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Technical Project Manager (H)

Company: Avispa Technology
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: May 21, 2023

Job Description:

Technical Project Manager 1136368 (H)A leading University is seeking a Technical Project Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing large and complex technical projects leveraging project management best practices to drive continuous improvement and ensure consistent, high-quality outcomes. The ideal candidate has demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.Technical Project ManagerPay and Benefits:

  • Hourly pay: $60/hr

  • Worksite: Leading University (Redwood City, CA 94063, Travel locally and cross-university, May require to attend meetings on the university campuses, the Healthcare Hospital, and Children's Hospital)
  • W2 Employment, Group Medical, Dental, Vision, Life,Retirement Savings Program, PSL

  • 40 hours/week, 9 Month Assignment
    Technical Project ManagerResponsibilities:

    • Manage large and complex technical projects leveraging project management best practices to drive continuous improvement and ensure consistent high-quality outcomes.
    • Perform the full range of project management cycle: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing. Independently lead and direct projects requiring high levels of functional integration and involving multiple disciplines to be managed.
    • Direct development of an action plan, and estimate requirements for resources, including management, labor, materials, and time required to complete projects.
    • Facilitate discussions and negotiations to drive recommendation and consensus.
    • Develop and help execute comprehensive change management strategy and communication plan relative to project scope and stakeholders; orchestrate and lead change management methodologies underlying project success.
    • Charter origination; scope identification and shaping scope definition; manage stakeholders, constituents and disciplines across the organization and beyond, including local cities/counties; risk-manage, control and report on risk associated with more complicated projects, affecting division or program as it relates to their project portfolio; project complexity involves synthesizing complex technical data and driving decision.
    • Adapt to tools, methodologies, and practices used by the UIT PMO.
    • Other duties may also be assigned.
    • Weigh the interests of multiple stakeholders, act with the highest professionalism, and exercise independent judgment and decision-making.
    • Deploy IT for new facility.
      Technical Project ManagerQualifications:

      • 5 years of related experience in the management of projects with extensive size/complexity and moderate performance risk, including project planning, scheduling, tracking, and budgeting, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
      • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
      • Experience with Oracle E-Business Suite desired.
      • Experience with PeopleSoft Student and HR Administration desired.
      • Experience with managing IT technical infrastructure, application, and system integrations.
      • Solid experience with MS Office tools (Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Visio), Smartsheet, ServiceNow Project Portfolio Manager (PPM), Zoom, Slack, and Jabber are strongly desired.
      • Project Management Professional (PMP) certified completion of a Project Management Certificate program, or certification in process.
      • Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) completion or certification in the process is desired.
      • ITIL Certification desired.
      • Highly effective written and oral communication skills to address a wide variety of audiences.
      • Ability to productively assemble, engage, and lead cross-functional teams.
      • Demonstrated project management ability to employ integration, scope time management, cost, quality, human resources, communications, risk, and procurement components.
      • Ability to balance customer expectations with project reality.
      • Demonstrated resilience, diplomacy, influence, relationship building, and problem-solving skills in a variety of situations.
      • Keen grasp of interpersonal and impact awareness.
      • Depth of knowledge in technical discipline/domain needed to deliver projects.
      • Proven experience with Agile, Waterfall, and Hybrid project management methodologies strongly desired.
      • Knowledge of project management tools and software development lifecycle (SDLC) strongly desired.
      • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
      • Proven experience in developing and maintaining complex and integrated project plans with proper work breakdown structure (WBS) strongly desired.
      • Proven experience in people, change, risk, and conflict management strongly desired.
      • Proven ability to build relationships and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve results in a consensus-driven environment strongly desired.
      • Ability to lead and direct a team of internal and external technical and business staff, and align technical needs with business goals strongly desired.
      • Solid leadership, negotiation, persuasion, and facilitation skills strongly desired.
      • Ability to navigate stressful situations and make/negotiate decisions on complex problems strongly desired.
      • Understanding of Telecom service delivery (e.g. paging, TDM, VoIP, PBX, Call Manager) and Telecom vendors such as Cisco, and Nortel is a plus.
      • Knowledge of quality assurance and testing practices desired.
      • Knowledge of data integration across different technical platforms desired.
      • Understanding of Web application architecture and the technology tiers that support them, system architectures, application integration, and object-oriented languages desired.
      • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks, and grasp lightly/fine manipulation and lift/carry /push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
      • Occasionally stand/walk, and write by hand.
      • Telephony/telecom service and infrastructure.
      • Audio Visual, IT for new buildings, network, facility wiring and etc.

Keywords: Avispa Technology, Redwood City , Technical Project Manager (H), Executive , Redwood City, California

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