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Project Manager III
Ref No.: 14-01129
Location: Salem, Oregon
Dept. of Human Services
Salem, OR
4 Months

Questionnaire attached

Contractor must work onsite
We are recruiting for a Senior Project Manager (PM) with recent experience managing at the program and project level to support initiating and planning activities associated with a complex effort with substantial technology components. This initiative is a business driven strategic effort intended to modernize service delivery through business process re-engineering.

To be considered, please read through the remainder of the description and you must submit answers to the required supplemental questions attached.

The work the Senior PM will perform includes standard PMBOK project management practices such as identifying and organizing work, developing Work Breakdown Structures, building detailed fully loaded resource plans and schedules, developing communication plans, identify tracking and managing risks and issues, coordinating, report preparation and presentations, and engaging appropriate business and technical resources. This work may require early morning, late evening and possible weekend work to meet deadlines.

The Senior PM is expected to provide project management leadership and support for these specific near team work efforts listed below:

Support activities to secure independent services to develop detailed requirements supporting multiple functions, evaluate alternatives, and complete detailed cost benefit analysis.

Engage and support OIS and Business Program representatives in the development and approval of a Business Plan/Business Case(s) outlining the over-arching goals, objectives, business criteria, requirements and major outcomes for this initiative.

Support activities for identification and prioritization of specific projects in alignment with the Business Plan/Business Case and Strategic Technology Plan.

Coordinate activities associated with development of enterprise data definitions, high-level logical data models, and common foundational data elements.

Support business efforts to develop detailed business cases for prioritized projects up to and including facilitating the documents through the State review and approval process.

Support business and technology efforts to develop high level functional and technical requirements in alignment with goals and objectives outlined in the Business Plan/Business Case.

Coordinate efforts around evaluation of funding options.

Coordinate the evaluation and identification of technical resources needed to support project efforts and identified goals.

Draft, update, and facilitate the submission and presentation State and Federal funding documents and reports as appropriate.

Draft monthly and Quarterly State, Legislative Fiscal Office, and Federal project status reports as applicable.

Facilitate and complete quality assurance report reviews, responses, and action/mitigation plans through approval process.

Ensure project artifacts and practices including risk and issue management plans and logs, charters, project WBS and schedule are developed and maintained to support these activities.

Position may require early morning, late evenin and possible weekend work to meet deadlines.

Type Qualification Description Competency Experience Required
Skills Communication skills u verbal and written Expert 10+ yrs No
Skills Consolidation planning and management Advanced 5-6 yrs No
Skills Contract negotiation Advanced 10+ yrs No
Skills Microsoft Project Expert 10+ yrs Yes
Skills Microsoft Project Server Looking for someone who is at a minimum proficient and more preferably advance. Proficient Yes
Skills MicrosoftOffice Expert 10+ yrs No
Skills Presentation skills Expert 10+ yrs No
Skills Project management Expert 10+ yrs No
Skills Proposal writing Expert 7-8 yrs No
Skills Team work Expert 10+ yrs No