IT Project Manager

Required Skills:
  • Over 5 years of experience managing multiple medium to large complex projects
  • Demonstrated experience in developing project approach, plans and schedules
  • Proven track record in leading, organising, and coordinating multiple work activities simultaneously.
  • Proven track record in delivery of on-time, on-budget projects with a high degree of user satisfaction and quality.
  • Proven track record implementing varying principles and techniques of project management, including the ability to develop and track complex project plans, manage risks, manage scope, and manage resources.
  • Experience in managing project financials (budgeting, forecasting, tracking and reconciliation)
  • Proven track record of managing complex relationships among customers and stakeholders on projects which has significant executive oversight.
  • Knowledge of product development principles
  • Proven track record of building coalitions among various stakeholders
  • Experienced at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
  • Experienced with the principles of full life cycle systems design, development, and deployment.
  • Experienced with providing clear goals, responsibilities, and providing measurable performance and feedback.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and the ability to breakdown complex ideas into manageable pieces.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate alternative solutions, costs and benefits
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with both technical and non-technical audiences, including creating and presenting executive summaries to steering committees and other executive level leadership.
  • Experience managing technical projects, including conflict resolution, issue escalations, status reporting and resource management.
  • Excellent oral, written, analytical and communication skills with the ability to lead a technical discussion to both technical and non-technical staff.
  • Excellent presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences, including creating and presenting executive summaries to management and technical committees.
  • Excellent analytical, verbal and conflict resolution skills
  • Experienced with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Project, and Visio.
Desired Skills:
  • Recent experience within the Judicial Branch (Trial Courts or Judicial Council) with projects of a similar type.
  • Experience with Court Case Management Systems
  • Subject domain knowledge/experience/expertise in Traffic Court processes
  • Samples of relevant published work are desired such as technical implementation plans, roadmaps, user documentation, test plans, scope of work, project summary sheets, etc.
  • Certified project manager (PMP) with agile/scrum training and certification
  • Provide project management and leadership to the Online Traffic Adjudication program.
  • Define and clarify project scope and approach
  • Develop project charters, project plans, and detailed task plans, to ensure alignment of and sign off from stakeholders
  • Develop the project deliverables, schedule and track detailed progress, and issues.;
  • Communicate project activities, performance and status
  • Develop and collaborate with project teams to communicate the product vision, policies and procedures, and product roadmap to support the achievement of project objectives
  • Manage scope, resources, schedule, financials and expectations; and report frequently to stakeholders and team members.
  • Develop project cost and benefit estimates; estimate project needs for staff and consultants.
  • Identify and clarify roles and tasks of project team members; develop work breakdown structures and identify needed services or positions.
  • Provide leadership, direction, training and work review; organize and assign work, set priorities, and follow up to ensure coordination and completion of assigned work to project team members.
  • Manage the project timelines for a cross functional team to design, develop, and deliver digital services
  • Work with clients, team members, and management to understand business requirements and ensure that client expectations are understood and met.
  • Communicate with contracted vendors, trial court personnel, justice partners, and management regarding deployment strategies, identified issues, and possible resolutions.
  • Manage the development lifecycle of prototype solutions
  • Engage in project management delivery tools including, but not limited to, meeting agendas, meeting minutes, project schedules, issues lists and change requests logs.
  • Manage complex relationships, such as multiple internal partners, significant executive oversight, and multiple distinct user groups
  • Apply project management methodologies to core project team members, providing training on sprints or scrums to those unfamiliar, as needed.
  • Assign tasks and make decisions about features and technical implementation details to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Manage project risks and develop contingency and/or mitigation plans
  • Facilitate issue resolution and escalate issues that cannot be resolved within the team
  • Work closely with the Program Manager and project team(s) to identify and evaluate technical solutions (i.e. evaluating different tools or system solutions, as needed; analyse the pros and cons of each solution including preparing high-level budgets) to ensure the quality and timeliness of product deliverables.
  • Other tasks, as assigned.
  • Monthly Status Report

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