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Project/Program Manager

  • Location: Hartford, Connecticut, 06134
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Terrific Long-Term Contract Opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits!

Position: Project/Program Manager
Location: Hartford, CT
Term: 12 Months

We are looking for a Project/Program Manager to join our team for a long-term contract opportunity. 

Responsibilities:

  • Translate the IT Optimization vision into actionable strategies
  • Development strategic roadmap using the vision and activities taking place within cross functional teams
  • Coordinate and support planning, tracking and processes for transition
  • Coordinate and participate in work across functions and organization boundaries
  • Responsible for the oversight of all project artifacts
  • Proactively identify project risk areas, perform risk analysis and develop risk mitigation plans/measures to complete the project on time;
  • Lead project status meetings; review status reports; develop and deliver project presentations and updates to leadership.
  • Assist with establishment of Enterprise Project Management Office
  • Responsible to provide knowledge transfer to designated state personnel:
    • Consultant will schedule Knowledge Transfer Sessions based on engagement (weekly).
    • All developed project documentation will be reviewed, discussed and updated with state personnel (weekly)
    • Weekly status will include Knowledge Transfer items for the week completed and items for the upcoming week.
  • Provide summary of the Knowledge Transfer throughout the lifecycle of the project at the completion of the project.

Required Skills 

  • Minimum 9 years of Project Management experience
  • Extensive experience in project planning & initiation, team management, technical & vendor coordination and implementation of large scale, complex, projects;
  • Experience in executing Merger and Acquisition implementation projects;
  • Experience with change management activities, working collaboratively with business and technology owners, subject matter experts, vendors and end users;
  • Experience managing project resources, budgeting and financial reporting;
  • Experience in developing; business process model; gap analysis, test strategy & plans, cost benefit and risk analysis;
  • Experience establishing and working within a Project Management Office;
  • Proficient in project management and MS Office tools, such as, MS-Project, MS-Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word;
  • Proven leadership skills with excellent multi-tasking, organizational, negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills are critical;
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and adapt to changing priorities;

Apply to MATRIX today!