Apertus Partners Middle River, Maryland, United States
Jul 23, 2018Full time
The ideal candidate must possess the following: Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of Project Management and program planning. Thorough knowledge of processes, methods and techniques utilized to analyze and evaluate business operations. Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of planning, developing, implementing, and supporting computer information systems and programs. Thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles and methodologies defined in of the Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK) Degree from an accredited college with a bachelor's degree in Project Management, Business or Public Administration, Computer Science, Communications or a related field. At Least five years of experience as a project manager, business analyst, change management analyst, systems analyst or closely related experience in the analysis of information technology organizations and systems. Responsibilities: Coordinates and guides projects throughout their project lifecycle, including systems and processes design. Ensures that projects are completed in accordance with established scope, deadlines, budgets, and technical standards. Prepares appropriate project and supporting documentation throughout the project lifecycle. Manages the identification of risks and issues for proper resolution to ensure successful project implementations. Builds relationships with project sponsors, stakeholders, technical staff, vendors, and end users. Takes ownership for a variety of project initiatives and communications in parallel. Works alongside project sponsors, stakeholders, and team members to gather business requirements, plan for change management, and participate in development and implementation of new solutions or enhancements to existing systems. Drives the formulation of business and testing requirements. Generates and compiles documentation for business processes and operational procedures and makes recommendations for improvements. Maps current "AS IS" business processes and facilitates workshops to research future "TO BE" processes. Manages vendor implementations and ensures all milestones and deliverables are met in accordance to the Statement of Work and adherence to BCPS technical specifications and data sharing requirements. Participates in continuous improvement activities by identifying and analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develops strategies for improvements. Produces status reports and communications on a regular basis. Required Skills: Skill in analyzing and evaluating administrative processes for automation. Skill in designing and documenting automated processes. Skill in the operation of computers and peripheral equipment. Knowledge and understanding in application and system programming. Knowledge of personal computers, Microsoft Office suite of tools including; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and MS Project. Knowledge of programming concepts and the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC). Effective verbal and written communication skills Ability to analyze and evaluate the feasibility and suitability of information technology projects. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to coordinate the work of a team with the work of other units within the Office of Information Technology and County agencies. Ability to develop needs assessments and prepare administrative reports. Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred.