Job Description :
PMP Project Manager
Albany, NY
24 Months
Job Description:
As part of the Governor''s Water Quality Initiative, DEC has a series of funded initiatives aimed at integrating and analyzing existing data for safeguarding drinking water quality. Program also includes developing a public-facing website and supporting application for the discovery and access to water quality information.
These efforts have created several parallel projects and a Project Manager is needed to assist with the implementation and roll out of these projects. The project Manager will work closely with the Program Manager and the Agency lead and might be assigned multiple related projects to manage.
Daily activities will include but not be limited to:
Facilitating successful completion of IT projects by working across project team boundaries in a matrix environment to secure resources, resolve issues, and set project timeline and milestones.
Manage project using a Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) based project management methodology containing well defined and documented processes, templates, and guidelines for all project phases, the adherence to which is required and managed by a formal Project Management Office.
Prepare and manage Project Management Plan including but not limited to: scope statement, schedule, budget, quality plan, risks, issues and communication plan, etc)
Prepare and deliver executive-level documents including presentations, proposals and training materials;
Track Project performance to ensure goals are being met;
Identify and facilitate communications with stakeholder groups;
Utilize formal project change process and communicate all changes with all stakeholders;
Communication of project status and updates at all levels of organization, with internal stakeholders, project team and executive staff
Develop and manage project budget, ensuring no cost overruns;
Coordinate with Agency Executives, project team members, ITS portfolio staff, ITS Enterprise staff and other stakeholders;
Identify and mitigate project risks; escalate and resolve issues impacting project success;
Provides weekly, bi-weekly and/or monthly status updates to executives within agency and ITS;
Provides regular updates using the prescribed project management tool;
Coordinates with ITS Enterprise Chief Portfolio Office as needed;
Develop transition plan(s) and execute those plans to ensure orderly transition to ITS Enterprise Operations including proper mentoring and training as needed to ensure successful transition.
Identification and maintenance of critical path and contingencies
Resource allocation estimating and reporting

Candidates should have at least 84 months experience and a majority of the following should apply:
Each candidate should fill out the months of experience they have for each item in the table:
1. Bachelor level or higher degree. #of months 8
2. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or equivalent PM credential/education. #of months 8
3. Minimum of 48 months experience managing a portfolio of complex and interdependent Information Technology (IT) projects for the public sector/government. #of months 14
4. Minimum of 84 months experience managing complex, cross-functional, multi-year IT projects demonstrating clear oral and written communications with all stakeholders; with a focus on application development, vendor software implementation and/or technology infrastructure projects. #of months 20
5. 84 months of experience tracking project deliverables, maintaining project budgets, managing procurements, maintaining vendor relationships, managing stakeholder relationships, tracking and resolving project risks and issues using the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK) project management methodology. #of months 20
6. Minimum of 84 months experience managing and implementing projects utilizing industry standard development life cycle methodologies; with a focus on iterative project planning and application development/execution. #of months 10
An on-site interview is required. Interview location is in the Albany Capital District – 625 Broadway, Albany or as specified during interview scheduling.