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Location: Austin Texas, New York City, Chicago Illinois, San Jose California

Project Manager

Job Description
Sr. Project Manager to work in the Information Systems and Technology Project Management Office (PMO). The Project Manager will facilitate project initiation, planning, measurement and control activities for a variety of projects with a Health and Human Services projects portfolio.

The position consists of some or all of the following activities:

  • Start-up: chartering project objectives; defining project scope; building the project team;
    creating initial project budgets; identifying stakeholders; setting up project governance
    structures; creating project control processes and artifacts
  • Planning: facilitating the development of Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and drafting
    project plans; setting up project tools and infrastructure; conducting initial meetings with
    governance groups; creating project controls for issue, risk and financial management;
    beginning project reporting and task management / measurement
  • Business Requirements: facilitating the work of teams in translating business objectives and
    vision into clear business requirements
  • Technical Requirements: facilitate work with technical teams and system integrators to deliver
    functionality and needs as defined in the business requirements
  • Requirements Traceability: possesses strong understanding of the importance and methods
    utilized to have sound requirements traceability from contract through implementation.
  • Solution design: facilitating the work of teams in defining concepts and principles for as-is
    and to-be states; conducting gap, process and workflow analysis
  • Solution implementation: executing project implementation activities to install; monitor and
    manage solution in whole or in phases
  • Implementation assurance: facilitate the work of teams in monitoring and correcting the
    solution to create a stable operational system for ongoing use
  • Project Closeout: conducting lessons learned workshops; archiving project artifacts and
    documentation; measuring business objectives to compare with project outcomes; turning over
    solution to operational management

Note: Candidates may drive, or assist/facilitate others in driving, the tasks above depending on
experience. Specific regular duties for this position is listed in Duties , below.
The qualified candidate(s) will possess:

  • Medium to Large-scale project experience
  • Very strong skills in managing project management systems and tools.
  • Strong facilitation and team leadership capabilities
  • Previous project leadership experience; including other project managers
  • Solid understanding of Project Management and Systems Development lifecycles
  • Verbal and written communication agility


To apply for this job email your details to brian.tucker@a2kpartners.com