Job Description :
Project Manager – PMP Cert Mandatory USC/GC ONLY
Vienna, VA
Contract
* 7 -10 Years IT Project Management experience
*HP PPM, HP Service Manager, Jira, Sharepoint, Powerpoint, Visio, Excel

1.Day to Day
*Liaise with Business and Technical Stakeholders (including support leads)
*Plan maintenance (releases, patches, hotfixes, etc and upgrade (limited scope) activities
*Manage project activities through all life cycles (utilizing PPM, JIRA, proprietary software, etc to ensure the best quality product is delivered
*Report on project activities
*Provide input to Annual Financial Plan (budget),

2. Project Leadership
* Manages the full life-cycle of the project following SDLC
*Agile experience
* Applies project management expertise and best practices/tools to define and execute:
* Scope Management
* Schedule Management
* Issue/Risk Management
* Procurement Management
* Communications Management
* Change Management
* Quality Management
* Vendor Management
* Contract Management
* Uses tools to manage ongoing team efforts, updating release schedules, staffing profiles, roadmaps, applications docs, and monthly reports.
*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

3. Leading Projects
· Leads and engages multiple small to medium projects simultaneously focused on a portfolio of applications, all components of a larger business solution.
· Ensures alignment of all project roles and responsibilities and they are articulated to each team member, modified as required, and accomplished throughout the project
· Takes initiative to improve processes, team organization, and reporting
· Monitors and measures staff/resource assignment results against project / task goals and accountabilities

4 Vendor Relationships
· Develop and maintain effective rapport with vendors

5. Communication
· Proactively provides 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