Reference # 19-00446 Title Project Manager
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 22-07-2019 --- 22-10-2019
Primary Responsibilities
" 50% - Assist the IT Program Manager in managing and planning and/or implementation of various projects; manager programs based on repeatable standards and practices when possible, but also may require defining new approaches; assist in resolving conflicts within and between projects and functional areas.
" 20% - Assist in developing methods to monitor program or area progress and take corrective action to ensure that the agreed upon service levels and customer requirements are met; work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes; analyze potential ricks and future impact of decisions; respond promptly to customer needs; takes a customer-centric approach to problem solving
" 15% - Identify opportunities and implement solutions to improve efficiency and reduce waste; lead initiatives to develop solutions and processes to meet needs; identify unique innovative approaches; participates in the design and/or testing phases
" 10% - Review and recommend equipment, resources and software; assist with managing the project budget and resource allocation; identifies required resources; trains, schedules, and monitors resources.
" 5%- Perform other duties as assigned.

Top Required Skills
" Bachelor's degree plus 3 or more years of experience in project coordination and management (or equivalent experience)
" Arizona State Project Management Certification
" PMP certification preferred

Required Knowledge
" General working knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management
" General knowledge of the organization's methodologies and tools
" General knowledge of the organization's policies and procedures
" General knowledge of interrelationships among various internal & external organizational functions
" Proficiency with Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK)

Required Skills
" Strong customer service skills
" Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
" Proficient project management skills

Required Abilities
" Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks
" Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
" Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
" Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization
" Demonstrated ability to develop and write technical documentation
" Demonstrated ability in leading team(s) to design solutions for clients
" Demonstrated ability to effectively articulate the relationship of the programs(s) to other work units/programs
" Demonstrated ability to have deep and broad understanding of current and anticipated needs and priorities of internal and external clients
" Ability to facilitate cross functional teams and stakeholders