May 23, 2023

Consultant – Project Manager

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Department: Technology Acquisitions
Location: Albany, NY
Salary: $58577 – $80544 Per Year

About Us

NYSTEC is a nonprofit technology consulting company, advising agencies, organizations, institutions, and businesses since 1996. We’re independent and vendor-neutral, so we have our clients’ best interests at heart. At NYSTEC, we know that we succeed when individuals and teams flourish personally and professionally, so our benefits and perks support that mindset. Are you ready to contribute to our engaged workforce and to deliver the NYSTEC Experience?

About the Consultant – Project Manager Role

As a project manager, you will collaborate with team members, clients, vendors, and third parties to plan and oversee technology projects, ensuring they are completed in a timely fashion and within budget. NYSTEC is considered a trusted advisor, partner of choice, and employer of choice. We believe that every interaction is an opportunity to deliver exceptional service that empowers client success!

In this role, you will determine and define project and task scope; identify stakeholders; plan and designate project resources; monitor progress; track risks, actions, issues, and decisions (RAID); and keep stakeholders informed throughout the software development life cycle. As a NYSTEC consultant, you will be a project lead, in some settings serving as an agile product owner or scrum master. As such, you will need to be proactive in identifying opportunities and challenges and taking immediate action, in addition to communicating constantly and clearly with our clients, their stakeholders, and vendors.

Serving as a project manager in the Technology Acquisitions Practice, your day-to-day role as a NYSTEC consultant will include assisting clients with improving business operations, complemented by the acquisition and implementation of new information technology for their enterprise. This may include a number of different activities within the enterprise, from helping to determine strategy through assisting with procurements, follow-on activities, and ensuring the successful deployment of new systems.

Key Responsibilities: Consultant – Project Manager

Overall, in the role of consultant – project manager, you will:

  • Determine and define project and task scope and objectives.
  • Predict resources needed to reach objectives and, where appropriate, manage resources — either directly or indirectly — in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan.
  • Provide project updates relating to progress, risks and any potential issues on a consistent basis to various stakeholders.
  • Assist with the management of vendors by assigning tasks, communicating, and in some cases reviewing, expected deliverables.
  • Use industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout project execution.
  • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • In certain settings, manage product backlogs, requirements banks, and business rules in industry standard tools such as JIRA, Confluence, Microsoft SharePoint, and/or Microsoft Project.
  • Collaborate with software engineering teams and ensure that products are delivered on time and on budget.

About You

Required Qualifications: Consultant – Project Manager

Candidates applying for the role of consultant – project manager should have the following knowledge, skills, and/or abilities:

  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively and be self-motivated.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent analytical as well as interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to manage and develop key relationships with colleagues and clients through collaborative thinking and a strong customer focus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with agile methods.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications: Consultant – Project Manager

For the consultant – project manager role, it would be preferable for candidates to have the following education/experience:

  • Project management professional (PMP) certification.
  • Experience with managing technical projects.
Education and Experience: Consultant – Project Manager

For the consultant – project manager role, candidates should have the following education/experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience in a business/technology setting is required.

An equivalent combination of advanced education, training, and experience will be considered.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

It is NYSTEC’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all individuals, regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, military service and veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws and ordinances. NYSTEC is strongly committed to this policy and believes in the concept and spirit of the law.

Reasonable Accommodations

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

Work Authorization

Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future.

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