Virginia, US

IT Project Manager

Job Description Summary

Fragomen Wordlwide, a Global 100 firm and the leading immigration services provider, is looking for an IT Project Manager to be responsible for one or more concurrent project management efforts within the IT portfolio. The successful candidate will bring positive energy and a passion for partnering with various IT and business leaders to deliver high value, transformative, IT projects. This position will report into the Project Management Lead within the IT PMO.

Job Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a high level of competency in project management practices and methods.
  • Lead the successful execution of projects through proper management of scope schedule and budget.
  • Performs constant analysis of projects health using best practice techniques such as risk analysis, requirements traceability, earned value calculations and alignment to business goals and benefits.
  • Creation and management of various supporting documents including but not limited to project plans, risk mitigation plans, communication plans, resource requirements, project costs and all other project management-related documentation.
  • Manage multiple unrelated projects simultaneously.
  • Gather various elements of project performance data and routinely report such to the project team, stakeholders and IT PMO leadership.
  • Development and/or review of estimates and estimating assumptions for the project’s schedule, effort, and cost as well as planned benefits using established estimating models and best practices.
  • Maintain constant oversight of project budgets through assimilation of actual cost data and reforecasting of expected total costs.
  • Coordinating all phases of the project while ensuring appropriate data and documents are created and managed through the project and development lifecycles including requirements, design, development, test, and deployment.
  • Coordinating all project activities with business owners/stakeholders and other support, technical infrastructure, and application teams.
  • Review and manage all changes to the requirements through a formally defined scope change process.
  • Manage the processes that identify the business value of the project from concept through execution.  Ongoing monitoring and reporting of the validity of the expected value and ensuring expected value is being delivered.
  • Performs miscellaneous IT PMO related duties as assigned.
  • Provide project oversight/audit compliance related to established department processes and standards for projects managed by external vendors or groups.
  • Coach/mentor other project managers, coordinators and administrators.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • The preferred candidate will have a minimum of 4-6 years’ experience as an IT Project Manager
  • PMP Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Project and other project management tools
  • Proven ability to execute high-profile, multi-million dollar projects
  • Advanced level knowledge of industry and professional organization (PMI) practices in managing projects
  • Demonstrated excellence in communications (verbal and written), presentation, financial management, analytical and customer focus skills
  • Experience in managing, external contractors both on and/or offshore
  • Experience managing budgets and reporting financial status of projects
  • Proven track record with both working with technical & functional teams
  • Able to document and communicate progress against plans, taking corrective action as necessary
  • Able to review project deliverables for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards
  • Experience managing projects using a formal SDLC (Waterfall and Agile) and business analysis methodologies
  • Ability to work well with technical and non-technical resources
  • Able to take strategic direction from executive management and participate in planning activities throughout the lifetime of the project
  • Able to see tasks through to completion with minimal guidance
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