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Job ID :
85029
Location :
Jacksonville, FL US
Level :
Experienced Professional
Job Category :
Information Technology
Description :

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Job Description

 

The Project Manager is accountable for leading all aspects of a complex IT project. This includes pursuit and/or project delivery including scope, timelines, resources, budget, risks and issues, relationships, and communication. It is the Project Manager’s responsibility to ensure the project is delivered on time, within budget, and meets or exceeds quality expectations. Capable of independent leadership, providing all aspects of project management on projects that have a high level of risk, organizational span, business complexity, team size, and interdependencies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Directs strategic initiatives project of moderate to high complexity and impact
  • Leads problem resolution from identification through resolution.  Engages appropriate resources to resolve problems and identifies contingency plans and alternative solutions as needed
  • Drives project execution. Provide direction and oversight throughout project lifecycle to project team to meet applicable business requirements
  • Assess and reports health of projects in an objective manner, maintaining project transparency and accurate status; keeping manager, delivery area and program leadership informed
  • Proactively identifies, resolves, and escalates (as needed) project risks/issues to program leadership area as needed
  • Ability to adapt and respond to changes both inside and outside the projects/program
  • Ability to predict risk areas, design mitigation/contingency strategies and execute on these strategies to avoid issues
  • Ability to lead across a wide variety of project types

 

Job Qualifications

 

Education:

 

College degree

 

Experience

 

  • Experience: Minimum 3 years of  Project Management experience
  • PMP Certification (Preferred but not required)
  • Demonstrate track record in delivering moderately complex projects and with a strong focus on execution
  • Good written/verbal communication and facilitation skills for communicating at all levels
  • Demonstrate strong skills in team leadership and conflict management
  • Good consultative, customer focus skills
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Visio, Project, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

 

 


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