IT Project Manager

at Levi, Ray & Shoup, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

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LRS Consulting Services is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager for an exciting contract opportunity with a client of ours in Topeka, KS. LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts combined with your technical expertise equals career possibilities for you. So let’s get to work!

Brief Description of Job Duties:

This position under the direction of Human Services Executive Branch Information Technology (HS-EBIT) Project Management Office Manager will manage the planning, development, and implementation of projects, policies, and procedures to ensure their effective delivery. The primary responsibilities will be the management of business process re-engineering projects that align with Kansas Department for Children and Families (DCF) and Division of Economic and Employment Services to facilitate the accomplishment of their mission, goals, and objectives.

Skills required:

+ Manage projects utilizing best practice project management methodologies

+ Demonstrates professionalism when dealing with challenging people and situations

+ Strong analytical skills with the ability to quickly learn new business and technical processes

+ Ability to create and maintain project work plans in MS Project

+ Ability to create and maintain project documents in MS SharePoint

+ Experience with utilizing and managing through MS Teams

+ Proven ability to self-direct

+ Proven ability and desire to solve problems and present implementable solutions

+ Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

+ Create and deliver presentations using Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Word, Excel, etc.

+ Facilitate groups in consensus decision-making

+ Create accurate estimates for the work to be completed utilizing staff

+ Build and maintain team cohesiveness between contractors and State staff

+ Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

+ Corp to Corp candidates will not be considered

Knowledge and ability to utilize the current version of the following products:

+ Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio, Teams, Project, MS SharePoint

Experience required:

+ Five years of actual IT project management experience: monitoring and reporting project status, preparing schedules, managing budgets, and coordinating/directing teams.

+ A high level of proficiency with MS project.

+ Preferred, but not required: Project management certification: Project Management Professional (PMP) and/or State of Kansas Project Management Certification.

Education required:

+ Bachelor’s degree and two years of experience with IT related project management or four years of experience with IT related project management.

+ Additional experience in the areas listed above may be substituted for the required education as determined the hiring manager.

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

Colorado Pay Range:

20 – 125/per Hour

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Job Posting: JC255663195

Posted On: Feb 23, 2024

Updated On: Mar 14, 2024

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