Works under the general direction of the Chief Information Officer to oversee the administration of project management activities, policies, procedures, and technologies. Develops and implements the framework, strategies, processes, and plans for the City's Project Management Office (PMO). Ensures IS programs and projects meet division goals and requirements.
Develops short and long-term strategy plans for office and staff. Provides work direction, assignment of duties, evaluation of work performance, and discipline of assigned staff. Partners with other divisional managers to ensure resources are aligned and project tasks are distributed.
Manages the negotiation of contract pricing and updates budget when necessary. Maintains project schedule and tracks outstanding documents or information using the appropriate systems. Provides strategic consulting support to various City managers as it relates to project planning and setting benchmarks.
Collaborates with partners and other stakeholders to achieve project deliverables and meet completion goals. Identifies potential project issues and guides team through risk mitigation planning. Compiles and maintains all project documentation from customers, consultants, and staff members.
Facilitates development of project plans and manages them from inception to completion. Informs applicable stakeholders on the progress of open projects. Reviews high-level deliverables across projects.
Monitors all moving parts of the project keeping them synchronized and moving forward. Prepares and reviews Request for Proposal (RFP) and Request for Quote (RFQ) as assigned or deemed necessary. Provides and creates a variety of reports and correspondences for management.
Communicates pertinent information between management and staff. Analyzes project data and produce progress reports. Acts as liaison between project team, staff members, and clients to foster positive and productive partnerships. Travels to various worksites to conduct site visits and inspection of properties, equipment, and/or installation.
1.Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the ability to work with PCs, networks, and various communications equipment.
Communicate effectively with internal and external personnel orally and in writing. Requires the ability to operate an automobile.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed primarily in an office environment.
Involves contact with division management, City staff, end users, technical support and executive management. Involves contact with various consulting firms, outside vendors and solutions providers. Requires independent travel to offices throughout the City.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or a closely related field and ten (10) years of professional experience in project management, strategic IT business services, and organizational change management with at least eight (8) of the ten (10) in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification required.
The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
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Division: Information System
Service Center: IS Project Management
City Of Memphis