Job Description :

The Department of Administrative Services is seeking a Project/Program Manager
Specific Services Required:

  • Translate the IT Optimization vision into actionable strategies
  • Assist in transition activities of 650 employees including planning, organizing, and communications
  • Develop roadmap using the vision and activities taking place within cross functional teams
  • Advise management on approach and adjust as needed based on input
  • Coordinate and support planning, tracking and processes for transition
  • Coordinate work across functions and organization boundaries
  • Provide oversight of all project artifacts
  • Proactively identify project risk areas, perform risk analysis and develop risk mitigation plans/measures to complete the project on time;
  • Lead project status meetings; review status reports; develop and deliver project presentations and updates to leadership.
  • Assist with establishment of Enterprise Project Management Office
  • Transfer knowledge to designated state personnel

Required Skills/Experience:
Proposed candidate should have a minimum nine (9) years of Project Management experience, including:

  • Extensive experience in project planning & initiation, team management, technical & vendor coordination and implementation of large scale, complex, projects;
  • Experience with organizational transformation efforts
  • Experience in executing Merger and Acquisition implementation projects;
  • Experience with change management activities, working collaboratively with business and technology owners, subject matter experts, vendors and end users;
  • Experience managing project resources, budgeting and financial reporting;
  • Experience in developing; business process model; gap analysis, test strategy & plans, cost benefit and risk analysis;
  • Experience establishing and working within a Project Management Office;
  • Proficient in project management and MS Office tools, such as, MS-Project, MS-Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word;
  • Proven leadership skills with excellent multi-tasking, organizational, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills are critical;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities;

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