Job Description :
Our direct client is looking for a Project Manager for a Long Term Contract in Richmond, VA.

Job Description:
- Project manager needed to supplement current team. VABC has a 5 year modernization program with 27 high profile projects to modernize the enterprise. We are short project management talent and urgent need to support inflight and upcoming projects.
- Project management responsibilities include delivering every project on time within budget and scope. Technology is a plus but this role is more about delivery than technology. Project managers should have a background in business skills, management, budgeting and analysis.
- Project managers are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams.

Responsibilities:
- Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects.
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
- Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility.
- Ensure resource availability and allocation.
- Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
- Manage reporting and milestone delivery within our project governance framework.
- Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
- Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
- Report and escalate to management as needed.
- Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders.
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks.
- Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors.
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.

Requirements:
Great educational background, preferably in business and or technology.
- Proven working experience as a project administrator in the information technology sector.
- Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.
- Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills.
- Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus.
- Experience with government sector procurement is a plus.

Skill Matrix:
- Project management – Required – 8 Years
- Requirements building and documentation - Highly Desired – 5 Years
- Team leadership of cross functional teams – Required – 5 Years
- Communication - Executive and team – Required – 5 Years
- Current Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) or VITA''s PM certification - NO other certifications qualify – Required – 5 Years
- Experience managing large enterprise wide multi year complex projects – Required – 5 Years
- Experience in acquiring, implementing and integrating COST products and custom development – Highly Desired – 5 Years

Question 1: In what city/state does candidate reside?
Question 2: Is candidate willing and able to travel to Richmond, VA for a personal interview? Manager will ONLY conduct in person interviews, NO Skype, NO exception
Question 3: Does your candidate have a current PMP certification from PMI OR a PM certification from VITA (no other certifications are accepted Please upload a copy of the PMP certification.
Question 4: Has your candidate been submitted to CAI in the past? If so, for which agency and when?

*local candidates strongly preferred

Location: Richmond, VA
Type: Long Term Contract

Please send resume to "jobs at etechnovision dot com" with A2529A in Subject for immediate consideration.