Job Description :
Job Title: IT Project Manager
Location: Salem, OR
Duration: 13 Months
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: In-Person

Job Description:
Marion County has several substantial project efforts underway with Law Enforcement, Health and Human Services, and Community Services application implementations to name a few. The position works under the general supervision of the IT Deputy Director in support of delivering new or replacement business applications. Duties may include, but not limited to, preparing agendas, meeting minutes, charters, Gantt charts, project budgets, change orders, progress reports and may support Request for Information/Quotes/Proposals as needed.
Seeking a full-time Information Technology Project Manager (PM) that has proven experience implementing large commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) or Software as a Service (SaaS) applications.
The technical project manager will be fluent in best practices, and be self-reliant in using project tools.
The PM is responsible for the oversight and coordination of an outside implementation vendor and the internal business subject matter experts.
Oversees and reports on all aspects of the activities, milestones, and performance metrics to the project Executive Committee.
Sets milestones and deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project(s
Require a bachelor''s degree and four (4) years as a software application Project Manager, or eight (8) years of equivalent work experience.
Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals, and may manage more than one assignment depending on the size and scope of the effort.
Role will require a person that can get up to speed quickly, and take the lead on driving the project.