Global Data Consultants

  • Change Manager

    Job Locations US-PA-Harrisburg
    Posted Date 5 days ago(6/13/2018 9:48 AM)
    Job ID
    Lindsey James
  • Overview

    Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Change/Project Manager in the Harrisburg, PA area.

    Position Overview

    The Change/Project Manager will drive the implementation project from its current state through to completion ensuring adherence to the project schedule and satisfaction of all business, technical and quality requirements. The incumbent requires a strong personality with the ability to work alongside agency executive leadership to manage program area staff in delivery of the project.  The position reports directly to and receives direction from the Executive Director.


    The position requires in-depth knowledge of project management methodologies (EPMM, PMP, PMBoK, etc.) with exposure to LEAN and agile management methodologies.


    • Develop and maintain the global project plan including scope statements, work performance measurements, activity and milestone lists, project schedule, human resource plans, team performance assessments and communication management plan in accordance with standards.
    • Manage and coordinate the work across the multiple Bureaus within the agency.
    • Be accountable for the approval and sign-off of the project plan.
    • Manage scope of the project and gain agreement and approval of any scope changes.
    • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
    • Direct work planning and scheduling of all work.
    • Be responsible for tracking all assigned work items and driving them to closure.
    • Be accountable for the completion of tasks across the matrixed project organization.
    • Serve as primary point-of-contact for all project related issues and resolution of issues.
    • Identify and manage project risks and develop risk mitigation strategies, track to closure.
    • Anticipate issues and proactively address them.
    • Maintain action items and follow up to drive tasks to completion.
    • Resolve conflicts with sensitivity and tact.
    • Think critically and innovatively in delivering solutions to problems and obstacles.
    • Develop and facilitate achievement of program service commitments and performance metrics.
    • Ensure that all tasks add value and support the strategic direction of the agency.
    • Communicate to team members how their work relates to and helps to achieve project objectives.
    • Monitor project milestones and phases to ensure project is on schedule taking immediate corrective action when necessary.
    • Prepare and provide routine status reports for agency executive staff and stakeholders on team progress.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Ability to implement and manage project management methodologies for information technology projects.
    • 5-7 years of practical project management and change management experience.
    • 5+ years of experience using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Ability to work and communicate with a wide range of people – peers, vendors, management and others.
    • Ability to display professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion.
    • Ability to manage own time effectively given priorities from manager.

    What We Do

    GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

    What Makes GDC Different:

    Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

    Why Work for GDC?

    • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
    • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
    • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
    • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
    • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

    Equal Opportunity Workplace:

    GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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