UOCT14 - IT PROJECT MANAGER– AGILE

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Contract | Staffing Agency | | 1040 Hours Austin, TX, United States


Description:

IT PROJECT MANAGER– AGILE PROJECT MANAGER (DPA 15- 103)

Contract | 6 Months |  Austin, TX, United States

Due Date for this Position is Oct 21st 2014

 

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: 

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned. 

·         Direct and manage information technology project development from beginning to end, submit proposals, and recommend subsequent budget, scope and schedule changes and/or contingency plans where necessary 

·         Develop project scope, cost estimates, human resource requirements, work plans, time schedules, communication plans, and makes work assignments to meet project or program objectives 

·         Write Request For Proposals for external services and manage contracts and vendor performance, deliverables, and payments 

·         Develop information technology project plans and associated communications documents, identify and manage project dependencies and critical path, and track and report on project milestones and deliverables 

·         Develop written business requirements and models 

·         Participate in discussions of project management department goals and objectives with IT senior management, system owners and decision makers 

·         Request the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and where required, from other department managers and participate in the acquisition of required personnel within the City of Austin 

·         Define the project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout the project life cycle 

·         Effectively communicate project expectations to sponsor, team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion, and facilitate project management and project status review meetings 

·         Develop successful transition, training plans and recognition for resources on the project team 

 

Minimum (Required):  Years - Skills/Experience 

5   - Experience with Agile project management methodology  

10 - Experience with information technology project management principles, concepts and practices 

10 - Experience with project budget preparation 

10 - Experience with system development lifecycle used for the development of new systems and enhancements to existing Systems 

10 - Demonstrated knowledge of application programming, database and system design 

10 - Experience with data interfaces and system integration

10 - Experience with internet and network architecture 
10 - Experience with operating principles and information systems hardware and software 
10 - Experience with using project management software: Microsoft Project and SharePoint 
10 - Experience with developing process models and data flow diagrams 
10 - Experience with selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new concepts 
10 - Ability to develop written business requirements and models 
10 - Ability to accurately identify/determine customer needs and take appropriate actions and/or steps to address identified needs 
10 - Ability to recognize, value, and include different perspectives, experiences, approaches, and cultures in achieving organizational goals 
10 - Ability to gain and maintain the trust and confidence of others and the organization through consistency and reliability 
10 - Ability to give, receive, or share thoughts, ideas, perspective, and data to create shared understanding 
10 - Ability to inspire, motivate, and influence others to achieve individual and collective goals 
10 - Ability to make sound decisions in a timely manner that solve issues and stand the test of time 
10 - Experience providing leadership, work assignments, evaluation, training, and guidance to others 
Yes - Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university   

 

Preferred (Optional): Years Skills/Experience

2 -  Experience implementing projects with in the electric utility industry

5 -  Experience implementing projects in a Government or Public Sector environment

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