7 days old

Program/Portfolio Management Consultant

Mclean, VA 22102
  • Job Code
    655636
  • Payrate
    $80 To $95
job summary:

Looking for an experienced Program/Portfolio Management Consultant to help impact and overhaul an existing client's line of business processes, way of thinking, and general way of executing projects. Seeking strong communication skills, experience presenting to an executive committee, experience with Big Data, experience within a large corporate enterprise and driving/influencing change to impact technology project execution and management.

 
location: Mc Lean, Virginia
job type: Contract
salary: $80 - 95 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

Required Skill -

Experience in transforming PMO organization and leading entire portfolio. Proven experience in getting into the details of projects, and managing Organizational Change Management will be a Plus.

Experience in managing programs with Emerging Technology or Big Data / Data Warehouse.Experience in transforming PMO organization and leading entire portfolio. Proven ability to lead large programs using executive communication will be a plus.

Responsible for release planning and monitoring across project portfolios.

Leverage PMO to develop communication tools to convey release, scope, goals, milestones, budget, risk status, change requests and critical issues at the portfolio level to leadership / teams.

Successfully manage the portfolio delivery

Quickly understand the culture of client (Freddie Mac) and adapt to be effective.

Periodically review Portfolio health.

Aggressively address roadblocks and enable team to focus on portfolio deliverables.

Communicate constantly with team, IT Management and Business.

Development dashboard and other project metrics reports as needed by senior management.

Resolve/escalate issues and risks

Projects are part of large initiative and programs. There are always constant changes from business and operations. Manage the changes via Change Management Process.

Provide senior management status on critical path, delivery trends, and escalate issues and risks requiring attention based on analysis of project delivery progress

Maintain quality and control standards to pass audits and OQC reviews.

Other responsibilities as assigned

Basic Requirements

10+ yrs. of Project Management experience in planning and executing IT projects, and overall 12+ plus years of software lifecycle experienceExperience in running complex project (s) with mid-size budget ($4Million+) and scope spanning across several systems

Experience in managing Application Development projects that involves Infrastructure Changes and Custom Development.

Experience in executing projects using Software Development Life-Cycle (SDLC) methodologies - WaterFall, Iterative and Agile

Strong experience in PM Processes - Budget Management and Resource Management , Communication, Risk Management, Scope and Change Request Management, Schedule Management , and Internal Controls and Quality Management.

Must have excellent communications, influencing and collaboration skills

Must have good organization, presentation, and customer service skills

Tool skill sets - VISIO, Microsoft Office Suite (Project, SharePoint, Excel,Word), Plainview, VersionOne

 
qualifications:

15+ years Program/Portfolio Management

Bachelor's Degree (Masters Preferred)

Industry accepted certifications

Strong Communication skills

Influential, organized, detail oriented, strong communication skills

 
skills: 15+ years Program/Portfolio Management

Bachelor's Degree (Masters Preferred)

Industry accepted certifications

Strong Communication skills

Influential, organized, detail oriented, strong communication skills


Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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Posted: 2018-11-08 Expires: 2018-12-06

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