Sr. IT Project Manager
 Columbus, OH

Our client in Columbus, Ohio is seeking a Sr. IT Project Manager. 

Local candidates are highly preferred.

Onsite interviews are required.


• 5 years management experience with second and third level management roles.

• 8 years working in a technical role.

•Advanced technology skillset with demonstrated history in the following areas: Reference Architecture (Data/ Infrastructure/Application), Application life cycle management, Security/ Risk management, Strategic thinking/ planning and developing roadmaps to lead teams to success, Demand/ capacity management, IT Governance – Consolidation, standardization, documentation.

•Excellent verbal, written communication skills.

•Ability to set a vision and lead managers through expectations and measurable outcomes.

•Works well under administrative direction & requires extensive knowledge of computer science which included coursework in advanced programming language, logic-based mathematics, database concepts, basic data processing concepts, computer systems analysis, programming standards & methods & considerable knowledge of supervisory/ management principles & techniques in order to manage the systems support sections in the Office of Information Technology. 

•Supervise subordinate supervisory personnel & assists the Chief Information Officer (CIO) in managing multiple functions and/or multiple projects, maintenance, operations, production and quality control: develops multi-section &/or multi-project policies & establishes overall systems/programming standards, sets project priorities, devises long-range system plans, evaluates &/or selects software &/or hardware for acquisition, directs training of staff & provides technical systems assistance & advice to staff. 

•May utilize high-level, complex, computer programming, analysis & design techniques in order to perform project management functions (i.e., on behalf of appointing authority) for multiple &/or sensitive projects (e.g., directs development &/or upgrades &/or determines new system requirements for automated information systems; work with program staff to determine legislative impacts & forecasts system requirements in response; serves as liaison to program areas. 

•Serves agency & computer operations as liaison to six Regional Psychiatric Hospitals (both inpatient and outpatient providers, i.e. Community Support Network) other agencies, community groups, mental health boards, & federal organizations: works with high level government & agency personnel in central office, hospitals, & community to identify/review/assess computer hardware/software/data base needs & assists in identification of acquisitions to meet needs & of program initiatives for implementation purposes; meets with agency & other representatives of mental health programs & with contract personnel & vendors on various issues & to review/resolve problems; makes recommendations relative to programs, operations, & directions.

•Maintains & supervises/manages maintenance of appropriate documentation & reports, provides responses to inquiries, & supplies information on request: assigns/monitors/ approves data base development planning/implementation for appropriate maintenance of electronic information, agency-wide; reviews budget & operations reports & makes recommendations as result/relative to/following up on documentation & reports; develops, prepares, delivers training sessions, informational presentations & speeches; writes reports & position papers & represents office chief in meeting with individuals & groups to respond to questions/challenges resulting from published information. 

•Establishes & maintains effective working relationship with users; provides technical advice to users regarding cost, feasibility &/or time for completion of projects; resolves problems, coordinates activities with other departments or sections; attends management-level & other meetings & provides expert advice to higher-level management

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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