Project Manager

Location: Sacramento, California
Immediate Opening
Requisition Number: RQ-2018-00902

Position Description:

The full-time Project Manager directs, coordinates, implements, tracks, and oversees all aspects of a project, ensuring that it is aligned and executed with the strategy and goals of the organization. Ideal candidate will have public sector experience in California and is expected to deliver on-time with the highest level of quality.
The primary responsibilities of this position will be to:

  • Plan and implement large-scale, multi-phase projects
  • Help define project scope, goals, risks, and deliverables
  • Define tasks and required resources
  • Collect and manage project team
  • Manage budget, costs, and allocation of project resources
  • Create and maintain project schedule
  •  Track deliverables
  • Support and direct team
  • Lead quality assurance
  • Monitor and report on project progress
  • Present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage change when necessary to meet project outputs
  •  Coordinate multiple initiatives simultaneously, including workload prioritization
  • Evaluate and assess result of project
  • Publish Deliverable Expectations Documents (DEDs) and Deliverable Acceptance Documents (DADs) for functional, operational, and technical requirements
  • Execute knowledge transfer to client organization and Delegata head office
  • Collaborate with head office team to produce polished deliverables to clientMandatory Qualifications:
  • 5+ years’ experience successfully managing and directing IT-related projects
  • Active Certification as Project Management Professional (PMP) from PMI, or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate effectively, resolve issues, and produce assets in a clear and understandable mannerDesired Qualifications:
  • 2+ years of experience with the State of CA
  •  Experience in all aspects of IT project governance and IT Project Management, including:
    o State Administrative Manual (SAM).
    o Project Approval Lifecycle (PAL)
    o Statewide Information Management Manual (SIMM).
    o California-Project Management Methodology (CA-PMM)
    o Software/System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
    o Relevant certifications may also include, but are not limited to: PMI-ACP, CSM, ITIL
    o Experience in any of the following industries: Transportation, Corrections & Rehabilitation, Healthcare, etc.
    o Proficiency in MS-Office & MS Project Professional
    o Ability to work well under pressure and meet short deadlinesEducation, Certification, Training & Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent university degree
  • Experience in medium to large IT and/or system implementation projects
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved
  • Experience in dealing with clients at all levels of the organization
  • Experience in leading cross-functional / cross-departmental teams

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