Project Manager with Microsoft Project Server & PMP(F2F Required)

Location: Richmond, VA
Date Posted: 07-21-2017
Project Manager with Microsoft Project Server & PMP(F2F Required)
Richmond, VA
Duration: 12 Months
 
Required:
VDOT is seeking an experienced project manager to join the PMO/Governance Team.  Must have experience managing and providing leadership and guidance to project teams, in both Waterfall and Agile settings.  Project manager candidate must demonstrate understanding of project portfolio, lifecycle management, agile processes, and Governance processes, policies and procedures.  Must be familiar with Agile values, principles, processes and methods.
 
Project manager will provide administration support for VDOT Microsoft Project Online, to help drive the adoption of best practices across project teams.  Individual must be self-motivated with strong logic and process improvement skills, to drive change and adoption of the solution in alignment with VDOT Project Management processes.  Responsibilities for the Project Online administration will include configuration and alignment with new newly implemented features in Project Online environment; establishing and customizing templates, establishing and customizing required reporting, establishing and updating training materials, deployment planning and support, and solution performance monitoring.
Essential Project Online duties include:
•             Manage and monitor Project Online solution
•             Train VDOT on Project Online solution and process
•             Ensure all Project Online administrators concur with solution and implemented processes
•             Setup new and manage Project Online users, in established security groups; based on license tier needed to perform role
•             Develop and maintain Project Online templates
•             Establish and maintain required reporting
•             Assist with planning configuration updates in development, integration, testing and production environments
•             Produce release notes to communicate updates being rolled-out into the Project Online environments
•             Development of process documentation to support standardization and maturity around the use of the solution, in alignment with software lifecycle and project management lifecycle maturity.
•             Production Monitoring – Ability to monitor Project Online environments, including production, for performance and operational issues; work with Microsoft Support to address and validate resolution
•             Reporting – Experience in creating and supporting custom reports; gathering requirements to generate the reporting
•             Collaboration – Experience collaborating with all levels of IT staff to explain and train on key activities
 
Candidate must possess the ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing priorities, embrace changes to provide leadership and guidance.  Strong interpersonal and communications skills. Strong technical and functional understanding of MS Project, Project Server, SharePoint. Experience with Microsoft Project Server is desired (2016, 2013, or 2010) and knowledge of Office 365 is recommended.  Experience with Power BI would be a nice to have.
 
Skill       
Required / Desired         
Amount              
of Experience
Experience in a diverse team environment
Required
5
Years
Experience with Microsoft Project Server 2010 Administration; must be able to manage/monitor multiple environments
Required
2
Years
Experience with Microsoft Project Server/Online 2013 and/or 2016
Highly desired
6
Months
Experience in creating and supporting custom reports
Highly desired
1
Years
Strong communication with peers and all-levels of management
Required
2
Years
Self-motivated; ability to work in team and individual environment
Required
4
Years
Strong process improvement skills
Required
2
Years
Experience managing and providing guidance to project teams
Required
5
Years
Experience managing projects following Waterfall and Agile Methodologies
Required
2
Years
PMP certification from PMI
Required
2
Years
Experience working with customers in gathering requirements, writing user stories, understanding business processes
Required
2
Years
 
Global Candidate Requirements
Skill       
Required / Desired         
Amount              
of Experience
 
 
Questions
Description
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Please list candidate's email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3
In what city/state does candidate reside?
Question 4
Is candidate willing and able to travel to Richmond, VA for a personal interview? ONLY personal interview will be conducted, NO exceptions, NO Skype.
Question 5
Does your candidate have a current PMP certification from PMI OR a PM certification from VITA (no other certifications are accepted)? Please upload a copy of the PMP certification.
Question 6
Does your candidate's experience match or exceed the skills listed above and the number of years of experience with each sklll?
Question 7
Does your candidate agree to complete the entire engagement?
Question 8
How soon after an offer can your candidate start?
Question 9
Has your candidate been submitted to CAI in the past? If so, for which agency and when?
 
Kiran Kumar
Key Business Solutions, Inc.
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