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Information Technology Project Manager

Company: City of Chesapeake Human Resources
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Type: Full Time
Posting Type: Public
Number of Vacancies: 1
Requisition Number: 202324P
Number of hours worked per week: 40
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30AM-5PM; Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.
Work Site Location: 431 Albemarle Dr. Chesapeake VA / Remote
Position Driving Requirement: O - Occasional
Pay Basis: Semi-Monthly
Advertised Salary: $79,660- $103,558; Depending on experience and qualifications

Job Description: The City of Chesapeake is looking for an experienced IT Project Manager to support all aspects of the City's Tax Modernization Project and other future projects. This position will serve as the primary point of contact for communications and scheduling between the City and our selected vendor(s). The selected candidate will assist with goal setting, timelines, budgets, resource management, communications, and all other PM functions. They will maintain issue logs and manage concerns and risks. This person will be key in ensuring that the project is completed on time and on budget. Additionally, this position requires the ability to work with functional and technical staff effectively. Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary.


Required Qualifications: VOCATIONAL / EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENT : Requires a bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, business administration or a closely related field.

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENT : In addition to satisfying the vocational/education standards, this class requires a minimum of six years of related, full-time equivalent experience.

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES : Requires a valid driver's license and a driving record in compliance with City Driving Standards .

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS : Employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term department needs and/or City-wide emergencies. Emergency operations support work and work locations may be outside of normal job duties.

Preferred Qualifications: PMP Certification
5 or more years of experience managing large, multi-phase technical projects from inception to completion
Experience managing large project budgets
Experience managing distributed project resources
Experience with MS Project, SharePoint, and other project tracking tools
Experience leading risk management and mitigation
Experience creating and updating project documentation
Experience creating training aids and test plans
Effective organizational skills
Effective project monitoring and reporting
Understanding of financial processes and terminology
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to prioritize and execute tasks effectively.
Experience with Agile project methodology
Experience working in Government / Political environments

Job Open Date: 01/12/2023


Keywords: City of Chesapeake Human Resources, Chesapeake , Information Technology Project Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Chesapeake, Virginia

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