Job Description :
For one of our long-term multiyear projects, we are looking for an experienced Project Manager who has a broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates independently to provide quality work to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement to meet customer needs. Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex engagements. Effectively consults with management and designated staff. Participates in business development activities. Develops detailed solutions for complex projects.

Position Summary:
This position requires an individual to oversee and manage vendor development and implementation of multiple designated IT systems. The projects include the implementation of multiple new Cloud-Based hosted solutions for a new program area within the agency. This individual will also assist with IT procurement and provide consulting services to designated agency staff and agency senior leadership.

Responsibilities:
IT Project Management (to include, but not limited to
- establishing project goals with selected vendors
- ensuring project goals and timelines are met within budget
- managing resources for projects
IT Procurement consultation with agency staff.
- Document preparation for ITS Board Meetings (if applicable
- Scoring of vendor submissions in response to the related request for proposals.
- IT Vendor Management.
- Identify and resolve project issues.
- Plan, Organize, and Lead IT Team Meetings.
- Assist with the development of technical and business requirements with vendor selected team.
- Prepare project status reports.
- Coordination of any change requests with vendors.
- Conduct post project evaluation.
- Other IT-related tasks as agreed upon by the parties.

Must Have:
IT Project management
IT Integration experience
State IT Procurement experience RFP Process
Excellent English-speaking skills, written communication skills, and knowledge transfer skills

Nice to Have
Preferred Skill
Certification in project management
Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to build a positive rapport with team members.