Our client in the Ft Lauderdale, FL area is hiring an Application Development Project Manager for a contract position.

This position can ONLY be worked on W2. No other payment types available nor visa transfers or sponsorship.

Required skills/competencies:
- Determine the project approach, staffing, responsibilities, and schedule. 
- Develop and/or review estimates and estimating assumptions for the project’s schedule, effort, and cost using established estimating models, best practices, and past experience. The resulting estimates account for all activities in the project scope, including project management and application development tasks, software quality assurance reviews, and vendor and contract management activities. 
- Define team member roles and expectations, and ensure timely feedback. Ensure that project resources receive any necessary training and are used effectively. 
- Review, and be responsible for, the overall development and integration of requirements. 
- Measure and monitor progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations. Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks. Make adjustments as necessary. 
- Define the project iterations strategy. Manage and evaluate iterations. 
- With other leads, develop, implement, and maintain the Project Plan, including the configuration management, risk management, project measurement, and quality management plans. 
- Ensure that all requirements, project plans, and changes to commitment are communicated to all affected team members. 
- Manage relationships and coordinate work between different teams at different locations. Manage relationships with all suppliers and subcontractors. Monitor their progress and adherence to the contract. 
- Ensure that the project team follows all quality assurance processes, including periodic reviews and transitions. 
- Participate in quality management reviews. 
- Review and manage all changes to the requirements through a formally defined scope change process. 
- Represent the project team in IT and Business meetings. Obtain buy-in from senior management for all key project plans, commitments, and changes including requirements, quality assurance plans, budget, schedule, and scope changes. 
- Ensure that the project’s assigned portion of the Business Case planned value is delivered. 
- Ensure that the end product fulfills the contract and meets the sponsor's expectations. 

- Must have strong Custom application experience dealing with outside Vendors
- Must have solid understanding of full project life cycle and management methodologies (Waterfall and Agile)

Preferred Education:
- 5+ years experience in Project Management (Waterfall and Agile methodology), preferably in a technical environment 

Required Certifications:
- Project Management Professional certification preferred 

Please forward your resume to Siana Johnson at sjohnson@arcgonline.com or share this information within your network.
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