IT

Project Manager

Centurion Consulting Group

Project Manager Remote

We are hiring two Project Managers to assist 20+ colleges to assist remaining colleges, around 20+, in transitioning their email from local exchange to Microsoft 365 (M365) and 1 college migrating from google mail.

***100% Remote / Telework***

Responsible for insuring that the project stays on track by:

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  • Leading knowledge transfer to all colleges through the provision of project templates and engaging appropriate CIS Subject Matter Experts. (SME).
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  • Ensuring CIS SMEs complete assigned tasks.
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  • Managing issues/risks and escalates as needed.
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  • Identifying and implementing presentation materials including milestone charts, dashboards and project team reports for senior management.
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  • Communicating with project stakeholders including sponsors, steering committees, user community and team members.
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  • Managing project-related testing and training activity in the sandbox.
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  • All work performed during the engagement (development, deployment, configuration, integration, performance tuning, etc.) must be fully and clearly documented in a manner that allows both processes and their products to be replicated in additional environments by Agency Enterprise Content Management staff with reproducible results.
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  • Demonstration and other in-person knowledge transfer must be provided as requested to supplement documentation.
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  • Essential duties include, but are not limited to:
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  • Co-leads the M365 Email transition and if time allows lead any of a wide range of projects including application development, software and hardware deployment or decommissioning, and implementations of off-the-shelf and custom software.
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  • Conducts business analysis of data and/or assist the college IT teams with their data clean up and analysis.
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  • Documents business requirements and/or technical solutions and designs.
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  • Identifies and implements ongoing use of project plans including baseline targets and forecasted tasks.
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  • Executes projects in accordance with agreed schedule, budget, and scope.
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  • Timely reports on variances to the approved project baseline and serves as the liaison for problem resolution and escalation.
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  • Schedules, directs, and documents project team meetings.
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  • Identifies, tracks, and champions close of project issues, risks, and change requests.
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  • Communicates with project stakeholders including sponsors, steering committees, user community and team members.
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  • Manages project-related coordination of testing and training activities, quality assurance reviews, and obtaining change management approvals.
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  • Identifies and implements milestone charts, dashboards and project team reports for senior management.
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  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Technologies:

MS Platform including Outlook, Teams, Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Word and Tumbleweed

Requirements:

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  • 7-10 years experience working on complex IT projects as a Project or Program manager
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  • Seven (7) to ten (10) years of progressively responsible full-time paid information systems technology project management experience, telecommunications, data base administration or a closely related area.
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  • Education at an accredited College or University may be substituted for the general information systems technology experience at the rate of one year of college for 6 months of experience up to a maximum of 4 years of college for 2 years of experience.
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  • Strong communication skills and business acumen to deal with stakeholders of all levels
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  • Experience with Azure and M365 Teams with Email.
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  • Advanced Excel and Power Query skill set
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  • Excellent trouble shooting skills
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  • Flexibility and ability to pivot.
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  • Ability to take initiative to lead Program from starting point as no training or transition will be given by Agency staff
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Desired Qualifications

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  • Knowledge and proficiency in system development life cycle (SDLC) methods and processes.
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  • Technical knowledge and background in diverse areas that include academic support, PeopleSoft ERP, identity management, email, M365 and Azure, voice and data networking and security.
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  • Knowledge of third party tools, e.g. BitTitan and Quest, for mailbox content copying.
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  • Ability to champion ideas and solutions, multitask under tight deadlines, and work in an environment with competing priorities.
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  • Ability to work with, articulate the needs and possess strong interpersonal skills to build exceptional rapport with university stakeholders including unit staff, subject matter experts, technical staff, administrators, faculty and students.
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  • Proficiency with all Microsoft Office tools, including Project, Word, Excel, Power Query Excel or similar data analysis tool, Visio, and PowerPoint..
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  • Outstanding communication skills with the ability to facilitate group discussions and communications.
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  • Experience working in a university environment.
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Position Details:

Clearance: N/A

US Citizenship or Authorization to work in US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)

Centurion Consulting Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V

No third parties or subcontractors

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