Job Description :
VSP - Project Manager
8 Months
8-11 years of experience in the field or in a related area
*PMP or Commonwealth Project Management Certification required*

Job Description:
A project manager is needed to manage a major project that will upgrade the VSP STARS network.
The project manager is responsible for managing the project scope, schedule and budget and reporting to VSP IT management on a weekly basis. The project manager will oversee the vendor efforts on the design, development and implementation of the system and will coordinate with ITCD Division and business unit staff as needed. The project manager will be responsible for the identification, analysis, tracking and recommending appropriate actions to project issues including those that are technology related. They will also be responsible for the identification and management of project risks. In general, the project manager is responsible for the coordination and completion of the assigned projects.
They must be able to communicate both orally and in writing, and to work with multiple stakeholders and facilitate collaboration between vendor and IT Division staff.
The project manager must have:
- an existing and up to date COV Project Management Qualification
- PM should have at least 4,500 hours of successful project management experience as a Project Manager on multiple Commonwealth-level IT projects, or multiple $1M other-than-Commonwealth projects

Highly desirable qualifications are:
- Experience managing wireless communications projects
- Experience managing Telecommunications projects
- Experience managing wide area installation projects (statewide preferred)
- Experience managing multi agency projects
- Experience with complex multi layer scheduling
- Experience managing $10M+ projects

Requires Skills:
Review, analyze and evaluate user/system needs – Required 7 Years
Demonstrated ability to build and manage large, complex schedules/ – Required 10 Years
Proficient with Microsoft Word and XL – Required 5 Years
Demonstrated ability to manage large projects lasting multiple years, with budgets over $10 million – Required 10 Years
Experience managing telecommunications implementation projects – Required 5 Years
VITA Commonwealth Project Management Certification OR active PMP certification – Required