Project Manager

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Columbia, SC

Industry: IT Consulting/Services

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Not Specified years

Posted 365 days ago

  by    Cynet Sytems

We are looking for Project Manager for our client in Columbia, SC

Job Title: Project Manager

Job Location: Columbia, SC

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

SCOPE OF THE PROJECT: 

Client is looking for an experienced individual to coordinate and manage the migration from the current static state to a more robust active web environment to achieve a successful implement.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables
  • Develop detailed project plan and update as necessary
  • Monitor and measure project performance using available tools and systems
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in scope of project
  • Develop and help evaluate RFP
  • Assist with developing various contract documents
  • Perform risk manager services to reduce overall risk
  • Updaterisk register and develop and monitor mitigation plans
  • Successful integration of business, it, and project management
  • Serve as a project liaison
  • Work with the portal provider, procurement managers, client’s management and agency users to establish a schedule and manage the implementation of the new portal
  • Assess technical risks and assist with technical problem solving to keep the project on schedule and within budget
  • Periodically report to client management on the progress and status of the implementation
  • Propose policies and procedures for the continued successful operation of the portal
  • Periodically report to client on the continuing operation of the portal
  • Evaluate project success and identify options for quality improvement
  • Handling any and all project implementation requirements

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):

  • Experience managing the successful implementation of large and complex technology based projects of a high dollar value
  • Must possess a combination of business, information technology, and project management expertise
  • Highly organized with the ability to set priorities and deliver timely results at all project phases
  • Ability to identify and clarify project needs and requirements
  • Proactive problem-solver with interest in and ability to project future needs and recommend the best course of action
  • An effective communicator; ability to effectively deal with the needs of technical peers, technical and user management, users, vendors, stakeholders, and staff members, and to communicate clearly and effectively both in spoken and written form
  • Must be able to develop, communicate and present project documentation and reports
  • Bachelor’s degree

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE)

  • Experienceworking with procurement portals such as Jaggaer (SciQuest), Spendbridge, Aquiire (Vinimaya), Ariba, etc. desirable
  • IT technical background is desirable
  • An aptitude for learning new skills and applying knowledge to solve complex problems

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

PREFERRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • PMP
$100K