Consultant / IT Project Manager
Company: Public Consulting Group
Posted on: March 16, 2019
Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector management consulting and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,000 professionals in more than 50 offices around the US, in Canada and in Europe. PCG's Technology Consulting practice offers a full spectrum of quality Information Technology (IT) services to help state and local government agencies at every stage of the IT life cycle. Through its specialized IT services, PCG's Technology Consulting team finds cost-effective ways to help agency partners deliver successful IT systems that enhance the lives of the user base. Consultant/Project Manager will provide Project Management and organizational Change Management services to our internal team as well as expert analysis and risk and recommendation strategies to our clients. The Consultant will work with project team to provide overall leadership, change management, and task coordination as well as direct responsibility for the deliverables and work products produced by the team. These deliverables and work products will be completed in accordance with our overall strategy, approach, and methodology. • Provides project management and technical expertise on large-scale IT projects• Oversees development of all deliverables, status reports and other work products• Plan and oversee all project work and develop/manage any potential organizational change management strategies or processes that might be needed• Support the goals and outcomes of the project stakeholders• Develop, manage, and update Project Plan and other project documents (e.g., Communication Plan, Risk Plan, Stakeholder Register, Resource Plan)• Develop, manage, and update the execution of the Project Schedule to ensure project scope and applicable milestones are met• Provide management oversight of project budget• Develop and deliver regular status reporting• Facilitate change order process• Identifies, tracks, and manages project risks; including coordination for risk mitigation • Identifies, tracks, and manages project issues; including coordination for issue resolution • Establish a response and track the response to project recommendations (e.g., Quality Assurance (QA) vendor recommendations)• Provide ongoing communication (e.g., email, meetings) to provide project status• Collaborate with the project's Communication Manager to enhance communication efforts• Review project and related operational processes and provide input for improvement by implementing relevant lean or agile strategies• Conduct Agile Project Management and Organizational Change Management workshopsRequired:• Self-directed yet reports to the Engagement Manager• 6+ years of prior project management experience using both Agile and Waterfall techniques in IT related projects to include operations, infrastructure, and application development projects• PMP Certification (provide certification along with resume)• Demonstrated ability to work directly with diverse business and technical team members in a strong team-oriented environment• Experience using ADKAR change management model for project change management Desired:• PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Certification• Prosci Change Management Certification #LI-AH1#D-PCG
Keywords: Public Consulting Group, Olympia , Consultant / IT Project Manager, Executive , Olympia, Washington
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