Job Description

Reference # : 19-00962Title : Project Manager
Location : Brooklyn, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 11/21/2019 / 11/21/2022
Description

The Department of Education is seeking an experienced Expert-Level Project Manager to assist the DIIT/PMO in delivering a number of DOE projects, including but not limited to the above mentioned OSYD Program/Project. The candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing, and managing medium to large scale technology software projects. Additionally, the candidate works with business owners to define project scope and project requirements, build business cases, and oversees and prioritizes the delivery and implementation of technology solutions.

- Directs and oversees the Project Management Life Cycle (PMLC) which encompasses the planning, organizing and managing of resources to bring about the successful completion of specific projects goals and objectives. This includes defining project scope of work, developing detailed project plans, establishing milestones and defining the resources/funding required.
- Partners with Technical Leads to direct and oversee the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) which encompasses establishing a logical process in developing information systems, requirements and authentication which will result in the production of a highly qualified system that meets or exceed expectations within time and cost estimates, and works effectively and efficiently in the current and planned Information Technology infrastructure.

Evaluates the scope and complexity of projects and programs, and implements the necessary resources to ensure adherence to policies and procedures. This includes preparing detailed project plans, allocating staff and establishing budget requirements.
- Develops and monitors schedules to ensure that projects are completed within established deadlines.
- Leads status meetings, Tracks and maintains detailed issues and risks lists, and prepares appropriate project meeting minutes and status reports. Meets regularly with other related areas to ensure that integration issues are identified and resolved.
- Identifies project risks/issues and mitigation strategies, and communicates risk/issue status updates to stakeholders.
- Assist PMO with Methodology deployment and Process reengineering and evaluation efforts
- Interfaces with all levels of business and technical management staff and project teams to facilitate problem resolution and the resolution of competing priorities.
- Monitors and manages team progress to ensure that project objectives are met.
- Conducts scoping sessions and assists in the creation of work and proposal statements. This may include providing technical approaches, tasks, deliverables, work estimate, assumptions, dependencies, etc.

Evaluates the scope and complexity of projects and programs, and implements the necessary resources to ensure adherence to policies and procedures. This includes preparing detailed project plans, allocating staff and establishing budget requirements.
- Develops and monitors schedules to ensure that projects are completed within established deadlines.
- Leads status meetings, Tracks and maintains detailed issues and risks lists, and prepares appropriate project meeting minutes and status reports. Meets regularly with other related areas to ensure that integration issues are identified and resolved.
- Identifies project risks/issues and mitigation strategies, and communicates risk/issue status updates to stakeholders.
- Assist PMO with Methodology deployment and Process reengineering and evaluation efforts
- Interfaces with all levels of business and technical management staff and project teams to facilitate problem resolution and the resolution of competing priorities.
- Monitors and manages team progress to ensure that project objectives are met.
- Conducts scoping sessions and assists in the creation of work and proposal statements. This may include providing technical approaches, tasks, deliverables, work estimate, assumptions, dependencies, etc.

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