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Company :
State of New Jersey
Location :
trenton, NJ
Type :
Duration :
6 Months
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Posted :
6 years ago
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Short Description:


Project Manager directs, controls, administers, and regulates an enhancement or development program. PM is the individual ultimately responsible to the agency. The PM’s primary responsibility is to drive the entire effort from start to finish.


Complete Description:

Years of Relevant Experience: 5 -7


Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study


Role Description:

All roles specified plus:

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 Commonwealth 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.



4 year college degree or equivalent technical study

Required 4 Years


Project Manager experience

Required 5 Years


Project Lifecycle experience

Required 5 Years


Develop and present Executive Management presentations and reports

Required 5 Years


Document issues across, and within, multiple agencies

Required 3 Years


Identify risks and strategies to alleviate

Required 3 Years


Develop, coordinate and present proposals with clear, precise requirements

Required 5 Years


Develop Request for Proposal (RFP) and Scope of Work (SOW) in accordance with State of NJ requirements

Required 3 Years


Interview User Agencies and document requirements

Required 5 Years


HR/Payroll/Timekeeping system implementation experience

Required 3 Years