Reference #: 6583
Location: Remote
Type: Sub-contract

Donna Cona Inc. is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager with experience assessing/recommending financial systems/applications and managing upgrades for one of our key government clients.

The successful candidates will have the following profile:

  • Ability to translate organization vision into a project vision;
  • Must have experience assessing/recommending financial systems/applications and managing upgrades;
  • Excellent Planning and organization skills;
  • Ability to keep project moving toward successful completion in face of aggressive schedules and discouraging developments;
  • Ability to keep track of and provide information regarding project tasks, plans, schedule, milestones, risks, issues, budget, and deliverables to stakeholders on a regular basis;
  • A demonstrated ability to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary and multicultural team and as a team leader;
  • Knowledge of fundamental project management processes, methodologies, tools and techniques, and ability to adapt them to the client;
  • Understanding of, and ability to utilize, UML notation;
  • The ability to adapt and deal with situations and manage everyone’s expectations through ongoing changes on the project as they occur;
  • Have clear oral, written, nonverbal and effective interpersonal communication skills appropriate to all levels of management and clients;
  • Understanding of the client contract and procurement procedures;
  • Ability to earn trust and respect from project’s stakeholders;
  • Solid understanding of the system development life cycle and the relations between development and IT operations as well as approaches that encourage value and benefits realization;
  • Understanding of communication technologies including WAN, LAN and emerging technologies;
  • Well balanced understanding of business relationships, business requirements, IT requirements and technical solutions;
  • Experience in the effective utilization of team members to complement and support each other;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and changing priorities; and
  • Knowledge and experience in using MS Project and applications that help carry out day-to-day project tasks; including but not limited to MS Office suite.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the overall planning, scheduling and assignment of project tasks associated with the project;
  • Assembling and leading a Project Team that may consist of internal department members, client department members and third-party vendors;
  • Working closely with resource managers to set clear expectations and roles for project team members;
  • Ensure the delivery of information technology projects meeting scope, schedule, budget and quality objectives;
  • Budget management;
  • Change management;
  • Delivering Quality and Satisfaction through constant communication with project stakeholders;
  • Managing project issues and Risk;
  • Managing day to day project tasks for implementing products and services from initiation through to handoff to operational support;
  • Reviewing status of deliverables and recommending approval of the deliverables;
  • Liaison with third party vendors and developers of applications and programs used on a project by the client;
  • Developing project work performance data and reports for distribution to all stakeholders; and
  • Maintaining project documents and artifacts as well as providing regular bi-weekly status reports.

Donna Cona is committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer.  We don’t discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, national origin, disability, age or any other protected status.   We are committed to maintaining a barrier free recruitment process by providing equal employment opportunities through recruiting and retention of individuals.

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