Project Manager

NIC Inc.
Honolulu, HI
May 29, 2017
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Job Description
Work for Hawaii's Best place to work ( ) on projects that affect everyone in Hawaii.

  • Responsible for the overall success of the project
  • Responsible for driving the documentation and proactive communication of project goals, measures of success, plans, statuses, issues, and risks in a timely manner to team members, stakeholders, and senior management to assure strategic and program alignment and the timely resolution of issues, risks, and roadblocks
  • Contributing member of the PMO team, assisting in the creation of process and project artifacts, and raising the level of project management maturity in the enterprise
  • Oversee project management and coordination of complex Internet, mobile, and e-commerce applications and services
  • Work with our partners to establish the scope and goals of the project and provide leadership for the definition and delivery of project initiatives
  • Develop key project documentation to thoroughly understand what is needed to complete projects (i.e. User Stories, Design Specifications, Wireframes, Project Plans, Burn-down Charts, Issues Lists, Reports, Meeting Agendas, etc.)
  • Develop and manage complex project plans and budgets, working with team members to understand problems, focus on bringing issues to resolution, and escalate as necessary to meet timelines
  • Drive project issues through to resolution using the methodology established in the PMO and effectively manage and control project changes
  • Proactively manage staff including consultants and external vendors
  • Effectively communicate and advise the management team of project statuses, which includes inter project dependencies, external project dependencies, and realistic timelines for completion
  • Coordinate and facilitate project meetings/scrums internally and externally to disseminate project status information and continually manage partner expectations
  • Work closely with the Development team to ensure on-time delivery
  • Work closely with the Quality Assurance (QA) team to define the test plan and ensure projects are delivered with high quality
  • Plan, design, and execute application testing as needed
  • Work with the Partner Liaison/marketing team to produce print and online Public Relations materials including brochures, newsletters, press releases, and articles
  • Keep the Partner Liaison in the loop throughout the project life cycle to ensure a smooth transition post-deployment from the PM to the Partner Liaison
  • Assist with customer service support for state agencies and internal staff as needed
  • Must be fun to work with and supportive of team members
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent work in Project Management
  • Minimum of two years job related experience
  • Strong understanding of the full software development life cycle (SDLC) and experience with formal SDLC methodologies
  • Real world experience using agile methodologies
  • Excellent customer service skills, including good verbal and written abilities
  • Strong leadership, organizational, prioritization and interpersonal skills, combined with effective presentation skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability and desire to thrive in a high-pressure, client-services entrepreneurial environment
  • Competitive compensation program
  • No-Cost group medical/dental insurance
  • Paid vacations/State holidays
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Matching 401(k) contributions with 100% vesting
  • Disability insurance
  • Your work will be seen, and be up for awards/recognition
  • Life Insurance
  • Company wellness program
  • Casual and fun office environment
NIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, to view our Equal Opportunity policy, visit .

Company Description
Do you want to work for a company that makes lives easier every day? Are you interested in developing innovative technologies to improve government?

Then NIC is the perfect place for you! NIC works every day to make government more accessible and efficient for all. We are the leading provider of digital government solutions for more than 4,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has even named NIC as one of the 100 Best Small Companies in America several years in a row. Come work for one of the best, and together we'll make good government great.

Honolulu, HI


Sun, 21 May 2017 14:10:44 PDT