Full time, Contract | Phoenix, AZ 85012
Status: Closed
Posted On: Jun 22 2022


The ideal candidate will have a proven and successful track record in managing complex technology projects and a mastery level knowledge of project management methodologies, project planning, requirements gathering, project scheduling, risk/issue management, vendor management, written and verbal communication, and stakeholder management.

Essential Duties:

• Develop and maintain project plans, identify resource needs, and manage project schedule

• Drive project-related change management

• Manage multiple stakeholders, aligning on common goals and communicating risks; run effective meetings

• Anticipate the needs, risks, and challenges of your projects

• Drive projects forward amid stalling forces

• Lead communication with stakeholders and team members through completion of the project

• Plans, develops, implements, and manages a project team through complete task definitions and work requirement identification and assignments.

• Works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to define project scope, strategy, budget, and outcomes; identifies critical resource expertise and targets appropriate internal and/or external sources to ensure optimal outcome(s).

• Apply project management tools/techniques

• Establishes and continually monitors/manages project expectations with team; assigns tasks and identifies issues for resolution to ensure optimal team effectiveness.

• Prepares and maintains all project status reports and schedules; tracks milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies; re-sets expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.

• Develops resource allocations based upon the project scope of work

• Documents, communicates risks and issues as they are defined

• Responds to all inquiries regarding project status

• Coaches, and supervises all project team members both internal and contracted to ensure optimal outcomes; builds, develops, and maintains relationships vital to project success.

• Takes action to mitigate conflict; escalates serious project issues.

• Effectively communicate relevant project information in a professional manner to the business and technical personnel.

• Liaison to Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology (ASET) for IT Project Investment Justification (PIJ) processes.


• Technical (application development, data, governance, data migration, data warehouse etc.) project management experience.

• Experience with SaaS and PaaS projects as well as data migration.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; expertise in managing customer expectations.

• Strong knowledge and understanding of business needs, with the ability to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence.

• Experience with change management in a dynamic environment.

• Comfortable using Microsoft O365 suite, Microsoft Project, Azure DevOps (ADO) and SharePoint.

• PM training and certification desirable, but not required.

• Other certifications and skills such as Agile, Scrum, Lean, Kaizen, and Organizational Change Management are a plus


• Minimum of 5 years of experience with industry standard project management and service delivery methodologies for IT (SDLC, Agile, Waterfall, Scrum, Lean/Six Sigma, OCM, PMBOK or ITIL a plus).

• Experience developing strategies and technical specifications for projects, ability to manage complex technology projects.

• Experience in clarifying roles and responsibilities to ensure understanding of expectations.

• Experience in taking action to mitigate conflict.

• Experience in preparing and maintaining all project status reports and schedules.

• Experience in tracking milestones/deliverables, critical paths and dependencies.

• Experience in re-setting expectations as needed in consideration of project progress/outcomes.

• Experience working in a Project Management Office.

• Experience delivering and/or managing IT Applications projects.