Job Description :
Job Title: IT Delivery Lead II - Data management and Data Integration
Location: Detroit, MI
Duration : 14 months
Client is looking for Agile and Waterfall IT Project Manager within our Enterprise Information Management Data Mgt & Integration department .

QUALIFICATIONS:

Top Three Required Skills /Experience:

Strong Agile Project Management and SCRUM Masters skills. Excellent analytical, logical reasoning, organizational, verbal and written communication skills and attention to details a must. Must be able to exhibit in relation to data integration and management

3-5 years’ experience with, Data Integration and Management solutions

Excellent consultative skills and must demonstrate ability to understand business needs, identify solutions based on those needs and build relationship with business partners and IT team. Self-starter and independent. Willing to do what it takes.

Required Skills/Experience:

Strong and seasoned Project Manager with heavy focus on Agile methodology and ability to act as a SCRUM Master
Proven competence in analyzing business needs and working with cross functional (technical & non-technical) teams to identify requirements and deliver enterprise solutions.
Experience leading a matrix project team to define, establish, and ensure completion of all program milestones while adhering to timelines and budgets.
Proven experience managing projects at various levels of complexity using different Project Management Methodologies.
Strong analytical skills and attention to details a must
Thorough knowledge and understanding and proven experience in Software development Lifecycle (SDLC) and Agile methodologies
Prior experience with Data Movement and Integration or BI solutions
Prior experience leading Information Technology (IT) implementation projects
Experience in creating and managing detailed project plans for small to high complexity projects
Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
Prior experience leading cross-functional teams which may consist of employees, contractors, and consulting partners
Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
Minimizes exposure and risk on project
Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis
Experience working with and managing 3rd party vendors on Project Deliverables

Preferred Skills/Experience:

Prior experience in healthcare or payer industry is preferred
Distributed application development experience
System Analysis experience preferred
MS Project, MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Visio
Jira

Education/Certifications:

Bachelor''s Degree in related field preferred.
Minimum five (3) years’ experience in a delivery and consulting role leading data movement and integration related initiatives (system integration, data warehouse build, data mart build, or similar) is required
Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
Strong experience on and knowledge of Project Management Institute''s standards and terminology; Agile and Waterfall
Extensive creativity required across areas of expertise.
Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.
Other duties may be assigned.
Excellent analytical, organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
PMP certification is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Engagement Description:

Client is currently seeking an Agile and Waterfall IT Project Manager within our Enterprise Information Management Data Mgt & Integration department.
This Project Manager will work independently within guidelines, be responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing application and system implementation projects using a formal project management.
Excellent agile project management consultative, logical reasoning and analytical skills are a must.
Work will consist of a mix of complex, medium and simple projects.
Perform the role of project level Agile Scrum Master, including scheduling and facilitating Agile ceremonies: Sprint Planning, Daily Standup, Sprint Review, Retrospectives, Backlog Refinement and Sizing.
Facilitate the creation and maintenance of Agile artifacts, such as Product Backlog, Release Plans, Sprint Backlogs and burndown charts.
Servant leader that fosters the continued emergence of empowered high-performing teams by setting an environment built on self-organizing, sustainable pacing, respect and trust.
Manage project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved with project change request form
Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project
Review deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
Establish, schedule, and facilitate regular status meetings with project personnel
Identify and coordinate any effects on dependent projects
Manage the project resource plan to insure the teams have provided the appropriate resources with available capacity to perform the work expected for the project
Coordinate with resource managers of impacted teams to properly level the utilization of the resource across projects

Essential Company Duties and Responsibilities:

General corporate functions applied to IT: budgeting, financial and contracts management, audit, compliance, human resources, training and development.

With general guidance and coaching, responsible for initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing application and system implementation projects using a formal project management methodology.

Typically manages 2-3 project of complex size and multiple projects of small to moderate size and risk concurrently.

Oversees the system development process.

Develops detailed plans and schedules, including goals, risks, and resource allocation.

Monitors project metrics for significant deviations in quality, cost, or schedule.

Assists in establishing and improving project management methodologies, procedures and policies.

Adheres to Project Management Office policies, procedures, and methodologies.

Coach and mentor individuals on the project teams and provides feedback on performance to their leaders.

Oversees client/customer relations to ensure that service expectations are developed and met.