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Project Manager
Ref No.: 14-01139
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Department of General Services
Richmond, VA
4 Months

In Person Only

Sr Project Manager with PMP and/or VITA PM certs. Responsible for significant and long duration project involving the agency's Real Estate Management application. Must follow all applicable state standards, policies, and guidelines.


**Local candidates only**

This position is responsible for planning and implementing Agency's Real Estate Management application. The Project Manager should adhere to the Commonwealth laws, executive orders, policies, standards and guidelines which establish the Project management environment.

Responsibilities:
Manage project development from initiation to closure.
Work with project sponsor and stakeholders to complete the project Cost Benefit Analysis (CBA) and the Project Charter outlining scope, goals, deliverables, resources, budget and timing.
Develop and prepare detailed planning documents in accordance with the Commonwealth's Project Management Standard.
Point of contact for all day-to-day project operations.
Complete work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task.
Provide a project schedule to identify when each task will be performed.
Clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders.
Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout project life cycle.
Effectively manage project scope, schedule and budget by ensuring changes to scope are documented and approved through the change management process.
Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports as identified in the planning process.
Coordinate Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) reviews for project performance.
Determine how results will be measured and complete a post project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved.
Conduct monthly Internal Agency Oversight Committee (IAOC) meetings.
Conduct periodic risk review meetings and maintain/update risk register.
Work with project sponsor and stakeholders to complete the project closeout report.
Document lessons learned.

Job Requirements:
8 years' work experience in IT project management and/or IT management.
Must have successfully performed as a Project Manager for at least one project with a total cost over $250,000.
Has previous experience successfully completing a project pursuant to the Commonwealth's Project Management Standard.
PMP certification or qualified as a Commonwealth IT Project Manager with a completed Project Manager Qualification Record is required.
Familiarity with project management tools and/or software packages.
Experience working in team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities.
Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, and analytical skills.
Experience with the Commonwealth Technology Portfolio (CTP) tool is highly preferred.
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PMP of VITA Project Manager certifications
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Experience managing large and complex projects valued in excess of $1M
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Experience utilizing robust project management software such as MS Project
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7
Years
Experience working for the Commonwealth of Virginia
Highly desired
4
Years
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Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3
City and State where the candidate currently lives? (Please be specific - THIS IS REQUIRED)
Question 5
Does the candidate have experience working with Real Estate Management software? This isn't required, but highly preferred.
Question 6
Please state any companies/state agencies where the candidate has managed highly complex projects, and provide no more than 1 sentence about what was done within the project.
Question 7
Has the candidate ever worked for the state of Virginia, either in a contract or direct capacity?