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Job Id: EPCNC-480441 (98591228)

Project Manager with Task Master, Meeting Facilitator, Business Intelligence/Data Integration, Federal Grant Administration and State K12 Agency background Experience

Location: 301 N. Wilmington Street Raleigh NC 27699
Duration: 12 Months

Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Project Management Required 10 Years
Expert Task Master Required 10 Years
Expert Meeting Facilitator Required 10 Years
Knows when to escalate Required 10 Years
Excellent Communication Skills – verbal and written Required 10 Years
USED Federal Grant Administration and reporting with State K12 Agency background Required 1 Years
Strong Business Intelligence/Data Integration background Highly desired

NC SchoolWorks P20W SLDS – Program Manager

Expected Skills: Able to manage complex work efforts; may have advanced education; must have recent industry experience with K12 systems in State of North Carolina with knowledge of USED federal grant management.

Description (including, but not limited to):
1. Responsibility for the successful completion of end to end project work, including all work products
2. Oversight of projects comprised of multiple deliverables, including delegation and coordination of tasks
3. Responsibility for creation and management of the integrated project plan, execution of the project plan, project status, meetings, scope changes, risk and issue tracking/mitigation, coordination across project teams, etc.
4. Negotiations internal and external to the project teams
5. Managing scope, resources, timelines, costs/budget, quality, communication, and procurements to meet the goals of the State
6. Development and execution of training and education on standard project management requirements and methods, facilitating project governance and reporting, and creating models to improve business decisions
7. Efforts typically include extensive changes to existing functionality or the implementation of new applications and/or
technology

Working under the direction of the DPI Project Management Office (PMO), the Temp Contractor shall be responsible for managing and administering all aspects of a State IT project funded through a federal grant for the N.C. Department of Public Instruction, which shall include but not be limited to the following deliverables and duties:
• Annual Project Report to US Department of Education (USED)
• Monthly Project Status report to USED (written and verbal reports)
• Weekly project status reporting to DPI PMO and State EPMO
• Monthly conference call with USED personnel
• Monthly briefing to the P20W Council on project status
• Monthly Project Financial Summary meeting
• Biweekly conference call with P20W technical team plus recurring technical meetings as needed (potential for Daily Standups at key points in project lifecycle)
• Weekly update of P20W Microsoft Project file (via Project Online site Touchdown)
• Weekly meeting with various P20W workgroups and committees
• Weekly meeting with CEDARS team
• Meetings with the Data Management Group as needed
• Frequent coordination with the NCDPI PMO Manager and EPMO Project Management Advisor responsible for State IT project oversight and reporting with occasional updated to DPI’s CIO when requested
• Leading all partner sectors and vendors in planning grant through completion
• Identifying, tracking and managing the project budget • Identifying, managing, communicating and resolving project issues
• Proactively disseminating project information to all stakeholders
• Identifying, managing, resolving and mitigating project risks
• Ensuring the solution is of acceptable quality
• Proactively managing scope to ensure only what was agreed is delivered, unless changes are approved
• Monitoring work performance and escalating at risk deliverables
• Performance reporting and measuring to assess project progress, whether deliverables produced are acceptable and taking corrective action to bring project in line with plan
• Other actions as assigned or requested.