Job ID :
289
Company :
State of Delaware
Location :
dover, DE
Type :
Contract
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
6 years ago
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Engagement Type:

Contract

 

Short Description: 
The Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and manages an enhancement or development of small to medium size project(s).

Complete Description: 
Please note - This position is being reopened for new resumes. If the past submitted candidates are not available, please change their status to "Reject-not available". Also, this position has been changed to include a 3-month RTH. Not all candidates need to consider this, but please be aware that this is an attribute of the position. If this is not acceptable to your company, please reject the candidate. 

The Project Management Specialist (PMS) directs, controls, administers, and manages an enhancement or development of small to medium size project(s). The Project Management Specialist is the individual ultimately responsible for projects. The Project Management Specialist’s primary responsibility is to drive the entire project/program from start to finish. The Project Management Specialist must ensure that the project/program is completed on schedule and that the final product meets the business, technical standards and policies. 

PMS2 
Years of Relevant Experience: 5 to 7 years 
Preferred Education: 4 year college degree or equivalent technical study or PMP Certification 
Role Description: 
All roles specified in PMS1 plus the following: 
•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 the State 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. 

This position is funded to 6/30/2012, but will run 6-9 months minimally.

 

 

  Required / Desired Skills    

 

   

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount of Experience

Formal Project Management (primary skill)

Required

5  Years

Business Process Analysis

Required

5  Years

Prior experience managing 2-3 projects simultaneously

Required

2  Years

Business Analysis involving req. gathering and definition (secondary)

Required

5  Years

MS Project

Required

3  Years

System Migration

Highly desired

2  Years

PMP Certification

Nice to have

Excellent verbal and written communications

Required

4 year degree

Required