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Internal Postings
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Harrisburg, PA
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7 Months
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2 months ago
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Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates agency initiatives across business areas, with other commonwealth agencies, and with other contracted vendors as appropriate.
  • Develops project plans and timelines to support efforts and assist in the smooth and thorough execution of projects.
  • Coordinates, with other Project Managers and Heads of agency departments, in the allocation of personnel to ensure proper apportionment consistent with priorities and deadlines.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to others as they develop project plans.
  • Provides guidance and assistance to others as they manage projects.
  • Provides assistance to other Project Managers on those projects which the position is assigned to assist in the management of.
  • Ensures changes to project estimates are documented and agreed to by the client agency department.
  • Manages and tracks project progress against the project plan to ensure project is on schedule and takes corrective action if it is behind schedule.
  • Notifies and keeps project staff informed of project timelines, milestones, phases, work request target dates, and approved executable work package.
  • Communicates to project team members how their work relates to and helps to achieve project objectives.
  • Ensures adherence to project scope and documents changes.
  • Identifies risks, prepares risk mitigation plans, and executes contingency actions.
  • Identifies constraints that may impede or prevent projects from being completed on time and escalate issues as necessary.
  • Builds and maintains relationships and communicates with client agency departments.
  • Develops, documents, and reports on all required project management metrics.
  • Prepares status reports for project team, program managers, stakeholders, and the agency senior leadership team.
  • Plans, organizes, prioritizes, and manages multiple work efforts across multiple teams and at times across multiple projects.
  • Schedules or monitors project status reviews.
  • Manages scope of the project and gains agreement and approval of any scope changes according to established procedure.
  • Serves as primary point-of-contact for all project related issues and resolution of issues for projects the position is assigned as the lead Project Manager.
  • Resolves conflicts with sensitivity and tact.
  • Thinks critically and innovatively in delivering solutions to problems and obstacles.
  • Develops and facilitates achievement of program service commitments and performance metrics.
  • Ensures that all tasks add value and support the strategic direction of the agency.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to implement and manage project management methodologies for information technology projects.
  • 5-7 years of practical project management experience over comparably sized application development projects.
  • 5+ years of experience using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills in managing multiple projects at one time.
  • Knowledge of the principles and methodologies of business process reengineering.
  • Ability to work and communicate with a wide range of people – peers, vendors, management and others.
  • Ability to display professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion.
  • Ability to manage own time effectively given priorities from manager.

Experience required: 7 Years