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Planning Project Manager
Role/Title: -  Planning PM PMP
Hybrid, Richmond, Virginia
Agency Interview Type: Web Cam Interview Only

*Local candidates only please
*Candidate MUST possess PMP certification through PMI or VITA's PM certification. No other certification qualifies.
*Candidate must also be able to work onsite 2-3 days/week

Job Description
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) Information Technology Division is seeking a senior Project Manager to manage and deliver a complex IT project(s) with multiple teams and work streams coordinated to an aggressive delivery schedule.

Under the program manager, the project manager is responsible for the outcome of the assigned projects. The project manager leads the team through the Commonwealth Standard for Project Management for successful completion of the project phases: PreSelect, Initiation, Planning, Execution and Control and Closeout.

The selected candidate will:
•Serve as a hands-on technical project manager with development staff and business groups.
•Coordinate and communicate with ITD management and staff to coordinate work tasks and resourcing.
•Communicate timelines and expectations to technical and business staff.
•Collaborate with vendors, consultants, and contractors in the execution of projects including contract management and working with the procurement office(s).
•Adhere to VDOT and VITA project management practices and governance requirements; coordinate with VDOT and VITA Project Management Offices.
•Maintain project budget, plans, tasks, schedules, risks, and status and disseminate information to team members and customers as defined in the communications plan.
•Ensure documentation of requirements and use cases, facilitate design workshops for assigned projects.
•Ensure definition of test objectives, designed test plans and test cases for assigned projects.
•Provide the management of project milestones and deliverables for on-time and on-budget delivery.
•Define, measure, and clearly communicate progress with metrics.
•Support system and application training efforts.

Qualifications Required:
•Ability to interact effectively with customers and project team members.
•Ability to analyze and translate requirements into system specifications.
•Knowledge of project management tools, methods and practices.
•Ability to analyze, design, develop, troubleshoot and implement technology solutions.
•Experience in Microsoft Project software.
•Experience in the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft SharePoint
•Knowledge of data modeling, interface management applications and tools.
•Comprehensive knowledge of project management methodologies.
• Active Project Management Professional (PMP) or VITA certified Project Management certification
•Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
•Experience in both Agile and Waterfall project management.
•Ability to program and create custom reports using IT application standard tools.
•A combination of training, experience, or education in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business Administration or related field desired.
•Progressively responsible experience with system analysis, design, development, testing and troubleshooting.

Agile Scrum Master certification
Special Instructions to Applicants:
This position requires a fingerprint-based background check.
PMP certification from PMI or PM certification from VITA is required - no other certification qualifies.

Skills Matrix
Current Project Management Professional (PMP) from the Project Management Institute (PMI) Required 10 Years
Candidate must have a minimum of 15 years experience managing large projects Required 15 Years
Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and Waterfall project management principles. Required 5 Years
Balance business/technical background with sufficient level of technical background to provide highly credible leadership to technology teams. Nice to have 3years
Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, Project Server) Required 5 Years
Bachelor Degree Required 

Thanks & Regards,
Manoj E
IT Recruiter
Lucid Technologies Inc
O: 214-385-4144 Ext: 207
F: 214-889-5857¬¬¬
W: www.LucidTechINC.com
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