IT PROJECT MANAGER- 40010500

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

 

Information Services & Technology

DATE POSTED:         

   

JANUARY 25, 2023

CLOSING DATE:           

 

FEBRUARY 26, 2023

SALARY MIN:  

 

$60,183.00

SALARY MAX:  

 

$108,328.00

POSITION NUMBER:        

    

40010500

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

 

The purpose of this job is to serve as Project Manager for technology related projects for a variety of business units/functions in Durham County. Directs project teams and maintains overall control of Information/Technology project schedules and deliverables. Manages vendor contracts, budgets, issues, risks and change requests on assigned projects. Consults with and advises Information Services staff and various user departments on technology solutions. 
 

This position works independently, under limited supervision, reporting major activities through periodic meetings. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this position. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the position as necessary.

  • Manages enterprise technology project implementations for assigned business areas, including project proposal development, timeline and budget development and monitoring, coordination of project team, project meeting facilitation, status reporting, risk management, documentation and project tracking, user acceptance testing and training development and delivery. 
  • Manages project vendors and vendor contracts. 
  • Consults with and advises Information/Technology Business Analysts and user departments on the utilization of technology to improve their business processes. 
  • Participates in meetings, technical planning, recommendation of hardware and software solutions, research of potential solutions and discussions with vendors to meet business needs. 
  • Communicates with leadership and staff about departmental needs, changes and goals. 
  • Provides technical consultation, support and training to assigned areas as needed. 
  • Creates Enterprise Communication Plans for IT software and training content so that employees are aware of new software being released and how to maximize it use. 
  • Utilizes project management software to include MS Project Management, MS Visio, Project Control Books and other tools to manage projects and facilitate meetings and work sessions. 
  • Performs related work as assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

 

  • Experience with digital and social media. 
  • Demonstrated hands-on project management experience. 
  • Excellent writing, communication, and presentation skills. 
  • Proven ability to collaborate and build project teams. 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage risks and issues. Considerable knowledge and experience in overseeing the design, development, and implementation of software and hardware solutions, systems, or products.

 

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

 

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Business 

Administration or related field, supplemented by three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in business systems analysis, project management or closely related field; or possession of any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

 

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations. 

 

UNAVOIDABLE HAZARDS (WORK ENVIRONMENT):

 

 

SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:

 

  • None

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE:

 

Durham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires Durham County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

 

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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