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Graphical Information systems (GIS) Project Manager

Project Manager

Job Description

 

If you’re looking for a new opportunity to utilize your project management and business development skills in the state and local government technology space, look no further. Come join the team where you can be a part of making a difference in the transportation, utilities and related public service markets. The successful candidate will be responsible for consulting and delivering successful projects to our customers for the design, development and implementation of GIS solutions, and for custom and configured applications. We’re looking for someone who can form and maintain positive customer relationships while driving new business to the company.

 

Job Responsibilities

 

Be actively engaged and immersed in the proposed solutions and subject matter of assigned projects
Provide frequent and direct communication with clients

Develop technical scopes of work and approaches for projects with project teams that require the design, development, integration and implementation of custom software solutions, commercial-off-the-shelf applications, or GIS services and solutions in response to Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and Requests for Qualifications (RFQs)
Monitor and manage project performance, scope, budget, quality, risks and schedule for all assigned projects including Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and contract compliance ensuring high levels of customer service

Recognize and mine new business opportunities
Understand and document business requirements when meeting with customers
Work with Business and Systems Analysts to translate business requirements into functional requirements and specifications

Identify effective solutions as part of a project team
Prepare and participate in project-related presentations
Prepare and update project management plans
Prepare Work Breakdown Structures (WBS)
Prepare estimates of hours and cost to perform the required services with the assistance of the project team
Prepare and maintain detailed project schedules using Microsoft Project
Prepare and distribute meeting agendas and meeting minutes
Prepare progress reports monthly, or as contracts require
Review and validate invoices
Validate and maintain project documentation
Update resource forecast for assigned projects
Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
Manage subconsultants
Attend and present at conferences and seminars

Required Skills

 

Bachelor’s degree in the field of information technology or related discipline.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Local travel within the Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey region, and potentially neighboring states, to meet with clients

Required Experience

 

At least 5 years of direct work experience in a project management capacity for GIS and/or application development projects.
Experience managing web application development projects
Experience managing GIS implementation projects
Experience preparing and providing presentations in public and project settings
Experience writing technical proposals and project documentation  
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment with team members, customers and consulting partners from a broad spectrum of disciplines
Experience using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project

 

Preferred Experience

 

Master’s degree in the field of information technology or related discipline 
PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) credential
Experience implementing solutions for state and local government 
Experience implementing software solutions in the transportation, airport, water/wastewater, environment and natural resource, facility, or public safety markets
Experience implementing Esri technology in a consulting capacity

 

Working Conditions

 

Work is performed within a general office environment 95% of the time. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require occasional standing and walking. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. within the office environment.

 

Job Competencies

 

Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving
Attention-to-detail
Communication
Creativity and Innovation
Client Focus
Decision Making
Initiative
Interpersonal Savvy
Job-Focused Learning
Planning and Organizing/Time Management
Results-oriented

 

Organizational Competencies

 

Relationship Building & Teamwork
Integrity & Ethics
Quality Service
Safety

 

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Location

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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