Project Manager
Denver, CO
  • Must demonstrate knowledge and experience with managing projects and programs that implement and support education information management systems.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate experience in working with a broad cross-section of stakeholders.
  • Must have experience managing personnel in both direct and matrix organizations.
  • Must have a complete understanding of project SDLC (including agile) development methodologies and formal project delivery methodologies.
  • Must have the ability to directly address conflicts and escalate issues where appropriate.
  • Must have experience with writing requirements, overall test plans and user acceptance documents that cover all system components and requirements.

  • Responsible for assisting agency executive management, division directors, and information technology (IT) staff and leading project tasks, resources, including State personnel and deliverables.  
  • Use appropriate project management tools, reports, templates, mentoring, training, and coaching to IT project teams.  
  • Work directly with agency staff, as well as vendors and, when necessary, other state agencies in fulfilling and carrying out the requirements of assigned IT projects.  
  • Utilize project management best practices, including risk management, quality management, change management, change control and communication. 
  • Manage by providing leadership, collaboration, supervision, training, guidance and support to all IT project team members on assigned projects.  
  • Lead the effort for ensuring agency compliance with the State’s project management policies and standards.

 Dana Chava 804.968.4700