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Cannabis Project Manager

Providence, Rhode Island - Posted on January 7, 2022
Published By Laura Sweeney

Now hiring a Cannabis Senior Project Manager in Providence!

Job Description

Trillium Technical is now seeking a Senior Project Manager, with strong skills as a Business Analyst, to assist in the implementation of a new Cannabis Program platform.

The Project Manager will be expected to or have experience with experience/skills in the following:
• Provide Project Management expertise in the oversight of a system implementation.
• Function as a Business Analyst in situations requiring a Liaison between Agency, IT, other Stakeholders as needed, and Vendor resources to communicate requirements and ensure delivery and compliance.
• Clarify and resolve issues.
• Provide project (phase/timeline/budget) reporting to IT and Agency Leadership, as needed.
• Create and maintain a robust and inclusive project plan while actively managing relevant work streams of the program throughout each phase.
• Establish and manage a RAID log (risks, actions, issues, decisions) throughout the entire program.
• Establish and manage a RASCI matrix (responsible, accountable, supportive, consulted, informed) throughout the entire program.
• Create and update weekly status reports of the project, create content for weekly team meetings to highlight
accomplishments, upcoming activities, updates to RAID log and project plan.
• Participate in the creation of governance team materials as required. Present/report to the governance team as per established cadence.
• Lead the implementation phase in conjunction with software vendor partner(s) and stake (SMEs, program management etc.).
• Participate in the planning, discovery, design, configuration, testing (e.g. burn down charts, UAT) and training activities (e.g. content creation and review is being executed, training sessions appropriately staffed and executed) during this phase of the program.
• Lead through experience around standard practices around a program.
• Lead the post-implementation phase including coordinating resources and providing direct assistance with troubleshooting of production support issues, deployment/cutover, period close activities and system/business process optimization, identification of additional training opportunities / content delivery mechanisms, as required.
• Ensure Change Management is happening in a strategic manner throughout the duration of the program providing
thought leadership based on experience and expertise.
• Help establish a ‘super user’ network of business SMEs who can continue to support the system and associated processes during the implementation phase as we near phased go-live events and throughout the post- implementation phase.
• Manage budget throughout the program.
• Ensure risk management and lead conflict resolution.

If interested, please apply today!


• 10-15 years of experience with multiple previous implementations large software programs from a variety of system integrators / software vendors in the public sector is preferred; however, private sector experience will also be considered.
• Highly competent individual who can think both strategically and tactically in numerous situations and is capable of
toggling between the two seamlessly.
• Exceptional communication skills (e.g. verbal, written, presentation) and time management skills (e.g. ability to multi-task while meeting deadlines).
• Must possess high level of emotional intelligence (EQ.).
• Deep experience with SDLC in an Agile environment, quality assurance standards for system design, and configuration.
• Experience and solid understanding of the following disciplines (in addition to Project Management): Business process re-engineering, Change Management methodologies, preferred Lean Management (and or Six Sigma).

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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