Reference # 19-00744 Title Project Manager
Location Phoenix, ARIZONA
Position Type Contract
Experience Level Contract
Start Date / End Date 09-12-2019 --- 30-06-2020
Description
NO VENDOR BRANDING ON RESUMES.
Please note: There are 2 openings for this posting, and only one bid slot per opening for a total of 2 bid slots on this post.

Technical Project Manager
RESPONSIBILITIES
" Directs and monitors all activities for large, high risk, major technology-based projects from initiation to delivery; projects cross platforms, applications, and/or business lines
" Works with stakeholders to develop technology concepts, requirements, design alternatives, project schedules, and costs for project initiatives
" Plans and directs complex project and program schedules and budgets, monitoring and tracking
" Manage all phases, dependencies, risks, and strategy to meet project and account objectives
" Provides consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing cost analyses, significant issue management and resolution
" Manages and drives multiple projects
" Delivers work effort and project artifacts that demonstrate a commitment to transparency and traceability
" Directs the activities of project staff and is responsible for ensuring appropriate resources are allocated and maintained to facilitate the successful completion of the project
" Ensures the ongoing process/system capability associated with projects and manages any changes required to meet or exceed the expectations established in project designs
" Works with product owner to coordinate training plans for newly released functionality
" Works with system users to capture system deficiencies and work with product owner to manage change control
" Identify/recommend process improvements when gaps are uncovered

REQUIREMENTS
" BS Degree CS or MIS or equivalent
" 5+years' experience in Software project management roles
" PMP, Six Sigma, Agile certification strongly preferred
" Proficient in project and program management techniques, understands multiple software development methodologies, and uses current tools and techniques to monitor and measure project performance
" Listens, asks appropriate questions, and respects the viewpoints of others
" Builds mutual trust and encourages respect and cooperation among team members; builds morale and team productivity by recognizing and praising the efforts and achievements of the team
" Works effectively across team boundaries; develops and maintains constructive and cooperative working relationships with others
" Demonstrated ability to use discretion and make sound decisions
" Ability to excel in a collaborative and distributed team environment
" Ability to work with a minimal amount of direction while being pro-active in keeping management informed of project related issues, changes, and risks
" Ability to work under pressure and maintain confidentiality
" Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of employees ranging from entry level to senior leadership
" Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and shift priorities quickly
" Excellent written and verbal communication skills
" Proven strong relationship-building and communication skills with team members and business users