity and tact.

•Coordinate the establishment of program standards and program specific

procedures with team leads.

•Responsible for project compliance with standards and procedures.

•Responsible for the capture and reporting of required program management


•Responsible to tailor and baseline all program templates.

•Develop and facilitate achievement of program service commitments and

performance metrics.

•Ensure that tasks provide value and support the strategic direction of the

program and meet service commitments; conduct reviews with agencies.

•Accountable for the final program management evaluation review with

stakeholders for approval upon program completion.

•Communicate effectively with customers and software / hardware suppliers

supporting the State as appropriate.

•Identify and track issues.

•Balance workload with program members’ capacity.

•Communicate to team members how their work assignments relate to and help

achieve program objectives.

•Plan program specific training and orientation needs.

This position is funded to 6/30/2012, but will run 6-9 months minimally.

Required / Desired Skills


Required / Desired

Amount of Experience

Formal Project Management (primary skill)


5 Years

Business Process Analysis


5 Years

Prior experience managing 2-3 projects simultaneously


2 Years

Business Analysis involving req. gathering and definition



5 Years

MS Project


3 Years

System Migration

Highly desired

2 Years

PMP Certification

Nice to have


Excellent verbal and written communications



4 year degree



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