5+ years' experience in IT project management, specifically in managing medium to large scale software application development projects.
5+ years' experience in managing multiple projects concurrently.
5+ years' experience in developing and maintaining detailed project schedules using Microsoft Project
Must have Project Management Professional (PMP)
In-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices, and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing software projects and programs
Documented and proven ability to formulate project plans for managing and monitoring
progress on software development projects; to think logically and to analyze and solve problems; compile, organize and analyze data; to evaluate and monitor projects, plans and schedules and implement corrective action plans.
Solid understanding of software development lifecycle methodologies (e.g., waterfall, iterative, agile, etc.)
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
Ability to communicate ideas in both technical and user-friendly language
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Strong customer service orientation
Familiarity with environmental regulatory business processes and practices is strongly preferred but not mandatory.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other
Work with software developers, business analysts, data analysts, and other technical and non-technical subject-matter experts to develop detailed project schedules.
Manage and monitor project progress within the constraints of the project management plan, schedule, budget and resources. Proactively identify risks and issues affecting project schedules and objectives and appropriately escalate these issues, with recommendations, to senior managers. Effectively identify change and use appropriate protocols to manage and communication this change effectively.
Collect, maintain and distribute project status meeting minutes to stakeholders
Provide routine status reports and briefings to project team, customers and senior managers. Maintain ongoing and effective communications among all project stakeholders, both business and technical. Effectively coordinate resources and assignments among project assignees.
Adhere to the DEP project management methodology, standards, policies and procedures, as well as those technical standards and policies relevant to assigned projects. Make recommendations to improve processes and policies.
Manage relationships with Client program area business partners. Develop strong and collaborative relationships with customers to achieve positive project outcomes.
Demonstrate strong relationship and interpersonal skills in working with technical staff, program staff and vendor community.
Comply with Client's project management standards, processes and procedures