Project Manager- RDBMS
Project Manager – with RDBMS – Healthcare client- Contract – 6 months to 1 year +. Deerfield, IL.
SUMMARY: Works with business partners to identify and implement multiple technical projects of varying sizes, as defined by Company methodology, such as broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development, building enterprise applications or data warehouse planning and development. Directs system analysts, software designers and programmers to determine best methods to achieve project objectives. Works with moderate guidance and is responsible for applying project management knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to project deliverables, processes, and systems. Operates within defined parameters using project management methodology.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Manages the development of a prescribed planning document; develops project charter; partners with sponsors to secure project approval; develops communication management plan; defines project team roles and responsibilities, develops work plan structure and project schedule; develops deployment plan; leads project meetings; identifies, documents and prioritizes scope changes and facilitates approval process; maintains and updates all project documents; secures the appropriate skill sets for project; sets and manages expectations with resource managers and team members; provides performance feedback to team members and resource managers; maintains issue log; facilitates resolution of issues; executes communication plans; regularly reports status of reports; manages and monitors ROI throughout the project lifecycle; tracks and manages time and budget against plan; develops testing strategy; conduct project close-out activities; prepares and participates in quality review checkpoints; obtain/secure and archive necessary approvals; manage and update project plan; and performs other duties as assigned.
BA/BS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree and 3-5 years experience in broad-based information systems, full life-cycle application development and/or building enterprise applications and/or data warehouse planning and development or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Minimum of 5 years experience in project management during which at least 3 years are spent working in a lead role on one or more projects. Project Management Professional certification (PMP) required within 1 year of job placement and prior to moving to next level required. Experience in creating an effective team environment, building strong relationships, negotiation, solving problems and issues, resolving conflicts, managing resources in a matrix environment and communicating effectively at all levels of an organization required. SKILLS: Demonstrated application of project management methodology required. Knowledge or experience with project management tools, documentation tools, and reporting tools require. Requires an understanding of the overall organization.
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Technical knowledge in the area of data & RDBMS is a definite plus.