Project Manager

Company Name:
ACT Consulting
Act Consulting is a U.S. owned and operated staffing company providing our clients with candidates on a national basis for contract, contract to hire, and direct hire engagements. Our clients are comprised mostly of Fortune 1000 companies, primarily in the areas of Information Technology, Engineering, Professional, Accounting and Finance.
Title: Project Manager196716
Duration: 1 year contract with possibility of extension
Location: Berlin, CT 06037
Industry: Energy
W-2 Rate: Negotiable
Corp to Corp: No C2C or Third Parties
Work Status: US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.

To apply: Please send a MS Word document of your resume to sgraves@act-info.com
If you do not feel this is a good match for your background or you are not currently interested in this opportunity, please feel free to pass this along to anyone who you think may be interested. Thank you for your time.

All Qualified Candidates must be willing to work W-2 and submit to/pass a drug test and an employment verification and criminal background check, per our client's human resources policy

Name of Project working: Vegetation Management System Consolidation.
Experience with vegetation management business processes, GeoDigital WorkStudio software and taking over an in-flight project is a plus. PMI (Project Management Institute) certification as a PMP (Project Management Professional) is preferred. Primary work site is Berlin CT, however travel will be required to other facilities like Westwood, MA and Manchester, NH. No Per Diem is being offered but can be reimbursed for travel expenses.

The selected candidate will work as a member of the Information Technology (IT) Program Management Office (PMO) and is responsible for overseeing the execution of projects. The project manager will be responsible for completing the execution of an in-flight project. The Project Manager will be responsible to deliver this project to completion and owns the cost, schedule and risk for the project. The Project Manager will manage business and technical resources, consultants and product vendors contracted to deliver solutions. The Project Manager will be responsible to interact with sponsors and executives. General Responsibilities include: The successful candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of project delivery including budget, schedule, scope, weekly meetings, risks and issues; providing clear and accurate weekly and monthly project reporting and forecasting; acting as a champion to foster a positive project work environment; and successfully lead the team to accomplish all the project objectives on time and on budget.

The successful candidate will be fully knowledgeable and proficient in all aspects of the project management Body of Knowledge. The candidate must have demonstrated experience successfully managing complex projects with COTS solutions and be able to cite practical examples of this including example deliverables. Candidate must have experience with MS Project. The successful candidate must be a high energy, detail oriented individual who will demonstrate: high caliber communication, leadership and people skills; strong organizational skills; and the ability to successfully initiate, track, report and close projects. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to collaborate and coordinate activities with diverse groups, including stakeholders, sponsors, team leads, vendors, other project managers, and technical staff; a strong process orientation including producing high quality documentation artifacts; and a sound working understanding of IT concepts and the IT design & delivery life cycle. The successful candidate also will demonstrate the ability to interact effectively at all levels of the organization from administrative and technical staff to Steering Committees, and also the ability to plan and execute Organizational Change Management to ensure that the technical solution delivered is fully accepted and used, and provides solid business value.

Bachelor's degree required.
PMP preferred
6-8 years project management experience required.

Sue Graves
Act Consulting
Fax: (303) 747-6247


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