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Centurion Consulting Group

We are looking to hire a Project Manager for a Remote role.

The Project Manager is primarily responsible for managing multiple, concurrent software projects that are typically longer in term, and greater in complexity, size, scope, budget, and/or impact, utilizing and adhering to Project Management best practices and perform independently under broad established department policies and ensuring successful completion of projects. The Project Manager oversees all projects to provide project management support to the Department.

The Project Manager communicates with customers on an ongoing basis to review project requests, assess project scope, facilitate project prioritization, solidify project requirements, provide status updates, and plan, schedule and coordinate project tasks and deliverables. The Project Manager utilizes formal project management techniques to lead project teams through the Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC). The Project Manager also utilizes negotiation skills to establish cost-effective contracts with solution providers as needed. The Project Manager is also expected to understand Business pain points and become a key contributor to roadmap items.

Work to be Performed:

  • Serve as Project Manager, driving strategic initiatives, aligning teams, collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders, and delivering on multiple complex technology projects such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) assisted tool(s) to automate the peer review process, CRM tools utilizing established process framework.
  • Ensure development and distribution of quality project-related documentation to all interested parties, including project plan and schedule, project charter, communications plan, requirements document, design document, deployment plan, test plan, maintenance transition plan, and notification of project end.
  • Responsible for technical planning, coordination between Agile teams and business needs.
  • Ensure successful project management and delivery using project management software tools such as Atlassian JIRA, Confluence, Smartsheet, MS Project, MS Teams, SharePoint.
  • Scope and allocate resources for assigned projects based on historical information, input from other staff, and general understanding of project tasks.
  • Hold project meetings internally and externally to ensure proper level of project-related communication, including project kickoff meeting to establish/confirm roles, regularly scheduled project team meetings to track progress, stakeholder meetings to provide status, post-implementation meeting with customers to ensure that project criteria have been fully met, and lessons learned meeting to gather feedback for use in future projects.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction & build ongoing relationships managing expectations.
  • Ensure measures are taken in projects to increase quality and mitigate risks, including risk analysis, impact assessment, needs assessment, requirements signoff, code reviews, test planning and execution, fallback plans, and deployment plans.
  • Follow change management process if changes are required to the project scope, timeline, resources, or budget. Manage project budget, human capital planning and can drive operational insights.

 Education/Experience/Technological Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline.
  • Minimum 8 years of overall project management experience with large, complex projects.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in managing software development projects in a large organization.
  • Hands-on experience on Agile practices, Scrum process, Kanban, and Waterfall methodology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; able to quickly produce clearly written, well-organized documentation; excellent presentation and meeting facilitation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams.
  • Must be able to effectively work in a fast-paced environment with frequently changing priorities, deadlines, and workloads that can be variable for long periods of time.
  • Thorough understanding of project management methodologies and practices
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills; Strong judgment, negotiation skills, ability to influence without authority
  • Current PMP and/or Scrum Master certificate is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with customers to complete projects.

Position Details:

Clearance: N/A 

US Citizenship or authorization to work in the US required

Travel: < 10% (CONUS)  

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

No third parties or subcontractors 

REF: JOB-4138