Client has immediate openings for a Team Lead with a focus on the Software Development Lifecycle SDLC, and who is both a strategic thinker and hands on. Team Lead will regulate project teams that may include Operations Subject Matter Experts, Business Analysts, Application Developers, System Testers, and Systems Engineers. Lead is responsible for the health and execution of projects, communication of project status both client and to external stakeholders clients and partners, and the integration of project activities through the exploration, planning, development, and deployment phases of the Project Life cycle PLC. PMI certification and prior experience with an application SDLC landscape that supports a Health Services environment will be an asset.
Manages the execution of projects within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while minimizing risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies.
SPECIFIC DUTIES, ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Ability to lead on shore and coordinate with off shore teams to deliver application enhancements to existing applications.
Proven project management skills to manage projects from inception to implementation.
In-depth knowledge and ability to apply project development methodologies, reporting techniques, and measurement techniques.
A solid knowledge of the system development life cycle, and system and application program development technological alternatives.
Proven knowledge of client area's functions and systems.
Excellent communication, interpersonal and consultative skills to work effectively with clients, peers, and IT management and staff.
Able to foster working relationships with the team and client departments.
Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office Suite and other business related software systems.
Demonstrates working knowledge of project management PMBOK methodology and SDLC and basic knowledge of program management
Manages large projects with high complexity
Responsible for all aspects of cost management, including estimating, funding, budgeting, forecasting, controlling and reporting.
Manage invoices, purchase orders and contracts statements of work.
Establishes and executes a project communication plan, meeting facilitation; presentation and delivery
Demonstrated success in team leadership, stakeholder management, process adherence, ownership/ commitment, learning agility and risk management capabilities
Works with product/project owner to ensure scope is explicitly defined and documented and maintains integrity of scope
Proactively improves the project timeline through schedule management and progress tracking of schedule and budget
Ensures project is delivered within approved budget, schedule, contingency and meets quality standards
Canvasses team to identify all project risk, develops mitigation strategies/plans and works to have strategies in place should they be needed
Negotiates conflict resolution when needed between team members or product owners
Resolves conflict within the project team
Utilizes motivation techniques to ensure project team reaches goals and milestones
Negotiates with product owner to obtain key resources or materials
Proven experience with MS Project, WBS and SOW
Recent experience in managing large projects with high complexity
Strong stakeholder management skills with proven ability to work with C Level project sponsors
Minimum 5 years experience preferred
Strong analytical, leadership, problem solving, organizational, and planning skills
Strong communications skills both oral and written
Proficient PC Skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products
Demonstrates working knowledge of project management PMBOK methodology and SDLC and basic knowledge of program management.