Our client is seeking a Fulltime perm employee for a Program manager role. POSITION SPECIFICATIONS:
Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business or equivalent experience required.
Acquisition of advanced degree in the IT or business field preferred
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified with ongoing certification and / or PMI Agile Certification preferred.
Minimum of 5 years project management experience in IT environment required.
Proficiency in Waterfall and Agile/SCRUM methodologies required.
Project management experience through the entire project life cycle required.
Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and project and program management tools and methodologies required.
Independently determine work assignments, and assign tasks and responsibilities related to the program or departmental work portfolio and direct resource managers or team members in the performance of these tasks.
Maintain the overall group project portfolio, identifying and managing interdependencies between associated projects.
Evaluate professional services proposals, and assist in the selection and recommendation process for services engagements.
Work with Decision Support to create and monitor overall program budgets or budgets within a BISD department, and be accountable for budget compliance.
Monitor and assist in directing the work of employees, contractors and professional services consultants assigned to a program or work portfolio. Provide feedback and perform coaching or counseling, as needed.
Ensure issues are escalated to BISD Director, as appropriate.
Oversee and assist in the preparation of Technology Investment Requests (TIR).
Prioritize work and be primarily accountable for managing resource capacity for program or departmental allocation.
Meet with Project Managers participating in a program or portfolio of work to monitor status and resolve issues.
Provide input to performance appraisals of indirect reports. Provide input into training and educational needs.
Work with program sponsors, directors and stakeholders to establish, document and communicate objectives and scope for projects or programs.
Participate in: identifying deliverables of project and/or program of projects; estimating and sizing of project/program tasks and assignments; identifying roles and responsibilities for project team composition.
Work with BISD project sponsors and RMO to staff projects with appropriate resources; leverage external resources, as needed.
Work with Finance to establish, monitor and report on SOP-98 capitalization.
Work with the PMO and other project and program managers to improve project management and agile processes across the firm.