Robert Half Project Manager/Sr. Consultant in UNCASVILLE, Connecticut
Description Position Summary:
This position is responsible for one or more various projects that will tend to be from moderately high to high in complexity. Responsible for assembling project teams with the required skill-sets, leading the team, facilitating meetings, assigning individual responsibilities to individual team-members, identifying appropriate resources needed and developing schedules to insure timely completion of project. Accurately defines the scope of the projects and provides detailed estimates of labor and resources to accomplish the project to IT executives and Project Sponsors. Follows a pre-defined methodology and process and performs impact analysis when material changes need to be made to the project plan. Monitors the progress of those project for which they are responsible and ensures that resource hours, financial budget and duration do not exceed agreed upon thresholds.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities: includes but not limited to:
Develops project plans to a prescribed standard and in a software tool defined by IT management
Assists in the resource and financial budget estimation process for potential information technology projects
Measures the progress of the project(s) by monitoring resource hours and financial budget against the base-lined project plan
Communicates with business sponsors and IT executives, functional area managers and/or consultants regarding status of specific projects
Generates weekly and monthly project status reports to a prescribed format and standard as defined by the Project Management Office
Negotiates contracts under the supervision of IT executives and Legal
Facilitates the development and quality control of all projects deliverables as defined by Mohegan Sun Information Technology Project and Portfolio Management Methodology
Performs post-implementation reviews of assigned projects and chronicles key lessons-learned and key “planned” vs. “actual” performance metrics
Performs risk management analysis on assigned projects and develops a comprehensive mitigation plan for identified risks
Escalates issues that will have a material impact on the success of the project to direct supervisor in a timely manner
Identifies resource constraints that will have a material impact on the negotiated completion of assigned projects and recommends alternatives and/or trade-offs Requirements Application Software, Budget Management, Contract Negotiation
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