Job Description :
IT – Project Manager
Columbia SC

Here are the Salary & Benefits details.
Near Columbia SC, low cost of living, mild winters, excellent schools, 2 hrs. from beaches (Myrtle, Charleston, Hilton Head) 1.5 hrs. from mountains, lots of outdoor actives for family or active person, low housing/land
12 mos. plus extension – expectation is 10 years
FTE with Consulting Firm, fully benefited with medical, dental, 401k, 21 PTO days, tuition reimbursement, disability, life
Per diem up to $1700.00 a month
Relocation of $2700.00

IT – Project Manager – PMO
The PMO Management team expressed they wish to see candidates who can articulate project methodology(ies) they have previously used and candidate with who worked in project management/leadership.

If the resumes have written project management experience, they MUST be able to speak to it during the interview. The team wants someone who was in an actual project leadership role.
On the resume, include the months and years of employment at each company, along with the candidate’s job responsibilities, and ENSURE ALL OF THE REQUIRED SKILLS ARE MENTIONED EVERYWHERE THEY WERE USED, not just in a generic summary section.
Resumes MUST be 4 pages are less.

Authorized US Worker: US Citizens, Green Card, or EAD
Bachelor''s Degree
OR extra 4 years job related experience (Total 11 years of related work experience)

SDLC Project Management experience
IT Leadership experience on multiple concurrent project teams
MS Office, including MS Visio
MS Project
PMP Certification (Highly Desired)
Experience writing scope / design / implementation documents
Can speak intelligently about the methodologies they have worked with

The Project Leader (PL) is responsible for all project management activities in a matrixed project environment utilizing waterfall/PMBOK-based methodology. The project environment is fast-paced and deadline-focused. The successful PL is able to: work independently while keeping management informed, handle deadline pressures, and effectively escalate project issues.

The PL is accountable for the delivery of projects on time, on budget, and on target.
Facilitating project team through the definition of scope, requirements, and design.
Responsible for authoring (using input from project team) required project documentation, including scope document, design document, and implementation document.
Responsible for facilitating the WBS process and translating WBS into an MS-Project project schedule, detailed to an 8/80 level of granularity.
Responsible for keeping the project schedule updated throughout the project life cycle, and for managing a change control process to reflect changes in requirements, deliverables, dates, or budget.
Responsible for facilitating the identification of project risks and issues, and tracking these through the project life cycle.
Responsible for coordination of customer testing, with the assistance of a Test Analyst on larger projects.
Responsible for scheduling, facilitating and recapping project team meetings.
Responsible for the escalation of project issues, and for communications of project status to all levels of management on both customer and I/S side.

Must be able to work on-site (no remote work)
Must be able and willing to work overtime when project needs dictate, including weekends.
Must demonstrate strong leadership skills and ability to work in a large, complex environment.

(20%) Develops and monitors project plans, risk management plans, and project documentation from scope to post implementation. Ensures project documentation and deliverables are complete, on budget, within scope, and in accordance with standards.

(20%) Identifies items that impact the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort. Monitors resource requirements based on project specifications. Ensures resources are assigned to meet project objectives while managing project hours budgeted.

(20%) Responsible for the development, execution, and maintenance of project communications. Facilitates effective communications between all parties involved in the project and/or work efforts. This will include meetings, correspondence, status reports and other documentation.

(20%) Identifies the impact of issues arising from the work efforts and/or resource requirements. Manages the project issues throughout the project life cycle. Communicates the implications of changes to the project scope with senior management and other appropriate parties.

(10%) Responsible for ensuring all work efforts have appropriate documentation for audit purposes utilizing project methodology standards in accordance with the ISSM.

(10%) Coaches, develops, mentors other team members. May provide guidance and leadership to staff pertaining to training and department initiatives. May provide oversight for a group of work efforts as requested. May perform peer reviews of project artifacts.
Must have MS Project, Visio