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Job Details
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Company Name
Hire IT People, LLC
Physical Address

DOVER, DE 19904
Job Description

Project Management Specialist

This Job was posted over 30 Days Ago on 02-10-2017

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State of Delaware

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dover, DE

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4+ Months

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1 year ago

Job Seekers, Please send resumes to or Call: (202) 719-0200 Ext: 127
Short Description: The Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and manages an enhancement or development of small to medium size project(s). This role also considers BRD Design experience valuable.

Complete Description: 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.

This role also includes an additional skills that involve completing BRDs

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+ years

Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study required

PMP Certification preferred

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.

Please also note that this is a RTH position, where the State of DE would like to consider hiring any employable contractors sometime after 3 months of the engagement. There is no fee for this conversion and it is strictly based on State of Delaware timetables.

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


of Experience

Formal Project Management (Primary Skill)




Formal Experience Working as A Project Manager within a PMO




Prior experience managing 5-7 projects simultaneously




Business Analysis – Prior experience completing BRDs




Prior experience working with all aspects of PM simultaneously (budget, WBS/Timeline, team members)




Prior experience managing implementation of cloud-based solutions (i.e. ServiceNow, Salesforce)

Highly desired



Prior experience managing projects that involved multiple

Highly desired

Excellent verbal and written communications


4 year college degree or equivalent technical study


PMP or Six Sigma Certification

Highly desired

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