CompuCom Sr. IT Project Manager in San Jose, California

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18-04212

Location:
San Jose, California

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Our client organization is looking for a Senior IT Project Manager to manage two initiatives.

1. Portal Platform & Content Management System (CMS) Replacement and 2. Acquire Analytics Toolset for Applications and Internal Portal Metrics that includes:

  • 9000+ external web pages

  • High visibility and impact on stakeholders

  • Shifting the paradigm of how electronic services and outreach to residents are provided

  • Redesign, clean-up, and migration of a large amount of digital content

  • A high number of content owners

  • Needs solid governance and change management

  • The technology platform that will be new to development and operational support teams

  • Complex RFP with joined or separate vendors to do the design, implementation, and ongoing hosting and cloud support

    Project Specific Tasks / Deliverables:

  • Replace SharePoint 2010 with a new portal technology

  • Implementat an analytics tool to measure portal metric for continuous improvement

    Typical Tasks:

  • Analyzes and develops corrective actions for project budget discrepancies

  • Keeps current with the industry trends, best practices, terminologies and contributes to the evolution of the standards and tools

  • Coaches less experienced team members in project management

  • Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with business owners, project sponsors, project teams, resource managers, vendors, and key clients

  • Develops and maintains the project management plans including risk management plan, communications plan, change management plan, test plans, etc.

  • Identifies any potential project dependencies

  • Gathers the information required for the scope, level of effort analysis to estimate project cost, resources, time, and deliverables

  • Develops baselines for cost and schedule, and continuously monitors actual against planned baseline; develops / updates charter to be submitted for approval

  • Works with resource managers to ensure resource availability and commitment, and effectively aligns resources across projects

  • Identifies which resources need to be procured outside the organization and develops the SOW

  • Monitors project spend, delivery, service levels, value, and contractual compliance

  • Conducts project meetings, communicating individual roles, project expectations, and desired outcomes

  • Makes sure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively

  • Evaluates the progress of the project on a regular basis and identifies, analyzes and prioritizes any issues / risks

  • Develops and maintains risk mitigation plans, processes and systems

  • Facilitates the resolution of complex problems by meeting with customers, vendors, and technical staff to identify problems and potential solutions

  • Manages the project change management process

  • Performs project audits to assess the health of the projects, identifies and analyzes underlying patterns, and recommends corrective actions as needed

  • Prepares and presents project status updates including detailed status reports periodically and as requested

  • Utilizes established project standards, procedures, contributes to the development and continuous improvement of tools, and participates in the Project Management

  • Conducts formal review at project completion with business sponsor to confirm acceptance and documents lessons learned for future reference and learnings

  • May lead projects in a scrum master capacity using agile methodology

  • May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker, as required

  • Performs other related duties as required

    Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field of study, and nine (9) years of IT project management experience, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products

OR

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college in an unrelated field, and eleven (11) years of IT project management experience, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite of products

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business

  • Administration, Public Administration, or a related field of study can substitute for one (1) year of the required experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required

  • PgPM (Program Management Professional) certification desirable

  • Depending on the position, related certifications may be desirable

  • Ability to identify, analyze, and prioritize project risks and assess potential impacts

  • Project planning skills

  • Experience with analysis methods to estimate project cost, resources, time and deliverables

  • Conflict resolution skills and experience

  • Experience with project change management processes

  • Experience with accepted standards and tools for estimating, tracking and controlling projects

  • Ability to provide critical path scheduling which shows the sequence of events compatible with work breakdown structure

  • Must have valid California Driver's License and the ability to qualify for and maintain a county driver authorization

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, arrest, and conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws. This includes the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance as well as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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