Job Description :
Position: Project Manager
Duration: 14 months
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Start Date: 11/1/17

Required:
· Experienced with all phases of project life-cycle - initiation, planning, execution, monitor/control and close.
· Experience with formal project management methodology (waterfall and agile); project integration, scope, time, cost, quality, resource management, communications, risk management and awareness of organizational change management.
· Experience managing a variety of IT projects and working in a PMO environment using MS Project and Project Server.
· SharePoint upgrade (2016), Microsoft Azure and infrastructure project experience is highly preferred.

Deliverables:
Develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
Conduct project meetings.
Responsible for project tracking and issue/risk management.
Create and maintain project documentation such as charter, change forms, status reports, meeting minutes, presentations, and other communication items using PMO documentation standards
Review project deliverables; ensure adherence to quality standards.
Coordinate and guide project team and direct problem analysis and resolution.
Execute project plans, and revise as appropriate to meet approved change requests.
Assist both team and purchasing division through contract negotiation and county board approval to meet project needs.
Manage integration of vendor tasks; track and review vendor deliverables.

Client : State of Minnesota