Apex Systems has an immediate need for a Project Manager for a client in Norfolk, VA. If interested, please send your resume to Leanne at [Click Here to Email Your Resum?].
Position: Project Manager
Type: Contract to Hire
The Project Manager will coordinate planning, organization, control, integration and completion of engineering projects within area of assigned responsibility. ??The PM will oversee and manage the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management. Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports. Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives. Develop mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.
Develops detailed project schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports; tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans and/or resources to meet needs of customers in Microsoft project and ProMIS
Initiates, plans, executes, and controls project efforts that utilize technological solutions
Establishes and implements project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, adhere to high-quality standards, and meet customer expectations
Develops and executes management plans for time, cost, scope, quality, communications, risk, human resources, procurement and integration
Translates project requirements into project objectives and tasks
Reports on project progress throughout the project lifecycle or specific phases within the Solutions Delivery Life cycle (SDLC).
Coordinate the resources necessary to successfully complete the project
Communicates major milestones and identifies potential project risks; conducts regular status meetings to review project activities; manages prioritization procedures
Sets and manages client expectations, managing and escalating issues and changes
Measures progress toward goals and revises project objectives; documents applying change control procedures
Evaluate the impact and risks of changes from multiple perspectives, assigns tasks necessary to reduce or eliminate those considerations, determines tentative implementation dates, and track results of the implementation;
Develops methods to measure customer satisfaction; obtains feedback at critical milestones and at project completion to ensure that project efforts meeting customer expectations for time, cost, and results
Anticipates and identifies tasks required to support change processing including performing change impact analysis, assigning tasks to project team members, verbally communicating complex issues, verifying that tasks are completed, and communicating implementation status
Creates and applies project control techniques that reduce risk from changing technological infrastructure, hardware, automations, systems software, or applications systems
Builds relationships with key stakeholders and project resources to drive key decisions and ensure timely project completion
Produce and report on KPIs and metrics
Documents and understands what the technical environment dependencies are for each project to support an end to end integrated environment.
Manages, the creation and tracking of processes, procedures, and documentation that improve environment stability, availability, and production parity.
Education and Years of Experience:?
Bachelor?s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Master?s degree.? Minimum 3 years experiences maintaining projects using Microsoft project or equivalent. Must be able to follow the PMBOK and ITIL service delivery standards.
7 year of experience in Project Management field or equivalent (i.e. Change Management, Process Improvement, Engineering, Technical Operations) or combination of academic equivalent training or projects.
3 years experiences maintaining projects using Microsoft project or equivalent
Experienced in Information Technology
Knowledge of engineering or related processes, development of methods and procedures.
Demonstrated problem solving and analytical thinking skills.
Clearance Level: Interested candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance.?
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