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SharePoint Project Manager (Software Product Delivery Team)

Arlington, VA
Our client was just given the title of Microsoft Partner of 2014 and is an independent subsidiary of one of the world’s largest providers of enterprise-class governance and infrastructure management solutions for Microsoft® SharePoint®. With its flagship solution, our client works extensively with customers in every branch of the U.S. Armed Forces, Federal Civilian and Intelligence agencies, as well as State and Local Government to meet their mission-critical business objectives utilizing SharePoint. The Public Sector Group is headquartered in Arlington, VA, and is a U.S. Government GSA provider via strategic partnerships.  Propelled by one of the world’s largest SharePoint-exclusive research & development teams, our client helps more than 8,000 customers – including many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies – meet their specific business objectives by unleashing SharePoint’s full potential. 

Our client is seeking a Project Manager with experience in enterprise, cross-divisional projects to join our Public Sector team.  The Project Manager obtains a clear understanding of the project objectives and team member responsibilities, and applies standard project management methodology, tools and practices to ensure success.  Working in cross-functional teams, as well as with external vendors, partners and customers, the Project Manager will develop and manage project schedules and resources, identify risks, define problem solving strategies, and facilitate conflict resolution. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Identify and assemble project team(s) and provide leadership and mentoring to assure effective completion
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
  • Effectively applies company/client methodology and enforces project standards
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures
  • Minimizes company exposure and risk on project by managing project risk levels, developing appropriate contingency plans, and proactively identifying changes to eliminate future occurrences
  • Maintain current and complete project management data and documents in database; analyze and report project performance metrics as requested
  • Lead meetings and drive decisions from cross-functional teams
  • BA/BS in a technology related field is a must (Computer Science, Engineering, etc.)
  • Top Secret or Secret Clearance Preferred
  • 5+ years of relevant experience as Project Manager/Technical Project Manager
  • Understanding of Microsoft SharePoint architecture, components, and configuration
  • Possesses general understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design
  • Understands Internet, Intranet, Extranet and client/server architectures
  • Maintains awareness of new and emerging technologies and the potential application on business
  • Solid understanding of multiple software development methodologies
  • Proven ability to manage the execution of enterprise IT software implementations
  • Strong organizational skills, extremely high attention to detail, able to manage multiple time-sensitive projects concurrently
  • Familiarity with CRMs (salesforce.com and/or Microsoft Dynamics)
  • Demonstrate success managing priorities and personalities in cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Fast learner with passion for technology
  • PMP Certification (PMI) is a plus!
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