Overall Job Objective
|Job Title:||Project Manager|
|Salary:||$7,411.00 - $9,026.00 Monthly|
$88,932.00 - $108,312.00 Annually
|Job Type:||Regular Full-time|
|Location:||220 4th Ave. S., Kent, Washington|
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Are you an experienced IT Project Manager who is passionate about delivering high business value from the initial product vision, through system analysis to go-live? Do you possess the agility to work with a variety of customers, different types of engagements, and work situations?
As a Project Manager on the Information Technology Team, you'll help deliver IT solutions, enhancing capabilities for supporting our customer's business strategies. In your role, you will drive the services, schedule, prioritization, risk mitigation and communication and documentation for these efforts.
This is a full-time, benefited, and over-time exempt position. There is one (1) position that will be filled from this recruitment process.
This position is open until filled.
Under the direction of the Information Technology (IT) Director or designee, perform Project Manager and/or Business Analyst duties on projects within assigned functional areas of responsibility. Lead and assist in planning, introduction and implementation of projects for software systems, hardware platforms and technology solutions. Analyze, design, procure, implement, document and maintain various computer programs and network-based systems; assist users, IT staff, and City officials in meeting technology needs in the area of automation; coordinate work in conjunction with City departments, officials, IT staff, vendors and consultants.
Work is characterized by technical and complex projects and the incumbent's leading role in the acquisition and implementation of City systems; responsible for complex projects from development through completion including but not limited to, extensive analysis of existing systems and databases, systems and technologies available on the market, formal or informal procurement processes including negotiation of contracts with the assistance of the City's attorneys, coordination with vendor for implementation and training, assisting users in developing systems and/or specifying changes, writing conversions, and implementation of computer systems which best meet the current and future needs of the City. The incumbent must demonstrate project leadership and excellent communication skills; ability to make decisions under broad guidelines, represent the City's needs to vendors and potential vendors, explore and evaluate future technical directions that are favorable to the City, expand on technical skills quickly, and effectively train others in the use and application of City systems.
Work is performed under limited supervision. Supervisor sets the overall objectives and resources available. Incumbent and supervisor work together to develop the deadlines, projects, and work to be completed. Incumbent is responsible for the work, plans and carries out the assignment, resolves most conflicts that arise, coordinates work with others, and interprets policies on own initiative in terms of established objectives. Incumbent keeps supervisor informed of progress, potentially controversial matters, or far reaching implications. Work is reviewed in terms of feasibility, compatibility with other work, or effectiveness of results
|Essential Duties and Responsibilities:|
Establish overall project objectives and deliverables; negotiate and coordinate resource availability; work with stakeholders to develop project scope definitions, deadlines, budgets and relative project priority order; keep project stakeholders informed of progress, potentially controversial matters or far reaching implications.
Lead the applicable SDLC/Software Development Lifecycle design, testing, planning and implementation of complex projects for systems that typically affect multiple users and often need to adhere to various rules, regulations, policies and standards.
Lead meetings or committees, prepare agendas and coordinate project activities; lead assigned staff in training, planning, assigning, directing and evaluating work; prepare accurate and timely reports and other written documents as needed.
Perform feasibility analysis, scope projects, and work closely with the users and the IT management team to prioritize deliverables and negotiate on product functionalities.
Prepares for and conducts business process analysis; identify requirements through the use of task and workflow analysis, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions and sound business analysis practices.
Interpret customer business needs and translate them into application and operational requirements; present analysis results and transfer knowledge to project members and stakeholders including technical and business domain personnel.
Analyze Total Cost of Ownership considerations and present oral and written reports on alternatives, risks and mitigation options to management and project stakeholders.
Establish strong professional relationships with assigned customer areas, users' related vendors and professional service providers.
Assist with the development of product and technical vision; analyze tradeoffs between usability and performance needs; act as liaison between customers and the software development team.
Coordinate and participate in applicable testing tasks including but not limited to Unit, Integration, User Acceptance and Functionality Testing; ensure deployed software systems and associated services are complete and viable.
Maintain current understanding of department functions and programs; attend meetings, training, conferences and seminars as appropriate to maintain current knowledge of technological advancements in the field; represent the department as required.
Actively support the mission, vision, values and goals of the department and the City.
Perform related duties as assigned.
|Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:|
|Education, Experience and Other Requirements:|
Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field; and
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in project management or business, functional or data analysis in Finance and/or HR field, preferred
Or: In place of the above requirement, the incumbent may possess any combination of relevant education and experience which would demonstrate the individual's knowledge, skill and ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above.
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