Job Description

Reference # : 19-01048Title : Project Manager
Location : Albany, NY
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 12/06/2019 / 06/06/2021
Selected candidate will function in the role of project manager on the HPNAP Information System project. This is a project to develop a new software application to fulfill the business requirements of the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program, replacing the program's existing MS Access data collection and reporting system.

Staff will perform the full range of project management tasks as defined by PMI PMBOK and The NYS Project Management Guidebook, R2, such as, but not limited to:
- develops detailed scope statements, and documents project requirements for complex projects by eliciting business goals, information needs, and relative priorities from end users, subject experts and others;
- balances resource alternatives and potential solutions;
- develops a project schedule including identifying and scheduling project deliverables, milestones and required tasks using project scheduling software;
- documents and presents resource needs to agency management and coordinates project activities with those of program areas;
- designs and implements quality metrics to analyze project performance;

- develops project communication plan and provides detail project status reports to stakeholders;
- communicates project information to internal and external stakeholders;
- guides the activities of project or technical staff;
- identifies risks and their potential impact on the project; manages contract relationships;
- provides recommendations or makes decisions on changes in project schedule;
- plans and conducts project analysis sessions, such as Focus Group and project close-outs sessions.


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