Job Description :
DirectClient: City of Fort Worth
Title: Project Manager
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Duration: 6-12 Months Contract

The City of Fort Worth is seeking candidates for an IT Analyst / Project Manager position, to begin as soon as possible for approximately six to 12 months.

Below is a list of proposed activities for this position:
· Plan and Manage multiple concurrent ITS and Business projects and ensures efficient gathering of requirements, achievement of goals and objectives are accomplished within time frames and funding parameters
· Determine and communicate project planning approach for each project assigned
· Develop and maintain project plans including timelines, action items, status reports, issues logs, contingency plans, communications, and other related project documentation as defined by the project management office standards
· Gather and assemble status updates across management and project managers to assess cross project status and risk assessments to provide direction on actions needed to address gaps, risks, dependencies, etc. in accord with project management office standards
· Coordinate and collaborate with IT Solutions and Business Department customers and involve their management in project planning and execution
· Use IT Solutions project templates and tools, including Innotas PPM and SharePoint as defined by the project management office standards
· Assess processes defining the “as is” state and facilitate process improvement efforts delivering a “to be “ recommended state
· Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals
· Assemble financial information, provide high level analysis, and present reports in a logical and persuasive manner within project management office guideline
· Create and present project status and financial reports providing analyses as required within project management office guideline
· Manage project budgets and other resources
· Prepare and deliver presentations for projects to all levels of management

Skills Required:
· Project management practices, methodologies and techniques
· Strong listening and interpersonal skills
· Ability to translate customer business requirements and processes into clear system requirements and design diagrams
· Ability to prepare clear and concise administrative and financial reports.
· Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
· Ability to interact professionally with a diverse group, including elected official, managers, executives, and subject matter experts
· Ability to present and persuade an audience at multiple levels
· Detail oriented, strong analytical, problem-solving skills
· Excellent meeting facilitator, strong verbal, oral, and written communication skills
· Knowledge of project management documents such as meeting minutes, risk registers, action items, weekly reports, budget summaries, executive dashboards
· Ability to manage vendor relationships, contracts, and resources

Client : City of Fort Worth