03 Jul
Project Manager 1 (Required LOCAL, Hybrid model)
Michigan, Lansing , 48933 Lansing USA

This position provides oversight, leadership, accountability, and project management functions for small to medium efforts with low to moderated visibility at the Agency Executive level. This position will ensure consistency with the State of Michigan project management methodology (SUITE), regularly interact with the project teams for status of budget, quality, and schedule, escalate issues and risks as needed to executives and exercise project quality control activities to ensure project scope expectations are met. This position will be responsible for the oversight of several projects within the within the State of Michigan. Required - Knowledge of IT Project management practices - Understanding of organizational project management tools - Experience using remote work tools such as Microsoft Teams - Good communication skills both verbal and written - Pro-active approach to leading projects Currently the State of Michigan is utilizing a remote work environment with Microsoft Teams to interact with project teams and stakeholders. The State of Michigan is currently requiring working on premise at least 2 days per week. The candidate for this position should be aware of this as a requirement. Additional questions (failure to respond to these questions as part of the submission will result in resume being rejected). 1. Please describe your experience using project managing concepts and practices. What do you see as being some of the biggest challenges to be successful as a PM? 2. Please share your experience working with remote/hybrid remote teams. How did you ensure that you deliver quality work to your customers? In addition, expectations of this position are to: 1. Enter and allocate all resources into the Project and Portfolio Management tool. 2. Track that resources are entering time and let the resource managers know if time is not being entered. 3. Manage the Microsoft Teams/SharePoint site for the project; upload appropriate files and messages. 4. Schedule and facilitate project status meetings and meetings with project sponsors. 5. Create and track Action Items for the projects. 6. Monitor Quality Assurance requests and remind team as needed to respond. 7. Schedule ad hoc meetings as needed. 8. Be flexible to a highly changing environment. 9. Be proactive.


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