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"When I was still in college and working at RTI as an intern, I knew it was somewhere that I wanted to work full-time one day. RTI holds its employees to the highest standards, which allows for continuous growth both professionally and personally. I love being able to walk around campus and be immersed in a community of knowledgeable, hard-working innovators who all have a primary goal of improving the human condition." Lily Duchesneau Financial Analyst- SSES Strategic Pricing Group
"It is a pleasure to be part of a company that has such a positive outreach and works to improve the human condition. With a great reputation in the local community and abroad, it is easy to feel proud of the products and services produced by RTI. I like the variation of my role and that I get to work with a wide variety of people across the globe. I enjoy working at RTI because it is a place that demands excellence while still allowing a healthy work-life balance." Tierra Vazquez Sr. Administrative Assistant-International Education
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The Project Manager (PM) is to provide day to day leadership, co-ordination, effective and pro-active Project management to ensure successful project completion. This involves managing the projects and ensuring all project activities support the strategic direction of the Project and will deliver the business capabilities.  A member of the IT Program Management Office, the PM will ensure the proactive management of the project business case, risks, timelines, financials, and quality in support of multiple corporate level departments. 

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure North/South, East/West communications (i.e.  Project Director, Steering Committee, Technical Committee, and Project team):  on the status of the project and communication of approved official changes
  • Identify/Mitigate potential threats & ensure the successful resolution of issues.
  • To create and proactively manage the overall schedule of activities for the team, to ensure the project is on time, within budget, and meets or exceeds expectations. This minimally includes tracking of: completion dates, deliverables against plan, interdependencies with balance of priorities, and pro-active follow up of overdue activities.
  • To monitor and assess the continued validity of the Business Case; verify project goals have been met.
  • Change Control co-ordination/management: ensure changes and acceptance are agreed to and signed off by the Steering committee;
  • Obtain formal project approvals and acceptance
  • To serve as an escalation point/decision maker for project level decisions, resolving issues affecting Project scope, quality, schedule, budget and resources.
  • To ensure that resources are effectively allocated and utilized across the project and bring to management attention any constraints, when necessary.
  • Develop and maintain work plan by identifying resources, tasks and estimating activity durations and revising as necessary.
  • Proactively manage implementation partners and uphold their commitment through management of their Scope of Work (SOW), Master Service Agreement (MSA), Change orders, Addendums.
  • Assist in gathering business requirements as needed and requested by management.
  • Collateral necessary for: Kickoff meeting, Steering Committee meeting, Technical Committee meeting, project team meeting.
  • Performance Analysis and Reporting: Status reporting, critical path with dependencies and impact.
  • Meeting minutes inclusive of action items, decisions made.
  • Project business case, issues, risks, team contact info, RACI.
  • Ensure project collateral is maintained and kept up to date and accessible to all team members.
  • Documented Processes: Risk Management, communications plan, and Quality Management plan


Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's level degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, other related field plus 6 years of related work experience, or; equivalent combination of education and work experience. 
  • Project Management certification or successful completion of a recognized project management curriculum. 
  • 5 years of experience managing projects following PMBOK standards. 
  • Demonstrated experience in working with vendors in co-managing projects desired.  
  • Experience with implementation of infrastructure initiatives.
  • Keen attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to multi-task; Experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong organization and time management skills. 
  • Able to prioritize projects/deliverables and work seamlessly with various stakeholders.
  • Experience in leading complex hardware, software or application solution development projects. 
  • Excellent communication, leadership, written, verbal, problem resolution and customer service skills.
  • Ability to influence others to achieve results; ability to work well with others.
  • Skilled leading and working with geographically distributed teams.
  • Advanced problem analysis and problem solving skills. 
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, Microsoft Project.
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