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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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University of New Orleans New Orleans, LA, 70130
Position Located in Baton Rouge POSITION TITLE: Project Management - Coordinator 2 POSITION #: 8490 DEPARTMENT: DHH Technical Support Contract – Project Management CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: Work with project teams to create project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Manage assigned projects in accordance with the DHH Project Management Lifecycle. Ens...
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...
My client needs a Project Manager for a 3 year contract in Greensboro, NC. This position with oversee complex activities that may span functions, organizations, and geographic regions and cultures. They build credibility, establish rapport, and maintain communication with stakeholders and possess advanced skills in finance, cross-cultural awareness, leadership, influence, communication, negotiatio...
Modis is currently seeking an experienced .NET Project Manager for our Fortune 100 client in the Houston, TX area. If you are looking for an opportunity with on of the top Insurance and Financial companies in the world, then this is the career opportunity for you! Position description: Min 2 yrs MS Visual Studio .NET project delivery experience Min 2 yrs doing technical business analysis and cr...
PROJECT / PROGRAM MANAGER FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF PHASE 2 OF ARIBA CONTRACTS MODULE REQUIREMENT #14-01077 RECRUITER: CINDI PISNOY JOB LOCATION: PLAINSBORO, NJ OCTOBER 2, 2014 Project Description: Implementation of Phase 2 of Ariba Contracts Module. Phase 2 includes the creation of templates for Global Markets, Sales Contracts and other simplified processes. Project Manager Requirements: · Coo...
Pinnacus is dedicated to closely accompanying the hiring process for both our clients and our candidates. Our excellent level of service ensures that we will be involved throughout all stages of development. Our firm specializes in Information Technology, Human Resources, Marketing and Accounting. Mobile Software Project Manager Our client, a leading mobile software development company, is hirin...
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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South Jersey company is looking for a Contract Management of Change-Lead. 12 month assignment. -Focus on "content-related" issues, leading the efforts to plan, coordinate, and implement change plans. -Assists in defining how to prepare for and use the Management of Change processes. [Note: Prosci processes or equivalent] -Identifies tools and resources that aid decision making, maintains an ob...
Senior Consultant – Contract Management Hiring in Tulsa, OK Resumes to: ***** Our client is seeking to hire a Senior Consultant responsible for managing contract requests from clients. Analyze and identify any issues to Contract Management team and Revenue Assurance Team that could be an issue with processes. Identify any gaps and define risks. Responsible for end to end implement...
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...
Title Senior Analyst Sub Title Financial Analyst / Contract Management Support City Arlington State VA Description Performs analytical and evaluative work requiring a comprehensive knowledge of: (1) theory and principles; (2) financial and management organization, operations, and practices; (3) pertinent statutory or regulatory provisions; and (4) related basic economic, accounting, and legal ...
Planned Parenthood South, CA
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...
Location Information The Columbia Pipeline Group (CPG), operating companies deliver large volumes of natural gas to local utilities, industries and other customers across 16 states and the District of Columbia. Leveraging our strategically located network of about 15,000 miles of interstate natural gas pipelines, we transport natural gas supplies from a wide range of U.S. production basins to som...
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...
Summary Responsible for the overall management of projects including but not limited to: client relationships, project assessment and initiation, resource procurement and planning, project implementation, leading and motivating cross-functional teams, milestone planning and tracking, ensuring that projects are progressing according to contract and quality standards, SOPs, ICH-GMP and/or other gu...
Electrical power generation client is currently seeking 4 Implementation Managers to plan and manage project tasks and resources, as well as monitor compliance with safety and environmental codes in Charlotte and Raleigh, NC. These are 14 month CONTRACT positions, with the possibility of extension. Local candidates preferred, but per diem will be available for qualified candidates. Responsibiliti...
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The primary function of the Project Director, Global Engineering Project Management is to be the Project Leader for large and strategic capital investments being executed by Global Engineering. He/she will provide the necessary leadership, communications, and resource management support to ensure the success of those large projects. The Project Director is also responsible to di...
As a Senior Construction Project Manager you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of your assigned projects; scheduling, supervising, hiring, and managing job costs and labor traits. Additional responsibilities: · Overseeing and directing administrative and management staff to ensure projects are completed in a quality, timely and cost effective manner · Qualifying and contracting sub...

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