1+ months

Senior Project Manager - Next Gen Technology

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    Full Time

NGA 911 provides the Next Generation of 9-1-1.  We have customers across the United States, including Florida.

We are searching for a Senior Project Manager to join our Operations department.  You will work from your home office.  Technical background and familiarity with wireless telecommunication, full stack development, and cloud infrastructure is a huge plus. 

Position Summary: The Senior Project Manager is responsible for leading complex, enterprise wide projects that replace the 1970’s legacy 9-1-1 system with Next Generation 9-1-1. This role requires a current PMP certification, high competency in project leadership, executive-level communication, analysis, prioritization, planning, problem solving, standardization, project lifecycle management, and RFP response writing. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Apply strong leadership skills and project management expertise to organize and motivate project teams and achieve successful project delivery

  • Accountable for executing the full project lifecycle: Define project scope, validate project roles, create project plans, define project tasks, ensure required resource assignments, create/maintain project schedule, manage project budget, allocate project resources, track deliverables, monitor project progress, ensure change management in place, and perform other project management responsibilities as required

  • Produce written and verbal reports on project status and progress, including milestones, risks, actions, issues, and decisions

  • Communicate effectively and foster partnership with project sponsor, owner, and stakeholders

  • Request and coordinate project phase gate reviews, including ensuring high quality deliverables and all required work products are delivered for governance review and approval to proceed to next phase

  • Evaluate project results, including lessons learned and value realization.

  • Provide expert guidance for business case development and project evaluation

  • Perform governance function for the processes, methods, tools, compliance, and adoption for process management, change request management, project management, policy structure, and other applicable areas of the governance model

  • Utilize performance metrics to indicate health and progress

  • Analyze, understand, and continuously communicate the overall health and status of the projects, keeping leadership informed to enable effective decision making

  • Analyze and prioritize projects based on alignment with strategic priorities

  • Facilitate the translation of value propositions into process performance goals

  • Partner with strategic priority team sponsors and stakeholders to analyze and report on outcomes of projects initiated to make progress on and/or achieve strategic objectives

  • Perform resource analysis during planning cycles and as input to the change request management process to allocate resources optimally and identify over-allocation risks

  • Monitor and evaluate project progress, risks, issues, and dependencies to maintain project control, including developing and communicating delivery metric

  • Develop and maintain project management standards, training, and coaching concepts to strengthen project leaders

  • Write responses to RFPs.


Required Qualifications:

  • Current PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

  • 5+ years of experience in project management, including complex project management related to Information Technology and Engineering

  • Expertise with project analysis tools and methods

  • Ability to adjust multiple and changing priorities while interfacing effectively with all levels of the organization 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Travel

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business Administration, or a related field

  • Certification in business analysis, process improvement, business design, change management or other related certification

  • Understanding of process management, change management, and strategy

  • General understanding of business analysis, custom software development lifecycle, commercial off-the-shelf software implementation, emerging technologies, and application support concepts

  • General understanding of 9-1-1 industry

Please note that at the time a candidate is made a job offer, the candidate will be subject to a background check and a drug screening.


Posted: 2020-05-25 Expires: 2020-07-09

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