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Company: ACRO STAFF
Contact Name: DAVE
Website: http://www.acrostaff.com

Job Details: Project Manager Date: Oct 03 2018

Job Reference: 2524
Job Category: IT Jobs [ View All IT Jobs Jobs ]
Company Type Recruiter
Employment type: Full Time
Degree: Bachelors
Experience: 3 years
Location: North Little Rock, Arkansas, 72114
Job Skills: Project Manager
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Direct End Client: State of Arkansas
Job Title: Project Manager
Duration: 12 Months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Little Rock, AR
Position Type: Contract

•IT Program/Project Management (Required 7 Years)
•Full Lifecycle Program Management (Required 5 Years)
•Project Management Processes and Tools (Required 5 Years)
•Multiple Concurrent Projects (Required 3 Years)
•Developing & Managing Project Timelines (Required 5 Years)
•Developing Testing Strategy (Required 4 Years)
•Superior Presentation Skills (Required 8 Years)
•Excellent Communication Skills (Required)
•PMP Certification (Required)

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing, and completing Client Division projects. This includes managing and reporting on risks, issues, and changes incurred throughout assigned projects. The Project Manager is responsible for establishing relationships with internal and external project stakeholders and managing expectations. The Project Manager must have at least seven years of experience in the project management role with an understanding of formal methodologies and frameworks. Knowledge of Arkansas court systems and understanding of the use of technology in court applications is preferred. The Project Manager will have regular contact with elected court officials and court staff, interdepartmental and divisional staff, as well as other state agency personnel. As a representative of the client, the Project Manager is expected to maintain a high degree of integrity, decorum, and respect for court personnel at all times. PMP is required.


•Oversee assigned projects from initiation phase and throughout the project life cycle
•Effectively apply in-house project management methodology and standards
•Ensure project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
•Create detailed project schedules with input from resource managers and project team members
•Verify that project risks, tasks, and issues are managed, updated, and completed or resolved
•Build and maintain working relationships with team members, court personnel, vendors, and other entities that are involved with the projects
•Present oral and written reports illustrating project plans, issues, and changes to appropriate levels of management
•Coach and motivate team members
•Identify opportunities for internal process improvements
•Work cross-functionally to solve problems and implement changes
•Negotiate and monitor contracts to ensure quality is provided and scope is controlled
•Negotiate resolution of conflicts between team members, resource managers, and external stakeholders
•Assist in the resolution of conflicts between project and operational work
•Assist in the development of standards, policies, and procedures for the client programs
•Assist in defining customer requirements and service levels
•Communicate to management and project team the impacts of changes, risks, and issues, and opportunities for improvements
•Other duties as assigned

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