Job Description :
Project Manager
Merrifield, VA
Contract

Description
To plan, manage, and execute all aspects of life-cycle projects from inception through implementation. To develop project plans and deliver solutions on schedule and within budget in support of service innovations and organizational and process changes/enhancements.
* Active PMP Desired
* 7 -10 Years IT Project Management experience

1. Project Leadership
* Manages the full life-cycle of the project following SDLC
* Applies project management expertise and best practices/tools to define and execute:
* Scope Management
* Schedule Management
* Cost Management
* Resource Management
* Issue/Risk Management
* Procurement Management
* Communications Management
* Change Management
* Quality Management
* Vendor Management
* Contract Management
* Ensures on-time and on-budget delivery of projects through organizing, developing and routinely forecasting project plans and project budget to ensure
* Change Leadership – Manages the transition to ensure adoption of change, builds strong partnerships and communication plans with all project stakeholders and project team members
* Adheres to the PM processes and actively prepares for / participates in all structured project reviews

2. Leading Projects
· Leads and engages single or cross-functional project teams, which are accountable for design, development and implementation of defined solutions
· Ensures alignment of all project roles and responsibilities and they are articulated to each team member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project
· Provides clear feedback – both routine feedback (ad hoc discussions based on project activities) and formal feedback (reviews at key phases of the project or related to PARs / IDPs)
· Monitors and measures staff/resource assignment results against project / task goals and accountabilities


3 Vendor Relationships
· Develop and maintain effective rapport with vendors

4. Capability Development
· Evaluates managements of projects, emerging methods, industry best practices and lessons learned to develop most current and innovative Project Management practices and standards
· Educates team members on emerging industry methods, practices and standards

5. Communication
· Provide consistent, concise, relevant, reliable and timely information to all appropriate internal and external audiences/stakeholders through a variety of media
· Ensures accuracy of information to enable effective business decisions

· Agile and PMO experience required
Looking for extensive Agile experience as a Scrum Master
Experience standing up a new Scrum Team
Experience building roadmaps, facilitating sprint planning, and calculating velocity
Experience working in JIRA, Confluence, or other Agile Tools