Randstad IT Project Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

IT Project Manager

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job details:

  • location:Boston, MA

  • date posted:Thursday, September 14, 2017

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:576443

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description

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

  • Research & Analytics

  • Preferred Qualification:

  • PMP Certification