Job Description :
Project manager for the State of Georgia
Location: Atlanta, GA
Duration: 12+ Months
Req ID: 634343

Project Scope: Application Conversion

DCA is transitioning from one application and vendor to another application and vendor. DCA seeks a PM who will manage both the needs of the business group and the application vendor and product offering to ensure this new application fits into the DCA-IT Infrastructure.
*Applicants with proven experience project managing an application implementation and/or application conversion through full project life-cycle will be of greater interest*

General Responsibilities:

Conducts bid sessions and/or vendor RFP efforts to select and manage suppliers and supplier payments.
Utilizes PM tools to manage project timelines and accuracy, ensure project resource commitments are met, and to track activities and variances,
Conducts project management research and studies trends and developments under the direction of the CTO/PMO Lead to support PMO team members and industry colleagues.
Performs related responsibilities as required. Determine project goals and priorities in consultation with the CTO, CIO, HFD Directors and Managers, Vendors, or other key stakeholders.
Establish and publish clear priorities among project activities, and amongst differing projects when multiple projects are being managed. Oversee and share all project documentation.
Provide team training as needed on the documentation. Analyze lessons learned and share with PMO (CTO and ITBA) and other project managers.


Required Skills:

Extensive knowledge and competency in project management methodology and processes, including planning tasks, allocating resources, risk management, time management, financial management, HR management, quality management, monitoring, reporting, documentation, and record keeping.
Ability to effectively plan and facilitate meetings.
Strategic, conceptual analytical thinking and decision-making skills. Adaptability and flexibility including the ability to manage deadline pressure, ambiguity, and change. Negotiation skills within a context of political sensitivity and conflicting interests.
Presentation and written communication skills. Ability to advise on complex matters to non-specialists.
Ability to build teams and generate a spirit of cooperation while coordinating diverse activities and groups. Ability to negotiate consensus.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university
AND Five years of recent relevant project management experience, with a progression in responsibility
AND a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.
Proven experience project managing an application implementation and/or application conversion. (ex. ERP, CRM, on-prem/cloud applications)

Client : State of Georgia