Sr Project Manager / Sr Program Manager -Des Moines Ia in Des Moines IA
Requisition Name : Project Manager 6
Address :Des Moines IA
****Must have Department of Human Services experience*****
****Candidate with State experience will be considered ONLY*****
****Visa copy required at the time of submission****
Engagement Type: Contract
Short Description The DoIT Project Manager is responsible for a variety of department and project tasks associated with the managing and tracking of business and IT initiatives.
•Ability to work within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting)
•Ability to interact with, educate, learn from, and drive business and IT teams.
•Ability to work effectively under very broad direction with general supervision
•Ability to motivate team and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and challenging environment.
•Ability to gather and organize multiple simultaneous complex business process scenarios
•Ability to break down complex tasks into actionable work items, sequenced appropriately
•Ability to manage scope creep with a focus on delivering a minimum viable product
•Excellent organizational, presentation, interpersonal and team building skills
•Excellent time management and project planning/strategizing skills
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations, implementing service improvement initiatives
•Demonstrated experience managing multiple parallel work efforts
•Track project progress, monitor and modify project schedules and provide status updates to project team. Escalate issues to management and/or appropriate leadership as appropriate.
•Provide insight and knowledge into improving processes related to portfolio, project and program management
•Other duties or tasks as assigned by management.
Direct management of system integration projects
Experience managing stakeholder expectations and priorities
Experience working within a project governance structure (methodology, required templates and reporting)
Extensive experience with planning, managing and tracking multiple major impact projects.
Strong process development skills, w/ the ability to learn and understand concepts in order to interpret, document and formalize procedures
Strong process and gap analysis skills
Excellent project management skills, w/ the ability to multitask and manage multiple tasks with changing priorities in a cross-functional environment
Demonstrated experience with working with business users to gather and document business requirements
Demonstrate ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and project activities simultaneously while meeting established deadlines
Experience with Microsoft Project Online and Team Foundation Server/Visual Studio Team Services
State / Federal Government Appropriations Experience
Working experience with Agile Projects
Demonstrated experience with managing client expectations and implementing change management initiatives