Project Manager II
PhiladelphiaPA Contract To Hire Sep 6, 2023
IT Project Manager
6 month contract – high likelihood of extension and/or conversion
Hybrid – Once monthly in Philly, PA
MUST live in PA, DE, or NJ
**W2 Rates ONLY - MUST be eligible for hire without sponsorship*

Our client, a major healthcare insurance organization, is looking for a Technical Project Manager for a six month long contract role.  The Technical Project Manager will be accountable for overall delivery of a set of integrated, technically sound solutions for their assigned programs and/or projects.  Plus, the accuracy and reporting of the project schedule and status (relative to time, cost, and scope) to the assigned Program/Project Manager. 
  • Technical resource budgets to plan.  Analyze and justify resource burn rates and escalate to the Program/Project Manager as appropriate.
  • Changes to the scope, schedule, and costs. 
  • One or more projects of medium to high complexity and Medium to High budget project
  • Function as the primary point of contact for the technical components of the project to the Program/Project Manager and ISD Management. 
  • Attend project meetings, providing project status to the Project/Program Manager and assumes the ownership for the delivery of the ISD technical components of the project. 
  • Develop the technical components of the work estimates throughout the project life cycle through assigned staff. 
  • Identify the technical resource requirements and ensures that the requirements are entered into the time reporting system (i.e., Empire Time, Clarity) for reporting and tracking. 
  • Address and resolve technical issues.   Act as the escalation point on technical issues.
  • Deliver the technical components of the project with a focus on meeting the defined delivery time, budgetary and quality commitments.
  • Present a cohesive view of the technical components of the project. 
  • Ensure that the technical team works together and seamlessly provides project deliverables through teamwork. 
  • Communicate with stakeholders on service performance and issues. 
  • Provide technical/project consultative services to Technical Organizations outside of ISD (i.e. Informatics, etc).
  • Deliver the overall quality of the technical project artifacts.
  • Maintain the Estimate to Complete (ETC) monthly project re-forecasting process for their assigned project (s). 
  • Deliver the assigned SDLC artifacts.
  • Assemble project plans and teamwork assignments, directing and monitoring work efforts daily, identifying resource needs, performing quality review; and escalating functional, quality, timeline issues appropriately.
  • Track key project milestones and adjusting project plans and/or resources to meet the needs of all the stakeholders. 
  • Coordinate communication with all the areas of the enterprise that impacts the scope, budget, risk, and resources of the work effort being managed. 
  • Assist Senior Project Manager(s) and/or Lead Project Manager(s) in identifying and prioritizing opportunities to achieve the goals of the enterprise. 
  • Ensure a common understanding by setting expectations in accordance with the project plan to align the stakeholders and team members. 
  • Implement the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events to minimize the impact of risk on the project.
  • Work very closely with the Manager of Technical Project Management
  • Responsible for Portfolio support as it pertains to Onboarding  Meetings, Charters, Change Control, Cancelations, Project Closures in Clarity PPM in support of the stakeholders and Technical Project Management team
  • Support Stakeholder Portfolio Reviews with the Manager of Technical Project Management
  • Provide portfolio analytical support/reporting

  • Has working knowledge and experience in own discipline. 
  • Continues to build knowledge of the organization, processes and customers. 
  • Performs a range of mainly straightforward assignments. 
  • Uses prescribed guidelines or policies to analyze and resolve problems. 
  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from more senior level roles.
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or equivalent work experience acquired by training and experience
  • PMP Certified or Significant progress towards Project Management certification (PMP)

Technical Skillset:
  • Intensive knowledge in all IT systems and databases
  • MS365 Suite
  • Clarity PPM, Tableau reporting and Power App experience a plus
  • Knowledge of portfolio management best practices. 
  • Working Knowledge of project management methodologies, testing methodologies, and application development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of the System Development Life Cycle methodologies and best practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with senior level ISD and business management on complex technical topics and issues. 
  • Working Knowledge of MS Office Suite.