Project Manager II
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Responsible for the coordination and completion of projects.
Oversees all aspects of projects.
Sets deadlines, assigns responsibilities, and monitors and
summarizes progress of project.
Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of
May require a bachelor's degree and 4-7 years of experience in the
field or in a related area.
Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and
Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish
Performs a variety of tasks.
Leads and directs the work of others.
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected.
Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.
Manages projects, develops and directs technical project teams
through all phases and activities of the project life-cycle process
associated with major information technology systems projects that
are essential to departmental missions and affect Client operations
on a long-term and continuing basis.
Determines Project goals and priorities with management, program
manager and/or project sponsors.
Supports requirements of the enterprise program manager to provide
necessary information and support for successful program
Creates all project planning documentation and follows all Client
Manages and communicates a clear vision of the projects objectives,
and motivate the cross functional project team to achieve them;
create a project environment that enables peak performance by the
Establish and publish clear priorities among project activities.
Coordinates team activities to meet project milestones.
Directs/leads project teams comprised of subject matter experts,
technical specialists, and support staff to produce a business plan
in accordance with the strategic plan, operating budget, capital
planning procedures and agency guidance.
Prepares, implements, monitors, and updates the project plan.
Coordinates with the business owner and upper level management to
ensure the actions are consistent with the approved plan.
Identifies standards or requirements for change management.
Participates in change control (for example, reviewing
configuration change requests).
Develops or implements information systems security and entitlement
requirements and plans; and ensures appropriate product-related
training and documentation are developed and made available to
Manages resource assignment and tracking to the project plan and
project schedule in coordination with the line of business resource
Negotiate the performance of activities with team members and their
managers in a matrix environment.
Coach to clarify assignments and deliverables; mentor others in
project management practices; review quality of work and manage the
integration of team member's work.
Manages the Project Budget with overall budget accountability for
up to $4 million per year.
Collaborates with the finance department and various functional
managers to ensure project budgets are properly estimated and
controlled; provides overall financial recommendations, and develop
controls and measurements to monitor progress.
Provides Finance with monthly accruals and forecasts by the due
date established by Finance using the tools developed by
Maintains current statements of work for all contractors; track and
approve contractor invoices in a timely manner.
Provides regular updates to project sponsor and stakeholders on the
status of the budget.
Documents reasons for budget excess or shortfall.
Manages project budgets for both expense and capital against the
original project budget.
Creates Executive Summaries for all contractor resources required
to complete a project.
This position requires a four-year degree in CIS/MIS or equivalent
experience of 2-3 years of related project management experience in
a large scale, cross functional, multi-system environment.
Out of the 2-3 years required, at least 1 year in a combination of
Progressive broad-based Project Management experience (which could
include consulting) is desirable; knowledge and implementation
experience in new computing architectures and networked computing
Experience as Project Manager, with working knowledge of Systems
development lifecycle and the Project Management Lifecycle.
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