Project Manager

Plano, TX 75075

Posted: 09/12/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Project Manager Job Number: 51083

PROJECT MANAGER
CONTRACT ROLE IN PLANO, TX


KEY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Demonstrate a highly developed understanding as well as successful performance of core project management methodology, responsibilities, processes and procedures within the core areas of scope, schedule, resource, budget, and issues/risk management at the project/program levels.

·         Proven track record of project management experience using the Waterfall and Agile Methodologies.

·         Project Manager will have a portfolio of projects in various stages of the lifecycle and will need to interface with multiple client groups (such as, Business, IT, Quality Assurance, Delivery, etc.).

·         Ensure timely creation of pre-defined deliverables as per current Digital Experience PMO methods & procedures, and as prescribed by process improvement initiatives.

·         Coordinate activities with Program Manager and Project Administration

·         Track and communicate issues, risks and mitigation plans

·         Work with the development teams, Scrum Teams, architects, and service orchestrators to document, track, and communicate change requests and help to verify the appropriate impacts are communicated to stakeholders

·         Create and maintain scope documentation, product backlog inventory, change logs, and release schedules.

·         Evaluate financials

·         Develop metrics reporting from inputs such as project management status reports, Rally, WEBSTR, and PRISM

·         Help recognize, solve, and train for internal process gap areas, and work constructively as a partner to refine and mature existing processes through a culture of continuous improvement.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS REQUIRED

·         Project management expertise, including the ability to: build and manage a project plan that successfully monitors schedules, estimate/budget, timeline, and milestones for large-scale implementation projects; facilitate meetings to gain issue consensus/resolution; use good judgment & understanding of escalation procedures, escalation etiquette, and when to ask for help from internal leadership; lead and conduct project reviews and lessons learned

·         Demonstrated experience working projects in Waterfall (standard SDLC) and Agile Methodologies within a project manager role.

·         Provide, gather, and communicate delivery status and expectations back and forth from the Delivery Team to the Product Owner/Client

·         Help to verify that Tech Dev UP deliverables are documented and Agile or AT&T waterfall recommended practices are followed

·         Strong oral and written communication skills

·         Excellent analytical, problem solving, and reading comprehension skills

·         Experience with mainframe, client server, and web development project management required

High level of proficiency and experience with Microsoft Project and related tools

 
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