Consultant / IT Project Manager
at Public Consulting Group

Date Posted: 10/18/2019

Job Description

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Technology Consulting practice offers a full spectrum of quality Information Technology (IT) services to help state and local government agencies at every stage of the IT life cycle. Through its specialized IT services, PCG’s Technology Consulting team finds cost-effective ways to help agency partners deliver successful IT systems that enhance the lives of the user base. To learn more, visit https://www.publicconsultinggroup.com/technology-consulting/



Responsibilities

Consultant/Project Manager will provide Project Management services to our internal team as well as expert analysis and risk and recommendation strategies to our clients. The Consultant will work with project team to provide overall leadership, and task coordination as well as direct responsibility for the deliverables and work products produced by the team. These deliverables and work products will be completed in accordance with our overall strategy, approach, and methodology.

• Provides project management and technical expertise on large-scale IT projects
• Oversees development of all deliverables, status reports and other work products
• Plan and oversee all project work and develop/manage any potential organizational change management strategies or processes that might be needed
• Support the goals and outcomes of the project stakeholders
• Develop, manage, and update Project Plan and other project documents (e.g., Communication Plan, Risk Plan, Stakeholder Register, Resource Plan)
• Develop, manage, and update the execution of the Project Schedule to ensure project scope and applicable milestones are met
• Provide management oversight of project budget Next
• Develop and deliver regular status reporting
• Facilitate change order process
• Identifies, tracks, and manages project risks; including coordination for risk mitigation
• Identifies, tracks, and manages project issues; including coordination for issue resolution
• Establish a response and track the response to project recommendations (e.g., Quality Assurance (QA) vendor recommendations)
• Provide ongoing communication (e.g., email, meetings) to provide project status
• Collaborate with the project’s Communication Manager to enhance communication efforts
• Review project and related operational processes and provide input for improvement by implementing relevant lean or agile strategies
• Conduct Agile Project Management and Organizational Change Management workshops



Qualifications

Required:
• Self-directed yet reports to the Engagement Manager
• 5+ years of prior project management experience using both Agile and Waterfall techniques in IT related projects to include operations, infrastructure, and application development projects
• Demonstrated ability to work directly with diverse business and technical team members in a strong team-oriented environment
• Experience using ADKAR change management model for project change management

Desired:
• PMI Agile Certified Practitioner Certification
• PMP Certification

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About Us

Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) provides management consulting and technology services to help public sector education, health, human services, and other government clients achieve their performance goals and better serve populations in need. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has more than 1,700 professionals in 55 offices around the U.S. and in Montreal, UK and Poland. The firm draws on more than two decades of consulting to public sector clients in all 50 states and Canada to deliver best-practice solutions and measurable results to state and local public agencies, state-operated facilities, and private providers that do business with government agencies.

PCG is committed to a diverse workforce which is a reflection of our clients and the people they serve. Our organizational culture attracts and rewards people who are results-oriented and interested in making an immediate impact on their community as well as their own career.

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