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Virginia Beach, VA 23450
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Project Manager (Job #6116)
About the Job
Job Description: SLAIT Consulting is currently seeking a Project Manager for our client in the Virginia Beach, VA area.
PLEASE NOTE: We are looking for a PM with a Healthcare Business/ Project Management background.
SUMMARY: Works with business partners to identify and implement multiple, technical projects of varying sizes, as defined by Company methodology, such as broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development, building enterprise applications, or data warehouse planning and development. Directs system analysts, software designers, and programmers to determine best methods to achieve project objectives. Works with moderate guidance and is responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. Operates within defined parameters using project management methodology.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Manages the development of a prescribed planning document. * Develops project charter. * Partners with sponsors to secure project approval. * Develops communication management plan. * Defines project team roles and responsibilities, develops work plan structure, and projects schedule. * Develops deployment plan. * Leads project meetings. * Identifies, documents, and prioritizes scope changes and facilitates approval process. * Maintains and updates all project documents. * Secures the appropriate skill sets for project. * Sets and manages expectations with resource managers and team members. * Provides performance feedback to team members and resource managers. * Maintains issue log. * Facilitates resolution of issues. * Executes communication plans. * Regularly reports status of reports. * Manages and monitors ROI throughout the project lifecycle. * Tracks and manages time and budget against plan. * Develops testing strategy. * Conducts project close-out activities. * Prepares and participates in quality review checkpoints. * Obtains/secures and archives necessary approvals. * Manages and updates project plan. * Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: * BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree and 3-5 yearsâ€™ experience in broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development, and/or building enterprise applications, and/or data warehouse planning and development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. * Minimum of 5 yearsâ€™ experience in project management during which at least 3 years were spent working in a lead role on one or more projects. * Project Management Professional certification (PMP) required within 1 year of job placement and prior to moving to next level required. * Experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts, managing resources in a matrix environment, and communicating effectively at all levels of an organization required.
SKILLS: * Demonstrated application of project management methodology required. * Knowledge or experience with project management tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools required. * Requires an understanding of the overall organization.
Why SLAIT? We have been growing since 1990 with offices in Virginia, Gaithersburg, MD., New York, Raleigh, NC, and Austin TX. For over twenty three years, we have delivered customized, creative IT solutions for customers in the commercial, and state and local government sectors. *Staff Augmentation *Managed Services *IT Outsourcing *IT Consulting