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IT Program Management Office Manager

Company: Black & Veatch
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

IT Program Management Office ManagerWe believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.Company : Black & Veatch CorporationReq Id : 31747Job Title : IT Program Management Office ManagerLocation : USVRTLBusiness Unit Sector : COR-CORP-CIOOpportunity Type : StaffRelocation eligible : NoFull time/Part time : Full-TimeProject Only Hire : NoVisa Sponsorship Available: NoJob SummaryThe IT Program Management Office Manager is be assigned to the Director of Global IT Operations under Black & Veatch CIO Office to manage IT project and program delivery performed primarily by 3rd party IT service providers in an outsourced model to achieve documented technical and business objectives.The IT Program Management Office Manager is responsible for all aspects of the planning, monitoring, development and implementation of assigned programs and projects and acts as a single point of contact for those programs and projects. This role is responsible to lead a team of IT Project Managers in support of programs and projects from original concept through final implementation.Key Role Definitions

  • Develop and lead the IT project/program management office (PMO) to ensure quality, consistency and oversight of projects across BV by developing and maintaining project management methodologies, standards, and tools.
  • Establish the organizations approach to the full life cycle of projects: This includes everything from project planning, initiation, resourcing, and execution to monitoring, control, and completion.
  • Ensure the PMO meets performance targets: Align with the organizations strategic objectives and adhere to best practices.
  • Act as a trusted strategic advisor working alongside business leaders to help determine which projects should be undertaken.
  • Elevate the PMO role and operating model.
  • Set standards for project management capabilities, including certifications and qualifications for Project Managers, success measurement criteria, methodologies, tools, etc.
  • Monitor compliance with policies and standards.
  • Track and provide project status and audit reports.
  • Manage the risk, issue, and change resolution process, and work with other leaders to take corrective action as needed.
  • Establish the PMO organization structure, hiring and managing staffing requirements in line with organizational objectives.
  • Oversee the delegation of work to Project Managers, Program Managers, and Business Analysts
  • Oversee Project Managers for the delivery of projects/programs on time, within scope and on budget.Key ResponsibilitiesPMO Management:
    • Process and Standards Definition and Management Owner of IT PMO processes and tools to drive internal and external stakeholders to diligently follow defined standards.
    • Proactively address continued process improvements within the IT PMO.
    • Define and implement standardized processes, methods, templates, reporting, etc., across the global IT project domain.
    • Perform project financials tracking and reporting
    • Perform periodic operational audits using a standard audit process, both internal and third party.
    • Confirm that project estimates have been analyzed, verified, and formally accepted.
    • Identify, monitor, and confirm performance improvement areas for the business partners.
    • Facilitate executive alignment, including Contract Management and operational teams.
    • Anchor various periodic PMO governance meetings including Monthly Project Reviews (MPR).
    • Actively develop Project Managers within the organization.Project/Program Management:
      • Perform pre-project/program readiness check (requirements, environment, resources, contract, quality, etc.) and approve initiation.
      • Perform Project Requirements Management.
      • Ensure requirements completeness to confirm project initiation
      • Project/Program Stakeholder Management - B&V internal business and IT stakeholders, vendor partners with RACI driven culture.
      • Project/Program Lifecycle Management with outcome focus in a global delivery model using Waterfall, Agile and DevSecOps methodologies.
      • Proactively monitor global project performance (SLAs) and adopts ways and means to mitigate projected risks.
      • Proactively identify and manage project issues and risk resolution.
      • Regulate, manage, and as necessary, escalate all change control and scope management issues.
      • Coordinate and monitor various QA processes including quality checks, system testing and user acceptance testing activities.
      • Collate and review project status reports from multiple sources and present to internal and external stakeholders.
      • Collect, analyze, report project metrics and offer recommendations.
      • Resolve project/program related conflicts and escalate as necessary.
      • Review and approve standard project lifecycle phases/gates.
      • Conduct "Lessons Learned" meeting at the end of the project/program and update PMO Processes and Standards accordingly.Management ResponsibilitiesActs as a project manager. Among responsibilities is management of a project team. The individual comprising this team may vary by project.Preferred Qualifications
        • Leadership
        • System Delivery Life Cycle (SDLC)
        • Experience with key scheduling processes and tools
        • Experience with key project control processes and tools
        • Strong communication skills
        • Excellent people management skills
        • Outstanding listening and understanding skills
        • Strong problem solving skillsMinimum QualificationsEducation: BA, BS, or Graduate degree in the field of Project Management, Computer Science, Business/Business Administration, or TechnologyExperience: 8+ years of progressive project management experience including leading a team of project managers
          • Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes, and approaches (e.g. Project and Portfolio Management Methodology PPM)
          • Budget, cost, and profitability management skills
          • Knowledge of resource management tools
          • Credibility as a senior-level project leader
          • Strategic Thinking: Ability to juggle multiple goals and deadlines
          • Team Leadership & Development: Ability to mentor, coach, and effectively transfer expertise to others
          • Facilitation, negotiation & problem resolution skills
          • Ability to build a strong network and relationships at executive levels with technology and solutions, customers, and suppliers
          • Resilient and resourcefulAll applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.CertificationsPMP Certification desiredWork Environment/Physical DemandsFrequent travel, Regular overtimeTypical office environment.CompetenciesSalary PlanITS: Information Technology ServiceJob Grade007Black & Veatch endeavors to makeaccessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process because of a disability, please contact the Employee Relations Department at (913) 458-2147. This contact information is fordisability accommodation requests only; you may not use this contact information to inquire about the status of applications. General inquiries about the status of applications will not be returned.Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company's long-term achievements - and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.For our EEO Policy Statement, please click. If youd like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please clickand.Notice to External Search Firms: Black & Veatch partners with BountyJobs for contingency search business through outside firms. Resumes received outside the BountyJobs system will be considered unsolicited and Black & Veatch will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. If interested in learning more, please visitand register with our referral code: bv123. Once registered, Black & Veatch will have access to your contact information should we choose to engage your agency for future hiring needs.

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