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Project Manager - Lansing, MI

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Company Name:Global Information Technology
Location:Lansing, MI
Employment Type:Contract
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Title: Project Manager 2.
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Job CodeATL - 46
Job TitleProject Manager 2
LocationLansing, Michigan
Skills Neededmanaging,issue resolution,Experience as a Project Manager on information technology projects with budgets in excess of $5,000,000 Required 6 Years Experience in operating within a Project Control Office (PCO). Required 2 Years Experience working directly for a State Corrections Department as a project manager focused on large-scale enterprise IT systems. Desired 2 Years Exp,designed,and hosted solutions. Required 2 Years Project Management Professional (PMP) credentials. Desired Expert verbal and written communication with clients and technical staff in English. Required 7 Years Experience with State of Michigan SUITE method,information technology,or related field Required Experience in information technology development,deployment,risk mitigation,and data migration Required 5 Years Experience writing Statements of Work and Project Change Order Required 5 Years Experience in project scheduling utilizing project scheduling tool such as Microsoft Project. Required 5 Years Direct professional exp,database administrator
Job Description
This position will design, plan, and coordinate the technical team within a legacy modernization project that will replace multiple existing legacy IT systems within a Corrections environment by following standard project management industry (e.g. SUITE)
Successful candidates must have at least six (6) or more years of experience in managing information technology projects with a total budget of more than $5,000,000, a minimum of two (2) years direct experience in serving as a developer, database administrator or other type of technical resource, and a minimum of two (2) years working in a position directly responsible for managing multiple technical resources such as developers, database administrators, and business analysts to meet deliverable deadlines requiring high quality standards.
This position will largely focus on providing leadership and coordination of the work of the technical project staff on the legacy modernization project and provide the project's program manager general project support. The management of the project technical team will require working side-by-side with the State of Michigan's technical team manager to lead the technical team and ensure the delivery of work on time and within budget. This position will report to the modernization project's program manager through the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO).
This position has a high probability of being extended past the end date listed.
Job Description:
    Designs, plans, and coordinates technical work teams in conjunction with the State's technical manager and the project's program manager.
    Participates in interviews, and manages new technical project staff in cooperation with the State's technical manager.
    Devises and maintains an internal project schedule for the project's technical team, ensures compliance with such schedule, and works with the project's program manager to integrate this schedule with the larger project schedule.
    Provides project management support by working directly with the project's program manager, technical team manager, and business team manager.
    Becomes part of the project's leadership team that includes the project's operational stakeholder, program manager, technical team manager, and business team manager.
    Coordinates and controls the end-to-end process of capturing all key project artifacts related to the activities of the project's technical team.
    Raises identified risks and issues to the project's program manager and the State's technical manager.
    Works with stakeholders through the project's program manager to facilitate effective project governance through periodic status reporting, project/portfolio data, and regular governance meetings.
    Supports all project delivery work in accordance with required State methodology and following all standard project management industry standards.
    Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
    Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives.
    Maintains the ability to work in high-pressure, deadline driven environment.


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