27 days old
2017-10-272017-11-24

Niche IT Program Manager

Charlotte, NC 28262
  • Job Code
    584852
  • Payrate
    $62 To $76

This role will have responsibility in managing projects within the Client Services & Technology business unit in support of the Cybersecurity strategy.


Objectives/Results


- Leads medium to large-sized projects


- Proactively manages performance, cost, scope, schedule, quality, and other key project management activities and behaviors


- Identifies, manages, and escalates risks, issues, and changes requests to appropriate decision makers based on established escalation criteria


- Possesses professional knowledge of product/function and applies knowledge to project activities to enhance delivery


- Deeply understands all project management disciplines and their key activities, processes, and artifacts


- Understands the relationship of their project(s) to the overall program


- Successfully manages projects with 10 or more resources through full project lifecycle


Responsibilities


- Creates appropriate project documentation, balances stakeholder needs, and effectively negotiates tradeoffs between scope, schedule, and budget


- Balances needs of multiple stakeholders


- Gains buy-in from groups who may be resistant to change


- Creates, manages, and understands impacts to project scope, constraints, and schedule


- Manages projects according to work plan


- Performs critical path analysis


- Develops and routinely reassesses project budgets to account for variances and ensures accuracy


- Creates budget reports to compare actual with forecasted costs


- Creates performance and status reports for relevant stakeholders


- Develops and manages project risk and issue management plans


- Analyzes risks by probability and severity to assess their impact on project delivery


- Implements procedures to mitigate risk threats


- Utilizes available tools for identifying and tracking issues such as the Delivery Risk Assessment, risk workshops, and Clarity


- Develops project organization chart and governance structures


- Defines roles and responsibilities of team members


- Defines processes and standards around governance, communication, and quality


- Develops deliverable acceptance plans and criteria


- Identifies and develops strategy for changes in scope, schedule, and cost


- Develops strategic rationale for change including costs, benefits, tradeoffs, etc


- Creates transition plan, identifies lessons learned, and applies the lessons learned to future projects


- Identifies and manages project and program interdependencies


Required Skills:


- 8 or more years of IT Project Management experience


- Experience managing project financials


- Working experience with Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint, Project)


- Bachelor's Degree (Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration or other related fields)


Desired Skills:


- Excellent communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, and interpersonal skills


- PMP certification


- Financial Services industry experience


- Working experience with Clarity


- Cybersecurity background a plus

Categories

  • Information Technology

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