Salt Lake City

  • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PROJECT MANAGER

    Requisition ID
    2018-3939
    Department
    INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SERVICES
    Minimum Salary
    USD $36.79/Yr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $50.24/Yr.
    Location
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Reporting to the Technology Solution Team Leader, the Information Technology (IT) Project Manager manages the flow of data related to Information Technology projects and advances new initiatives from the department/division. Exercises discretion and independent judgment regarding matters of significance, specifically in relation to assigned projects. The primary goal of the IT Project Manager is to assist the department in “telling its story” to the administration and to the rest of the City departments.

     

     Position open until  filled. 

    Responsibilities

    • Develops, manages and monitors programs and special projects. Develops project parameters such as project needs, time frames, staffing needs, methods, procedures and schedules for project implementation.
    • Drives project progress to ensure tasks and applications follow agreed upon decision path and time frames.
    • Evaluates and analyzes complex projects to ensure implementation and the overall efficacy of programs and strategies.
    • Communicates and manages project expectations for team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion through detailed and comprehensive project management and communications.
    • Directs project development from Requirements gathering to fruition including project dependencies, critical path, scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives.
    • Plans, schedules and tracks project timelines, milestones, deliverables, and success criteria using appropriate tools throughout the project life cycle.
    • Implements best practices and tools for project execution and management, to include project post mortems and recommends reports that identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
    • Creates and maintains project management documentation to include project management plans, project organization, project risk register, project requirements, requirements traceability matrix, dependency matrix, functional specifications and technical specifications.
    • Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential risks and devises mitigation and/or contingency plans. Ensures adherence to a defined and documented project change control process.
    • Defines, documents and manages all tasks, resources and time in the project plan and hold resources accountable.
    • As a member of the Administrative Services Team, communicates project budget information, submits budget proposals, and recommends budget changes.
    • As a member of the Administrative Services Team, identifies and defines required resources, services, equipment, personnel and tasks required to achieve project goals.
    • Develops full-scale project plans and associated communication documents which include project test plan, quality assurance plan, training plan, data conversion, migration and integration plan implementation and deployment plan, issue logs and lessons learned.
    • Stays current with technical knowledge in information systems and PMO best practices.
    • Assists with the preparation of the PMO plans, short-term and long-term strategies for the IMS Department and City.
    • Observes PMO processes and policies; adheres to standards for project management within the IMS Department.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or related field.
    • Five years of job related experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to prepare and present project details using analysis and graphic presentation reports.
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently with initiative, self-reliance, and dependability.

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