Job Description :
Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: 12 Months+
Location: Lansing, MI

Required Skills:

Experience working as an IT Project Manager supporting medium to large projects Required 2 Years
PM experience utilizing a formal project management methodology Required 2 Years
Experience in project scheduling utilizing a project scheduling tool such as MS Project Required 2 Years
Experience in project planning, scheduling, tracking, issue/risk management and status reporting Required 2 Years
Ability to communicate technical terminology at levels appropriate to the audience both orally and in writing Required 2 Years
Strong leadership and communication skills Required 2 Years
Solid skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Desired 7 Years
Agile SCRUM experience Desired
State of Michigan SUITE experience Desired
PMP Certification Desired


Description:
Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI''s framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor.

Years of Experience:
Minimum 2 years of experience as a Project Manager.

This required position is for one project manager to lead multiple Information Technology (IT) projects in support of the Bureau of State Lottery.

DTMB employees/contractors and family members residing within the same household are prohibited from purchasing lottery tickets and from participating as a worker in charitable gaming events licensed by the bureau (i.e., bingo, raffle, etc for the duration of a Lottery project.

Positions within DTMB that support the Bureau of State Lottery will require a criminal history background check.

Job Description:
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Works under limited supervision with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.
Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI''s framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor. Creates project charter and work plan and tracks budget and schedule progress via appropriate metrics. Establishes project organization and methodologies and defines roles and responsibilities. Documents risks and develops mitigation plans. Manages scope. Creates and implements a communication plan. Builds an effective team, assigns tasks to team members, and evaluates outcomes. Negotiates resources. Communicates to stakeholders and project sponsor. Identifies, tracks, and ensures resolution of issues and removal of barriers. Provides technical support to project team members. Handles complex application features and technical designs. Designs and implements the components required for complex application features. Generally manages a group of applications system analysts. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Professional certification is highly desirable.
May require specific PC, workstation, operating system, application or platform skills. Provides overall direction to the formulation, development, implementation, and delivery of a project. Exercises management responsibility over the achievement of performance, revenue, and profit objectives of a project and its contracts. Ensures that the project plan maintains tasks, schedules, estimates, and status, and disseminates information to team members and customers. Creates a structure and organization for the management of a complex environment with emphasis on quality, productivity, and consistency. Directs corrective actions in any area where performance falls below objectives. Arranges for the assignment of responsibility to other supporting facilities, business areas, and support functions, and monitors their performance. Self-directed and independent. Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects. Oversees all aspects of projects. Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and summarizes progress of project. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project.