Project Manager
Job Opportunity at Pitisci & Associates

Posted on Jun 12


Location: Tampa, FL
Job Type: Contract
Job ID: W4161544

Domain 2 works on applications that support our partners including national benefits, partner affairs, payroll and tax. 
Project Manager works closely with various groups to manage IT projects for the global portal and other web services. Successful completion of these duties includes the following activities:
• Plan project scope, resources, milestones, and deliverables.
• Identify and gather resources for project tasks.
• Develop project teams and facilitate communication.
• Portal or Online application experience preferred.
• Negotiate and set expectations with customers.
• Liaison with project sponsors and IT Functional Teams.
• Track project timelines and milestones to ensure timely project conclusion.
• Review project deliverables to ensure quality and project success.
• Identify, escalate, and ensure resolution of issues that hinder project success.
• Work with other teams to identify and manage project dependencies.
• Deliver progress/status reports to project stakeholders and leadership, occasionally via formal presentation.
• Working within IT processes and methodologies.
• Serves as MS Project and scheduling SME to the project team and responsible for maintaining project schedules
• Works with team leads to develop individual schedules and task dependencies
• Provides weekly status updates to team leads and project management team
• Defines scheduling update process and method
• Ensures weekly schedule update compliance and collects weekly plan and timesheet updates from teams
• Assists with preparation of all project reporting; Monitors and reports on project and program/release progress and prepare variance analyses.
• Assist in establishing links between medium to large releases and projects to ensure all milestones, interdependencies are identified and communicated by developing and analyzing integrated release plans.
• Manage issues and action items to closure, establishing priorities, deliverables, and due dates.
• Assists with budget and internal accounting functions, provides cost benefits analyses when required, and assists with preparation of all requisite reports
• Assists with presentations to leadership committees
• Assists with internal project communications and participates in development and review of firm-wide project communications
• Assists in process improvement efforts and may have responsibility for implementing one or more aspects of the project/program.
• Demonstrate strong communication, leadership and organizational skills
• Exhibit strong understanding of MS Office programs; Must be very proficient in MS Project Professional
• Excellent Project Management skills
• Flexible and adapts to continually changing environment
• Must possess strong reporting and analytical ability
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff
• Adherence to all US IT PM Standards and Practices.
• Feedback from Sponsors, Stakeholders, Peers and other project participants.
• Formal project management training / PMP (or equivalent) certification. Minimum 3 years of experience managing technology projects or work streams in large, complex, distributed environments preferred. Manage multiple projects with changing priorities. Highly organized and detail oriented. Follow documented procedures and guidelines outlined by function and the firm.

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