Project Control Specialist

Linthicum, MD | Full-Time

Black Fox is an equal opportunity employer information technology, risk management and finance management firm headquartered in Columbia, Maryland. Since its inception, Black Fox has been a recognized leader in the development and implementation of information management and solutions. We depend on a diverse team of talented staff to design, develop, and deploy information solutions for our clients.

Black Fox is accepting applications for an Project Control Specialist. This position will support ongoing operations for a state level government agency in Linthicum, Maryland.

Duties:

  • Set-up and lead meetings, maintain minutes, follow up on action items, and balance multiple work items at once.

  • Use MS Office Suite to create well-formatted reports and presentations.

  • Track and follow-up with functional and technical leads on decisions and action items.

  • Track and coordinate deadlines and submissions of unique as well as recurring programmatic events.

  • Work with teams to identify project performance bottlenecks, work with teams and leads to address and resolve them.

  • Assist with change and configuration management artifacts, and communication of change notification to appropriate stakeholders.

  • Assist with Performance and Portfolio management with PMO leads and agile governance team.

  • Promote enterprise wide implementation of agile best practices.

  • Serve as Project Management Office (PMO) liaison to the various release trains.

  • Understand, accept, and deliver any program management related task on time and in the required format.

  • Update and manage PMO artifacts repository and archive.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Information Systems, or other related discipline.

  

Experience:

  • At least 3 years of experience in administration, project management, customer facing assignments, content data or records management or related experience in a related field.

  • Strong in Microsoft Suite, including MS Visio.

  • Knowledge of project management related documentation, instructions, policies, directives, and procedures.

  • Knowledge of Agile scrum methodology and/ or Certified Scrum Master, Safe Agilist certification preferred.

  • Knowledge of established project management methodology in IT or related domain.

  • Knowledge of Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in major IT or related projects.

  • Experience in producing high-quality documentation using MS Office Suite using industry standard notations and formats.

  • Experience with development of high-quality reports and presentations in MS PowerPoint.

  • Conversant with creating business process workflows in MS Visio.

  • Demonstrated experience with basic data organization, creating tables and charts in MS Excel, and conversant with established data labeling conventions.

  • Demonstrated track record of delivering tasks and assignments in complete form and within deadline.

  • Excellent communicator, team player, eager to learn new skills and mindful of response times.

  • Keen eye for details, and meticulous with copy-editing documents and artifacts.

  • CSM certification desired.

Location:

Linthicum, Maryland

 

To Apply:

Please email a cover letter (optional), resume (less than 4 pages), and 3 references to hr@blackfoxgroup.com. Please include these materials in a single .pdf (Adobe Acrobat) attachment with your name included in the .pdf file name. Also, please include the words, “Project Control Specialist” in the subject line of your email.

Applicants selected for interviews will be contacted via email.

Black Fox is a solutions firm that helps organizations solve problems through information technology, innovation, risk management, finance management and strategic planning.

6751 Gateway Drive, Suite 348

Columbia, MD 21046

Phone: 202.499.4360 ext 100

Fax: 202.499.4219

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