PMO Project Manager PMP
Location: Richmond, Virginia, USA
Duration: 6 Months (Hybrid)
Visa Status: USC,GC, GCEAD, H1b, C2C
Client is seeking a senior, experienced Project Management Office (PMO) Project Manager to join the Project & Product Delivery Center of Excellence Team. This position is located in Richmond, Virginia.
The Candidate will provide guidance to project teams using Waterfall, Agile, SAFE, and Kanban methodologies. This includes working with Project Managers, Scrum Masters, and Release Train Engineers (RTEs) to ensure they comply with Client and VITA procedures. The Candidate will create and manage process documentation, job aids, templates and other reference materials for use by project managers. The Candidate will develop training programs and deliver training to project managers. The Candidate will as necessarily intervene in projects with elevated risk to mitigate risks to keep the project on-track.
Please note: This position is not seeking project delivery PM.
This position’s specific responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to:
Be an expert in VDOT and VITA project management procedures and requirements.
Be an expert in the use of the division core project management tool, Microsoft Project On-Line (POL).
Develop and deliver training on VDOT and VITA project management procedures and best practices.
Develop project management processes, tools, templates, and training, drawing on common project management methodology, the PMBOK and established VDOT and VITA methodologies.
Establish and maintain Agile Project Management, Scaled, Kanban and Watefall Project Management frameworks and their supporting practices
Create new and enhanced procedures to capture best practices and mature the project management process.
Manage the knowledgebase of project management reference materials to ensure accuracy, relevancy and currency.
Monitor projects for compliance with established policies and procedures.
Monitor projects to detect risks and issues and escalate as needed to ensure appropriate mitigation is applied to keep the project on-track.
Guide project managers in identifying and managing risks.
Guide project managers in managing organizational change.
Guide project managers in defining critical path and managing schedule.
Guide project managers in managing budget.
Ability to interact effectively with customers and project team members.
Knowledge of project management tools, methods and practices.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Ability to program and create custom reports using IT application standard tools.
PMP certification or VITA Project Manager Certification (can be obtained within 120 days of hire).
Advanced skills using Microsoft Project Professional.
10 years' experience with scrum, Agile, SAFE and Waterfall methodologies.
10 years' experience managing complex projects with multiple workstreams and high organizational change.
Must be able to quickly and easily adapt to changing priorities, embracing changes to deliver leadership and guidance.
Experience creating and managing knowledge bases, job aids and training programs.
Strong functional understanding of MS Project, Project Server, SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Planner and Power BI
Ability to assess project risks and issues, and determine mitigation required to contain or resolve them.
Demonstrated understanding of project portfolio and lifecycle management processes
Demonstrated understanding of governance processes, procedures and policies for project management.
Demonstrated understanding of organizational change.
Demonstrated understanding of how to manage the project critical path.
Demonstrated strong facilitation and collaboration skills.
Demonstrated skills in developing new processes that incorporate best practices and address stakeholder needs.
Demonstrated ability to create clear and concise written procedural documentation.
Ability to articulate thoughts and ideas in support of initiatives that are being newly developed.
Ideal candidates would be self-starters who can articulate thoughts and ideas in support of initiatives that are being newly developed.
Required 8 Years. Experience managing and providing guidance to project teams.
Required 10 Years. Project Management experience
Required 5 Years. Experience providing training to project managers and project teams.
Required 2 Years. Experience reporting metrics
Required 2 Years. Business process improvement experience
Required 5 Years. Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Visio, PowerPoint, Project Server), Microsoft Project/POL experience
Required 5 Years. Experience working in a PMO? office
Required 2 Years. Experience working in a remote and local team environment.
Required 2 Years. Experience managing complex projects with multiple workstreams and high organizational change.
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