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IT Project Manager
Ref No.: 18-00054
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 5 Years
IT Project Manager
Work Location - Arlington, VA
Direct Hire

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Planning:
  • Develop project plans to accomplish the project's goals within constraints such as time, cost and agreed quality standards
  • Schedule tasks, deadlines and milestones for stakeholders and resources
  • Develop schedule contingency plans
  • Develop budgets for each project and monitor the overall IT department budget
  • Define, list, mitigate and overall manage project risks and issues

Day-to-Day Management:
  • Run multiple projects on a day-to-day basis
  • Coordinate project subordinates, other staff, service providers, and vendors
  • Disseminate information to the various team members through task and sub-tasks assignment based on requirements
  • Efficiently and competently manage problems -- when things go off plan (due to scope-creep, changed requirements, missed deadlines etc.) bring them back on plan or create a new plan with the assistance of key-stakeholders
  • Record, analyze and understand the requirements of the project and ensure that work proceeds per the specifications
  • Evaluate deliverables prepared by the vendor and internal staff members to make sure the work meets requirements and maintains a high level of quality
  • Constantly monitor and report on the progress of a project to stakeholders
  • Managed the IT procurement process and the management of the IT budget to include the reconciliation with Finance.

Reporting:
  • Provide detailed weekly status reports (written and graphical) of the projects
  • Provide an overall summary of IT projects and their statuses
  • Provide monthly summary report for the executive management
  • Provide weekly budget status
  • List Key Responsibilities
  • Participate in innovation efforts and in teams on innovation initiatives

Communication:
  • Assume responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective communication and communication plan
  • Coordinate with various departments and personnel and with management.
  • Coordinate the assignment of tasks and collection and management of requirements with related departments, field offices, and headquarters.
  • Assist and support Organization's personnel as needed.
  • Respond to questions and information needs.
  • Keep management informed of area activities and of any significant concerns.

Qualifications, Knowledge Skill Required
Education
  • Bachelor degree in IT and/or business or equivalent education and experience.
  • PMP, PRINCE or other similar project management certificates is required

Work Experience
  • At least 5 years project management experience.
  • Strong experience in project planning, budgeting and execution using tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft Project or others
  • Supervisory experience is required
  • Experience in business system analysis
  • Expertise in IT portfolio management
  • Experience in managing SharePoint or Intranet projects is a plus
  • Experience in managing security projects is a plus
  • Experience in cloud solutions delivery such as AWS, Azure and Office 365 is a plus
  • Experience in managing Salesforce, data warehouse, BI implementation projects using tools such as DOMO, Tableau, Birst or others would be a plus
Skills
  • Understanding of computer operations and project accounting.
  • Strong experience in IT project planning and experience with JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft Project, Excel and Visio
  • Well organized and attentive to detail.
  • Customer and service orientation.
  • Knowledge of overall nonprofit organizations' operations
  • Strong communication abilities.
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities such as conflict/issue resolution.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills, including the proven ability to adapt to a dynamic project environment and manage multiple projects
  • Ability to compute discount, interest, ROI, ratio, proportion, percentage calculations and the ability to manage IT budgets, IT requisitions and reconciliation with Finance.