Business Intelligence Project Manager

Augusta, ME posted on April 10

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Job Description


Position: Project Manager (RFP Writing Exp/Vendor Management)

Duration: 8 Months (Contract Position, Benefits Not Provided)

Hourly Rate: $64 W2; $73 CTC/1099


The role of the Project Manager 3 is to plan, execute, and finalize projects according to agreed-upon scope, timelines and budgets. This individual also tracks to close critical tasks to ensure the project stays on schedule. The Project Manager 3 will work with, document and facilitate / coordinate the work of a vendor team and an application development team to gather business requirements, develop against those requirements, and implement a business intelligence solution in an agile fashion. The Project Manager 3 will work with and oversee the work of a Business Analyst. The project includes business requirement gathering, writing and coordinating the Request for Proposal process, and Implementation.

This candidate should have 7+ years of experience and a 4-year college degree.


Description of Duties:

  • Responsible for following up on all action items and outstanding issues with assigned owners- strong facilitative and coordination role
  • Coordinates and manages meetings processes - facilitates meetings and partners with agency management to drive resolution to roadblocks or bottlenecks
  • High level and Detailed Communication and Documentation skills; Manages reports and summaries including time tracking, error and defect tracking (JIRA a plus)
  • Manages all project documentation and artifacts, provides planning support
  • Experience managing technical projects
  • Works closely with IT and agency leadership to provide status reports and escalate issues as needed
  • Requirements gathering
  • RFP writing and coordination and Implementation of an IT Service Management package (The data from the legacy system will be migrated to the new solution as part of this project)


Required Skills

  • Have strong communications to team, vendor and stakeholders (5 Years)
  • Be detailed oriented (5 Years)
  • Be able to foresee roadblocks and communicate these early (5 Years)
  • Be able to identify the right people to be in the room during meetings (5 Years)
  • Guide team members by breaking down large amounts of work or large meeting agenda (5 Years)
  • Demonstrate strong follow-up on tasks (5 Years)
  • Demonstrate patience (5 Years)
  • Demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork skills (5 Years)
  • Be able to negotiate consensus between executive sponsors (5 Years)
  • Be able to identify and manage to critical path milestones (5 Years)
  • Have the ability to coach and negotiate with team members (5 Years)
  • Be able to assess situations or roadblocks and provide a plan of action (5 Years)
  • Have the ability to produce the following (5 Years)
  • Work Breakdown Structure (5 Years)
  • Communications Plan (5 Years)
  • Monthly Status Reports (5 Years)
  • SWOT Analysis (5 Years)
  • RACI Diagrams (5 Years)
  • Requirements Documents (5 Years)
  • Deployment Certification and Request for Change Documentation (5 Years)