Sr. Project Management Specialist
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NEW CASTLE, DE 19720
Sr. Project Management Specialist
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State of Delaware
new castle, DE
1 year ago
Job Seekers, Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127
Short Description: The Senior Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and manages an enhancement or development of large size project(s). This role involves implementation of an OCR system, an image system and various other projects.
Complete Description: The Senior Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and manages an enhancement or development of large 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.This individual will support multiple types of projects (hardware, infrastructure, software/app dev or enterprise) simultaneously. Prior management of resources and team members is a factor in this role.Years of Relevant Experience: 7+ yearsEducation: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study requiredPMP Certification REQUIRED\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 stakeholders.•Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders and customer representatives.•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 metrics.•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.The position is anticipated that this position will run beyond the end date in this requisition as that is simply the end of the state funding year.
Required / Desired
Formal Project Management (Primary Skill)
Active PMP/PMI certification
Prior experience managing 5-7 projects simultaneously
Prior experience working with all aspects of PM simultaneously (budget, WBS/Timeline, team members)
Excellent verbal and written communications
4 year college degree or equivalent technical study
Ability to create project plans using project plan software and proficiency using project plan software
Financial systems experience
Prior experience implementing OCR/Imaging systems