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Advisor Project Management


This is a Contract position in Ocala, FL posted July 31, 2021.

Job Description: Manage multiple projects and/or programs of varying complexity through the Project Life Cycle.

Lead teams that are responsible for achieving project/program objectives, including system modifications and enhancements.

Follow defined project management policies and procedures and adapt to any changes.

Develop and update the Project Schedule, including Project Phases, Tasks, Work Efforts, Durations, and Key Milestones to help drive successful outcomes.

Work with Project Sponsors to identify and obtain resources needed for projects.

Organize, direct, and motivate project team members to ensure awareness and understanding of deadlines, assignments and objectives.

Mentor other PMs on project management fundamentals and best practices.

Provide and update monthly Project Forecasts for the full life of the project.

Track project progress through monitoring project resource hours and ensure timeliness and accuracy of reporting.

Effectively communicate project progress through weekly Project Status Report Updates.

Identify, communicate, and monitor project Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies, and Constraints.

Plan and facilitate Project Team Meetings.

Drive project teams to the successful execution and delivery of projects.

Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience Seven or more years of experience in project and/or program management and a strong understanding of project management methodologies Experience managing multiple projects and/or programs of varying size and complexity simultaneously and adapting to changes in priority Experience managing projects using Waterfall methodology required.

Experience managing projects using Agile methodology is desired.

Experience managing both Fixed Bid funded projects and Time and Materials funded projects.

Experience managing projects within a Client/Vendor structure.

Experience working with Microsoft Project as well as a strong understanding of the tool is required.

Experience with Microsoft Project Online (MSPO) desired Project Management Professional (PMP) certification.

Other Qualifications Strong communication skills with the ability to adapt messaging based on stakeholders and audience Strong leadership skills Strong organizational skills Creative thinking and problem solving skills Ability to deal with ambiguity and change Ability to work and collaborate in a team environment Willingness to work additional hours if needed to meet project goals