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Information Technology Project Manager II

Job Code 099400
Pay Plan Classified
Pay Grade 24
Occupational Category Information Technology & Statistics
Effective Date 10/23/2022
Class Definition

This is the second level of five in the Information Technology (IT) Project Manager series. Incumbents perform project management at for a department or agency of Vermont State Government where, because of the structure of assignments, decision making and complexity are limited to carrying out established work processes and operations. Duties may involve management of technology and technology related projects. Under supervision, project managers work with information technology (IT) staff, subject matter experts (SMEs), and program leaders to coordinate, planning, organizing, controlling, integrating, designing, implementing, and enhancing information systems and services for the State of Vermont. Work is performed under the direct supervision of an experienced team member.

Examples of Work

Creates, baselines, and executes project work plans, including scope, schedule, and cost, and revises as appropriate. Identifies and coordinates assignment of resources and ensures resource plan is carried out consistent with overall project goals and schedule. Project managers at this level monitor and control day to day operational aspects of one or more projects. Reviews deliverables prepared by vendor to ensure consistency with requirements and recommends acceptance or rework. Develops and vets risk mitigation plans. Accomplishes document management, including version control, and creates project records. Accomplishes earned value management calculations and reporting by tracking team hours, progress in terms of scope, and expenses. Performs related duties as required.

Environmental Factors

Work is performed in a standard office setting, but some travel may be required for which private means of transportation should be available. Work outside of regular business hours may be expected.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of budgeting and planning procedures as they relate to project management activities.

Knowledge of project management methods and application of those methods.

Strong oral and written communication skills.

Negotiation and conflict management skills.

Working knowledge of technology basics.

Competent with office automation and tools.

Ability to lead and work in a team environment.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Knowledge of meeting facilitation techniques.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or an Information Technology field

OR

Three (3) years or more of experience in the field of information technology including one (1) year or more where the primary role was a project manager.

Preferred Qualifications

n/a

Special Requirements

n/a