Project Manager

Job Title Location Duration
Project Manager Greater Hartford Area, CT Extended
Job Description
The PM needs to be focused on Full Life Cycle project management with PM skills coming before technical skills. Senior Project Manager (PM) with leadership skills, strong communication skills (verbal and written), and experience in all aspects of managing projects that include both business process and systems development life cycles.

The PM is accountable for project initiation, planning, overseeing development, testing, and implementation, and for project closeout. This includes initial project planning efforts such as developing scope, obtaining business and IT sponsor approvals, and coordinating the resources necessary o complete the project. Once the project begins, the PM will communicate major milestones, identify project risks, provide direction to the project team and conduct regular status meetings. Candidates should have prior experience in leading projects that changed both business processes and system applications and technologies. Experience in process analysis, design, and improvement or a background in Six Sigma or business process reengineering is a plus.

The PM needs to be focused on N2N project management with PM skills coming before technical skills.
Job Skills
The project manager on will manage one or more subprojects on a multi-project program and will:

  • Adhere to the client’s standard methodology (based on DMAIC).
  • Build and mange work plans (WBS).
  • Estimate work efforts and durations.
  • Schedule and control tasks.
  • Identify and resolve risks and issues.
  • Provide status reports, presentations according to the program standards.
  • Manage the project finances—analyze variances and reforecast on a monthly basis.
  • Collaborate with the Test Lead to ensure test deliverables are completed according to standards and schedule.
  • Collaborate with the project Change Management Lead to develop change management plans and materials according to the ADKAR methodology (e.g. communication plans; training materials, org assessments).