Drives all phases of the project life cycle while adhering to PMO standard practices, including but not limited to project conception, requirements definition, work breakdown, resource allocation and budgeting/forecasting, procurement coordination, risk management, change control, issue escalation/resolution and overall control of project scope.
This senior project manager will be working on projects under the Child Welfare program area; client has an IT solution which offers an improved case management tool for child welfare, especially for children's protective services (CPS), foster care and adoption cases.
In this role, you will ensure prompt decision-making is executed by promoting consensus decisions, intervening when consensus decision-making fails, and making unilateral decisions in the case of a deadlock.
Manage all stages of the IT projects assigned, including planning, implementing and monitoring activities. Work with IT line managers and team member to develop project plans and activities with appropriate tasks, resources, milestones, cost analysis and timelines. Provide all levels of project communications and work with project sponsors to resolve issues, address changes and identify risks.
In this role, the selected candidate will work with leaders and internal/external stakeholders to ensure project risks are identified/mitigated and project deliverables are met within budget and on schedule.