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Project Manager -Cloud Implementation

ESG Consulting

Posted on Feb 20, 2021 by ESG Consulting

Atlanta, GA 30301
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project


Our client is seeking a Cloud Implementation Project Manager to take to on premise Cloud environment. All work is 100% on site, where minimal people are onsite. WE DO NOT WANT ENGINEERS

*Candidates must reside in GA or neigboring state.*

*WILL BE 100% ON SITE*

*Will accept H1 Visa applicants*

The IT Project Manager will provide project management support and oversight for an on-premise to Cloud Services Management system migration and support. The position is accountable to the Project Management Officer the Department's Chief Architect and the supported system and business owners. The Project Manager works with executives, software vendors, service providers, and business directors to implement changes to the environment.

Responsibilities:

Under general supervision, manages and/or coordinates all tasks for medium and large-sized project(s) of moderate to high complexity and risk. Manages and/or provides project management consultation for all aspects of the project through the project management and software development life cycle.

Works closely with the resource manager, vendor, business analysts, and subject matter experts on the various system support teams.

Manages the project as scoped by the project steering committee. Manages schedules, risks, issues and interdependencies with understanding of on premise and cloud technologies.

During initiation, helps clients determine the best approaches for reaching objectives; during planning, develops project management tools including plans for scope management, risk management, communications, change control, and performance measurement and tracking.

Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project During execution, monitors performance and reports to management project status and pertinent issues, including major milestones and potential project risks.

Provides continuing direction to the project team, conducts status meetings, assesses proposed changes in scope, and recommends courses of action to project sponsors during the execution phase.

Near the end of the project, uses the product verification process to make sure that the project has delivered what the client expected and performs a lesson learned for all projects.

Promote and support Project Management Office policies and processes

Job Duties:

Works with Office of Information Technology Leadership to Identify specific opportunities or weakness within assigned projects and make specific project performance improvement changes to structures, processes, or people.

Briefs and presents project status to business leaders and executives

Work with the project steering committee and senior project management Develops time and cost estimates, project plans/schedules, and budgets.

Works with security, architectural and quality assurance teams to utilize established system standards, procedures, and quality objectives

Oversees and controls ongoing costs, schedules, resources, scope, and risks.

Directs project team members to take necessary action steps to achieve the goals and objectives of the project.

Facilitate critical process assessments and redesign for process improvements.

Chairs, manages, or facilitates project kickoff meetings, communicating individual roles and project expectations.

Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors, and key clients

Ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively.

Manage scope by using a variety of data sources to support project negotiations related to time, cost, and/or quality.

Develops, monitors, coordinates and oversees project activities, such as scheduling, tracking, and reporting; leads change efforts impacting own projects.

Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues. Keeps management aware of the situation.

Assesses variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.

Conduct formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.

. Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field or specialized training

seven years of IT project management experience

PMP certification from PMI or equivalent certification

10 years' experience leading projects of moderate to high complexity

7 years' hands on experience leading server-based application development/enhancement projects

Hands-on experience with MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365

Preferred Qualifications

Experience and knowledge migrating on-premise applications to cloud environment

Experience within the last 5 years leading/coordinating vendor managed projects

Executive level written and oral communication skills.

Master's degree in related field or specialized training and seven years of IT project management experience

Experience working in state government

Experience in Health and Human Services Systems, eligibility projects and business processes Experience in with Government Health Services eligibility systems

Experience working in an Enterprise outsourced

  • Seniority Level

    Mid-Senior level

  • Industry
    • Information Technology and Services
  • Employment Type

    Contract

  • Job Functions

Benefits:

Health, Dental, Vision, 401K

ABOUT ESG CONSULTING:

ESG Consulting is an award-winning national provider of diversified information technology consulting services to Fortune 1000, public sector entities, and emerging growth firms nationwide.

Founded in 1986, ESG offers more than 32 years of experience in the IT staffing, Engineering and consulting industry. While local to Atlanta we are headquartered in Santa Clara.

ESG is an equal opportunity company. Our flexible management culture believes in creating a business environment that fosters personal and professional growth and achievement. We make ESG a place where people are treated not as employees but as "partners".




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