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Project Manager - Miami, FL
Ref No.: 18-02695
Location: Miami, Florida
Project Manager
Location: Miami, FL
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

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Functional Skills:
  • Defines project scope and objectives
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports
  • Conducts project meetings and produces meeting minutes and issues logs
  • Produces risk analysis and risk mitigation plans
  • Responsible for project tracking and analysis
  • Ensures adherence to Project Management Process, Systems Development Methodology and quality standards for producing project deliverables
  • Provides project management, technical and analytical guidance to the project team
  • Ensures quality deliverables are produced as planned
  • Ensures Release of application across and handle the release independently
  • POSITION SCOPE:
  • Interfaces with all areas affected by the project:examples include business sponsors, operations, application development, end users, computer services, client services, operations, vendors, etc.
  • Manages vendor selection, contract negotiations, the integration of vendor tasks into the work plan and tracks and reviews vendor deliverables:examples include software development artifacts such as design artifacts and test plans
  • Manages people, work and resources as planned:examples include business analysts, application developers and testers
  • Recommends and takes action to direct the analysis and solution of complex problems:examples includes resource availability conflicts that jeopardize project budget and/or schedule expectations
  • Candidate should have core experience in IT infrastructure having background networking projects, Server upgrades.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • MS Project in order to develop detailed work plans, schedules
  • Developing project estimates and resource plans
  • Documenting coherent and concise project status reports including issues and risks
  • Conducting project meetings and subsequently documenting/distributing meeting minutes and action item, including responsibilities for same, in a timely manner
  • Progressing complex project schedules, identify and manage the project's critical path, proactively identifying and escalating risks to project's schedule, budget or quality
  • Tracking project expenses, forecasting future spend, calculating estimates-at-complete and proactively advising of forecasted variances along with proposed corrective action
  • Managing the participation of resources assigned to the project and holding them accountable for completing tasks in line with the effort and timeline estimates they provide – escalating issues proactively to resource's manager to mitigate impacts to project expectations
  • Managing a team of resources through all phases of the systems development life cycle including the production of deliverables associated with advancing through the phases
  • Managing multiple major projects simultaneously utilizing standard project management processes as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • PowerPoint presentation development
  • Excel to support project budget estimation and forecasting
  • Reviewing vendor's statements of work for completeness and relevance to project objectives
  • Managing vendors in the execution of their statement of work and holding them accountable; anticipating/escalating to direct supervisor if gaps or issues
  • Requesting and obtaining commitments for project team resources, preferably via automated processes (ie. enterprise project management tools)
Defines project scope and objectives:
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans and status reports
  • Conducts project meetings and produces meeting minutes and issues logs
  • Produces risk analysis and risk mitigation plans
  • Responsible for project tracking and analysis
  • Ensures adherence to Project Management Process, Systems Development Methodology and quality standards for producing project deliverables
  • Provides project management, technical and analytical guidance to the project team
  • Ensures quality deliverables are produced as planned