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Title Project Manager
Categories Job location Virginia, Project Manager Jobs
Salary Market Rates
Job Location Arlington, VA
Job Information

The Lead IT Project Manager has responsibilities for managing strategic and tactical projects and/or programs on a day-to-day basis. This includes creation of project plans, business cases, designs strategies, specific designs, resource management, budget management, cross organizational coordination, vendor management, executive communications/reporting, and critical issue resolution and escalations.

 

The Lead IT Project Manager is also responsible for the following:

  • Ensure project meets the expected budgetary and scheduling guidelines  
  • Ensure business case accurately reflects IT costs and is updated as changes occur
  • Usher the business case through the central governance approval process and adhere to all standard procedures
  • Diligently monitor project progress using workplan, project plan tools  
  • Provide strict change management practices to meet project timelines and client expectations 
  • Work closely with development and test teams to effectively understand project details and manage project tasks
  • Apply mitigation strategies to project plan to ensure overall project success
  • Effectively communicate project status and issues to management and present options for issue resolution.
  • The Lead IT Project Manager has responsibilities for managing strategic and tactical projects and/or programs on a day-to-day basis. This includes creation of project plans, business cases, designs strategies, specific designs, resource management, budget management, cross organizational coordination, vendor management, executive communications/reporting, and critical issue resolution and escalations.
  • Work closely with development and test teams to effectively understand project details and manage project tasks
  • Apply mitigation strategies to project plan to ensure overall project success
  • Effectively communicate project status and issues to management and present options for issue resolution.
  • Outstanding ability to develop an integrated, cross organizational project plan
  • Show initiative and creativity in gathering and analyzing data
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities, set direction and solve problems in a fast paced environment
  • Strong communications and presentation skills, including ability to summarize and concisely share key project information to all levels of the organization.
  • Strong ability to provide leadership/mentoring to other team members  
  • Strong ability to managing numbers in a business case and program budget 
  • Must have proven ability to drive and coordinate the tasks of a large, matrixed project team, geographically dispersed, including offshore development centers.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of telecom industry
  • PMI Certification is a plus
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