Calance Job Opening

Job TitleIT Project Manager-Cloud - ID:36874
Duration4 Months
Start DateASAP
Job SkillsPMP, MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365
LocationAtlanta, GA
Date Posted04/08/2021

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Our client, a leading provider of computing, applications management, IT procurement, network, and telecommunications services to public organizations, is looking to hire a IT Project Manager-Cloud.

Key Responsibilities
The IT Project Manager-Cloud will provide project management support and oversight for an on-premise to Cloud Services Management system migration and support. The position is accountable to the Project Management Officer, Department’s Chief Architect and the supported system and business owners. The IT Project Manager-Cloud works with Agency and State level executives, software vendors, service providers, and business directors to implement changes to the environment.


Under general supervision, manages and/or coordinates all tasks for medium and large-sized project(s) of moderate to high complexity and risk.
Manages and/or provides project management consultation for all aspects of the project through the project management and software development life cycle.
Works closely with the resource manager, vendor, business analysts, and subject matter experts on the various system support teams.
Manages the project as scoped by the project steering committee.
Manages schedules, risks, issues and interdependencies with understanding of on premise and cloud technologies.
During initiation, helps clients determine the best approaches for reaching objectives; during planning, develops project management tools including plans for scope management, risk management, communications, change control, and performance measurement and tracking.
Prepare estimates and detailed project plan for all phases of the project
During execution, monitors performance and reports to management project status and pertinent issues, including major milestones and potential project risks.
Provides continuing direction to the project team, conducts status meetings, assesses proposed changes in scope, and recommends courses of action to project sponsors during the execution phase.
Near the end of the project, uses the product verification process to make sure that the project has delivered what the client expected and performs a lesson learned for all projects.
Promote and support Project Management Office policies and processes

Job Duties:

Works with Office of Information Technology Leadership to Identify specific opportunities or weakness within assigned projects and make specific project performance improvement changes to structures, processes, or people.
Briefs and presents project status to Agency and State level executives
Work with the project steering committee and senior project management
Develops time and cost estimates, project plans/schedules, and budgets.
Works with security, architectural and quality assurance teams to utilize established system standards, procedures, and quality objectives
Oversees and controls ongoing costs, schedules, resources, scope, and risks.
Directs project team members to take necessary action steps to achieve the goals and objectives of the project.
Facilitate critical process assessments and redesign for process improvements.
Chairs, manages, or facilitates project kickoff meetings, communicating individual roles and project expectations.
Develops and maintains a productive working relationship with project sponsors, vendors, and key clients
Ensure that all project team members have the tools and training required to perform effectively.
Manage scope by using a variety of data sources to support project negotiations related to time, cost, and/or quality.
Develops, monitors, coordinates and oversees project activities, such as scheduling, tracking, and reporting; leads change efforts impacting own projects.
Monitors project milestones and critical dates to identify potential jeopardy of project schedule. Identify ways to resolve schedule issues. Keeps management aware of the situation.
Assesses variances from the project plan, gathers metrics, and develops and implements changes as necessary to ensure that the project remains within specified scope and is within time, cost, and quality objectives.
Conduct formal review with business sponsor at project completion to confirm acceptance and satisfaction.

Bachelor’s degree in related field or specialized training and Seven (7) years of IT project management experience
PMP certification from PMI or equivalent certification
Ten (10) years experience leading projects of moderate to high complexity
Seven (7) years hands on experience leading server-based application development/enhancement projects
Hands-on experience with MS Project, MS Visio, SharePoint 2013, and MS O365

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience and knowledge migrating on-premise applications to cloud environment
Experience within the last 5 years leading/coordinating vendor managed projects
Executive level written and oral communication skills
Master’s degree in related field or specialized training and seven years of IT project management experience
Experience working in state government
Experience in Health and Human Services Systems, eligibility projects and business processes
Experience in with Government Health Services eligibility systems
Experience working in an Enterprise outsourced environment

Who is Calance?
Calance is a global IT company with operations in the United States, Canada and India. Over the years, Calance has grown organically and has acquired numerous successful IT Services firms along the way. As a result, the company today is a mix of diverse cultures, talents and expertise that collaborate globally to bring our best capabilities and thinking to clients. Calance also offers benefits which includes Medical, Dental, Vision care and 401K.

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