Project Manager

Sacramento, CA

Posted: 09/06/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 227290
• Must have active PMP certification
• Must demonstrate superior critical thinking skills
• Must have strong client facing experience building and maintaining strong relationships and negotiating win/win resolutions to difficult issues
• Degree in Computer Science or comparable field of study
• Experience leading and managing IT projects or programs
• Ability to create and review project requirements to allow timely, high-quality delivery
• Experience preparing proposals and statements of work, developing project estimates, work plans, staffing plans and advise on implementation strategy
• Experience developing detailed project plans with identifiable critical paths, task dependencies, and major milestones, and manage the agreed project plans and schedules
• Experience managing projects using Earned Value Management (EVM)
• Proven track record of delivering on time and on budget
• Ability to estimate resources needed to achieve implementation success and ongoing support goals
• Experience providing performance feedback, mentoring and leading project teams
• Experience managing project resources and budget to plan
• Demonstrated leadership ability in complex projects involving multiple vendors and in-house resources within all levels of an organization
• Proven ability to manage delivery across a matrixed organization
• Excellent client relationship skills, representing the delivery team and ensuring that customer expectations are managed
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proven IT technical background and ability to understand complex IT solutions
• Ability to work effectively in a time critical
• Agile or Scrum experience


• Minimum of five (5) years of broad, extensive and increasingly responsible PM project experience applying project management (PM) principles, methods, techniques, and tools. At least three (3) years of that experience must have been in a lead capacity
• Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience
• PMP Certification
• Experience working on a State of California project on a large, complex IT systems implementation with cross-functional stakeholders.

• Five (5) years utilizing PMI project management methodologies (or similar professional project management methodologies)
• Three (3) years planning complete lifecycle of phased IT implementation


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