Project Manager in Brooklyn, NY

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Optimal Solutions And Technologies   •  

Brooklyn, NY 11201

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 55 days ago

Optimal Solutions & Technologies (OST, Inc.) is focused on excellence. We specialize in providing Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Research Development and Engineering services. OST is one of an elite set of companies worldwide to be externally appraised CMMI Level 5.

The fundamental distinction of the OST team is its business knowledge in both the public and private sectors. We serve the aerospace & transportation, association & nonprofit, defence, education, energy, financial, healthcare, and technology & telecommunications industries. OST is successful because we listen to our clients, we learn from our clients, and we know our clients.

Engagement Length in Months:

24 Months

What are the daily work hours?

35 Hrs. per week

Where is the physical work office located?

335 Adams Street, 28th Fl, Brooklyn NY 11201

Description of specific Duties in a typical workday for this position:

  • The Division of Specialized Instruction and Student Support is seeking a Senior Project Manager. The role entails managing vendor and DOE stakeholder relationships at senior levels while managing the timelines for project deliverables, improving deliverable quality, reducing project risk and managing issues. The project team comprises of direct employee staff and multi-vendor resources, project managers and workstream leads. Senior managers/executives with extensive project management, professional services/ consulting background and those experienced in managing multi-million dollar budgets and multi-party programs, are strongly preferred. Strong problem-solving and project management skills are required; also, strong detail orientation and organizational skills, ability to balance the big picture with detailed steps to reach the end goal and experience in executing short and long term strategic and operational goals.
  • Manage all vendor and NYCDOE work-stream efforts.
  • Report status to the project sponsor and other executives. Monitor and report overall project progress against the baseline project plan.
  • Understand the key components of the project plan and execute on coordinating the documentation, issues and requirements on an as-needed basis.
  • Track progress of the overall project plan identify risks to implementation throughout the project and work proactively tosurface and resolve those risks, on an as-needed basis.
  • Manage project budget and project administration.
  • Perform Risk Management – identify potential risks and issues across all work-streams.
  • Work with project management staff members to raise and resolve issues, set project deadlines, and mitigate project risks.
  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously.
  • Report status to the project sponsor and other executives. Monitor and report overall project progress against the baseline project plan.
  • Act as the liaison to the on-site vendor's support staff.
  • Support the administrative requirements of the program including meetings, calendars etc.
  • Support the recruitment, selection, and onboarding of new team members.
  • Identify gaps in infrastructure and raise issues/risks on a timely basis.
  • Assist in the planning of current future infrastructure needs for the project.
  • Provide operational support to key functional areas as needed.

Position Requirements:

  • 72+ Months demonstrated experience with highly complex and multi-party IT programs and COTS implementation with the ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • 72+ Months experience managing cross-functional and/or cross-segment teams.
  • 72+ Months experience mobilizing disparate groups of people toward a common and ambitious goal, managing horizontally, and translating insights into action.
  • 72+ Months demonstrated experience with Project Management with over multi-million dollar budgets.
  • 72+ Months demonstrated experience interacting with High-Level Executives and Senior Management as well as working withstakeholders to define and develop business processes and procedures and system requirements.
  • 72+ Months experience resolving conflicts and negotiating a resolution between multiple parties and stakeholders
  • 72+ Months experience managing multiple concurrent Vendors and contracts.
  • 72 + Months experience with software development lifecycle (SDLC) to include various technologies, test documentation and procedures.
  • 24 Months in a project leader capacity or as a major contributor on a complex project.
  • A master's degree from an accredited college, including or supplemented by 24 semester credits in computer science or a related computer field

Valid Through: 2019-10-17