IT Senior Project Manager – CPMO # JN -062021-65668

Industry: Business Analyst / Project Manager
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Position title : IT Senior Project Manager – CPMO

Duration :  12 months

Location : Columbia, SC




  • Led software development efforts
  • "Doers” with in-depth experience leading software development efforts in an organization with a formal methodology and a strong PMO environment.



  • Responsible for overall coordination, status reporting, and stability of project-oriented work efforts. Responsible for moderate number of work efforts simultaneously that vary from a smaller to a moderate scale, with smaller number of hours to moderate number of hours, and with moderate system impacts and moderate scope and complexity.
  • Adheres to project management processes and methodologies to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budgeted hours, adheres to high quality standards, and meets ISSM expectations. 
  • Monitors project plans, assignments and work efforts on a daily basis. 
  • Ensures resource needs are assigned appropriately and escalates functional, quality, timeline issues. 
  • Tracks key project milestones and adjusts project plans to meet the needs of work effort. 
  • Responsible for leading the project from inception to final business acceptance and implementation.


Required Work Experience:

  • 5 years IT experience in a leadership capacity, including 3 years experience leading two or more concurrent project teams.
  • SDLC Project Management experience
  • IT Leadership experience on multiple concurrent project teams
  • MS Office, including MS Visio
  • MS Project
  • MS Azure Boards
  • PMP Certification (Highly Desired)
  • CSM Certification (Highly Desired)
  • Experience writing scope / design / implementation documents
  • Can speak intelligently about the methodologies they have worked

Required Software and Tools:

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and project management tools.


  • The Project Leader (PL) is responsible for all project management activities in a matrixed project environment utilizing waterfall/PMBOK-based methodology.
  • The project environment is fast-paced and deadline-focused.
  • The successful PL is able to: work independently while keeping management informed, handle deadline pressures, and effectively escalate project issues.
  • The PL is accountable for the delivery of projects on time, on budget, and on target.
  • Facilitating project team through the definition of scope, requirements, and design.
  • Responsible for authoring (using input from project team) required project documentation, including scope document, design document, and implementation document.
  • Responsible for facilitating the WBS process and translating WBS into an MS-Project project schedule or MS Azure Boards task list, detailed to an 8/80 level of granularity.
  • Responsible for keeping the project schedule updated throughout the project life cycle, and for managing a change control process to reflect changes in requirements, deliverables, dates, or budget.
  • Responsible for facilitating the identification of project risks and issues, and tracking these through the project life cycle.
  • Responsible for coordination of customer testing, with the assistance of a Test Analyst on larger projects.
  • Responsible for scheduling, facilitating and recapping project team meetings.
  • Responsible for the escalation of project issues, and for communications of project status to all levels of management on both customer and I/S side.



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