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Title: Project Manager 2

Location: Salem, OR

Duration: 07 Months


Job Description : Need 10+ years of profiles   

This position reports to the manager of the Project Management Office located in the IT Services section; however, the vast majority of the day-to-day project work will be in conjunction with the Connectivity Team which spearheads the Agency’s COVID-19 response and coordinates the work between the Director’s Office, business units, IT, Communications and other areas.

This position will work remotely and simultaneously on multiple projects involving the reopening of the Agency’s offices throughout the state and the re-employment of Oregonians. As the State of Oregon loosens COVID-19 restrictions in the coming months, this position may be required to attend meetings in person at the Central Office in Salem two or three days a week.

Duties & Responsibilities

·       Develops and maintains project plans and processes.

·       Develops work breakdown and project schedules.

·       Directs project staff on execution of scheduled tasks.

·       Coordinates, directs, and monitors project activities.

·       Identifies project risks and works with project team to evaluate probability and impact and develop mitigation strategies.

·       Facilitates project meetings, develops minutes, and tracks action items.

·       Develops and distributes regular project status reports.

·       Applies project management methodology and enforces project standards.

·       Develops communications to stakeholders.

·       Provides coaching and guidance to agency staff on how to effectively manage   projects.

·       Applies team management skills, negotiating skills, and leadership skills.

·       Encourages a strong sense of teamwork and creates a supportive work environment.

·       Exhibits a positive approach towards team members, program staff, management, vendors and others.

·       Maintains knowledge of current and emerging technologies and innovations through training, professional journals and publications, contact with other IT and project management professionals, and self-initiated study.

·       Interfaces with other state agencies and external organizations in order to share information, and enhance organizations image.

·       Develops and maintains effective working relationships with other departments, divisions, and personnel with whom work must be coordinated or interfaced.

 Desired Background and Skills

·       Flexible, adaptable and comfortable with frequently changing priorities.

·       Solid experience leading projects based on PMBOK and agile methodologies.

·       Comfortable in fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions.

·       Extensive experience working with departments besides IT.

·       Experienced verbal and written communicator providing clear and concise narrative and project reports.

·       Experience reporting directly to executives, such as Agency Director, CIO, CFO, etc, frequently with little notification to prepare.

·       Certified by a(n) (inter)nationally recognized body, e.g. PMP or Prince 2 certification.

·       Familiarity with project artifacts. Has more than 4 years of experience as a PM practitioner.

·       Familiarity with project lifecycles, and has led a projects through complete lifecycles.

·       Clearly stated ability to manage major projects through a full lifecycle. Candidate gives several examples of substantial projects they led from initiation through to completion.

·       Regularly facilitates meetings around critical project issues, facilitates decision-making, follows up with minutes.

·       Experience facilitating project meetings with high-stakes clients such as C-level employees, incl. setting of agenda, defining expected outcomes, dealing with difficult groups, facilitation of public meetings, and follow up with mtg. minutes.

·       Demonstrated ability to effectively facilitate meetings and communicate verbally and in writing.

·       Experience communicating in writing and verbally in the context of a project, e.g. reporting of project progress to a steering committee, governing body, oversight body, executive team, etc., incl. meeting facilitation.

All proposed resumes must include the following:

·       Cover letter.

·       Detailed resume.

·       Positions, education, transferrable skills and experience for the last 10 years that are relevant to this Project Manager II solicitation. The Agency requires 4 years of PM experience with large, complex, multi-dimensional.

·       3 relevant job references that is relevant to the requirements above.


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