Senior Project Manager - (Software Vendor Selection)

Warwick, RI

Post Date: 07/06/2017 Job ID: 4717 Discipline: Project Management
Id: 4717
Category: Project Management
Area Code: 401
Job Type: 6: 9+ Month Contract
Location/City: RI - Warwick
Region: -EST

We are currently engaged with a client who is seeking a Vendor Selection Project Manager (Software Vendor Selection) on a long term consulting basis. In this role, the Project Manager will:
  • Function as the Lead Internal Consultant and Subject Matter expert to independently coordinate software vendor selection process.
  • Work with group leaders (Digital Channel, Marketing, User Experience and Information Technology) and business stakeholders to assess existing evaluations and assessments of Content Management System Software.
  • Develop detailed timelines, schedules, charter and scope for evaluation, selection and implementation plan for Content Management System Software.
  • Lead discussion groups and meetings of cross-functional leaders and teams in order to document detailed business analysis and final requirements assessment for vendor selection.
  • Furnish final detailed documentation on all findings.
  • Lead, write and deliver Request for Proposal/Quotation to final vendor selection.
  • Lead discussion groups, evaluation and final selection of vendors.
  • Negotiate final contracts and implementation plans with final vendors.

The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:

  • Senior Management, management or lead capabilities in multi-disciplinary cross-functional information technology, marketing or digital channel environments.
  • Significant Project and/or Program Management in the selection of web-based software. (Content Management System Software Preferred).
  • Baseline PM foundation skills that include: strong documentation (i.E. Charter, scope, meeting minutes, RFP/RFQ s, contracts), meeting facilitation, presentations, relationship building and superb written and written communications ability.
  • Full lifecycle vendor selection.

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In order to arrange a preliminary interview, please forward a Word copy of your resume with your complete contact information. We are unable to sponsor Visa's for this role. Local candidates preferred. Personal Interviews are Required.

About Us

New Directions is a Rhode Island based Information Technology Recruiting and Staffing Firm that provides consulting; project staff augmentation and traditional hire services for: Enterprise Software; Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing; and Enterprise Web Applications Design & Development.

Ranked as one of the Fastest Growing and Innovative Privately held companies for two years in a row by the Providence Business News, our success and subsequent growth has been based on leveraging our clients' technology with talented people.

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