• Project Specialist III - Jacksonville, FL

    Job Locations US-FL-Jacksonville
    Position
    P11701
    Category
    Program Management Office (PMO)
    Type
    Full-Time/Regular
  • Job Summary

    The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Project Specialist III - PMO manages the implementation of multiple complex enterprise-wide technology-related projects, coordinating with internal and external resources and ensuring projects are completed on-time, within budget, and to stakeholder expectations.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    • Manage large, complex technology-related projects impacting the entire WWP organization.
    • Work closely with information technology (IT) team to ensure technology projects are implemented in alignment with strategic and departmental goals.
    • Oversee multiple technical projects from beginning to end, ensuring projects are completed timely, within budget, and to stakeholder expectations.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, goals, and deliverables in support of business goals. Identify resources required to achieve project goals.
    • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate resources and track tasks.
    • Prepare and maintain project documentation, e.g., project charters, project plans, requests for proposals, process maps, use cases, backlogs, and business requirements.
    • Effectively communicate project expectations and project status to team members and stakeholders.
    • Identify, acquire, and manage third party vendors for project resources.
    • Negotiate and obtain project statements of work, quotes, and contracts.
    • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential risks, and devise contingency plans.
    • Provide post-implementation support as needed.
    • Other related duties as assigned.

     

     

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    • Strong technical project management skills, including use of various methodologies, e.g. Waterfall, Agile/Scrum.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple complex projects.
    • Demonstrated understanding of information technology concepts, applications, systems.
    • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong group facilitation skills.
    • Strong organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced, demanding working environment.
    • Well-developed interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to successfully lead project teams composed of diverse team members from all levels of the organization.
    • Demonstrated ability to influence others and influence change. Ability to establish credibility and be decisive.
    • Ability to interact with diverse team members and build effective working relationships with team members at all levels of the organization.
    • Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
    • Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.

    Education & Experience Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, or related technical field. Equivalent combination of applicable education, training, certification, or experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
    • Six years of project management experience.
    • Six years of experience managing enterprise technology applications or operations infrastructure projects, including premise and cloud solutions.
    • Four years of experience using agile/scrum technology.
    • Four years of experience using project planning tools, e.g., Agile tools, Microsoft Project.

     

    Preferences

     

    • Four years of experience managing vendor performance.

     

    Certifications & Licensure

    • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 

    Preferences

    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) 

     

     

     

     

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