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Project Manager
Ref No.: 17-02956
Location: Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Project Manager
Tewksbury, MA
7 Month Contract

Job Description
  • The Client is looking for an IT project manager to lead mid-scale, high visibility projects in a fast paced environment.
  • The Project Manager creates, integrates and executes plans, schedules, and budgets; identifies opportunities to capture and articulate business value.
  • Responsibilities include investigating potential reuse of existing solutions by collaborating with Enterprise and other business units.
  • Provide oversight and monitoring of schedules, costs, risks, and performance of IT tasks, which will include task planning and scheduling, earned value reporting and variance analysis.
  • The candidate will apply disciplined project management tools and processes to maintain excellence in execution.
  • The candidate will regularly interact with senior leaders on project status and will require ability to influence across multiple business and functional areas.
  • Prepares and manages project execution plans to ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget, meet technical requirements, and deliver value to the business.
  • Leads engagement with Client CIO and IT Leadership Team on new high priority initiatives.
  • Manages project resources by identifying and engaging appropriate technical and business resources needed for successful project execution.
  • Follows established policies, processes and procedures, including the Client's Integrated Product Development System (IPDS), Earned Value Management System (EVMS), document & records management with the project repository.
  • Leads regular project reviews with partners and stakeholders, including senior IT and business leaders.
  • Coordinates and maintains program communications.
  • Documents and reviews lessons learned.
  • Identifies and establishes effective internal and external relationships to accomplish project objectives with strict adherence to corporate policy and procedures.
  • Identifies and describes how business value can be obtained through the implementation of technology, as well as how value has been realized post-deployment
  • Formally identify, assess, monitor, and mitigate IT related risk, assumptions, and dependencies throughout the project lifecycle.
Education/Experience
  • 10+ years of progressive project management experience.
  • Experience effectively managing multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience developing business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for IT investments and strategic initiatives.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft Project
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • ¿10 years of experience with a B.S./B.A. in Information Technology, Engineering, Science, Mathematics or relevant field of study
Desired
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
  • Six Sigma Black or Green Belt
  • Experience managing IT projects using IPDS or other phased-gate methodologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of EVMS
  • Experience using formal project management methodologies
  • Experience establishing best practices and policies for IT project management
  • Experience using advanced project management tools
  • Business Case design and analysis
  • Strong skills to foster teamwork to work cooperatively with Program and IT Teammates.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills