Senior Project Manager
Kforce Inc

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Kforce has a client that is seeking a Senior Project Manager in Armonk, NY.Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership and oversight to other IES project managers and execute on the overall mission and vision of the IES program from a project management perspective
  • Defining and managing project scope, schedule and budget, managing project schedule and budget variances, and providing implementation alternatives to mitigate project risk related to scope, schedule and budget
  • Proactively identify, assess and mitigate project risks across the project stakeholder community.-Follow the IES established change control process
  • Managing project teams following the systems development life cycle including the business requirements definition, technical design, code development, system testing including unit, system, performance, etc., deployment and rollout including training and pilot implementations
  • Managing all aspects of the project including risk, issues, communication plan, decisions, actions, and project interdependencies
  • Managing resources in a matrix management organization and collaborate with senior management on resource allocations based on project priorities
  • Lead project groups within the IES Program and across stakeholder groups
  • Facilitate meetings clarifying business and technical requirements and decision making
  • Collaborate with project stakeholders including project team members, state agencies, and Social Service Districts ensuring project objectives are understood and roles and responsibilities are well defined
  • Oversee and coordinate Systems Integration vendor implementations including scope and methodology adherence, resource management, deliverable review and approvals, and progress reporting
  • Reporting to Project Management Deputy Director and responsible for providing regular project status reports to IES Program Director, as well as, Project Sponsors, Steering Committees, and other governance bodies


  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Current PMP or PgMP certification through Project Management Institute
  • 7+ years of experience implementing projects utilizing industry standard system development life cycle methodologies
  • 7+ years of experience working on complex projects with 2+ years in a leadership role as a Project Manager
  • 5+ years of experience in active management of resource loaded Project Schedules and resource assignments using Microsoft Project
  • 3+ years of experience managing projects with vendor deliverable management
  • 2+ years of prior experience in solicitation, documentation, and validation of business requirements, and participation in the translation of those requirements into system design features
  • 1+ years of prior experience in the creation, execution and tracking of system Functional and User Acceptance Testing activities
  • Minimum of one project as project manager implementing a Health and Human Services eligibility system within one of the domains of Medicaid, Public Assistance, SNAP, HEAP, or Child Care
  • Minimum of one project as project manager responsible for managing a budget greater than $50 million
  • Minimum of one project as project manager implementing an integrated eligibility system program, integrating the service offerings of Public Assistance, SNAP, HEAP, and Financial Management into a single integrated eligibility system
  • Minimum of one project as a project manager which is federally funded requiring project management activities to conform to federal requirements prior to project implementation
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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