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Project Manager - Systems Implementation

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC147917562
Company Name
Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
Physical Address

Durant, OK 74701
Job Description

Project Manager – Systems Implementation

Oklahoma – Durant

Information Technology

19007944Requisition #

Oct 02, 2019Post Date

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Job Purpose or Objective(s):The role of the IT Project Manager is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members to deliver projects according to plan. The IT Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.

Primary Tasks:

+ Define, orchestrate, and manage the holistic project life cycle, delivery cadence, and release plan. Work closely with project sponsor and stakeholders to define project scope and release plan.

+ Collaborate with IT service teams to develop detailed work plans, including work breakdown structures, project milestones, risk assessment/management plans, staffing needs, project timelines, and budgets

+ Manages activities of small to medium sized project teams, controlling the indirect management of resources and schedules to ensure timely completion. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely and clear fashion.

+ Identify project risks and implement contingency plans. Identify and resolve issues and obstacles, escalating where necessary to the project sponsor, steering committee, or appropriate party.

+ Manages communication plan for project status, issues, and risks; provides project performance metrics with a focus on status, budgets, and projections.

+ Define project acceptance and success criteria. Disseminate to involved parties throughout project life cycle. Ensure that projects are completed on time and they meet all business, systems, and quality requirements.

+ Actively contribute to establishing and improving project management practices and delivery frameworks.

+ Performs other duties as may be assigned.

Required Education, Skills and Experience:

MINIMUM

+ Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, relevant Business Degree

+ Interest in obtaining a certification in Project Management

+ Project management skills, including schedule estimation and work task definition

+ Knowledge in both traditional waterfall software development processes and Agile/Scrum methodologies

+ Above average written and verbal communications skills

+ Proficient with Microsoft Project, Visio, and Office suite

+ Minimum of six years directly related experience in an IT project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

TARGET

+ Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Information Systems, relevant Business Degree

+ Certification in Project Management

+ Direct experience managing technology focused projects and a solid understanding of the technology components and concepts involved in enterprise-scale projects

+ Experience in both traditional waterfall software development processes and Agile/Scrum methodologies

+ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

+ Expert with Microsoft Project, Visio, and Office suite

+ Minimum of three years directly related experience in an IT project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution

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