Project Manager

Job ID: 106261
Location: Research Triangle Park, NC  [Remote]
Salary: 30-32
Category: PMO/BA
Employment Type: Contract

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Data Technology Project Manager
Responsibilities include
  • Prepare, Plan, and Deliver projects using project management methodologies across the entire project lifecycle, from kick-off call to requirements gathering, to planning and project delivery, through project closure
  • Requirements Gathering
    • Work w/Cisco Engineers & customer to document project requirements
    • Define and collect technical data points required for Project success
  • Cost Estimation and Project Planning
    • Develop a Project Plan to define level of effort, dependencies to complete project efforts
    • Work with Cisco Engineers to establish critical path
    • Document Project Assumptions, Issues and Risk
    • Assist in creation of quote to be provided as a cost estimate to Customer
  • Implementation Support
    • Lead/Support implementation cutovers
    • Define and follow escalation plans
    • Document issues and lessons to be learned
    • Communicate project status as required and provide bi-weekly status report for all projects
    • Work to coordinate multiple teams to deliver successful project changes
    • Work weekends and off hours for implementations
  • Project Financials Setup, Tracking, and Closure
    • Establishing initial Project Budgets
    • Perform Cost Forecasting
    • Perform Risk Management – Calling out risk to the client and discussing mitigation
    • Track Financial Health of Project
    • Follow Cisco Business Policy throughout lifecycle to project closure
Required Experience & Skill Set
  • Strong MS Excel Skills: Simple math, Formulas, pivot tables, V Lookups, etc.
  • Must be able to drive requirements and scope definition and drive task delivery
  • Exposure to PMI Waterfall project management methodology