Contract IT Project Manager-Government Agency in Tallahassee at Vaco

Date Posted: 11/17/2022

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Job Description

Contract IT Project Manager, Government-run Agency, onsite


IT Project Manager needed for Government Agency, this is a 6+ month contract position with the chance to extend to 1.5 years. The position is onsite in Tallahassee, Florida.

Interviewing immediately, this is an urgent client need for Project Management expertise.

The Project Manager will handle the following:

  • Provide overall coordination, status reporting, and stability of project-oriented work efforts.
  • Attend and/or facilitate meetings with project stakeholder groups.
  • Establish and implement project management processes and methodologies.
  • Assemble project plans and teamwork assignment, direct and monitor work efforts on a daily basis, identify resource needs, perform quality review and escalate functional quality and timeline issues appropriately
  • Coordinate communication with all areas where scope, risk, and resources of the work effort are managed.
  • Assist Program and other Project Managers in identifying and prioritizing opportunities for utilizing IT to achieve the goals of the organization.
  • Possess expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as an understanding of the IT organization's systems and capabilities.
  • Work closely with management, other project managers and users to ensure that the application meets scope requirements and project management guidelines.
  • Assist with both internal and external resources to achieve business solutions within project guidelines.
  • Identify and eliminate obstacles to solution plans, business goals or implementation. The Contractor shall assist in the development and implementation of contingency plans.

Qualifications & Skills:


  • PMP
  • 4+ years of IT Project Management experience including the following:
  • Both gathering and detailed documentation of business requirements, traceability matrices, designs, or testing
  • Documentation and training materials
  • Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Visio, Project, SharePoint and PowerPoint
  • Agile Methodology, hands-on relevant experience
  • Experience with projects in a program environment, multiple dependencies, led by a Program Manager
  • Proven track record of large-scale project implementations with multiple functions, high-profile stakeholders, large in scope


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience working with the State Government &/or government entities is highly preferred


  • Status updates, overall project reporting
  • Facilitation of meetings with project stakeholder groups
  • Orchestration of project management processes & methodologies
  • Project plan assembly, project direction and monitoring, quality and functional metrics related to timeline and resource needs
  • Accurately communicates project scope, risk, and resource management
  • IT opportunity identification, provides expertise of business units to support and properly understand cross-functional capabilities
  • Work closely with management, senior leadership, and project stakeholders, ensure scope requirement adherence to guidelines
  • Elimination of blocks, implement business goals and contingency plans
  • Handle deliverables including but not limited to:
  • Project Plans, resources, documentation, training, meeting minutes, materials and overall action items along with presentations and status reports

RATE: 60-65/HR

Please Note: no c2c, cannot sponsor now, cannot sponsor in future, this is NOT remote position, the role is onsite in Tallahassee, Florida. This is not an entry-level position. Serious inquiries only please. Must be able to interview immediately.

Job Requirements

4+ years of IT Project Management experience


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