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IT Project Manager - Contract

Company: Vibrent Health Inc.
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Vibrent Health is seeking an IT Project Manager for our Enterprise Project Management Office Team. This team is responsible for project management, coordination and leadership of a new Research Program Initiative. The IT Project Manager will manage all phases of the initiative including ensuring that detailed requirements are documented, ensuring all functional teams are staffed and on schedule for delivery, managing issues and risks, developing an overall initiative project milestones and deliverables plan, and owning and maintaining an initiative-wide project schedule and roadmap using our Atlassian Jira and Confluence tools.This is a contract role for a team member who will work as a 1099 Independent Contractor.Vibrent is a remote-first organization. You will be equipped to work from a home or other remote office on this fully 100% remote team.Third party vendors: please note that we have already contacted our approved vendors and are not interested in unsolicited resumes.Responsibilities

  • Manage, coordinate and report on the overall status, schedules, progress, dependencies, risks,and issues from various functional and delivery teams
  • Manage all phases of the project including ensuring that detailed requirements are gathered, and the project scope is clearly documented, including project planning, and documentation reporting.
  • Maintain an effective system to formally document and track the status of all project activities from various teams and to be able to effectively communicate to stakeholders and management using our Atlassian Jira and Confluence tools.
  • Closely coordinate with functional team leads to ensure the needed Epics and Stories are developed in their respective Jira projects
  • Develop and maintain an overall Initiative Roadmap using Jira Advance Roadmap
  • Manage and maintain Jira Kanban board and issues in Jira software and ensure linked issues and tickets are performed that are assigned to other teams and other Jira projects
  • Coordinate with other functional teams on deployment and release schedules in the lower and production environments
  • Maintain and ensure project documentation such as business, functional, non-functional and technical requirements are consistently maintained by the document owners and teams in Atlassian Confluence.
  • Facilitate and lead individual project status meetings with functional team leads and other project managers
  • Facilitate and lead project executive status calls with senior stakeholders
  • Maintain, manage and facilitate weekly Risks and Issues call with functional team leads and/or senior stakeholders
  • Orchestrate the activities, deliverables and schedules needed to achieve the overall goal of delivering a new Program initiative by the end of 2023Key Qualifications
    • Project Management Institute's (PMI) PMP certification highly desired
    • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certification highly desired
    • Minimum 5 years of hands-on project management leadership and coordination experience involving multiple cross-functional teams and processes is a must
    • Minimum 5 years of hands-on as a Project Manager or Scrum Master role experience using Atlassian JIRA and Confluence Cloud is highly desired
    • Organized with attention to detail specifically to all the moving parts of the project
    • Excellent analytical, logical thinking, and problem-solving skills and provide alternatives and solutions to risks, issues and roadblocks
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to all levels of the organization and specifically during project team and stakeholder status calls
    • Thorough understanding of project management principles and planning and applying best practices when needed in order to move the project forward, mitigate risks and resolve issues
    • Thorough understanding of information technology procedures and practices and functional areas and its dependencies and challenges
    • Proficient with, or able to quickly become proficient with, a range of general and specialized applications, software, and hardware used in the organization and the industry such as Office 365 and Google tools in order to perform project management tasks
    • Must be able to produce accurate timekeeping records with sterling integrityWhen you work at Vibrent, you are surrounded by a diverse group of people who share a passion for achieving excellence and making a lasting impact. Passion, excellence and impact should be rewarded, and we do that-- offering a competitive compensation package that includes over-average 401k match, the benefits you need to prioritize self and family care, and support for your further education and career development. One of the greatest benefits Vibrent offers is opportunity. At Vibrent, we work with the latest tools and technologies including enterprise mobile apps, fitness sensors, medical devices, cloud computing, machine learning, big data and analytics. We partner with national leaders in healthcare, technology, and research.We create tools that will change and improve healthcare for ourselves and future generations. Vibrent is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.#LI-LJ1

Keywords: Vibrent Health Inc., Washington DC , IT Project Manager - Contract, IT / Software / Systems , Fairfax, DC

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