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Date: Jul 31, 2022

Location: Tallahassee, FL, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our team in Tallahassee, Florida (US-FL), United States (US).

Overview of job:
The Information Technology Consulting Project Manager will plan, direct, coordinate, and lead activities of a workforce system project(s) to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters. Oversee project delivery and overall work quality.  Assess the current and future needs of the client and make recommendations to client leadership.  
In collaboration with the Senior Project Manager, the Project Manager will lead a team to ensure business needs and requirements are met. The Project Manager is responsible for overall project management, quality assurance, and adherence to project scope, requirements, risk management, quality, and schedule parameters.   
Other responsibilities of the Project Manager include:  
•    Ensure all internal project communications and reporting is occurring 
•    Provide a complete and thorough review of project deliverables and ensure review and approval milestones are met 
•    Ensure that the appropriate governance structures are established and followed for project quality  
•    Follow processes for change management 
•    Report, track, and manage costs throughout the entire project lifecycle 
•    Manage client relationship and expectations including working regularly with key client leadership   
•    Develop, maintain, and manage to a project schedule; including ensuring the tasks are appropriately assigned and deadlines are being met  
•    Ability to develop, maintain, review, and manage project plans, communication plans, risk logs, issue logs, and other deliverables essential to effective project management and/or required by the client  
•    Develop client deliverables in accordance with project requirements and company documentation standards   
•    Provide recommendations to the client on critical business and project decisions   
•    Ensure that all project identified processes and methodologies are executed and followed as applicable   
•    Create and sustain a culture that encourages high performance of individuals and teams   
•    Assist with workforce management (hiring, scheduling, staff orientation)   
•    Communicate project status, risks and issues to the client, Program Director 
•    Develop and submit reports as needed to the client and federal government (as required)    
•    Ensure complete and accurate status reports   
Mandatory Qualifications: 
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or another related field or equivalent work experience 
•    Project Management Professional (PMP) certification 
•    Minimum 10 years of project management experience with large, complex public sector information technology implementation projects 
•    At least five (5) years of Information Technology (IT) experience, including   managing   teams, customer service, and production project management in multi-platform environments
•    At least two (2) years of experience working directly with senior management
•    At least two (2) years of working experience with IT and project management as it pertains to program areas such as Workforce Services, Education, Public Benefit Assistance, or comparable governmental area(s)

•    At least one year of experience working on a project involving Procurement within the State of Florida
Requested Qualifications: 
•    Experience in Organizational Change Management for any entity employing over 100 individuals
•    Experience in effectively managing complex project risks and/or project risk teams
•    Experience in procurement processes with the State of Florida
•    Leadership experience in managing and completing complex projects relevant to both IT and business needs
•    Experience in leading high-profile projects

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

Nearest Major Market: Tallahassee

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