Sr. Project Manager

Project management, Risk management, Scheduling, SOW, PMP, Organizational change management, Budget, Agile, PMBOK, Software deployment
Full Time
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Overview

GDC IT Solutions is currently seeking a Sr. Project Manager in the Baltimore, MD area.

Position Overview

The Sr. Project Manager will oversee the development and implementation of various law enforcement-oriented software
modules.


The Project Manager is assigned the management of a specific project and the work performed under a project's Statement
of Work (SOW). The Project Manager performs day-to-day management of the project, identifies issues and risks, and
recommends possible issue and risk mitigation strategies associated with the project.

 

The Project Manager acts as a facilitator between an agency and an IT contractor. The Project Manager Is responsible for
ensuring that work performed under the SOW is within scope, consistent with requirements, and delivered on time and on
budget.


The Project Manager uses an industry prescribed project management methodology and tools to assess and monitor critical
paths, tasks, dates, testing, and acceptance criteria. Where applicable, the Project Manager provides solutions to improve
efficiency (e.g., reduce costs while maintaining or improving performance levels).


The Project Manager maintains various project registers and plans (e.g., stakeholder, issues, risks, procurement,
communications, etc.) and provides statuses for inclusion into up-to-date status reports.


The Project Manager has specific skills and experience in managing the implementation of medium to large scale law
enforcement applications acquired from third-party solution providers.


The Project Manager is responsible for managing a contracted vendor in the areas of scope definition and adherence,
customer specific development and configuration, training, deployment, transition to operations as well as general project
performance management

Responsibilities

  • Develops, seeks approval for and maintains a project plan in accordance with industry standards, guidelines and practices.
  • Manages the project SOW and adheres to project change control processes.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with stakeholders and agency personnel.
  • Directs work planning and scheduling for project activities.
  • Tracks and manages project progress against the project plan.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for all project-related issues and resolution of issues.
  • Facilitates and/or manages procurement activities associated with a project.
  • Maintains up-to-date project financials.
  • Identifies and manages project risks, develops risk mitigation strategies and tracks risk resolution to closure.
  • Ensures project compliance with standards and procedures.
  • Captures and reports project management performance metrics.
  • Insures constant alignment between project stakeholders and project activities through robust communications.
  • Integrates requisite organizational change management processes into the project's plan and execution.
  • Plans and executes an appropriate training program for project users.
  • Prepares a comprehensive "lessons learned" artifact and debrief for project stakeholders and other related parties. 
  • Plans for a smooth transition to the maintenance and operations phase of the technology life cycle.
  • Obtains ultimate stakeholder approval sign-off at project completion.
  • Performs a formal project close-out.
  • Performs business analysis functions, as appropriate.
  • Excellent writing and oral communications skills.
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong conflict resolution skills.
  • In depth knowledge of the law enforcement discipline, especially the operations of a municipal police department.
  • Knowledge of law enforcement records management, work flow processes and reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of CJIS standards and CJIS requirements as applied to law enforcement IT application projects.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least seven (5) years of experience in managing IT related projects and must demonstrate a leadership role in at least
    three successful projects that were delivered on time and on budget.
  • At least three (3) years of experience managing law enforcement application IT projects.
  • At least one (1) project that was cloud-based
  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems,
      Business or other related discipline

Preferred Experience

  • Certification:
    • Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP).
    • PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (ACP).

What We Do

GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company that specializes in the areas of application development, multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, and IT consulting.

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation
  • Career Growth Opportunities
  • Employee-Centric Environment
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package
  • Holiday and Vacation

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Dice Id : GLOPA
Position Id : 2021-2960
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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