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Project Manager

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Vitamin T is searching for a Project Manager to fill an exciting position in the Metro Detroit area.

Role and Responsibilities:
• Dedicated PM to support integration of iDS services across designated work streams
• Builds iDS schedule and execution structure for project objectives – projects vary from rapid prototyping, innovation and enterprise program work streams
• Accountable for managing iDS project status, risk/issue escalation, finance and schedule performance and integration with programs in matrix environment.
• Manages work estimation and change controls, as needed.
• Works in multiple delivery models, preferred model is scaled agile (Scrum)
• Works within the iDS team to drive day to day activities in support of iDS project deliverables.
• Responsible to create and share iDS status reports for work streams including five Ons (Benefit, Scope, Schedule, Quality and Budget)
• Participate in iDS routines (e.g., Portfolio Meeting) to provide updates on progress and resolution and/or visibility of risks/issues
• Facilitates project lifecycle across disciplines (User Experience, Visual Design, Front End Development and research)
• Ensures iDS engagement for quality activities (e.g., User Acceptance Testing)
• Supports Accessibility activities, as needed.
• Provides integration with initiative forecasting for iDS vendors, and hardware/software requests
• Facilitates the procurement process (Ariba, SoW development and invoice payment/reporting)
• Responsible for insuring that iDS functions are staffed properly (across disciplines)
• Coordinates with Initiative program and project managers to align Planview allocations to Budgets and ETCs
• Identifies any new request for scope (e.g., new work stream or demonstration) and directs to iDS Intake process.
• Participates in Intake, estimation development, internal SoW and project initiation
• Providing status reporting to stakeholders on a regular basis
• Manage program metrics, resource allocations, financials status of work / monitor performance against initial estimates
• Collaborate on change requests for work in progress (estimation, review and acceptance)
• Support collaboration with ePMO operations and program staff in enterprise programs
• Partners with iDS Delivery Manager and Finance Operations to identify efficiencies in execution (e.g., procurement, finance, vendor management, etc.)

Qualifications and Education Requirements:
• 7+ years of IT project management experience
• Experience working in the development of digital experience (B2C or B2B); agency experience helpful
• Self-directed and able to successfully navigate in an entrepreneurial model for an emerging creative practice
• Experience reinforcing strong stakeholder/agency partnerships
• Able to align contributing disciplines to affirm approach, scope of work and estimate of effort
• Experience building and obtaining approval for estimates of effort; development of statements of work
• Functional understanding of user experience, visual design and front end development (HTML, CSS, CQ5, etc.)
• Excellent collaboration, team building and relationship management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate technology matters to business partners
• Self-directed and able to produce results in a large corporate, matrix environment
• Prior experiences using Iterative, Agile or scaled-Agile methodologies
• Record of engaging stakeholders evaluating creative services; ability to explain practice skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Strong Microsoft project skills; Visio helpful. Must be able to assemble team and build a project schedule; track progress against plan.
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent experiences

Helpful Skills:
• Experience leading consultative and/or fixed price engagements helpful.
• Some expertise in a robust project/program management tool such as Plainview, Clarity, or similar.
• Experience using Excel to prepare project and program financial reports, including summarization of extracts from time reporting tools such as Plainview
• Experience with SharePoint or a similar collaboration tool
• Experience within the healthcare industry helpful
• PMP certification of value

How to apply:
+ Click apply at the bottom of this page
+ Email a resume to Trish at tmiller@vitamintalent.com
+ Treat yourself. You've just applied for one of the most awesome opportunities you've ever seen!

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