Senior GIS Project Manager

Website Rizing

About the Company

  • Rizing is a privately held multi-million dollar international company fully committed to providing best in-class solutions to meet the global demand for SAP & Geospatial consulting, implementation services, and products by leveraging our industry expertise to help companies run better.



The Senior GIS Project Manager is responsible for the management and coordination of geospatial related information technology projects. This person will be responsible for project risk assessment and mitigation as well as the management of client expectations throughout the course of the project. This role is also responsible for assisting with proposal preparations, resource allocations and oversight, project scheduling, budgeting and adherence to budgeting, and project requirements. In addition, this person will be responsible for assisting in the contract reviews, invoicing processes, tracking client up-selling opportunities, and coordinating successful closure of up-selling activities.

Essential Functions

Day to day management of one or more complex information technology projects.
Create, maintain, and follow a fully resourced project work plan.
Provide highly accurate project hours and budget forecasting.
Communicate identified project risk, accounting, billing, and schedule status to clients.
Lead the team through complex and difficult project issues and contentious discussions.
Lead a team of diverse individuals through a project methodology.
Assess risk and determine when to engage senior management in the mitigating risks.
Assist with Business Development in response to requests for proposals and client inquiries.
Identifying and closing additional work with clients related to the active project.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Information Technology, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Six (6) years of experience (minimum) in overseeing all or a portion of information technology projects with demonstrable expertise in the Essential Functions.
  • Six (6) years of experience (minimum) in communications with clients as a project manager, project lead, or technical lead.


Desired Qualifications

  • PMP Certification

Knowledge, Skills, And Abilities (KSAs)

  • Expert in understanding a project’s goals and develop a resourced work plan to achieve those goals using Microsoft Project or another acceptable tool.
  • Expert in accurately estimating the amount of necessary work to be completed to complete project goals and the amount of effort to complete that work.
  • Expert in monitoring project progress and communicating effectively with the client to manage expectations.
  • Expert in leading the client and project team through the work plan.
    Expert in leveraging available tools to effectively track project budgets using reports (e.g., OpenAir reports).
  • Ability to communicate (listen and verbalize) with a team of project technicians and experts.
  • Ability to communicate in writing through formal documents, email, instant messaging, etc.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office tools including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.
  • Ability to leverage the expertise of the project team to mitigate project risks.
  • Ability to read, understand, and act on project contracts.
  • Ability to guide the development of accurate project invoices.
    Supporting other Project Managers in successfully completing projects.

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