Project Manager in Madison, WI at Interactive Business Systems

Date Posted: 10/26/2019

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Interactive Business Systems is teaming up with a Madison, WI area client to locate and bring on a Project Manager on a long term contract opportunity!

The Project Manager , working under broad policy guidance of the Systems Section Chief, is responsible for the development and implementation o technology projects. Stable and secure systems are paramount. The Project Manager II will work with vendors and State technical partners to identify and recommend technical projects for development; and, for those projects that are selected the Project Manager II will manage the projects to a successful implementation. The Project Manager II will be responsible for communicating and coordinating with business and technical stakeholders both internal and external to the State. The Project Manager II must be familiar with multiple technical disciplines, is analytical, and has the ability to effectively consult, lead, and coordinate individuals of varying technical knowledge and within all levels of the organization. Core functions include governance, strategic planning, portfolio management, project management, and relationship management between vendors and State stakeholders.

Designs, plans, and coordinates work teams. Follows standard project management industry practices such as the PMI's framework. Understands business and technical objectives of a project and works closely with project sponsor. Creates project charter and work plan and tracks budget and schedule progress via appropriate metrics. Establishes project organization and methodologies and defines roles and responsibilities. Documents risks and develops mitigation plans. Manages scope. Creates and implements a communication plan. Builds an effective team, assigns tasks to team members, and evaluates outcomes. Negotiates resources. Communicates to stakeholders and project sponsor. Identifies, tracks, and ensures resolution of issues and removal of barriers. Provides technical support to project team members. Handles complex application features and technical designs. Designs and implements the components required for complex application features. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Professional certification is highly desirable. Project Manager capabilities with 11 or more years of experience. Capable of managing a project with up to ten (10) or more staff and/or a project with multiple subprojects.

Interested candidates should send a resume and brief cover note to the attention of Chris Douglas at Interactive Business Systems (

IBS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package to all employees. Referral and sign-on bonuses may also be available.

About IBS: IBS, Interactive Business Systems, Inc., is an IT solutions and staffing company known for achieving business objectives and bottom-line results through the smart architecting, implementation and management of technology. In three decades of developing the technology applications, tools, environments and teams that foster top business performance, we have become an industry-leading IT services provider. 


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