Project Manager

  • Plan, execute, and finalize project according to strict deadlines and within budget, including acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver project according to plan.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
  • Define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.
  • Direct and manage software development and all aspects of project coordination from beginning to end.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel. Identify and implement mitigation strategies for risk.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Brief executive management on the health of the program.
  • Conduct project lessons learned and create a recommendations report to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.
  • At least 7 years direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • 4 or more years with project management software, such as MS Project, Primavera, SharePoint.

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Veterans Affairs (VA) and/or Healthcare IT experience strongly preferred.
  • PMP certification.
  • Experience with agile/SCRUM lifecycle management
  • Experience with agile tools such as Jira and Greenhopper, automatic build and configuration management systems.
  • Experience working on CMMI Level 3 programs.
  • Experience managing software development and implementation programs.
  • Solid working knowledge of current business process definition and reengineering, and testing concepts.
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines and can manage remote team members.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
  • Customer service skills an asset.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Overtime may be required in meet project deadlines.
  • Physically able to participate in training sessions, presentations, and meetings.
  • Some travel may be required for the purpose of meeting with clients, stakeholders, or off-site personnel/management.

Position Location

  • Melbourne, Florida

The Fila Group, LLC is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of a person's race, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, military status, gender or sexual orientation.