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Project Manager

Recruitment #22-004491-0003


The Department of Information Technology leads the State in the creation and implementation of information technology solutions that improve IT infrastructure and government services. Technological resources at the agency’s disposal combined with a talented and knowledgeable team allow the Department of Information Technology to successfully identify and promulgate opportunities for State agencies to run more efficiently. This position will help establish a long range, target technology architecture, encouraging cross agency collaboration and advocating best practices for operations and project management.

This is a Management Service position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.




Department of Information Technology
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD  21032


The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for planning, overseeing, and leading an Assigned Project (AP) from ideation through to completion. The PM may be assigned multiple APs simultaneously. This senior role requires interaction with a range of internal and external stakeholders and requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be able to multitask and manage several different projects at any given time. 
This is a Management Service position and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.

Manage a portfolio of Aps.
Develop Scope Statements. 
Lead project planning sessions. 
Coordinate internal and external staff and other resources associated with APs. 
Develop performance and quality measures. 
Manage AP progress and adapt work as required. 
Take steps to ensure APs meet deadlines. 
Manage relationships with stakeholders associated with APs. 
Design and sign off on contractual matters. 
Participate in and/or lead the creation of incoming and outgoing project documentation. 
Participate in procurement processes. 
Design project documents which may include schedules, budgets, and risk mitigation plans. 
Conduct project review and creating detailed reports for stakeholders, which may include members of executive leadership. 
Optimize and improve processes and approaches to achieve greater efficiency and effectiveness.
Participate in the project prioritization process, including the identification of new opportunities, development of identified opportunities, and the initiation of new projects.
Develop and, where required, conduct training.


Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, business, business administration, management, or related degree.
Experience: Three years’ experience working as a project manager in an IT related field.
Note:  The following may be substituted in lieu of the undergraduate degree, an additional two years’ experience working as a project manager in an IT related field.


Our Preferred Candidate Will Have the Following    
Experience collaborating with customers, corporate and/or agency leadership and IT technical staff to develop and complete IT projects from start to finish.
Experience in preparing written documentation for the project that is easily understandable to all parties.


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.   


The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application and supplemental questionnaire may be submitted to: Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division, 301 W. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21201. Paper application materials must be received in our office by the closing date for the recruitment. No postmarks will be accepted.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact the DBM Recruitment and Examination Division at or 410-767-4850, MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.

For education obtained outside the U.S., a copy of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service must be provided prior to hire.

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