Project Manager

Location: St. Paul, MN
Date Posted: 07-05-2017
NorthShore Resources has a 12-month contract opportunity for a Project Manager in St. Paul!
The Project Manager will be responsible for developing and executing on the following deliverables and activities:
  • Directing and managing project development from beginning to end, including initiating, planning, executing, controlling and closing
  • Application of formal project management disciplines on the project, including
  • Communications, including developing full-scale project plans, status reports and associated communication documents
  • The Projects are sponsored by the Client’s Human Resources department and managed by the PMO.  
  • The key stakeholders are located in multiple facilities throughout the County, including downtown St. Paul and its surrounding suburbs. 
  • The Project Manager will work with a project team comprised of various members from Human Resources, Community Corrections, Information Services and other departments.
  • The Project Manager will be expected to work with and engage the third party vendor(s) who are providing the software and implementation services. 
    • Financial management, including drafting and submitting budget proposals, tracking expenditures, and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary
    • Integration management, including identifying and managing project dependencies and critical path
    • Procurement, including developing Requests for Proposals (RFPs) and assisting with contract development and/or vendor management as needed
    • Quality management, including working with sponsors to define success criteria and monitoring progress
    • Resource management, including estimating resource requirements and participants needed to achieve project goals
    • Risk management, including proactively scanning the environment and logging risks and issues, identifying triggers and risk responses, and escalating as appropriate
    • Schedule management, including planning and scheduling project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools and tracking such milestones and deliverables
    • Project scope management, including defining in project and out of project scope, goals and project deliverables in collaboration with senior management 
Mandatory Qualifications 
  • B.S. or B.A. degree (4 year)
  • 3 years’ experience in a program/project management role 
  • 2 previous engagements on technology deployments impacting 100+ employees in a large organization with multiple locations
Desired Skills 
  • PMP Certificate or equivalent
  • Previous experience managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Previous experience working directly with senior leaders
  • Previous experience with either Corrections technologies or Workers’ Comp systems
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