Senior Project Manager

NIC Inc.   •  

Harrisburg, PA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

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5 - 7 years

Posted 222 days ago

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Description

NIC’s Outdoor Recreation team is seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment to join our team as our Project Manager. The Project Manager of NIC’s Outdoor Recreation team will be responsible for serving as the key contact person for the State’s Commissions and must have demonstrated experience in the implementation of large scale projects, experience in contract management, possess strong knowledge of licensing systems, and have automated systems management experience. This person must be available to the Commissions to help ensure the successful implementation of a SaaS based licensing system for Pennsylvania’s Outdoor Recreation program.


SUMMARY

Responsible for developing, planning, and managing activities for complex projects. Projects may be large with broad scope, high impact, and long implementation time frames. Lead both the technical conversion as well as the business change required, while ensuring that day-to-day operations keep functioning flawlessly during the transition. Consult with sponsors, participants, stakeholders and customers to review proposals including goals, time frames, and funding limitations. Ensure that project goals are accomplished and in line with business objectives. Develop and manage project budgets.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Define, plan and direct the execution of a broad range of technical and non-technical projects
  • Balance the competing demands of scope, time, cost, quality, resources, and risk to produce a high quality outcome
  • Possess a thorough understanding of technical infrastructure and effectively communicate with engineers who are providing architectural designs, estimates, and performing the work tasks
  • Manage vendor relationships and ensure their delivery, on time and on budget
  • Ability to manage multiple dependent projects as a portfolio and ensure sequencing and resources are appropriate
  • Defines and develops process enhancements for tracking projects, resources, risks, conflicts
  • Defines processes to onboard projects and sets appropriate expectations regarding delivery of the work

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION

  • Bachelor's degreepreferred, or equivalent, in area of specialty
  • 5 + years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Experience in implementing large licensing systems a plus
  • Knowledge of Project Management theories and practices applicable to limited-scope projects
  • Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Performs a variety of tasks
  • Leads and directs the work of others
  • A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
  • Certification as PMI (Project Management Professional) or Certified Scrum Master (optional)
  • Knowledge of engineering and/or architectural design principles, site planning, practices, methods, systems and processes
  • Advanced oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills to communicate with and persuade a wide range of audiences
  • Knowledge of Project Management theories and practices applicable to projects that are complex in scope
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals
  • Strong analytical and project management skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into infrastructure and operational requirements

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation program
  • No-cost group medical/dental insurance
  • Matching 401(k) contributions with 100% vesting
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Company wellness program
  • Casual and fun office environment
  • Paid State holidays/vacation
  • Tuition reimbursement

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