Project Manager
New York , New York
November 22, 2016
our client, a local government agency, is looking for a strong Project Manager with an infrastructure background to join their team on a long term basis.

* Determine the project approach, resource requirements, team roles and responsibilities, and schedule;
* Develop and review estimates and assumptions for the project's schedule, effort, and cost using established estimating models, best practices, and past experience;
* Manage projects throughout the entire assessment and development life-cycle, providing direction for project teams and monitoring the progress of deliverables and tasks;
* Create and manage project, risk mitigation, and communication plans;
* Plan, track, communicate with, and drive infrastructure solution; build and support resources;
* Work closely with leadership, as well as internal and external stakeholders;
* Provide oversight and management of blended teams of independent IT consultants and staff; manage vendor relationships, including participating in the creation of RFPs, review/selection of vendors, contracts, etc.;
* Ensure that staff and consultants adhere to the published PMO methodology and development standards defined for the PMO;
* Engage in PMO-related functions including monitoring budget and ensuring that established communication plans, risk management, and similar processes are adhered to;
* Define team member roles and expectations and ensure that project resources are used effectively;
* Participate in the review of project artifacts including technical requirements, user experience design, architecture, testing and implementation documentation;
* Manage project close out and transition of all project artifacts to agency staff prior to disengaging from a project;
* Ensure adherence to Project Management Institute's PMBOK and DoITT published project methodologies;
* Report to senior management within the Program, DoITT and stakeholder agencies on project status;
* Assist with addressing client concerns and escalate all project issues appropriately and manage them to resolution;

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