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Project Management Contractor Overview

The role of an IT project management professional is to facilitate and lead a project, and these projects may be large and complicated. Often, the manager may lead numerous people from inside and outside the company, direct meetings and take other steps to ensure that the project is completed on budget and before a specified deadline. A project management contractor is a non-salaried individual who may be brought into the company to work on a specific project. The length of time that the contractor will work for the company is generally based on the scope of the project. These professionals may also work in job positions such as IT contract lead, systems upgrade manager and others.

Project Management Contractor Education Requirements

A project management contractor may be contracted to work for a company based on prior projects he or she has completed as well as specific technical expertise or other skills or experiences. Generally, these professionals are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in a technology field, but some companies may accept prior work experience in lieu of a degree. In some cases, advanced technical certifications or post-graduate education may be required. Many companies will inquire about the type work experiences the candidate has had or the projects that he or she has successfully completed as part of the selection process.

Project Management Contractor Job Market

Between 2012 and 2022, the information technology sector as a whole is projected to increase by 25 percent, and both salaried and contractor jobs will be created. Contractor jobs are preferred among employees when on-going IT projects are not planned because they may be more cost-effective for employees. While contract work is expected to increase in the next decade, those who work as IT project management contractors may also make the transition to salaried positions easily if they are unable to find contract work.

Project Management Contractor Salary

In many cases, salaried positions receive a lower rate of pay, but they also qualify for benefits packages that can be lucrative. Contractor positions, on the other hand, may only qualify for base compensation, and because of this, the rate of pay is often significantly higher. The median salary for a salaried project management position is $120,000, and contractors may earn significantly more than this. In addition, short-term contracts often have a higher rate of pay than long-term contracts.

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My client needs a Jr. Project Manager / Project Coordinator for a contract in Houston, TX. We need someone who doesn’t mind doing administrative/coordinator type work (compiling status reports, etc) but also has some (2-3 yrs) experience managing IT projects and who have solid one on one communication and influencing skills – meaning, able to press people to perform their assigned tasks without be...
My client needs a Project Manager for a 5 month contract to hire position in Houston, TX. This individual must have experience running projects using formal SDLC processes, tools and artifacts, and must have experience in delivering large-scale, cross-functional projects. Also, working with on-shore/off-shore team environment is required. Seeking mid to sr. level project managers to manage IT app...
POSTING TYPE: Open Competitive DEPARTMENT: Community Services Division HOURS: Full Time HIRING RANGE: $54,550- $61,369 /year (108 Salary Level) (Click here to view full salary range) LOCATION: West St. Paul UNION: AFSCME CLOSE DATE: 4:30 p.m. on Monday, 11/10/2014 This position negotiates, prepares, manages, monitors and evaluates related contracts and grant agreements to meet the needs of ...
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Requisition ID 24568BR Title Project Manager, Clinical Project Management Job Category Clinical Trial Management Job Description SUMMARY: Responsible for the operational and financial management of clinical trial planning and execution for assigned projects. Close collaboration with other members within Clinical Trial Management (CTM) and with various functional units of NNI as well as HQ. RE...
Quintiles pioneered the idea of helping pharma companies conduct objective clinical trials to establish not only whether a drug is effective, but who can take it safely. Our customers have relied on us to design and conduct rigorous clinical research for decades, from small studies to multinational mega-trials. However, we continue to develop new ways of interpreting and evaluating data that allow...
Contract Compliance Specialist, Risk Management & Compliance Job Label:BRAY-CON-COMP If you are a topnotch paralegal with expertise in reviewing contracts, researching compliance issues, and translating complex regulations into practical corporate policies, this Contract Compliance Specialist role with Bray International could offer you an ideal career path. As Bray expands its global operations...
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Planned Parenthood Los Angeles is the largest provider of reproductive healthcare in the Los Angeles operating 19 health centers and growing throughout Los Angeles County. We are presently seeking a highly skilled Director to Join our IT department. PURPOSE OF POSITION: Primary purpose of this position is to develop, implement and oversee the Agency Project Management Office (PMO), to ensure Age...
Contracts Manager is needed to develop RFP strategy, lead cross functional teams through source selection, and effectively negotiate and deliver resulting contracts. Must have experience with construction, engineering and EPC contracts. The Contracts Manager will form, negotiate and execute contracts and monitors supplier performance to optimize project success. This is a long term Contract positi...
Join Diedre Moire! This is your opportunity to join a dynamic and growing company devoted to excellence, teamwork and innovation where your contribution can truly make a difference. We are currently seeking an Talent Acquisition Specialist. Essential Functions: *** Manage the start to finish recruitment cycle with all applicants *** Determine creative sourcing for positions *** Connect with h...
Our client, a RTP-based pharmaceutical firm undergoing tremendous expansion, is actively recruiting for a seasoned Project Management professional to assume key role on its outstanding team. This is a Direct Hire role and an immediate need. Company will pay industry-leading wage to attract and retain a star. Company has numerous marketed products and several more in various stages of development,...
Step Up, Stand Out: Advance By joining Ciber, you can turn your innovative ideas into world class solutions for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With global reach and deep technical experience, Ciber is big enough to keep you working with household names, but small enough for you to stand out and advance. Choose a career at Ciber and enjoy an environment where being challenged an...
Job Summary The Project Coordinator will assist the organization in providing technical and administrative product information for M2M customer projects. They will manage timelines and key milestones required both internally and by customer. Responsibilities - Day-to-day support of business issues relating to sales. - Support sales in customer requests and maintain internal and customer timelin...
Project Coordinator/Contract Administrator Excellent opportunity with established commercial roofing company. Excellent potential for growth. Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Job Description: Follow all company's processes and procedures Coordinates scheduling and communication Customer Relations Management - Interacts with client from initial lead to completion of project. Mainta...
Modis is currently seeking an experienced Hadoop Project Manager with over 6+ years of experience for our Fortune 50 client in the New York, NY area. If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity with one of the top Insurance and Financial companies in the world, then this is the opportunity for you! Position description: This is for a Hadoop PM & Platform Lead Job Description: ...
Position:Project/Contract Manager The Company Founded in 1956, Neptune-Benson provides engineered filtration systems, UV disinfection solutions and related accessories to the aquatics, industrial and municipal markets worldwide. Growth in recent years has been fueled by the global expansion of our award winning Defender® RMF filter and targeted acquisitions across our vertical markets. The compa...
Government contracting firm located in southern Howard County, Maryland seeks a Project Director for a government contract. Important considerations include: (1) experience managing government contracts (2) recognized expert in a subject matter related to healthcare, medical record management, medical review, information technology, and/or claims payments (3) adept in the use of information te...
OBT Senior Project Manager (12+ month Contract) Global Financial Services provider Reporting into the COO you will be responsible for transforming the business through change, by using the management of work streams and projects which collectively are closely aligned to achieve benefits as defined by the business. You will take total accountability for planning, structuring, leading and executi...
Modis is currently seeking an experienced Windows 7 Deployment Project Manager with over 6+ years of experience for our Fortune 50 client in the Berkeley Heights, NJ area. If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging experience with one of the top Insurance and Financial companies in the world, then this is the opportunity for you! Position description: Must have skills: • Strong deployme...
Finance Roles: Analysts, Billing Specialists & Contract Management Hiring in Tulsa, OK Resumes to: ***** Our client is seeking to hire Senior Analysts, Billing Solutions Specialists, Billing Management & Contract Management with experience in Telecommunications. They are seeking candidates with a concentration in: Requirements: · BA in Finance/Accounting or Business required · ...

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