Guidesoft Inc. dba Knowledge Services

IT Project Manager

4 weeks ago(11/20/2017 2:13 PM)
Job ID
2017-9913
Job City
Nashville
Job State
Tennessee

Overview

Knowledge Services is hiring an IT Project Manager for a 7 month project with our client, the State of TN. This person will be responsible for managing a 2008 server replacement effort.

 

Knowledge Services Overview:

Knowledge Services,  established in 1994 and headquartered in Indianapolis IN, is a certified woman-owned (WBE) professional services organization with over 1500 employees located in offices throughout North America.  Founded by Julie Bielawski, CEO, Guidesoft, Inc. DBA Knowledge Services is an industry leader in Managed Service Programs (MSP), Employer of Record / Payrolling Services, National Recruitment, and Staffing Services.  We provide outstanding services to major organizations in various industries, including; IT, Healthcare, Entertainment, Media, Federal and State Governments, Public Utilities, Telecom, Manufacturing and more.

 

As such, Knowledge Services is committed to providing opportunities for growth – in our company, in each team member and in our relationships.  We believe titles do not define a person, but provide a framework to each person’s endless potential.  Our focus on improving our team, product and processes drive us every day.  We are guided by our four Pillars that set the foundation of who we are and how we conduct business:  Knowledge, Integrity, Innovation, and Service.  

Responsibilities

  • Assist in managing a server upgrade project.
  • Effectively manages and monitors issues/risks.
  • Ensures issues/risks are tracked and escalated as needed. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Must have at least 3+ years large, complex IT development and implementation experience.
  • Requires an extensive background in managing medium to large size projects that cross multiple business units with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership and communication skills in working with all levels in state government and any external stakeholders.
  • Experience must include scheduling, establishing level of effort, resource loading and management of the project team, comprised of technical and program staff, as well as contractors from one or more firms, to complete tasks within estimated time frames and budget.
  • Use of PMBOK for managing the project.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills with all levels of personnel and demonstrated ability to motivate employees/teams to apply skills and techniques to solve dynamic problems.
  • Ability to effectively develop and deliver formal presentations to project sponsors and/or business process owners. Build consensus and support throughout the project lifecycle.

 

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