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Project Manager (010455)

Job Description

Smart Solutions has an immediate need for an IT Project Manager. This Project Manager will be taking on an in-flight project with an aggressive timeline. We need a proactive, go-getter Project Manager who does not require close supervision or direction to drive project work forward. Risk identification and transparency are crucial to success for this project. This project would be a six-month contract and will begin as soon as possible. Smart Solutions offers a comprehensive benefits package, including the option for paid time off! 

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead small to medium-sized projects and projects with low to medium complexity
  • Define, communicate, and manage to project objectives
  • Oversee the activities of project team resources on a day-to-day basis and build an atmosphere of collaboration and creative problem solving
  • Develop and review estimates and estimating assumptions for the project’s schedule, effort, and cost using set estimating models, best practices, and experience
  • Communicate project team roles and responsibilities, and provide timely feedback; ensure that project resources receive any necessary training and are utilized effectively 
  • Review and be accountable for the overall work effort and deliverables of the project team; ensure that the end solution meets stakeholder expectations
  • Complete and maintain the correctness of documentation required in each project phase as defined by PPMO Service Criteria
  • Measure and monitor progress against plan at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations
  • Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks
  • Work with PPMO leadership to determine appropriate adjustments
  • Escalate notable issues and project deviations to project stakeholders and PPMO Management
  • Lead project vendors as part of implementation activities
  • Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and resolved problems and changes are communicated to all affected team members
  • Review and manage all changes to the project through the formally specified change process

Experience needed:

  • Vendor Experience, especially Tibco 
  • Solid communication Skills
  • Experience upgrading IT Infrastructure
  • Experience coordinating a multi-functional, cross-divisional testing team

Qualifications Needed: 

  • 6+ years of experience in Project Management working in highly technical or complex environments
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Information Technology, Project Management or related field or equivalent post-high school education and/or work-related experience
  • Ability to influence without direct authority
  • Problem-solving, analytical and creative thinking
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to motivate others and collaborate with teams

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in agile hybrid environments
  • Project Management Professional certification (PMP or PgMP)
  • Claims processing systems experience

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity, please apply now, and one of our Senior Technical Recruiters will be in touch if your skills match this role! 

Smart Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer functioning under an Affirmative Action Plan. 

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