Job ID :
3955
Company :
State Of Michigan
Location :
lansing, MI
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
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Position Description

Plans and coordinates work teams. Provides management and technical support to project team members. Handles complex projects. Designs and implements project plans. Generally manages a group of applications system analysts or infrastructure specialists. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager. Project Manager capabilities with 2-7 years of experience. The required position is for a project manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) projects in support of the Department of Community Health (DCH). The projects address infrastructure upgrades and include many upgrades of hardware and software that have reached end of life and need to be refreshed. The hardware and software refreshes are required to reduce the risk of failure, and to ensure ongoing vendor support. The project manager will be assigned other projects in the portfolio as prioritized by the State. As a member of the Program Management Office (PMO), the project manager will follow the State’s SUITE methodology (and required deliverables), and utilize the State’s project management tools, to perform project planning through project execution. Plans and coordinates work teams. Provides management and technical support to project team members. Handles complex projects. Designs and implements project plans. Generally manages a group of applications system analysts or infrastructure specialists. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Typically reports to a senior manager. The Project Manager will work under the direction of DTMB Agency Services, and with partner agencies and DTMB cross matrix teams to understand project requirements and effectively manage the project. This includes, but is not limited to:

• Provide project management services to support the initiation, planning and implementation of the technology deliverables for the project. This includes recommendations on scope, resources and cost, as well as the best course of action/approach to attain the project objectives.

• Provide project management for project activities to ensure that the project is completed on time, within budget and within scope. This includes, but is not limited to project planning, scheduling, tracking, issue management, risk management, change management, and status reporting.

• Follow the State Unified Information Technology Environment (SUITE) Project Management Methodology (PMM) and System Engineering Methodology (SEM) and required deliverables.

• Utilize the State’s Project Portfolio Management (PPM) tool per the required Program Management Office (PMO) processes.

 

Skills Required

Solid skills in project scheduling utilizing a project scheduling tool such as MS Project. Solid skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong leadership and communication skills. Ability to communicate technical terminology at levels appropriate to the audience both orally and in writing.

 

Skills Preferred

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.

 

Experience Required

2+ years of experience in project management utilizing a formal project management methodology, including experience in project planning, scheduling, tracking, issue management, risk management, change management, and status reporting.

2+ years of experience in project scheduling utilizing a project scheduling tool such as MS Project.

2+ years of experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

 

Experience Preferred

Experience with State of Michigan SUITE Project Management Methodology (PMM) and System Engineering Methodology (SEM) preferred.