Full time, Contract | Phoenix, AZ 85007
Status: Closed
Posted On: Jul 20 2021


Role and Responsibilities

Under limited supervision, the IT Project Manager is responsible for accomplishing the stated project objectives on several small to mid-sized projects. The project manager is responsible for ensuring the end product produced by the project provides the expected benefit to the customer. The project manager will accomplish this by ensuring that each project has clearly defined requirements and adheres to Project Management methodologies to delivering to the Agency. Additionally, the Project Manager will be expected to oversee and coordinate all activities related to the project from initiation to through closing including all associated artifacts, engagement with stakeholders providing the customers with IT solutions, and vendor contracts/procurement. The project manager is also expected to produce timely and accurate reporting for senior leadership and identify/monitor any project risk/issue in a proactive manner. The IT Project Manager will strive to build strong partnerships with their PMO team, internal resources and external customers.


Qualifications and Education Requirements


  •  3 to 5 years of experience in project management
  •  Strong working knowledge of practical aspects of project management
  •  Previous experience with IT related projects including managing custom software development and COTS implementation projects
  •  Ability to balance project management process with rapid delivery of benefit to the customer
  •  Experience with maintaining all project artifacts including project schedules and budgets
  •  Strong customer focus and servant leader attitude
  •  Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  •  Problem solving skills
  •  Skilled in the creation of project related documents, including but not limited to RFIs/RFQs/RFPs, business cases, research finding, detailed statements of work and status reporting
  •  Demonstrated ability to balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks
  •  Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in teams and across organizations
  •  Demonstrated ability to synthesize feedback and adjust plans accordingly
  •  Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships inside and outside the organization
  •  Demonstrated ability to be flexible in assignments and work alongside customers from varying backgrounds


Preferred Skills

  •  Certified Associate Project Manager (CAPM) or Project Management Professional (PMP)
  •  Certified Scrum Master (CSM) or equivalent Scrum and Agile experience