Project Manager (Remote/Tallahassee)

Tallahassee, FL (Long Term) Posted: 04/01/2023

Required Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
  • 7 years of IT work experience, including 4 years of project management experience, or working with a Project Management Office.
  • 5 years of experience managing projects in accordance with the PMI standards as presented in A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge. (PMBOK Guide)
  • 3 years of IT strategy and planning experience.
  • 3 years of experience managing application development projects.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with technical and user staff.
  • Experience using the Scrum framework to manage at least 1 project.
  • Experience facilitating requirements gathering and Joint Application Design (JAD) sessions.
  • Experience managing documentation in Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Experience with the Information Systems Development Methodologies. (ISDM)

      Primary Responsibilities

      • Establishing and implementing project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high quality standards and meet customer expectations.
      • Performing systems analysis and design needed for the planning, development, and implementation of business solutions.
      • Developing design and functional specifications which will provide the best solution for new application development and ongoing maintenance of existing applications.
      • Recruiting project staff and consultants in a manner consistent with the demands and complexity of the projects.
      • Setting standards and best practices for Applications Development team.
      • Coordinating communication with all areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk and resources of the work effort being managed.
      • Assisting Program Managers in partnering with senior management of the business community to identify and prioritize opportunities to achieve the goals of the client.
      • Assembling project plans and teamwork assignments, as well as management over the details within the project.
      • Developing and maintaining a detailed project plan.
      • Managing project deliverables in line with the project plan.
      • Recording and managing project issues and escalating where necessary.
      • Resolving cross-functional issues at project level.
      • Managing project scope and change control and escalating issues where necessary.
      • Monitoring project progress and performance.
      • Providing status reports to the project sponsor.
      • Managing project training within the defined budget.
      • Liaising with, and providing updates on progress to, project board/senior management.
      • Managing project evaluation and dissemination activities.
      • Managing consultancy input within the defined budget.
      • Seeking final approval of the design specification.
      • Working closely with users to ensure the project meets business needs.
      • Defining and management of the User Acceptance Testing programs.
      • Identifying user training needs and devising and managing user training programs.
      • Providing regular status reports to the management.

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