Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of New York
Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: 24 months
Start Date: 1/2/2019
Location: Albany, NY
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Webcam or In Person or Telephonic
Requirement ID: SNY_PM861_MA

Required Skills:
84 months of experience in managing and leading multiple large, complex IT projects, functioning as the project manager with full responsibility for their successful completion. Large, complex IT projects are defined primarily as those with the following characteristics: budget over $500,000, duration over 12 months, multiple funding sources including Federal and grant funding, management of third party vendors, management of external stakeholders, multi-level project team organization, deployment to geographically diverse end users.
84 months of experience in engaging in project communication, including leading regularly scheduled project team meetings, preparing meeting summaries, facilitating meetings to resolve project issues, preparing clear and concise status reports, presenting project status briefings to IT leadership, and presenting project status briefings to project steering committees and/or agency executive management.
84 months of experience in developing and maintaining schedules in Microsoft Project.
48 months of experience in managing projects 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.
48 months of experience in managing COTS software implementation projects and/or in-house application development (SDLC) projects.
48 months of experience in facilitating elicitation of business requirements and documenting business requirements.
24 months of experience in managing projects for New York State Agencies.
12 months of experience in managing IT infrastructure projects.
12 months of experience in managing projects involving multiple entities not belonging to the same organization, e.g., State Agencies, Federal Agencies, and Corporations.
Bachelor’s level or higher degree.
Current Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) certification or national certification in Project Management.

Department: NYS DOT/ITS

This position will work directly with Department executive and leadership staff in the implementation, reporting and governance of multi-faceted, high-visibility projects. Daily activities will include but not be limited to:
Presentations and interaction with high level NYS executive leaders related to Transportation projects.
Communicating project status to team members as well as management and executives both inside and outside the Agency
Defining and managing project scope, schedule and budget
Identifying project risks and dependencies and providing implementation alternatives to mitigate project risk related to scope, schedule and budget
Managing and mentoring project teams in the development of business cases, project plans, status reports and project management documents as requested by management. • Working with senior management on resource allocations, project responsibilities and tasking, as well as mentoring and training resources as necessary
Functioning as a facilitator to clarify business and technical requirements which cross project team boundaries within a matrix organization
Performing all tasks with strong written and verbal communication skills

V Group Inc. is an IT Services company which supplies IT staffing, project management, and delivery services in software, network, help desk and all IT areas. Our primary focus is the public sector including state and federal contracts. We have multiple awards/contracts with the following states: AR, CA, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MD, ME, MI, NC, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TX, VA, and WA. If you are considering applying for a position with V Group, or in partnering with us on a position, please feel free to contact me for any questions you may have regarding our services and the advantages we can offer you as a consultant.

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