Randstad IT Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
IT Project Manager
date posted:Thursday, September 14, 2017
The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is seeking a experienced professional Project Manager to join the Enterprise development team supporting the Department of Transitional Assistance's enterprise eligibility determination and case management solution called Benefit Eligibility and Control On-line Network (BEACON) and its supporting mainframe legacy systems. Under the direction of the Manager/Supervisor, the Project Manager's primary responsibility will be Manages large complex/multiple projects in assigned department. Manage the plan, design, development, implementation and/or support of complex mainframe and/or distributed information systems or corporate projects. Develops business models, cost/benefit analysis, and recommends strategies. Coordinates and defines technical/business requirements needed to complete project objectives and translates requirements to detailed specifications including budgetary projections.
Duties: Under the direction of the Manager/Supervisor,
The Project Manager's primary responsibility will be to manage the plan, design, development, implementation and/or support of complex mainframe and/or distributed information systems.
Develops business models, cost/benefit analysis, and recommends strategies. Coordinates and defines technical/business requirements needed to complete project objectives and translates requirements to detailed specifications including budgetary projections.
Ensures functional, business and/or technical design supports project/customer requirements and complies with SOW/technical plan and existing architecture and/or defined agency business standards.
Negotiates contracts with outside vendors and manages vendor relationships.
The individual will work with business users and serve as the primary contact between the technical teams and end users,
Manage and support expectations of business stakeholders.
Collaborate in end-user training development and implementation documentation.
Work with manager/supervisor to create and implement support procedures and produce related documentation in form of FAQs, work aids, instructions, etc...
The individual will facilitate change management activities between the project team and IT service groups; and
participate in all phases of the project life cycle with emphasis on business requirements from development to roll-out of enterprise application.
Prepares project status reports and variance analysis to ensure project remains on schedule and within budget.
Evaluates project's success at completion of project based on achievement of benefits and value proposition assessment.
Defines personnel in the development of project charters, value propositions, risk action plans, work plans and estimates for large complex projects and serves as a subject matter expert and consultant to mentor/coach team leaders in the use of project management concepts, tools and techniques.
Provides guidance and training to team members and identifies opportunities to improve team performance and effectiveness.
May provide guidance to project team leaders in defining measurements and measurement tools to track the achievement of project objectives.
Assists Project/Program/Portfolio Directors and Managers in ensuring systems and/or business plans are developed and documented in accordance with quality control standards.
Qualifications & skills:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer science, Information Technology or related field.
Hands on expertise in Project Planning, Sprint Planning, Story Point for Sprint Capacity
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
8+ years' experience as an IT Professional
3+ years' supervisory experience in IT Department.
Managerial experience to include primary responsibilities as leading a diverse project technology team
Technical Experience in with Development of user requirements
Able to clearly communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical staff.
Leading a diverse project technology team
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